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Jim Walktendonk, Wachtendonk

Jim Walktendonk, Wachtendonk

Folk / original songs. One Vietnam Veterans look for Amer / I am backed up by gifted musicians in Jazz, Rock, Gillingham, WI  US
Just The Dream of Them All Alive
Just The Dream of Them All Alive
Soldier in The War
Soldier in The War
Hill 6-0
Hill 6-0
Nam Blues Boogie
Nam Blues Boogie
Soul Mates
Soul Mates


James Walktendonk - HBO Welcome Home Concert


  • 2010

    Nov 20

    Madisom, WI, US | 12:00pm

    "Next Stop Is Vietnam,13 CD compolation music Publisher from Bear Family Records in Oldendorf Germany, will lead a discussion with me and two other Vietnam Veteran Veteran Singer Songwriters discussing how Vietnam had an affect on our lives and songs. The gig will be from Noon to 1:30. I guess I will not be singing but I want to encourage folks to cheak the whole weekend for activities.

  • 2010

    Oct 1

    Richland Center, WI, US | 5:00pm

    I will be singing at The Red Door Gallery Oct 1st from 5:30 pm to 6;45 pm as part of The Fall festivities in town.

  • 2010

    Sep 26

    Dog Patch, WI, US | 12:00am

    I rarely gig these days my friends. So explore my songs and paintings and learn about one Vietnam War Veteran look for America's Heart. I am still looking. Goddess Bless Jim


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  • Red Cloud (Artist)
    Red Cloud
    Hi Jim : very good songs lyrics , and music . Your voice is great and it underlines the words quite well
  • Sue Mullen (Fan)
    Sue Mullen
    I have never heard such heartfelt and meaningful music. I love love love it and I am definatly going to share this with my friends and family. Thank you Jim.
  • Johnny Bonkers (Artist)
    Johnny Bonkers
    Showing support of a truly great man that you are Jim and all your kin my dear friend,you are all never far out of sight of my heart, Peace and World Love, Johnny
  • Mo Bic (Artist)
    Mo Bic
    Cool stuff - like me, https://www.facebook.com/mobicmusic The Album "MEIN BLICKWINKEL" now obtainable at Amazon and Musicload . You will find the link on my homepage. http://mobic-music.com Good luck with your music... Mo Bic
  • Eddie Ray Franks Jr (Artist)
    Eddie Ray Franks Jr
    Stopping by to show some support and wish you the best. Eddie Ray
  • Dry Martinez (Artist)
    Dry Martinez
    Dude- Love your style...honest and true. I've found a new favorite! Cheers from Texas!


  • John Ritter and me at HBO's Welcome Home Concert 1987
  • "Our Nation's Flag With The Cost Of Freedom".....
  • "Asleep With One Eye Open"


Jim Wachtendonk

Acoustic Guitar


Label: Booneytunes

Manager: Sam 755A

Bio: Friends, please note that all my music,music videos,photos and paintings are FREE to stream at NO CHARGE. So explore my work and I thank you for visiting me today.
I am a Vietnam War Veteran and I served in the K-9Corps 1970-71.I write autobiographically,I have 8 recordings and my son...See Full Bio

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“Wachtendonk's clear eyed pacifism was particularly refreshing at a time when much of the nation was bound and gagged in yellow ribbons" The Progressive”

— The Progressive

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Q: My friend Craig of the 1/83 Arty gave me 3 of your CD's. We served in the Nam together. I like them very much. What unit were you in and what year. What was the name of your favorite dog?

A: Hello brother. You can download all my music free or I have cd's for my 6 recordings. My address is 21038 State Hiway 56, Richland Center Wi 53581 and thanks for the custom mess kit...it rocks...Jim

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