Diane Taraz | Home, Sweet Home: A Civil War Sampler

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Home, Sweet Home: A Civil War Sampler

by Diane Taraz

Music from the Civil War era, performed with exquisite grace, reflecting the diversity of Americans as they struggled through dark yet inspiring times.
Genre: Folk: Traditional Folk
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1. Medley: Old Folks At Home / Long Long Ago / Home Sweet Home
4:31 $0.99
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2. Home, Sweet Home
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3. The Blue-Tail Fly
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4. Old Folks At Home
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5. Dixie's Land
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6. The Battle Hymn of the Republic
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7. By the Hush
5:19 $0.99
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8. The Battle Cry of Freedom
3:17 $0.99
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9. When Johnny Comes Marching Home
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10. The Cruel War
2:51 $0.99
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11. Sixty-Three Is the Jubilee
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12. Tenting Tonight
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13. Goober Peas
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14. Hard Times Come Again No More
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Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.

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Album Notes
The power of "home" lay at the heart of the Civil War and helps explain the various ways people responded to the conflict. For every stereotype there were many exceptions, and these songs reflect the diversity of Americans of all races, sexes, and walks of life as they struggled through a dark but inspiring time. As all fine art does, this music transcends its time and place to become eternal. The words and melodies reach straight from the distant past into our hearts and souls, inspiring us to laugh and cry as they did when they were first created.

These classics are presented simply and elegantly, preserving their essence. Pure vocals and harmonies combine with tasteful guitar and sweet dulcimer, plus masterful harmonica, banjo, bones, and Irish drum. The jaw-harp, a favorite folk instrument for centuries, adds a playful lilt. Beauty, energy, and passionate conviction result in a recording that honors the past and will stand the test of time.

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