Coffee Break: Soundtrack to the Vietnam War

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An unidentified Vietnam veteran traces a name off a fallen soldier off the VVietnam Veterans Memorial wall seen here on Veteran's Day November 11, 2013. (PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

With tomorrow being Veteran's Day, Ken Burns' latest big documentary series 'The Vietnam War' making waves, and music writers Douglas Bradley and Craig Werner coming to town to speak tomorrow at Minnesota Veterans Day Program, there are many reasons to focus on the Vietnam era for today's set of music.

So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear from the Vietnam War era?

Respond with your song ideas in the comments below.

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Songs played

The Animals - We Gotta Get Out of This Place
Marvin Gaye - What's Going On
Nancy Sinatra - These Boots are Made for Walking
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Have You Ever Seen The Rain?
James Brown - Say It Loud I'm Black And I'm Proud
Jimmy Cliff - Vietnam
The Box Tops - The Letter
Buffalo Springfield - For What It's Worth


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