Charlie Boy

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The Lumineers

The Lumineers are an American folk rock band based in Denver, Colorado. The core band consists of Wesley Schultz on guitar and lead vocals, Jeremiah Fraites on drums, percussion, mandolin and vocals, and Neyla Pekarek on cello, mandolin, piano, and vocals, with added musicians for tours. Their self-titled debut album was released on Dualtone Records on April 3, 2012, peaking at number 11 on the Billboard 200 chart. more »

Charlie boy, don't go to war, 
First born in '44
Kennedy made him believe 
We could do much more

Oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh

And Lillian, don't hang your head, 
Love should make you feel good
In uniform you raised a man, 
Who volunteered to stand

Oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh

Play the bugle, play the taps 
Make your mothers proud
Raise your rifles to the sky, boys
Fire that volley loud

News was bad on Upland Ave., 
Metuchen mourn our loss
Sons rebelled, while fathers yelled, 
And mothers clutched the cross

Oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh

Play the bugle, play the taps
Make your fathers proud
Raise your rifles to the sky, boys
Fire that volley loud

Written by: Jeremy Fraites, Maxwell Hughes, Wesley Schultz

Lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.

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Charlie Boy