Fields Of Flanders (7's Remix)

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Recorded way back in the early 80's when I was a member of K.T. Rouge. Remember writing this one after I had a peek into my Grandfather's satchel, old medals, letters from the trenches, old snapshots. It doesn't really matter which side you're on, it costs a lot to fight a war.

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FIELDS OF FLANDERS/ ROBERT JAMES

I woke up in the trenches with the smell of mustard gas
Stench of fallen comrades all around
Such a handsome price you pay for the real estate of war
Ten thousand die for one square foot of ground

And here I am ....
Dragging myself through the bodies
Here I am ....
Bleeding, hungry and cold

I don't mind fighting for home
And I don't mind dying alone
But do I have to die on the fields of Flanders

Guns had started speaking and I heard somebody scream
If the armor plate don't stop them we'll catch hell
Some men started running and I guess I fell behind
'Cause the last thing I remember was the shell ....

(c) 1984 Robert James
(p) 1984 Angry Lion Publishing (SOCAN)

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from Fields Of Flanders, released November 5, 2011
Robert James: Lead & Backing Vocals, Electric Guitars
Dave Worthington: Electric Guitars & Backing Vocals
Sparky Walker: Drums, Percussion & Backing Vocals
Charles Kane: Bass & Backing Vocals

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Robert James Vancouver, British Columbia

Robert is currently living in Wetaskiwin, Canada and is writing and recording his upcoming 4th CD, "Satyr's Day". The 10 song outing should be availably near the beginning of April 2018. In addition, he's almost assembled the 10 tracks for his upcoming side project "Meet The Blacks". Watch for their second single in late November of 2017. ... more

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