The repetoire consists of the patriotic, sentimental , comic songs of the period along with minstrel favorites and the melodies of Stephen Foster. Each selection is prefaced by an introductory statement of why the song was popular or important using the quotes of Lincoln, Lee, Douglass, Mary Chestnut and Mark Twain. Audience members are encouraged to join in and sing along and clap as BATTLEFIELD BALLADEERS celebrate the pageantry and musical heritage of America's Civil War era.
Songs Include: Goober Peas Rose of Alabama The Battle-Cry of Freedom The Yellow Rose of Texas Oh Susannah! The Bonnie Blue Flag Shortnin' Bread Lincoln and Liberty Dixie Lorena Ring de Banjo Riding a Raid Polly Wolly Doodle Old Folks at Home Cotton Picking Chant Annie Laurie Honest Pat Murphy of the Irish Brigade John Brown's Body Old Dan Tucker Garry Owen Go Down Moses Marching Through Georgia Roll Alabama Ring de banjo