What does More Than a Name on a Wall mean?

Search Login

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

Song Released: 1989


Get "More Than a Name on a Wall" on MP3:

Get MP3 from Amazon

More Than a Name on a Wall Lyrics

Play "More Than a Name on a Wall"
on Amazon Music

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
    click a star to vote
    Apr 10th, 2014 4:52pm 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.




More The Statler Brothers song meanings »


 


Submit Your Interpretation

[ want a different song? ]






Just Posted

Being Your Walls anonymous
Water Fountain anonymous
Friday anonymous
Loud and Heavy anonymous
Just Like Heaven anonymous
The Stranger anonymous
OTW anonymous
Welcome to the Fold anonymous
Medicate RingOne
Seven Nation Army anonymous
Always anonymous
Almost Home anonymous
White Winter Hymnal anonymous
Big Girls Don't Cry anonymous
Glowing anonymous

Get a weekly email update

(We won't give out your email)

Latest Releases

Blue Collar Boys
Luke Combs
Angels Workin' Overtime
Luke Combs
Dear Today
Luke Combs
New Every Day
Luke Combs
Every Little Bit Helps
Luke Combs
Club
Kelsea Ballerini
Does To Me
Luke Combs
All Over Again
Luke Combs