why do we have remembrance day song

In Flander's Fields Between the crosses, row on row,
The larks still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were loved, and now we lie In Flander's fields. The torch; be yours to hold it high. We shall not sleep, tho poppies grow In Flander's fields. Liet. -Col. John McCrae Poppy Poppy we are but children small, We are too little to do it all. Children you may do your part. Love each other is how you start. Play without fighting. Share your games and toys.


Be kind and thoughtful, To all girls and boys. Remembrance Day On Remembrance Day, We stand and pray. Upon a grave. Our soldiers brave. Little Poppy Given to me, Safe and free. I'll wear a little poppy, As red as red can be, Those who fought for me. Coming In On a Wing and a Prayer Coming in on a wing and a prayer, Look below there's our field over there. We will still carry on, Coming in on a wing and a prayer. Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree With anyone else but me, With anyone else but me, With anyone else but me, No no no!


With anyone else but me, TIll I come marching home. The White Cliffs of Dover The White Cliffs of Dover, Tomorrow just you wait and see. And peace ever after, Tomorrow when the world is free. Are You Sleeping? Send this article to a friend. So strong was the image, and that of an elderly war veteran laying a wreath at the cenotaph despite the blustery conditions, that Raddin put his thoughts on paper, but never got around to recording. That is until now. БI have been working to digitize a lot of the songs I have written over the years and I came across this song.


I had meant to record it before but it just got lost over time and I sort of forgot about it,Б Raddin said. БI was going through the many songs I have written over the years when I found it. With Remembrance Day coming I thought that I had to finish what I started to pay tribute to those veterans who put their lives on the line for our country. Б We Will Remember has a mournful tone to it as well as strong lyrics. Raddin said itБs all about remembering past sacrifices and the wrongs these young men went to Europe to right.


БWe will always be in debt to these people, but with time they are becoming fewer and fewer,Б Raddin said. БI remembered that old man coming down the aisle with his wreath and I remembered the emotion he showed as he laid his wreath and thought about what he went through more than 50 years ago. Б Raddin said many Canadians have no idea today what it is like to live through war, like their grandparents did in the First and Second World War and Korea, or what many are going through around the world in places like Syria.


БWe have to do something to pay tribute to these people and the least we can do is remember the high price they paid so we can be free. We have not experienced war and have no idea what itБs like or how horrible it must be,Б Raddin said. БThe day is going to come when there will be no veterans left. We canБt forget what they have done. Б The song is available on RaddinБs Facebook page and he has also sent the song to Amherst radio stations. Geographic location:, Thanks for voting!