Who wrote Khe Sanh by Cold Chisel?

Who wrote Khe Sanh by Cold Chisel?

Don Walker
Khe Sanh/Lyricists

What is the meaning of Khe Sanh?

kĕ săn. A village in west-central Vietnam near the border with Laos. In one of the largest battles of the Vietnam War, US marines and South Vietnamese troops successfully defended the military base there against a siege by North Vietnamese forces (January 21–April 8, 1968).

What instruments are used in Khe Sanh?

In concert during Khe Sanh, Barnes would pounce about the stage wailing, roaring his lyrics into the mic, then pound on the frame of Walker’s piano during the instrumental segues featuring Ian Moss’s slide guitar and Dave Blight’s harmonica rhapsody.

What key is Khe Sanh in?

Title: Khe Sanh
By: Cold Chisel
Instruments: Voice, range: F#4-B5 Piano Guitar
Scorings: Piano/Vocal/Guitar
Original Published Key: G Major

How old is Jimmy Barnes today?

65 years (April 28, 1956)
Jimmy Barnes/Age

Where do Jimmy and Jane Barnes live?

Home in Berrima with wife Jane after a sell-out Cold Chisel ‘Shutting Down Your Town’ tour, Jimmy will play an exclusive show, Up Close and Personal, at The Loch, Berrima on December 15. His current album, My Criminal Record, is now out with a bonus, live CD. My life in five words is…. Love, life, music, food, family.

Why was Khe Sanh written?

Written by pianist Don Walker, “Khe Sanh” concerns an Australian Vietnam veteran dealing with his return to civilian life. According to Toby Creswell’s liner notes for the band’s 1991 compilation album Chisel, the song is also a story of restless youth.

Is cold chisel Australian?

Cold Chisel are an Australian pub rock band, which formed in Adelaide in 1973 by mainstay members Ian Moss on guitar and vocals, Steve Prestwich on drums and Don Walker on piano and keyboards.