When Only A Few Words Create Magic – Khe Sanh

When Only A Few Words Create Magic – Khe Sanh

Words create magic, even only a few. These two words create magic – Khe Sanh. It is the title of a song made popular by an Australian band, Cold Chisel, and the song has become an anthem for two generations. It is sometimes said in Australia that when babies are born, their DNA carry the words to Khe Sanh. It seems that everyone knows the words to the song, almost from birth. From the instantly recognisable quiet few bars of piano that introduce what is a Vietnam War protest song, almost every Australian can launch immediately into the opening line, and then continue singing every single word of the song, which cannot as