Live performance by the SC String Band at the 2010 reenactment at Cedar Creek Battlefield. Civil War music performed on period instruments by one of the best living historian bands around. They are amazing performers! And everyone had a wonderful time!
DIXIE - YouTube = Some background info on the song: Dan Emmett could not have dreamed that this ... song would become the anthem of the Confederacy when he published it in 1859. Emmett reportedly told a fellow minstrel once that "If I had known to what use they were going to put my song, I will be damned if I'd have written it." = After the first verse, tempo picks up with banjo and other instruments. Photo montage has lots of civil-war era and earlier slides of the South.
Another vintage ad, this one for Jello, depicted a Chinese baby unable to properly pronounce “Jello”. At the time, no feathers were ruffled – cultural groups from Italians to Asians to Jews were fair game for television advertisements as late as the
How The West Was Won, trailer, 1962. Sunny loved this movie. So did I. We saw it as a family at the Uptown Theater in Washington, D.C. and it was an EVENT. We dressed up. There was an intermission. A special commemorative book was sold there, all about the film, the star-studded cast, and the American West. My dad bought a copy. From the trailer: "The most fabulous film ever conceived from any standpoint!" It did kinda feel that way, in 1962.
▶ Hot Tuna - "Embryonic Journey" [Hot Tuna is an American blues rock band formed by bassist Jack Casady and guitarist Jorma Kaukonen as a spin-off of Jefferson Airplane. It plays acoustic and electric versions of original and traditional blues songs.