Have You Forgotten?

By:  Darryl Worley

Written by Darryl Worley and Wynn Varble
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Have You Forgotten?
Have You Forgotten

In December 2002, country singer Darryl Worley traveled with the USO to Afghanistan, arriving home on Christmas Eve. Two days later, he collaborated with songwriter Wynn Varble on "Have You Forgotten?," a 9/11-themed call to battle that emotionally evokes the falling Twin Towers, the ruined Pentagon, and the heroes in a Pennsylvania field, even as it takes a giant leap in equating Bin Laden with Saddam Hussein. The single became an instant hit on radio, which meant Worley needed an album to go with it. The problem was, he had only a couple of new songs, including "I Will Hold My Ground." And so DreamWorks reprised six songs from Worley’s 2000 debut album, Hard Rain Don’t Last, and another half-dozen from his 2002 CD, I Miss My Friend, to form this collection. As with new songs "Shiloh" and "I Will Hold My Ground," most of the recycled songs ("POW 369," "Those Less Fortunate Than I") fit the pro-war mood or take on new interpretations in light of world events. No matter what your political bent, this compilation showcases the twangy West Tennessean as a honky-tonk master very much in the vein of Merle Haggard--even if he lacks the Hag’s irony and understatement in matters of war. --Alanna Nash



Have You Forgotten?
Darryl Worley


I hear people saying we don't need this war
I say there's some things worth fighting for
What about our freedom and this piece of ground?
We didn't get to keep 'em by backing down
They say we don't realize the mess we're getting in
Before you start preaching
Let me ask you this my friend

Have You Forgotten?
How it felt that day


To see your homeland under fire and her people blown away?

Have you forgotten?
When those towers fell we had neighbors still inside
Going through a living hell
And you say we shouldn't worry about bin Laden
Have you forgotten?


They took all the footage off my tv
Said it's too disturbing for you and me
It'll just breed anger that’s what the experts say
If it was up to me I'd show it everyday
Some say this country's just out lookin for a fight
But after 9/11 man I'd have to say that’s right


Have You Forgotten?
How it felt that day


To see your homeland under fire and her people blown away?

Have you forgotten?
When those towers fell we had neighbors still inside
Going through a living hell
And we vowed to the ones behind bin Laden
Have you forgotten?


I've been there with the soldiers
Who've gone away to war
And you can bet that they remember just what they're fighting for


Have you forgotten?
All the people killed
Yeah, some went down like heroes in that Pennsylvania field
Have you forgotten?
about our Pentagon
All the loved ones that we lost and those left to carry on
Don't you tell me not to worry about bin Laden

Have you forgotten?
Have you forgotten?

Have you forgotten?



Darryl Worley - Have You Forgotten?



Osama Bin Laden killed by Navy Seals Team 6

Osama Bin Laden Dead: The Navy SEALs Who Hunted and Killed Al Qaeda Leader

By MICHAEL MURRAY - ABC News Report
May 2, 2011

Navy Seals Team six the best of the best of the elite force killed Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan. Because of his wanton, cowardly attack on America nearly ten years ago.

The Navy SEAL team of military operatives who killed Osama bin Laden in a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan on Sunday night was made up of some of the best-trained troops in the world. SEAL Team Six, the "Naval Special Warfare Development Group," was the main force involved in Sunday's firefight.

The daring operation began when two U.S. helicopters flew in low from Afghanistan and swept into the compound where Osama bin Laden was thought to be hiding late Sunday night Pakistan time, or Sunday afternoon Washington time. Thirty to 40 U.S. Navy SEALs disembarked from the helicopters as soon as they were in position and stormed the compound. The White House says they killed bin Laden and at least four others with him. The team was on the ground for only 40 minutes, most of that was time spent scrubbing the compound for information about al Qaeda and its plans.

The Navy SEAL team on this mission was supported by helicopter pilots from the 160th Special Ops Air Regiment, part of the Joint Special Operations Command. The CIA was the operational commander of the mission, but it was tasked to Special Forces.

U.S. Navy Sea, Air and Land Teams, commonly known as SEAL Teams, are the best of the best. Their creed is to be "a special breed of warrior ready to answer our nation's call."




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