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Singer/songwriter John Schumann takes us on a journey into the writing of ‘I Was Only 19’ on this special episode of Time To Talk. John explains what motivated him to write this first person account of an Australian soldier’s experience in the Vietnam War. He also explains where Redgum, as a band, were at, at the time of recording, as well as his troubled relationship with pop music tastemakers Countdown. Join us as Schumann recounts writing one of the most significant and impactful songs in Australia’s social history.