Johnny Whistletrigger


Johnny Whistletrigger
Civil War Song from the Western Border
With Bob Dyer 1995

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Produced by Dave, Cathy and Bob Dyer for Big Canoe Records in 1993, this is the first-ever album of music from the Civil War in the West. Period, traditional and original songs relate to the politics, battles and guerrilla warfare that characterize the war on this side of the Mississippi. Named a 1994 Notable Recording by the American Library Association.

(Click on any of the song titles below to display background and lyrics)

  1. Marmaduke’s Hornpipe
  2. Abolitionists’ Hymn
  3. Marais des Cygne
  4. Kansas Emigrant Song/Call to Kansas
  5. Invasion of Camp Jackson
  6. Sigel’s Grand March
  7. I Goes to Fight Mit Sigel
  8. Johnny Whistletrigger
  9. Lyon’s Funeral March
  10. Honest Pat Murphy
  11. Gen. Price’s Proclamation
  12. Pea Ridge
  13. Muddy Road to Moberly
  14. Quantrill Side & Bonaparte’s March
  15. The Nature of the Guerrilla
  16. Guerilla Man
  17. Prairie Grove
  18. Quantrill
  19. Kate’s Song
  20. Shelby’s Mule & Waiting for the Federals
  21. The Last Great Rebel Raid
  22. Knot of Blue and Gray

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