“The Last Thing We Ever Do: Warrior Songs Vol. 3” - Official Release Party
After 2 years of dedicated work, Warrior Songs is pleased to announce the release of our third compilation CD “The Last Thing We Ever Do: Warrior Songs Vol. 3”.
This 14 song CD explores the experiences of USA Vietnam War Era Veterans. 19 Vietnam era Veterans gave testimony, which was transformed into song by 21 songwriters. 81 studio musicians came together in 14 different studios across 5 states in two countries – USA and Vietnam. In total, 109 artists, 17 of which were Vietnamese nationals, joined forces to complete the project.
The release party will take place at Turner Hall Ballroom in Milwaukee, WI on Sunday, August 8th, 2021. Doors open at 2pm, show starts at 3pm and goes until 6pm. Cost: Free to Veterans and $10 to Civilians – all attendees receive a complimentary copy of the CD. Several Milwaukee and Wisconsin based veterans service organizations will be present at the event to share information about their work.
The line includes 10 of the 14 acts that wrote and recorded songs for the CD, including: Lisa Johnson Vets on Frets Jake Froelke Kyle Rightly Larry Reed w/Frogwater Pauline Pisano w/BriGette McCoy Jeff Mitchell Aaron Baer and Paul Wisneski Jason Moon The Mambo Surfers Watermelon Slim Elvis Thao
Proceeds will help fund Warrior Songs future work
Our good friend Patricia Clason has helped us invite several groups to table. These groups include, Center for Veterans Issues, Vetsnet, Dry Hooch, Feast of Crispian, Veterans For Peace, and Vietnam Veterans Against the War.