Matt Kennon, "The Call" - OFFICIAL VIDEO

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  • Published on Nov 24, 2009
  • The official video for the single that is blowing up phone lines all over the country. I'm so appreciative of all the support for this song and video so far - I really believe it can change lives.
    Check out the newest album "The Best of Matt Kennon", featuring "The Call" and all your favorite Matt Kennon tunes, on iTunes now!
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  • Brandon Speed
    Brandon Speed 3 hours ago

    That “doctor” office she comes out of is a pill mill in mt. Juliet TN and like 10 people have ODed from there

  • Ryann Williams
    Ryann Williams Day ago

    This song is so powerful. Coming from someone who married into a family plagued with depression and suicide, thank you Matt for making an awful disease more transparent!

  • James m
    James m 3 days ago

    Yesterday i was sitting in the bathroom with a rou d in my 9mm got tired of life and people putting me down all the time i happend to look at my phone one last time to tell my mom i love her. Thats when my cousin called me he said hey man come outside i need your me non like my so called friends

  • anthony bailey
    anthony bailey 3 days ago

    still a great song in 2018

  • Bert Halloway
    Bert Halloway 4 days ago

    Love this song. Know a lot of veterans who are just glad to get a call.

  • Alex Trapp
    Alex Trapp 5 days ago

    Luke combs doing a cover of this song would be #1 hit in country in less than 6 months guaranteed

  • Nina May
    Nina May 9 days ago

    2012. My daughter died at birth, and the love my life left me 2 weeks after we lost her. A month later my dog was run over and killed. I felt so numb and alone. One night I got in my car and drove to Chesapeake Bay Bridge, with the intent to end it all. Right as I got there, I asked God to forgive me and told Him if there was any reason to live... Give me a sign. My best friend literally called in that moment... Said she was on her way to see me, BC she felt like I needed a friend for a few days. She saved my life that night. And I am so thankful someone called.

  • Dianna Smith
    Dianna Smith 11 days ago +1

    Just know that your life matters, even if someone has told you otherwise or you feel like you can't make it another day or minute. God had a reason for you being born & that you can bet on. He loves us so much that he knows exactly how many hairs we have on our heads! I've lost 2 family members to suicide (an uncle & a cousin) & it still hurts. I know that a lot of us often let another person's opinion of us dictate our happiness cuz I used to do the same thing. But when we find Jesus, He becomes our everything. My earthly father told us growing up that we'd never amount to anything & for a very long time I let him cause me to believe it. I raised my son by myself but never felt worthy. BUT now I have 4 beautiful grandkids who I'm very close with. We live in 2 different states now but when we talk on the phone they tell me they miss me & love me so much. It makes my heart melt especially when the youngest who just turned 11 last month telss me Nana you're an angel. No she's the angel that God gave us. My DIL has asked me on more than 1 occasion to talk to 1 or the other for this reason or that cuz she just didn't know what to do or say. They know Nana doesn't play BUT they also know that Nana LOVES them very much. They're my heart. I said all of that to just give y'all a window to see thru not to get a pat on the back cuz God knows I'm FAR FROM PERFECT. But I just wanted y'all to know that you're all important!!
    GOD Bless everyone of y'all & if anyone needs a Nana to talk to, I'm here for you!!!! Love y'all!!!!

  • Wolfy Pistol
    Wolfy Pistol 11 days ago +1

    My pastor told a story once. When he was a teenager he took his double barrel shotgun out into the woods planning on taking his life, he took one round of 12 gauge birdshot so nobody would doubt it was on purpose. Halfway there he scared up a rabbit. Being avid hunter out of reflex he shot and hit the rabbit. Realizing what he had done he prayed to God, knowing God had put that rabbit there. He took the rabbit home for dinner.
    Many years later he tells me the story not knowing I struggled with suicidal thought alot.
    You never know what your choices and actions will do for others. Always live with intention of helping others. You might save a life.

  • Orathai Freby
    Orathai Freby 13 days ago

    Jag vet attacks iday vi ska go ouch rösta politik i Borlänge Sweden

  • Ricardo Juarez
    Ricardo Juarez 13 days ago +1

    That's right let's all make the call and tell our loved ones we love them

  • redneck women
    redneck women 15 days ago +1

    A phone call saved my best friend so glad i called her 21 years with that chick!!!!!

  • lunarthunderdragon Twitch

    I have tried to kill myself twice. The most recent was June of 2018. I lost my dad in 2009 lost my granny last year on my 3rd failed marriage. I am slowly getting better. Mr Matt i wanna say thank you This song hits close to home.

  • William Knight
    William Knight 16 days ago

    I have been Theresa to admit, thankful for my friends.

  • Daniel E. Southard
    Daniel E. Southard 16 days ago +1

    I put a revolver in my mouth and pulled the trigger. I didn't realize tha a Colt cylinder rotates clockwise and a S and W rotates counter clockwise. I had put the bullet in the wrong one. I spent 28 days in the Tucson V A. I try to help others now. SFC Dan

    • Daniel E. Southard
      Daniel E. Southard 9 days ago

      I had called my Company Commander who was a survivor of Hamburger Hill. He kept me on the phone until the Sheriff got to my front door.

  • Nora Lee Garza
    Nora Lee Garza 17 days ago

    So sad I start crying at the first part

  • King Of Hell 02848
    King Of Hell 02848 18 days ago

    I wish I was dead

  • Jackson Bergant
    Jackson Bergant 20 days ago

    going through a lot rn

  • C. Blake Rockhart
    C. Blake Rockhart 20 days ago

    Dang ! Even the guitar solo makes me feel what this song means ! Now THAT IS HOW IT'S DONE ! Glad I clicked !

  • the adventures of bo and cletus

    all day yesterday i debated on going home and ending it but this came across recommend and im glad it did i ended up texting my bestfriend about it and he talked me through it

  • brandon snow
    brandon snow 26 days ago +1

    If anyone wants to talk to me pm me and I’ll give out my number. I’ve been through the first and second parts of the song so I can relate. I’m here to help

  • frank fjohns
    frank fjohns 27 days ago +1

    My friend that I call me brother stopped me from blowing a hole in my head cuz of my ex took my son away while I was at work she didn't tell me at all if he would have waited 2 more mins I would have been in the ground by now

  • Adam Stanley
    Adam Stanley 28 days ago

    Sorry to be picky but at 0:14 it's spelled Sergeant, not Sargent.

  • Jance7822
    Jance7822 29 days ago

    Jesus Christ cares for you! He wants you for himself! God loved you enough to come down from heaven and overcome the world! He has shown such mercy to us sinners! Turn from your sin and call upon the name of Jesus Christ for your eternal security!

  • Sherry Grice
    Sherry Grice Month ago

    that's bullshit if u don't like this let me tell u something about me i got upset i almost killed myself but this song has help me out alot and i been through alot too and neve give up

  • Trischa Huddleston
    Trischa Huddleston Month ago

    im the part with the prgnant girl but it wasnt the dad that stopped me it was my best friend

  • Wolf Pack
    Wolf Pack Month ago

    Amazing song

  • Jessica Callam
    Jessica Callam Month ago

    I can relate.

  • Nathan Smith
    Nathan Smith Month ago

    22 a day. We have to live for those that couldn't guys. Stay strong.

  • Brandon Humphrey
    Brandon Humphrey Month ago +1

    I have had a best friend and my dad committed suicide. It's a hard thing to swallow. Nothing in the world is worth ending your life. Please call someone or even a help line

  • joe campbell
    joe campbell Month ago

    R.I.P Ralph and Richard

  • Lucky 22 photography

    Just heard this recently. Love it lot of people dont realize theres a lot of lonely depressed people out there. I have been lately cant shake it.

  • Dustin Rankin
    Dustin Rankin Month ago

    Never heard this song til earlier last week but I've been there I went to the mudbogs to enjoy my final day and was on my home on 74 an pulled into a truck stop an was gonna end it all back on may 12th 2018 and then this gal that I met there called me as I was bout to pull the trigger and she changed everything in my life were now together and are pregnant with our 1st child so if it wasn't for her I wouldn't be here today.

  • Ricky Fly
    Ricky Fly Month ago

    Pretty song but GOD I hate this guys voice

  • Bella E
    Bella E Month ago

    Just started crying omg😭

  • disturbed3330
    disturbed3330 Month ago

    Rip Barrel roll rich 😢.

  • Britta and Bobby Angeloff

    can I text u

  • FreeStyle Calzone
    FreeStyle Calzone Month ago

    Listening to this in August 2018

  • Joseph Vargas
    Joseph Vargas Month ago

    I dont know what i going to do in.. Its so hard

  • UndertaleSkeleBros
    UndertaleSkeleBros Month ago +1

    Guys just so you know this song isn't about suicide it isn't even about military men it's about any call

  • UndertaleSkeleBros
    UndertaleSkeleBros Month ago

    Just remember guys your never alone, you'll always have people who love you and want to help you
    This is coming from someone who contemplates suicide all the time

  • Bradley Selk
    Bradley Selk Month ago

    I served 12 years and did deployments with the Marines.
    I e been where the first guy was.
    Listen people if your thinking of ending it all you aren't alone.
    Trust Jesus he will take your burden and lift you up.
    If he can save a former atheist like me then he can save you.

  • Cooper Hensley
    Cooper Hensley Month ago

    N. K

  • mikecardin051162
    mikecardin051162 Month ago

    Yeah, I've felt like that many times, but I know how it would effect my children if I did something stupid and permanent, for a temporary situation. I know what happens to 90% of pets when the owner passes. There are so many other reasons. I still fucking hate and loathe my life, and even sometimes I wish I was gone. But I'll never do it, I will never be that selfish.

  • ALEX CHACKO
    ALEX CHACKO Month ago

    Nice song

  • Kanel The Bunny
    Kanel The Bunny Month ago

    To my boyfriend's friend. i'm sorry things were tough. i hope you're in a better place

  • Brandon Flake
    Brandon Flake Month ago

    This song saved my life.

  • Ian Oas
    Ian Oas Month ago

    715-617-1472. If one of yall need someone to talk to ill be here. Noboby should go it alone

  • Jude Reaux
    Jude Reaux Month ago

    This song is true for me cause I needed someone to call me from ending it all

  • Ordo Ab Chao
    Ordo Ab Chao Month ago

    🗝

  • Steph Chillz
    Steph Chillz Month ago

    WOW talk about a beautiful song ❤️😭😭

  • R3D-N3CK 48
    R3D-N3CK 48 Month ago +1

    If anyone needs to talk feel free to text or call me anytime of the day or night if you are going to call shoot me a text first though with your name and the reason for calling and I'll be sure to answer 9185040368 I've been in this position before and it's not fun I lost my sister 4 years ago and it definitely took it's toll on me but now I am almost 19 with a sweet little girl on the way it's never as bad as it seems take it from me feel free to get a hold of me if you need to talk 😁

  • K W
    K W Month ago +1

    BEST EVER !

  • Dat lil gamer
    Dat lil gamer Month ago

    Belongingness-feeling accepted by others-is believed to be a fundamental need, something that is essential for an individual's psychological health and well-being.[5] Increased social connectedness-a construct related to belongingness-has been shown to lower risk for suicide. More specifically, being married, having children, and having more friends are associated with a lower risk of suicidal behavior.[6]Additionally, "pulling together" (e.g., gathering for sporting events, celebrations) with others has been shown to have a preventive effect.[7] For example, suicide rates have been lower on Super Bowl Sundays than other Sundays, and it is believed that the social connectedness that occurs from being a fan of a sport's team increases one's feeling of belongingness.[7] In contrast, social isolation is frequently reported by those who die by suicide prior to death.[8]

  • abbey wolters
    abbey wolters Month ago

    I love this song

  • Austin McGee
    Austin McGee Month ago

    I was about to to end my life about a month after my grandpa died I was say goodbye to my now x best friend who was like a sister to me and she told her mom and her mom call me and told me she was balling her eyes out next thing i know I'm calling her down because her mom said she was going to kill herself if i I did

  • ha ley
    ha ley 2 months ago +1

    Such a heavy song my uncle committed sucide when I was little no one knew he was going through anything u just never know wish I could have made that call 😢 love this song though it hits home and makes u think a lot.....

  • Xavier Mateo
    Xavier Mateo 2 months ago

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  • Jessica Artman
    Jessica Artman 2 months ago

    ABSOLUTELY love this song, i personally think its the best country song thats out right now, i can relate to this so from beginning to end, i am a person who suffers from depression , up until i met my now husband i struggled with depression to the point i questioned my life daily, thinking and trying to find away out, i remind him every day that he saved my life, I also had a ex who tried to convince me that i should of gotten a abortion with our son, i choose not too even if it meant that i would be raising him by myself, unfortunately I loss my son due to kidney failure and pre-mature labor...
    this song hit home for me in every aspect, it is a very personal song and those who have experienced these situations could agree.
    some times all it takes is for someone to pick up the phone the call, people who suffer from depression or ptsd are not people seeking attention, sometimes we need to be reminded that there are people who do care and we do matter, the mind is a power tool and if you suffer from depression, the depression over powers the "normal thinking" process.

  • Dustin Snider
    Dustin Snider 2 months ago

    Well have thoughts about it but I’ve also tried and the lord kept me here when I don’t won’t to be here no more

  • Danny Fox
    Danny Fox 2 months ago

    yes

  • Eilan Besan
    Eilan Besan 2 months ago

    Cracked a bottle😢

  • Marcus Smith
    Marcus Smith 2 months ago

    I leave next mouth for the service doing 4 years infantry this song is a great song

  • Billy Maddison
    Billy Maddison 2 months ago

    I wish she would call me and be the real one

  • nymphetaminedisposed
    nymphetaminedisposed 2 months ago

    fantastic song. Fantastic video

  • Daniel Whitt
    Daniel Whitt 2 months ago

    Why didn't i hear this before,
    Its amazing.

  • Jesse Love
    Jesse Love 2 months ago

    Found out I was gonna be a father exactly a week ago

  • Lauren Ann
    Lauren Ann 2 months ago

    I know its probably use my friend Laurens name on this bc she set up the phone but anyways my name is Torey and I've also be the same guy as you with a 9mm in my hand upto my head and I actually pulled the trigger I did it twice and just so happened neither one of the rounds fired every other one in the mag did except for those two but i didn't find that out until several days or few weeks later but when the second one didn't fire I just took it as a sign it wasn't meant to be then but unlike you my life hasn't done anything but seem to get worse it went up for a short period but then it started going down pretty fast and it's still heading down hill..... And honestly I'm wish pretty much every single day that it's my last or that I don't wake up the next morning I really wish that one of them had fired or that I didn't make it through totaling a car here while back or totaling a ninja that I had and walked away literally with some scraps only one that was kinda bad which is crazy considering I was wearing a sleeveless shirt and basketball short but some how I got up and walked away I did have a concussion tho... But I can't figure out why I'm still here for anything. Feels like someone is using me or keeping me here as a joke just to watch me suffer honestly..... I keep trying to hope it will change and get better but hasn't yet no matter what I do or how hard I try if I'm going to be stuck here but IDK if it ever will.....

  • Tara Marie
    Tara Marie 2 months ago

    Anyone know who plays the veterans best friend?

  • LIZZIE WHITE
    LIZZIE WHITE 2 months ago

    Instead of killing the kid people carry them it's wrong to kill them for no reason if u don't want them put them up for adoption DONT KILL THEM #ITSWRONG

  • George Strauss
    George Strauss 2 months ago

    Wow. ; IGY 6

  • Amy Mills
    Amy Mills 2 months ago

    I love country music and DRAG racing

    • Pat MyGroin
      Pat MyGroin 27 days ago

      Amy Mills My kind of woman. If only I was 30 years younger, I would you out on a date.

  • Nathan Hodges
    Nathan Hodges 2 months ago

    Emily I'm waiting on ur call..😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭🤞🤞🏼🤞🤞🤞🤞🤞🤞🤞🤞🤞🤞🏻🤞🤞🤞🤞🤞🤞🤞🤞🤞💜💜💛💚❤️❤️💛💔💓💓💏💏🤣😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍🤧🤧🤧🤧🤧🤧🤧🤧🤧🤧💪💪💪💪💪🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

  • jseedoubleu
    jseedoubleu 2 months ago

    I got that call.

  • Taylor Cordell
    Taylor Cordell 2 months ago

    First part of this video speaks too much truth to me. Being a service member who has also been in this position. PTSD and depression are real. Please seek help before it’s too late.

  • Jessica Shanabarger
    Jessica Shanabarger 2 months ago

    Yes, make that call.

  • Erica Bray
    Erica Bray 2 months ago

    I lost a brother n law the first part hits home cause he was in his truck

  • Josh Henley
    Josh Henley 2 months ago

    I was the guy at the beginning but then thought about my girlfriend so I didn't

  • Samantha Jackson [Molasky JHS]

    Been so depressed that I feel like ending it. But still feel like it

  • shane bradford
    shane bradford 2 months ago

    Wish someone would pull the trigger on me. Hate my life. Be better off dead anydamn way

  • Wairimu Mukuria
    Wairimu Mukuria 2 months ago

    This song is soul. I keep coming back to it.

  • SiLlYkId024 awesome sauce

    Had a gun to my head but auntie walked n dropped to her knees and broke down crying begging me not to do anything without talking ever since that moment I don't hesitate to pick up the phone n call someone or go visit a friend

  • Alexa Miles
    Alexa Miles 2 months ago

    I’ve been the girl in the 2nd part

  • Carmen Kinter
    Carmen Kinter 3 months ago

    When I listen to this song it reminds me of when I was 14 and was about to kill myself and my best freind that lived 13 hrs away called me. He is still the reason why I am here. 😗

  • 1795magicmoney1795
    1795magicmoney1795 3 months ago

    Best song I've heard in a while

  • Patrick Tankersley
    Patrick Tankersley 3 months ago

    People who commit suicide are weak.

  • Curtis Johnson
    Curtis Johnson 3 months ago

    I think were all been there at one point in our lives

  • Jordan Outland
    Jordan Outland 3 months ago

    The begining hits me hard. If the pain wouldn't be passed onto my family I would of taken my own life years ago.

  • Wairimu Mukuria
    Wairimu Mukuria 3 months ago

    Beautiful. Thank you.

  • The Forgotten Gamer
    The Forgotten Gamer 3 months ago

    The second part of the 18 year olds that the same thing that happened....it's just me and gf were both 13

  • Zachary Ayala
    Zachary Ayala 3 months ago

    To all who have served and are serving. Thank you for your service. I will always stand with and for you. God bless.

  • Larry Mayer
    Larry Mayer 3 months ago

    I'm tired it getting so hard to not end it just not see a point anymore

  • amylaurendeau
    amylaurendeau 3 months ago

    Right in the feels with this song, esp with all of the recent headlines. Please, if anyone needs someone to talk to I'm always here and always willing to listen ❤ 7743604056

  • Ashley Glasspoole
    Ashley Glasspoole 3 months ago

    The first part of this song I been there so many times but then I think of some of my friends who care

  • trey Bieser
    trey Bieser 3 months ago

    this song has seen me through so many hard times idk what Id of done without it..no I do know what I would of done, but by chance this song came on at just the right time. THANKS MATT KENNON! your the best

  • CarsonL59
    CarsonL59 3 months ago

    When country music actually meant something.

  • mikey cordova
    mikey cordova 3 months ago

    Man people have no idea how many times I've been in that position I've been alone almost my entire life but God was the one that called me I thought I had no one no matter what I do nothing worked something good will happen then ten bad things happen right after I kept doing the same thing over and over which is madness I learned life isn't about the destination it's about the journey the good always outways the bad

  • scott poe
    scott poe 3 months ago

    As Veteran myself I’ve sat there and thumbed the hammer back just couldn’t squeeze the trigger I felt like I had nothing left I was still over there hearing the sounds and smelling the smells

  • Linda Beckering
    Linda Beckering 3 months ago

    My son is one of those amazing soldiers who has helped several of his comrades from ending their lives. I raised an amazing son and soldier.. this song is amazing! 😭