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"The Unknown Soldier" was the first single from The Doors' 1968 album Waiting for the Sun, and was also the subject of one of the band's few, inventive music videos. The song was Jim Morrison's reaction to the Vietnam War and the way that conflict was portrayed in American media at the time. Lines such as, "Breakfast where the news is read/Television children fed/ unborn living, living dead/bullets strike the helmet's head", concern the way news of the… read more

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Wait until the war is over
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  • download Unknown.mp3
  • Unknown soldier
  • Jim's naval-officer dad must have just loved this little number, he said with heavy irony... (-:
  • Absolutely fantastic song. I was pleased to find out that they actually played out that execution part in their live performances, haha.
  • One of the greatest bands to walk the earth. (the doors of perception are open)
  • RIP Jim
  • Es mágica su actuación en el escenario.
  • It's all over, Jim. [2]

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