Justin Brummer, PhD


Founding Editor of the Vietnam War Song Project (VWSP)

Projects




Vietnam War: My Lai & Lt. William Calley Songs


A collection of songs and spoken-word recordings referencing Lt. William Calley and the My Lai Massacre




Vietnam War: Kent / Jackson State Songs


Songs about or referencing the Kent State shootings ("May 4 massacre" or the "Kent State massacre"), and the Jackson State killings.




Vietnam War: Soul, Gospel, & Funk Records


Vietnam War songs in the genres of soul, doo-wop, R&B, gospel, and funk




Vietnam War: the Blues


Vietnam War songs in the blues music genre




Vietnam War: Punk Songs


A collection of punk songs that reference the Vietnam War




Vietnam War: Mexican-American Songs


Mexican-American songs about the Vietnam War. This includes songs from the Chicano movement, Tex-Mex, Tejano, and other sub-genres performed by Mexican-Americans.




Vietnam War: Puerto Rican Songs


Puerto Rican songs about the Vietnam War




Vietnam War: Latin & Central American, & Caribbean Music


Vietnam War songs influenced by Latin, Central American & Caribbean music, covering various genres and countries




Vietnam War: 1968 Chicago Seven / Eight Songs


Songs about or referencing demonstrations at the 1968 Democratic National Convention, held in Chicago, Illinois, USA, where eight protesters were arrested. They are known as the Chicago Seven and Chicago Eight




Vietnam War: P.O.W. / M.I.A. Songs


Vietnam War songs about US Prisoners of War (P.O.W.) and the Missing in Action (M.I.A.) - also known as the POW/MIA issue




Vietnam War: Veterans Memorial Wall Songs


Song about or referencing the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington D.C., sometimes called the "Black Wall".




Vietnam War: Christmas Songs


Songs that reference the Vietnam War and Christmas




Vietnam War: Children on Record


Children & teenagers singing / talking about the Vietnam War on record




Post-War American Political Songs Project


US post-war presidents: Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, LBJ, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush. Key political figures eg. MLK and Wallace, and major wars / issues eg. Iranian hostage crisis, the Gulf War etc.