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A Dear John Letter
also called "Dear John" is the name of a popular country music song

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  1. popularized by Ferlin Husky and Jean Shepard, and was a crossover country-pop hit in 1953

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  2. The song played on the concept of a Dear John letter while referencing the United States' involvement in the Korean War

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  3. performed as duet by the two performers, with Husky speaking his part while Shepard sang hers. "Dear John" was released in 1953 and was a big success

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  4. Here, a young woman, whose boyfriend John was stationed in Korea, writes stating that she is breaking off the relationship

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  5. To add to the heartbreak: She is marrying John's brother, Don, and wants her photograph back (because — according to the lyrics — Don wants it now)

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