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Avenged Sevenfold wrote this song about the American troops who were fighting the war in Iraq. The band claims to have friends who fought in the war, and wanted to give their listeners an idea of what war is like. Even though they are not a political band, they wanted to present the view of someone going to battle as a troop. (thanks, Gary - San Mateo, CA)
M.I.A. stands for "Missing In Action," which accounts for soldiers who could have been killed or captured in combat.
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Songs About Movies
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A popular contemporary folk singer, Williams still remembers the sticky note that changed her life in college.