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Ballads of La Salle County, Illinois - The Story of Ottawa, Illinois

Ballads of La Salle County, Illinois - The Story of Ottawa, Illinois

This collection of modern ballads tells the story of Ottawa, Illinois from the Starved Rock massacre to the Cherry Mine tragedy. Written and performed by Keith Clark, these compositions are the product of extensive archival research and interviews. The liner notes include lyrics and chord changes for each song.

Track Listing

101
Father Marquette and the Jesuit Indian Instructions Keith Clark 3:16
102
The Ballad of Starved Rock Keith Clark 3:53
103
The Sloopers from Stavanger Keith Clark 2:49
104
Elsie Strawn Armstrong, Pioneer Keith Clark 3:35
105
The Lincoln and Douglas Debate Keith Clark 2:32
201
The Diary of Willy Price Keith Clark 3:50
202
The Magnetic Doctress Keith Clark 2:16
203
Wild Bill Hickok Keith Clark 3:16
204
The Rules of the Board of Trustees Keith Clark 2:29
205
The Cherry Mine Disaster Keith Clark 3:11

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