UNIVERSAL SOLDIER

Created on 23/10/2008
Latest update on 10/03/2021

Artist: Highwaymen
Author: Buffy Sainte-Marie
Label: United Artists
Year: 1963

Folk quintet from Middletown, Connecticut, n°1 US in '61 with Michael (Row The Boat Ashore). Written by Buffy Sainte-Marie in the basement of the Purple Onion coffeehouse in Toronto, impressed by wounded soldiers, back from Vietnam.

Covers:

1964:

Buffy Sainte-Marie [author]

1965:

Donovan

1965:

Glen Campbell

1965:

Jan Barry [of Jan & Dean fame as The Universal Coward]

1965:

Boudewijn De Groot [as De Eeuwige Soldaat]

1965:

Don Mercedes [as Zomaar Een Soldaat]

1965:

Cowboy Gerard [idem]

1966:

Sheila [as Je t'aime]

1970:

Bob Dylan

1973:

Juliane Werding [as Der Ewige Soldat]

1974:

Lobo

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