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Henry Clay Work Who Shall Rule This American Nation Songs Of The Civil War Era - vinyl LP



12 inch 33 rpm vinyl LP

Released in 1975, Nonesuch Records H-71317  Henry Clay Work was born in Middletown, Connecticut and was an active abolitionist and Union supporter. His family's home became a stop on the Underground Railroad, assisting runaway slaves to freedom in Canada, for which his father was once imprisoned.

Work was self-taught in music. By the time he was 23, he worked as a printer in Chicago, specializing in setting musical type. He allegedly composed in his head as he worked, without a piano, using the noise of the machinery as an inspiration. 


Side 1:

Who Shall Rule This American Nation?

Grafted Into The Army

Poor Kitty Popcorn, or The Soldiers Pet

When The "Evening Star" Went Down

The Buckskin Bag of Gold

Come Home Father

Uncle Joe's "Hail Columbia"


Side 2:

Grandfather's Clock

Kingdom Coming

The Picture On The Wall

Now, Moses!

Take Them Away-They'll Drive Me Crazy!

Agnes By The River

Crossing The Grand Sierras

The Silver Horn


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