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Bright Sunny South

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Size: 1,669kb, uploaded 7/25/2008 3:50:27 PM
Genre: Traditional / Playing Style: Other

From the Bob Welch CD "Shiloh's Bell"

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Cindy

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- Play count: 166

Size: 2,370kb, uploaded 7/18/2013 6:53:14 AM
Genre: Traditional / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)

According to musicologist and folklorist John Lomax, Cindy originated in North Carolina. Known as a frolic song, used in dancing to reels and games. From the Bob Welch CD, "dear friends and gentle hearts..."

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Let Us Cross Over the River

Written/Posted by Bob Welch

 

- Play count: 227

Size: 2,900kb, uploaded 4/5/2009 8:08:56 AM
Genre: Traditional / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Features my Prust tackhead banjo. This is the title song from the CD which includes 12 other songs of faith popular during the Civil War. Other titles, "Amazing Grace", "Rock of Ages", "He Leadeth Me", "Poor Wayfaring Stranger."

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Oh Susanna

Posted by Bob Welch, written by Stephen Foster

 

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- Play count: 76

Size: 1,684kb, uploaded 7/18/2013 6:43:20 AM
Genre: Traditional / Playing Style: Unknown/None Chosen

Foster was born July 4, 1826. At the time of his death, in 1864, he had written over 280 songs. From the Bob Welch CD, "dear friends and gentle hearts..."

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The Glendy Burk

Posted by Bob Welch, written by Stephen Foster

 

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- Play count: 100

Size: 2,519kb, uploaded 12/28/2008 12:33:48 PM
Genre: Traditional / Playing Style: Other

A Stephen Foster song written especially for the minstrel shows in 1858. Instrumentation includes banjo, guitar and an octave harmonica. From the Bob Welch CD, "dear friends and gentle hearts..."

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Tom Dooley

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- Play count: 306

Size: 3,784kb, uploaded 1/21/2009 8:27:38 AM
Genre: Traditional / Playing Style: Unknown/None Chosen

True story of Tom Dula, a young soldier from North Carolina. He returned home from the Civil War only to be accused of the murder of Laura Foster. He maintained his innocence til the end. Original version from 1865. From the Bob Welch CD, "Shiloh's Bell"

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Uncle Billy

Written/Posted by Bob Welch

 

- Play count: 88

Size: 1,548kb, uploaded 12/27/2009 1:06:22 PM
Genre: Traditional / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)

An original instrumental featuring my Deering banjo and Laura Hess on fiddle. ("Uncle Billy" was the nickname given to General William T. Sherman by his troops during the Civil War.) From the Bob Welch CD, "dear friends and gentle hearts..."

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