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[22 Sep 2013 | Comments Off on Strike the Tent/Civil War Songs & Campfire Melodies | ]
Strike the Tent/Civil War Songs & Campfire Melodies

The last words attributed to General Robert E. Lee were Strike the tent. Symbolic of the end of the famed Confederate leader s life, the military term references dismantling the tent…

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[6 Feb 2010 | Comments Off on Lightning in a Jar | ]
Lightning in a Jar

Powerful, high energy Double CD with 26 songs recorded LIVE at two back-to-back, sold out shows. Over 2 hours of favorite Civil War songs played on period instruments in authentic arrangements. Bobby Horton says, “It’s like eavesdropping on history.”

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[2 Feb 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Photos from the set of Gods and Generals

In November, 2001, the 2nd South Carolina String Band recorded (with musicians David Kincaid and John Whelan) “The Bonnie Blue Flag” at Sound on Sound Studios in New York City. This was soundtrack music for a scene in the upcoming Turner/Warner Brothers film, “Gods and Generals” directed by Ron Maxwell. In December, they travelled to the film set in Maryland to appear in a concert scene with actors Robert Duvall, Stephen Lang, Patrick Gorman and hundreds of Confederate reenactors.