by Gary Jacobson
Way down on the Mekong Delta Riverine
Patrol some of the toughest grunts
The Nam’s ever seen
Chew Vietcong up and spit’m out later
Humpin' through swamp water
Eating stinking delta mud all day
Not exactly a nice place to play
Just hurry up and wait
For the Hueys to take us to the war
Gonna bag some Charlies to even the score
And the beat goes on
And on and on and on...
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