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Ballads of the Civil War

Ballads of the Civil War

Old favorites "When Johnny Comes Marching Home" and "Goober Peas" enjoy Texan attorney-turned-balladeer Hermes Nye's unselfconscious treatment on this balanced compilation of some of the American Civil War's best-known songs. Folkways founder Moses Asch's liner notes, which include newspaper clippings from the 1860s, provide illuminating historical background.

Track Listing

101
Abolitionist Hymn Hermes Nye 1:27
102
Davy Crockett Hermes Nye 5:09
103
Santa Anna Hermes Nye 1:25
104
Battle Hymn of the Republic Hermes Nye 2:40
105
Lincoln and Liberty Hermes Nye 1:25
201
The Bonnie Blue Flag Hermes Nye 3:09
202
Lorena Hermes Nye 2:25
203
When This Cruel War Is Over Hermes Nye 3:35
204
Farewell, Mother Hermes Nye 1:51
205
There Was an Old Soldier Hermes Nye 0:59
301
General Patterson Hermes Nye 2:26
302
The Cumberland's Crew Hermes Nye 2:51
303
Cumberland Gap Hermes Nye 3:17
304
When Johnny Comes Marching Home Hermes Nye 2:10
305
In Charleston Jail Hermes Nye 1:46
401
All Quiet Along the Potomac Hermes Nye 2:44
402
Longstreet's Rangers Hermes Nye 2:09
403
Goober Peas Hermes Nye 2:00
404
Roll, Alabama, Roll Hermes Nye 2:05
405
Abe Lincoln Hermes Nye 1:13
406
Old Rebel Hermes Nye 1:47

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