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Songs of the Civil War

Author: Ken Burns; Ginger Group (Firm); American Documentaries, Inc.
Publisher: New York : Sony Music Video, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Uses still photos and live performances to recreate the emotions and history of the Civil War through the songs of the period.
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Genre/Form: History
Music
Songs and music
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Burns; Ginger Group (Firm); American Documentaries, Inc.
ISBN: 1564060969 9781564060969
OCLC Number: 24341584
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Hi-fi stereo.
"A musical companion to ... The Civil War ..."--Cover.
Credits: Produced by Jim Brown and Ken Burns ; directed by Ken Burns.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: Ashokan farewell / Jay Ungar and Molly Mason with Fiddle Fever --
No more auction block for me / Sweet Honey in the Rock --
Lincoln and liberty (the liberty ball) / Ronnie Gilbert --
Dixie's land / United States Military Academy Band --
The Southern soldier boy / Kathy Mattea --
Aura Lee / John Hartford --
The Rebel soldier / Waylon Jennings --
Follow the drinking gourd / Richie Havens --
Battle hymn of the Republic (John Brown's body) / Judy Collins --
When Johnny comes marching home / United States Military Academy Band --
The yellow rose of Texas / Hoyt Axton. Run, mourner, run / Sweet Honey in the Rock --
give us a flag / Richie Havens --
Shiloh ; The secesh / John Hartford ; Somebody's darling / Kathy Mattea --
Taps / United States Military Academy Band --
The vacant chair / Kathy Mattea --
Better times are coming / Kate and Anna McGarrigle --
Lorena / John Hartford --
Marching through Georgia / Jay Ungar and Molly Mason with Fiddle Fever --
Hard times come again no more / Kate and Anna McGarrigle --
Old unreconstructed / Waylon Jennings --
When Johnny comes marching home / Ronnie Gilbert --
Ashokan farewell (reprise) / Jay Ungar and Molly Mason with Fiddle Fever.
Responsibility: Ginger Group Productions, Inc. and American Documentaries, Inc.

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Uses still photos and live performances to recreate the emotions and history of the Civil War through the songs of the period.

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