Skip to comments.Major Vanity. A Video I made.
Posted on 01/07/2006 8:07:57 PM PST by marblehead17
I hope ya'll enjoy.
If you get a chance to see it, Toby Keith's music video where he performs this song that he wrote is AWESOME! If I recall correctly, he wrote this song after 9/11. He wrote it thinking what his father would say about the terrorist attack. I'm pretty sure that I read that Toby Keith hadn't intended on recording it, but after much persuasion, he decided to perform it for our troops. You've just got to see his video.
As a military mom who's son entered Iraq at the very beginning of the war behind our I.D., this song was played often and loudly in our home through a pool of tears and prayers. God bless our military and men like, Toby Keith, who understand their sacrifice and their cause.
Thank you, marblehead17!
Congratulations on a job well done! I loved it. I loved the part of the song about the boot and especially our "big dog" wearing the boot that was going to be put somewhere. :) Way ta go. You did well. Very well and we thank you. We will NEVER forget!
It is my understanding that Keith was not going to publish this song, only sing it live to the troops, but he had a meeting at the Pentagon and they asked him to publish. I'm so glad he did.
Excellent job, marblehead17!!!
I also love the boot part. It really gets the libs worked up.
I couldn't remember who asked him to publish the song, or perform it for the troops, but I do know the troops sure did love it. I'm glad he did perform it and record it too. Did you see the video they made when he performed it for the troops? It's a sight to behold. Still gives me goosebumps and tears when I see it.
Oops, sorry, I didn't tell you the grammar correction is for the last frame.
Title of Toby Keith's song is, "Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue (The Angry American)"
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BRavo! good job!
I read an article found at the following link that included this information about Keith's song:
"Keith wrote "Courtesy" a week after the Sept. 11 attacks. In part, it was a way of dealing with his grief over the March 2001 auto-accident death of his father, H.K. Covel, 64, an Army veteran who was killed after another car pushed his in front of a bus. The song was so blazingly vengeful that Keith had no intention of recording it. He did so only after his associates and high-ranking members of the military insisted. As a result, even Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has sent him a handwritten letter of appreciation.
What's moved him even more, Keith says, is what the song has meant to soldiers. Patrick Miller, a POW from Valley Center, Kan., defiantly sang "Courtesy" to his Iraqi captors. Later, Keith secretly showed up at a homecoming for Miller in Kansas. As the soldier reprised the song's opening bars, his pastor asked Miller if he needed help -- a sign for Keith to stride onstage. They sang it together, and Keith gave Miller one of his flag-motif guitars. "To see big streams going down his face," Keith says, "I just had to hand him that guitar." "
Now THAT is beautiful!
definitely worth the click! Even on dialup
Damn fine work!
Fabulous... I love it!
Thank your for sharing your talent.....fantastic
Very nice. Can you do one off of PowerPoint slides? I tried once to sync up a PP presentation with Daryl Worley's "Have You Forgotten" and I couldn't get it to work.
It looks like you could. If I e-mailed you the slides, could you put it to music?
Holy Sh^t! That's good.