Excerpt from “Lost in Translation”
One of our guys brought this guitar around to the guard shacks and played some American music. The Iraqis joined in. You haven’t lived until you’ve seen a bunch of Iraqi soldiers, complete with AK-47s, sitting around and singing with gusto as they mangle the Beatles’ “Let It Be.”
In times of trouble, mother Mary comes to me, speaking words of wisdom…Little Pea.”
They really got into it.
Little Pea, Little PEA! Little Pea, yeah, Little Pea…Whisper words of wisdom, Little Pea.