From the mid-1940s, Redd Stewart and Pee Wee King co-wrote many hit songs, including 1965’s "Tennessee Waltz" which was proclaimed the official state song the same year.
Redd would also appear in movies with King. However, Redd Stewart’s 1944 song “A Soldier’s Last Letter” would be his most enduring tribute to fallen soldiers through many wars from World War II to today.
The 'Soldier's Last Letter' lyrics capture the ultimate acceptance of impending death in the last letter of a soldier to his mother, just before his actual death in battle.The soldier's mother, in her grief and agony, prays for the safety for all other soldiers. Get the tissues ready when you listen to this most enduring tribute song for our fallen military soldiers . . . . Read More