Do you know the significance of the 8th of November in the Big and Rich country hit?
According to Wikipedia, Kris Kristofferson provides the introduction and explains the significance of November 8, 1965. The 173d Airborne Brigade was ambushed by Viet Cong during Operation Hump. Forty-eight soldiers were killed and hundreds wounded. One of the wounded, Niles Harris, was among the several soldiers saved by Lawrence Joel, who later became the first living black American to receive the Medal of Honor since the Spanish-American War. Years later, Harris gave Big Kenny (one half of the Big and Rich duo) the top hat he often wears in public appearances.
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