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Upbeat Songs With Depressing Lyrics, Bo Donaldson And The Heywoods

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Bo Donaldson And The Heywoods', "Billy, Don't Be A Hero"
The Lyrics:
The marchin' band came down along main street,
The soldier blues fell in behind.
I looked across and there I saw Billy
Waiting to go and join the line.
So begins this song with a rousing, parade-like melody, in keeping with how it starts out. Though there may be hints form the lyrics that this might turn out to be a tragedy, the rousing tune and cadence, keep up, but for one brief slowed down section about when the tragic ending is being revealed.
Submitted by: Meredith Corpening

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