Deseret String Band | Utah: Songs of Statehood

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Utah: Songs of Statehood

by Deseret String Band

Utah folk songs, old-time music, western pioneer music, Mormon folk songs
Genre: Folk: String Band
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1. Poor Wayfaring Man of Grief
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2. Tittery Irie Aye
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3. Black Hills Waltz - Rattlesnake
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4. Brigham, Brigham Young
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5. Once I lived in Cottonwood
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6. Come Forward and Pay up Your Tithing
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7. Newcastle Hornpipe
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8. Old Hanz - Frolie Hohsy
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9. Fast Freight to Helper (Greek Dance)
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10. Days of Forty-Nine
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11. Soldier, Soldier
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12. Mormon Cowboy
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13. When the Works All Done this Fall
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14. Granville Pace
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15. Salt Lake City Blues
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16. Don Jolley Waltz
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17. Oh, Sisters
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18. All are Talking of Utah
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19. Doc Kemmerer's Favorite
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
The 1996 Utah State Centennial and the 1997 Sesquicentennial of the settling of Utah forced the band to examine its roots and reinvent a pioneer repertoire, leading to the Utah: Songs of Statehood CD and a companion video produced by public television station KUED. When the Sesquicentennial wagon train reached the Utah border after many months on the trail, the DSB performed with the Utah Symphony to celebrate the event. I'll never forget chatting with one of the wagoneers while around the vast field full of wagons and handcarts his yoked team of oxen grazed like Siamese twins.
Leonard Coulson - banjoist


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Jael Kahn

Well recorded, beautiful music.
If you were a fan of Land Of Milk and Honey--you will love this CD. Many beautiful and unusual pieces of old time music.