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  1. Ira Hayes, Ira Hayes Call him drunken Ira Hayes He won't answer anymore Not the whiskey drinkin' Indian Nor the Marine that went to war Gather round me people there's a story I would tell About a brave young Indian you should remember well From the land of the Pima.
  2. More than half the songs were written by Native American folkster Pete LaFarge, among them the hit "The Ballad of Ira Hayes," which tells the true, tragic story of the Pima Indian who fought at Iwo Jima and later died in poverty.
  3. The CD version of The Complete Mercury Recordings is augmented with several rare or previously unreleased tracks and an additional track disc of spare early mixes aptly titled Classic Cash: Hall Of Fame Series (Early Mixes), mastered from tapes newly discovered in the Mercury vaults.
  4. The Legend of Johnny Cash: Volume II November 21, Listen. Pandora; Save Album. Save On Deezer. Email Address: The Ballad of Ira Hayes Lyrics + Info Watch Video Save Track. More. Email Address: Submit. Girl From the North Country Lyrics + Info Watch Video Save Track. More. Email Address: Submit. Daddy Sang Bass.
  5. “The Ballad of Ira Hayes” was written by Peter LaFarge and appears on the Johnny Cash album, Bitter Tears: Ballads of the American Indian. This is story song about a special kind of patriot.
  6. It tells the story of Ira Hayes, one of the five Marines and one Navy Corpsman who raised the flag on Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II. The song has been recorded many times; the most popular version is by Johnny Cash. Patrick Sky covered it on his self-titled debut album (and later for a album).
  7. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Ballad of Ira Hayes - Johnny Cash on AllMusic - - This disc is part of the Ring of Fire Johnny Cash 3/
  8. Aug 18,  · "The Ballad of Ira Hayes" spent 20 weeks on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, peaking at No. 3 the week of Sep 19, It has since been covered by countless artists, including Bob Dylan.

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