The Doobie Brothers have partnered with The USO to premiere the video for their newest single “Far From Home” on   Written by singer Pat Simmons, “Far From Home” recounts the bittersweet moment when a son or daughter leaves home for the first time.   Inspired by his daughter’s departure for college, the song also hits home with military families, who are no strangers to lengthy separations.  

Wanting to involve their fans in the video process, the band called for video submissions that depicted emotional reunions.   “Some of the most affective videos were those of military families,” said vocalist Pat Simmons.   “Their separation being a very contemporary subject, we realized then that the song addressed a broader audience.   It was as much about other families’ experiences–particularly the military.”

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