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My stepmothers huge family has always sung this at their annual family reunion and I never realized it was about whorehouses until I was in high school and started putting two and two together! Eek

Odd choice for a family singalong, don't you think?


 
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Not odd at all. I live in WV.
 
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Thats my ringtone on my phone!!
 
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Originally posted by recoatlift:
Not odd at all. I live in WV.


Ha Ha Ha...I am from WV too and heard many sing it here.
 
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When I was Young

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At first I thought the perspective of this song was from aging pilots in the footage of the fighter planes. I looked up Eric Burdon's bio and he was born in 1941 so might have some childhood memories of war fears.
 
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Many years ago when “Sky Pilot” came out a WWII vet told me a Sky Pilot was military slang for a chaplain.
 
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Many years ago when “Sky Pilot” came out a WWII vet told me a Sky Pilot was military slang for a chaplain.


Wow, seems so obvious listening to it now. "Sky Pilot" was on the radio at the height of Nam and I just passed it off as a rather ham-handed anti-war song when such songs were everywhere. Not to say it wasn't anti-war, it was, but something more than one-dimensional.




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Many years ago when “Sky Pilot” came out a WWII vet told me a Sky Pilot was military slang for a chaplain.


It is for the Brits

I’ve never heard a US chaplain referred by that term.


 
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