Back in the saloon my tears mix and mildew with my drink
I can't really tell my feet from the stones on the floor

from Jimi Hendrix – Somewhere Lyrics on Rap Genius


The third verse comes from the point of view of a returning soldier, drowning his sorrow and post-traumatic stress with alcohol.

Many returning veterans from the Vietnam war suffered with alcoholism, unemployment and subsequent homelessness.

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