I sing this song when I exercise on my elliptical! It’s a reminder to never stop working for PEACE! I change “young girls” to “Women” because as Maya Angelou says “When we know better, we do better.” ENJOY THE SONG!
Sherrie Miranda’s historically based, coming of age, Adventure novel “Secrets & Lies in El Salvador” is about an American girl in war-torn El Salvador:
Her husband made a video for her novel. He wrote the song too.
You can watch it on YouTube or go to my home page:
This song suits my mood tonight. I think perhaps it suits the state of our nation tonight.
Pete Seeger (May 3, 1919 – January 27, 2014)
Pete Seeger, who died in January 2014 at the age of 94, wrote this song, and the following is his story of how the song came to be:
“I had been reading a long novel—”And Quiet Flows the Don”—about the Don River in Russia and the Cossacks who lived along it in the 19th century. It describes the Cossack soldiers galloping off to join the Czar’s army, singing as they go. Three lines from a song are quoted in the book: ‘Where are the flowers? The girls plucked them / Where are the girls? They’re all married / Where are the men? They’re all in the army.’ I never got around to looking up the song, but I wrote down those three lines.
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