The Music We Carried

Vietnam veteran Doug Bradley is an expert on the way music affects service personnel during their active duty tours, during their transitions to civilian life, and beyond. He and UW-Madison Professor Craig Werner — with whom Doug taught a Vietnam War class at the university — interviewed about 300 Vietnam veterans to hear music-related stories, which they compiled into the book, “We Gotta Get Out of This Place: The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War.” Rolling Stone magazine named their book America’s top music book of 2015. He also authored DEROS Vietnam: Dispatches from the Air-Conditioned Jungle” and “Who’ll Stop the Rain: Respect, Remembrance, and Reconciliation in Post-Vietnam America.” Doug is part of the UW-Madison Badger Talks program.

1 comment on “The Music We Carried

  1. jim wohlgemuth says:

    Jason Moon is great. I just had to mention Bad Moon Rising which haunted me so much as I headed from Navy A School to my LST near the Mekong Delta.

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