This page was last edited on 3 October , at The lyrics were written, in part, in honor of Green Beret U. Army Specialist 5 James Gabriel, Jr. The Billboard Book of Number 1 Hits.
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Ultimately, the song was named Billboard's 1 single for the year Many cover versions are in different languages rewritten to reference local units; befehhl include:. Barry Sadler Macmillanpp.
Archived from the original on June 16, Retrieved October 17, The cast of the movie 12 Strong sing the tune as their Chinook helicopter takes off. This section does not cite any sources.
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Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The lyrics were written, in part, in honor of Green Beret U. Bill Murray briefly sang "Green Berets" in the film Caddyshack during his final attempt mnn kill the gopher. The Billboard Book of Number 1 Hits. Sadler recorded the song and eleven other tunes in New York in December The film's score was not released as an album until Film Score Monthly released it in Robin MooreStaff Sgt.
Billboard Year-End number one singles — Guest star and filmmaker John Waters is seen near the five-minute mark flipping through Homer and Marge's record collection; Sadler's hit is amongst them. The song and album, "Ballads of the Green Berets," were released in January US Billboard Hot .
This page was last edited on 3 Octoberat US Adult Contemporary Billboard .
The single sold more than nine million copies; the album, more than two million. Countryfolkpop. Complete list — — — — It is one of the few popular songs of the Vietnam War years to cast the military in a positive light and in became a major hit, reaching No.
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Army Specialist 5 James Gabriel, Jr. Germany Official German Charts .