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Homespun Songs of the Union Army Volume 2
Bobby Horton
Homespun Songs of the Union Army Volume 2
Genres: Folk, World Music
 
It was General Robert E. Lee that said you can't have an army without music. 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...  more »

      
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All Artists: Bobby Horton
Title: Homespun Songs of the Union Army Volume 2
Members Wishing: 2
Total Copies: 0
Original Release Date: 1/1/1990
Re-Release Date: 3/4/2008
Genres: Folk, World Music
Style: Africa
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 881107000823

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It was General Robert E. Lee that said you can't have an army without music. 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. Residing in Birmingham, Alabama, 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." These as many, many other productions bear the talent of this established musician. Bobby Horton continues to contribute to documentary films, as well as playing live as a solo artist. Using mostly period instruments, Bobby Horton has translated the tunes of yester-year into an exciting and foot-stompin' time for all today. He recreates the passion of this music, from the optimistic, boastful tunes early in the war, to the mournful, heartfelt songs written after tens of thousands of men had fallen, never again to see their loved ones. 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 singing 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. Songs include: The Battle Hymn of the Republic - The Girl I Left Behind Me - Johnny is My Darling - Aura Lea - Clear the Tracks - Lincoln & Liberty - The Army Bean - Brother Green - The Invalid Corps - The Flag of Columbia - What's the Matter? - Garyowen - Just Before the Battle Mother - Corporal Schnapps - We Are Marching on to Richmond - Virginia's Bloody Soil - When Johnny Comes Marching Home