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The Statler Brothers: More Than a Name on a Wall Meaning

Song Released: 1989


More Than a Name on a Wall Lyrics

I saw her from a distance
As she walked up to the wall
In her hand she held some flowers
As her tears began to fall
And she took out pen and paper
As to trace her memories
And she looked up to heaven
And the words she said were...

  1. anonymous
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    Apr 10th 2014 report

    More Than a Name on a Wall tells the story of a mother mourning the loss of her son at the Vietnam war memorial in Washington DC. I think she's pointing out how impersonal the names on the monument are, not conveying anything about the real people with real lives they represent.


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