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I've Just Seen a Face/Flower for a Yankee Soldier

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Size: 9,048kb, uploaded 1/10/2011 6:13:50 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)

This is my five seconds of fame (or something) on a small radio station in Roanoke Rapids, NC ,with my old band Yesterday's Pickles. The band is now defunct, but we had fun while it lasted.

Flower for a Yankee Soldier is a true song that I wrote about my grandmother who cared for the grave of an unknown Civil War soldier. The grave is located on the old family homeplace near Edneyville, NC. My grandma (born in 1886) looked after the grave ever since she was a little girl, even though people told her that they wouldn't do it because he was an enemy soldier. She said that he was somebody's son first.



2 comments on “I've Just Seen a Face/Flower for a Yankee Soldier”

DGEBanjo Says:
Thursday, February 17, 2011 @3:18:19 PM

Matt:
I think you sell youself short on the novice thing. That was great

antanion Says:
Thursday, February 17, 2011 @3:51:27 PM

I liked it, nice job.

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