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Soldier Songs

Soldier Songs

Performed by Hermes Nye, this collection of American War Ballads captures the experience of US Servicemen from before the Revolution through the World Wars. From pride and joy to fear and defiance, Nye and his guitar expertly recreates the gauntlet of emotions experienced by wartime soldiers through the ages. Explanations and descriptions for each song are included in the liner notes.

Track Listing

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Why, Soldiers Why Hermes Nye 2:29
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102
Ballad of the Tea Party Hermes Nye 1:29
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103
Free America Hermes Nye 0:53
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104
Bennington Skirmish Hermes Nye 1:26
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105
The Battle of Saratoga Hermes Nye 1:58
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106
Butternut Hill Hermes Nye 1:31
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107
Constitution and Guerrier Hermes Nye 1:55
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108
How Happy the Soldier Hermes Nye 1:09
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109
Benny Haven Hermes Nye 2:28
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110
Mustang Grey Hermes Nye 2:02
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111
Saro Jane Hermes Nye 2:31
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112
The Regular Army Hermes Nye 2:06
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113
The Boys of the Thirsty First Hermes Nye 0:25
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201
The Calvary Remount Hermes Nye 1:48
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202
Where the Privates Are! Hermes Nye 2:36
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203
Mademoiselle from Armentiers Hermes Nye 1:50
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204
I Landed in London Hermes Nye 1:37
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205
I Got Sixpence Hermes Nye 2:59
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206
I Don't Want to Join the Army Hermes Nye 0:52
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207
Gee But I Want to GO Home Hermes Nye 1:25
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208
The One Eyed Reilly (Reilly's Daughter) Hermes Nye 1:21
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209
Bell Bottom Trousers Hermes Nye 1:37
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210
The Officers Ride the Whale Boats Hermes Nye 1:29
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211
Were You with the Marines Hermes Nye 2:48
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212
The Engineers Hermes Nye 1:49
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213
The Fighting Q.M.C. Hermes Nye 1:54

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