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Howie Campbell / David Forman

What's a boy to do
Down in Wappingers Falls
What am I gonna do
Who am I gonna be
What's a boy to do
When his Uncle Sam calls
Sayin’ “I want you”
Are you talking to me?

So I sign on the dotted line
I was out on the street
Just wastin’ my time
I sold my soul now my life's not mine
Cuz I signed on the dotted line

So I shuffle off to Buffalo
I'm gonna enlist
But I never realized it would come to this
They stuck a needle in my arm
And I turned ice cold
I thought this army stuff is
Getting pretty old

But I signed on the dotted line
I was out on the street
Just wastin my time
I sold my soul now my life's not mine
I signed on the dotted line

Yeah they got me lock stock and barrel
Dress me up in green apparel
I say what's this
They say O.D.
I say O.D. that means something else to me

I thought this was gonna be fun
But oh my God what have I done
This is not what I signed up for
What kind of soldier never been to war

But I signed on the dotted line
I’m back on the street and I’m feeling fine
And bless my soul my life is mine
Even though I signed on the dotted line
I signed on the dotted line
I signed on the dotted line

David Forman Music (ASCAP) / SongwritingWith:Soldiers Music (ASCAP)

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from SW​:​S Retreat September 2017, released October 18, 2017

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Founded by Austin, Texas singer-songwriter Darden Smith and Mary Judd, SongwritingWith:Soldiers is a non-profit 501c (3) organization.

Our Mission: We transform lives by using collaborative songwriting to expand creativity, connections, and strengths.
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