Ballads & Songs of the Civil War – CD

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 2 customer ratings
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A stirring collection of Civil War music from both sides of the conflict performed on historic instruments by Wayne Erbsen. Featured in NPR’s Wireless® catalog, the “American Heritage”® CD-ROM on the Civil War, “Time-Life’s®” History Book Club and Microsoft’s® Encarta 2000.  Features David Holt on harmonica, spoons, washboard, tambourine. 50 minutes, 12 vocals, 2 instrumentals.

THE SONGS: Lorena, Bonnie Blue Flag, Just Before the Battle Mother, Battle Cry of Freedom, The Southern Wagon, Here’s Your Mule, Tramp, Tramp, Tramp, Dixie’s Land, Cumberland Gap, Music-symbolSouthern Soldier , Music-symbolThere was an Old Soldier, John Brown’s Dream, I Can Whip the Scoundrel, The Cumberland and the Merrimac.

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2 reviews for Ballads & Songs of the Civil War – CD

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    I’ll bet I’ve listened to “John Brown’s Dream” 100 times and I’ve only had the CD for two days! This music gets me right in my soul.

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    You made this music come alive. We loved the way Wayne sang ‘Lorena’ so much, we named our daughter Lorena.

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