Anzac Day

War and Music : 10 Of The Best

Mix Anzac Day with music and plenty of tunes, songs and singers spring to mind. Synonymous with Anzac Day is The Last Post, the most moving and emotional sound of all - that never fails to firmly place us into a state of reflection - from the first sound of the bugle, through the one minute of silence that follows it.   The Vietnam War that was a dominant subject of the rock and folk scene of that era. But there have been many songwriters and singers who have taken a longer view back to World Wars I and II and some who have written about more recent wars.   In honour of all who have served and continue to serve, here is a list of 10 popular songs about war, its consequences and the...

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