War War War

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War War War
The Album Cover of War War War
Studio album by Country Joe McDonald
Released October 1971
Genre Rock, pop, country rock
Length 42:01
Label Vanguard Records (original release); One Way Records (reissue)
Producer Country Joe McDonald
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"War War War" is the third album by Country Joe McDonald. The lyrics for the songs on the album were based upon the poetry of Robert William Service (January 16, 1874 – September 11, 1958), who was sometimes referred to as "the Bard of the Yukon".

The album was released in October 1971 by Vanguard Records (VSD 79315), and reissued in February 1995 by One Way Records (OW 30995). Recording took place in Vanguard Studios located in New York City.[1]



No. Title Length
1. "Forward"   4:39
2. "The Call"   2:35
3. "Young Fellow, My Lad"   3:47
4. "The Man From Athabaska"   6:28
5. "The Munition Maker"   4:22
6. "The Twins"   1:53
7. "Jean Desperez"   9:48
8. "War Widow"   2:02
9. "The March of The Dead"   6:27


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[3]

The album did modestly well taking 185th Position on the 1971 Billboard 200 list [2]




  1. ^ "Country Joe McDonald, War . War . War". countryjoe.com. 
  2. ^ a b c http://www.allmusic.com/album/r12680
  3. ^ Allmusic review

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