Music to wargame or paint figures by!!

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Reader Andy MacDonald-Rice of merry ole’ Wales is a buff of American Civil War music (and he’s one of the more talented painters of miniature Civil War figurines that I have come across). Andy read my thread on the 2nd South Carolina String Band and sent me a list of ACW music that Charge! readers might enjoy. Many of these titles are available from on-line sources that ship internationally.

Of his list, I have several of the Bobby Horton titles. Horton’s style and interpretation of these classic songs is something that I have long enjoyed. I like to put on one or two of his CDs while I am wargaming, as they provide great background music. The creators of the TalonSoft series of PC computer gamers must agree, since they included Horton’s songs in their Civil War series.

What is your favorite Civil War band or singer? Leave a comment explaining who you like best and why? Any of these bands that you do NOT recommend or like? Why?

2nd SC String Band

http://www.civilwarband.com

Southern Soldier

 

 

Hard Road

 

 

In high Cotton

 

 

Dulcem Melodies

Acoustic Shadows of Blue and Grey

http://www.acousticshadows.com

Marching the Road of Valor

 

 

Echoes through Time I

 

 

Echoes Through Time II

Bobby Horton

http://www.bobbyhorton.com/#

Homespun Music of the CSA 1-6

 

 

Homespun Music off the Union Army 1-5

 

 

Homespun Songs of Faith

Dave Mathews

http://www.Amazon.com

Shades of Blue and Grey

 

 

A Nations Broken Soul

Jimmy Phillips

http://cdbaby.com/cd/jphillips

Rebel Soldier

Wayne Erbsen

http://www.nativeground.com/civilwar.asp

Battlefield Ballads of the Civil War

 

 

Ballads and Songs of the Civil War

 

 

Love Songs of the Civil War

 

 

Southern Soldier Boy

 

 

The Home Front

52nd  Regimental String Band

http://tennessee-scv.org/52nd_band/

Voices of Shiloh

 

 

Voices of Gettysburg

 

 

The Dissolution Wagon

The Camp Chase Fifes and Drums

http://www.campchasefifesanddrums.com/

Volumes 1-3

Cumberland Blues

http://www.cumberlandblues.org/

Soldiers Joy

5th Michigan Band

http://www.mi5th.org/tapesand.htm

Reflection of the Civil War

 

 

Hymns of the Civil War period

 

 

Echoes of the Civil War

 

 

Sounds of the Civil War

119th  NYSV Field Music

http://www.119nysv.org/Music.html

Volume 1

26th NC Regt. Band

http://www.jvmusic.net/26thNCRegimentBandrecreated.html

Music on the March

David Kincade

http://www.hauntedfieldmusic.com/ias.html

The Irish American’s Song

 

 

The Irish Volunteer

 

 

 

A good resource is CDBaby.com

 Go into SEARCH and enter “American Civil War”

What other music do you like?

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3 thoughts on “Music to wargame or paint figures by!!

  1. Nice reading in your site Scott

  2. Dave Marks

    Hi All

    I totally agree with Scott’s comments regarding Andy MacDonal-Rice painting skills, just outstanding!

  3. Dave Marks

    PS. Forgot to say, maybe the reason that Andy’s painting is so good is as a result of all the excellent period music that he plays while he paints.

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