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736 (Thunder Bay Communication Squadron, Val Kuczbel's Song)

 
Credits
Lyric Credits: Val Kuczbel
Music Credits: Steve Dafoe
Producer Credits:
Publisher Credits: Steve Dafoe
Performance Credits: Natalie Bryant
Label Credits:
Description
Short Song Description:
Val Kuczbel wrote the Poem and I put Music to it. She devoted some of her early years to this Squadron in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. This is the only song that i have put music to someone else's lyrics!
Long Song Description:
736 IS THE THUNDER BAY COMMUNICATIONS SQUADRON
VALERIE KUCZBEL WAS A MASTER CORPORAL THERE.

For any clarification on the poem itself:
NOBLESSE OBLIGE MEANS "IS SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY OR EXTENDING ONESELF TO THOSE AROUND THEM" or "NO MAN LEFT BEHIND"
Story Behind the Song:
Valerie is wonderful best friend to Noreen, my wife. Val had done this work as a Poem originally and as a Birthday gift, I thought we would put music to her gift!
Metadata
Song Length:
4:28
Primary Genre:
Folk-Contemporary
Secondary Genre:
Unique-Patriotic
Tempo:
Slow (71 - 90)
Lead Vocal:
Female Vocal
Subject Matter 1:
Armed Forces
Subject Matter 2:
War
Mood 1:
Troubled
Mood 2:
Heartbreaking
Language:
English
Era:
2000 and later
Lyrics
736 (Valerie Kuczbel's Song)
(COPYRIGHTED 2018)

CHORUS 1:
BREATHE IN, BREATHE OUT
STAY WITH ME NOW
THESE ARE THE WORDS THAT BUZZ BY
LIGHT YEARS AWAY, LIGHT YEARS AWAY
BREATHE IN, BREATHE OUT
BREATHE IN, BREATHE OUT


CHORUS 2:
BREATHE IN , BREATHE OUT
STAY WITH ME NOW
THESE ARE THE WORDS THAT BUZZ BY
LIGHT YEARS AWAY, LIGHT YEARS AWAY
BREATHE IN, BREATHE OUT
LIKE WINGS BEATING FLIGHT
BREATHE IN, BREATHE OUT
I'M SORRY ...........I DON'T KNOW HOW



VERSE 1:
WAR IS A DAMNATION

WHERE WINNERS NEVER WIN
WE ARE SPENT LIKE CASINGS
WHILE GENERALS ARE SOMEWHERE SAFE
WE ARE NOT TO QUESTION WHY
WE ARE NOT TO QUESTION WHY



VERSE 2:
A SQUADRON'S GOT MY BACK
STACCATO RAPID FIRE
MEALS FIT FOR A RAT
RADIO MESSAGE CHARLIE FOXTROT
NOBLESSE OBLIGE MY FAMILY
NOBLESSE OBLIGE MY FAMILY

VERSE 3:
I AM BREATHLESS IN ANTICIPATIO
I CAN SEE YOU SO CLEARLY
WATCHING CLOUD CARELESSLY GO BY
YOUR LOVE WAS MY REDEMPTION
VERSUS THE MADNESS OF THE WORLD
VERSUS THE MADNESS OF THE WORLD

VERSE 4:
THE PREVASIVE FIRE DROWNS OUT

MY STUTTERING HEART
TOO LATE TO PRAY FOR SALVATION
THE HILLS ARE RED WITH BLOOD
I WOULD WRITE YOU A LOVE LETTER
GUESS I WILL FROM ABOVE
.........WILL FROM ABOVE


Notes:
736 IS THE THUNDER BAY COMMUNICATIONS SQUADRON
VALERIE KUCZBEL WAS A MASTER CORPORAL THERE.
NOBLESSE OBLIGE MEANS "IS SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY OR EXTENDING ONESELF TO THOSE AROUND THEM" or "NO MAN LEFT BEHIND"