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Homespun Songs of the Christmas Season
Bobby Horton
Homespun Songs of the Christmas Season
Genres: Folk, World Music, Special Interest
 
Bobby Horton is considered by many to be an expert in the field of historical music of the War Between the States, but, above and beyond that, he a very accomplished musician, who has turned out CD after CD of top notch pe...  more »

      
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All Artists: Bobby Horton
Title: Homespun Songs of the Christmas Season
Members Wishing: 1
Total Copies: 0
Release Date: 11/4/2008
Genres: Folk, World Music, Special Interest
Styles: Africa, Holiday & Wedding
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 881107001622

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Bobby Horton is considered by many to be an expert in the field of historical music of the War Between the States, but, above and beyond that, he a very accomplished musician, who has turned out CD after CD of top notch period music. Bobby Horton has contributed to many project's, such as the following Ken Burns' specials: "The Civil War," "Baseball," "Thomas Jefferson," "Lewis and Clark," "Frank Lloyd Wright." He has also contributed to the Talonsoft computer games "Shiloh" and "Antietam." Using mostly period instruments, Bobby Horton has translated the tunes of yester-year into an exciting experience for all today. Ken Burns has said "I don't think I've met anyone quite like Bobby who has the ability to understand the soul of American music." Playing and most everything himself, this one man has laid before us an extensive selection of all the tunes we love and cherish, and many, many that are less known, but shouldn't be. This Christmas CD contains Christmas carols and seasonal tunes that were popular with America, North and South, during the War Between the States. 28 instrumental tunes in all, played in the style of 1860's America using mostly 19th century instruments to gibe it a "period feel." Songs include: Deck the Halls - Medley: Oh Come All Ye Faithful/God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen/Here We Come A' Caroling - The First Noel - Joy to the World - The Christmas Hymn - Medley: Oh Come Emmanuel/Bring a Torch Jeannette Isabella - We Three Kings - Away in a Manger - Jingle Bells - Hark the Herald Angels Sing - Good King Wincheslas - What Child is This - The Boar's Head - Medley: While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks/Oh Come Little Children - Lo How a Rose - Masters in the Hall - The Holly and the Ivey - Angels We Have Heard on high - Hannukah Song - Silent Night - We Wish You a Merry Christmas - Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring - The Hallelujah Chorus