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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

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

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