Songs of the Civil War

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Songs of the Civil War
Songs of the Civil War album cover.jpg
Compilation album by Various artists
Released August 13, 1991
Genre Traditional
Length 1:09:53
Label Columbia
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]
Robert Christgau 3/3 stars [2]

Songs of the Civil War is a compilation album, released in 1991 by Columbia, that presents an assortment of contemporary performers recording period pieces and traditional songs that date back to the American Civil War.[3]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Artist Length
1. "Ashokan Farewell" Jay Ungar and Molly Mason 4:11
2. "No More Auction Block For Me" Sweet Honey in the Rock 5:30
3. "Lincoln and Liberty" Ronnie Gilbert 2:12
4. "Dixie's Land" United States Military Academy Band[4] 1:17
5. "The Southern Soldier Boy" Kathy Mattea 2:36
6. "Aura Lee" John Hartford 1:28
7. "Rebel Soldier" Waylon Jennings 3:30
8. "Follow the Drinking Gourd" Richie Havens 3:25
9. "Battle Hymn of the Republic" Judy Collins 2:17
10. "When Johnny Comes Marching Home" United States Military Academy Band[4][5] 2:13
11. "Was My Brother in the Battle?" Kate & Anna McGarrigle 3:43
12. "The Yellow Rose of Texas" Hoyt Axton 2:15
13. "Run, Mourner, Run" Sweet Honey in the Rock 2:44
14. "Give Us a Flag" Richie Havens 2:39
15. "The Secesh (Shiloh)" John Hartford 2:55
16. "Somebody's Darling" Kathy Mattea 4:12
17. "An Old Unreconstructed" Waylon Jennings 1:52
18. "Vacant Chair" Kathy Matea 4:12
19. "Better Times Are Coming" Kate & Anna McGarrigle 1:46
20. "Lorena" John Hartford 4:44
21. "Marching Through Georgia" (originally by Henry Clay Work, 1865)) Jay Ungar and Molly Mason 3:01
22. "Hard Times Come Again No More" (originally by Stephen Foster, 1854)) Kate & Anna McGarrigle 2:27
23. "Oh I'm a Good Old Rebel" Hoyt Axton 1:54
24. "When Johnny Comes Marching Home" Ronnie Gilbert 1:51
25. "Taps" Staff Sgt. Steve Luck[4] 0:59