Lyrics for Khe Sanh by Cold Chisel - Songfacts- khe sanh cox cold chisel song ,Khe Sanh is the life we lived and 50,000 names on the wall is the price we paided. I gotta give Cold Chisel the credit for having the cahones to sing a song like that and stay with it. USMC Scout/Sniper, Khe SanhCold Chisel and Khe Sanh - Independent Australia23/3/2012· In April 1978, Cold Chisel released their self-titled debut album. The album reached the Top 40 on the Australian album chart, but it was their first single Khe Sanh that gained more attention and set the tone to come. Khe Sanh is the story of a returned Australian Vietnam veteran suffering post-traumatic stress. YouTube.