US Military Music

Documentary Recordings


There are several new selections in the cadences and the music and songs recordings are now available in both CD and cassette:

Music of the U.S. Army. The American Military Band, conducted by Robert W. McKewen. Includes Caissons Go Rolling Along, Garry Owen, National Emblem, Colonel Bogey, American Patrol, The Blue and the Gray, 5 more. 6B0640C $9.95 CD 6B0640D $14.95

Music of the Marines. The American Military Band, conducted by Robert W. McKewen. Semper Fidelis, Theme from Superman, The Thunderer, American Patrol, Waltzing Matilda, Washington Post, Marine Hymn and 7 more. 6B0610C $9.95 CD 6B0610D $14.95

Songs of the U.S. Army. Selections include: Star Spangled Banner, WW One Medley, Ballad of the Green Berets, Blood on the Risers, Army Goes Rolling Along, Revolutionary War Medley. 6B0340C $9.95 CD 6B0340D $14.95

Songs of the U.S. Marines. Star Spangled Banner, Marine Hymn, Goober Peas, Dixie Medley, Waltzing Matilda, Bless 'Em All, Song of the Marines, etc. 6B0310C $9.95 CD 6B0310D $14.95

America's Bugle Calls. A master bugler plays 58 of the most famous calls, including Reveille, Taps, To the Colors, Mess Call, Assembly, Fix Bayonets, Charge, Hail to the Chief. Cassette 6B0700C $9.95 CD 6B0700D $14.95

Here's a link to the history of the bugle call "Taps"

Cadence cassettes - We offer the entire selection of the military marching and running cadence tapes. Outstanding quality ("G" rated), each is 40 minutes long.
Run to Cadence with the U.S. Marines, Vol. 1. 6B0410C $9.95
Run to Cadence with the U.S. Marines, Vol. 2. 6B0450C $9.95
*Run to Cadence with the U.S. Marines, Vol. 3. Cassette 6B0455C $9.95
*Run to Cadence with the U.S. Women Marines Cassette 6B0405C $9.95
Run to Cadence with the Recon Marines. 6B0400C $9.95
Run to Cadence with the U.S. Army Airborne. 6B0420C $9.95
*Run to Cadence with the U.S. Army Airborne, 2. Cassette 6B0425C $9.95
Run to Cadence with the U.S.Army Rangers. 6B0430C $9.95
Run to Cadence with the U.S. Army Infantry. 6B0440 $9.95
Run to Cadence with the U.S. Army S.F. Green Berets. 6B0460C $9.95
Run to Cadence with the U.S. Navy
. 6B0480C $9.95
Run to Cadence with the U.S. Navy SEALs. 6B0485C $9.95
Run to Cadence with the U.S. Air Force. 6B0490C $9.95
Run to Cadence with the U.S. Airborne Rangers. 6B0470C $9.95
*Run to Cadence with the U.S. Airborne Rangers, 2. Cassette 6B0475C $9.95
March to Cadence with the U.S. Marines. Cassette 6B0510C $9.95
March to Cadence with the U.S. Army Airborne. 6B0520C $9.95
March to Cadence with the U.S. Army Rangers. 6B0530C $9.95
March to Cadence with the U.S. Army Infantry. 6B0540C $9.95
March to Cadence with the U.S. Army S.F. Green Berets. 6B0560C $9.95

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Airborne Salute. West Point Band and Glee Club perform the best known songs and marches of the U.S. Airborne forces: Blood on the Risers, The All American Soldier, Screaming Eagles, Beautiful Streamer, more. Cassette 3A0001C Presently unavailable.

Songs of the Seventh Cavalry. Instrumentals and vocals include The Girl I Left Behind Me, Shenandoah, Arkansas Traveler, Civil War medley, Captain Jinks of the Horsemarines, Annie Laurie, and, of course, Garryowen, five more. Cassette 7D6488C $9.95 CD 7D6488D $14.95

 

Garryowen is the most popular and often requested of the US military songs. Click here for a link to the 7th Cav site that will give you all the words and the story behind this legendary and world famous tune.

War Songs and Poems of the Southern Confederacy 1861-1865 by H. M. Wharton. Just out, a facsimile reprint of this scarce (I paid $50+ for an original in poor condition...) 1904 book that is a comprehensive reference of hundreds of Southern Civil War tunes from The Bonnie Blue Flag and Albert Pike's version of Dixie, to The Song of the Texas Rangers, all at a giveaway price. Hardbound, 420 pages, illus.
7Y1273R CSA War Songs and Poems $9.95

Remember the Alamo. The music from both sides of the Texican revolt of 1836. One side of the cassette features songs popular with the colonists and settlers of Texas while the other has songs and marches of Santa Anna's army including the notorious Deguello, the Spanish cutthroat song played to show that the Mexican army would be taking no prisoners. Unusual recording that really fills a niche! 7D7456C $9.95

The Irish Volunteer. Songs of the Irish Union Soldier 1861-1865 by David Kincaid. A delight whether your interest is Irish or CW music! 1998 recording has 12 selections representing one of the legendary units of American military history: The Irish Volunteer, Boys That Wore The Green, The Opinions of Paddy Magee, The Boys of the Irish Brigade, Paddy's Lamentation, The Irish Volunteer (Nr. 2), My Father's Gun, Meagher is Leading The Irish Brigade, Free And Green, The Harp of Old Erin & Banner Of Stars, The List Of Generals, Pat Murphy of Meagher's Brigade. Meticulously researched and arranged within historically correct parameters. CD or cassette.
7X0395D The Irish Volunteer CD $15.95
7X0395C The Irish Volunteer Cas $10.95

Civil War music by Bobby Horton. A professional, one man labor of love. Everyone we know who has listened to these recordings has been impressed with their scope, the research involved, and, especially, their sound. All are available in cassette and most are now in CD as well. There are three volumes of Union music, five for the Confederacy. Please also notice the new Bobby Horton music video and Vicksburg recording listed below.

Video - Music and Memories of the Civil War. Filmed by Bobby Horton for the U. of Alabama Center for Public TV and PBS in 1994 and 1995. In person performance of 18 songs as they might have been sung around a garrison campfire-Dixie, The Bonnie Blue Flag, Battle Hymn of the Republic, The Kennesaw Line, Battle of Shiloh Hill, 13 more. VHS, 63 minutes, 9B0001V $24.95

Songs of Vicksburg by Bobby Horton. His latest CD was produced for the Vicksburg National Military Park Video Tour. 34 selections with a total time of 55 minutes. Includes Gibraltar on the Mississippi, Dixie, Bonnie Blue Flag, Vicksburg is Taken, Garyowen, Lincoln & Liberty, dozens more. CD. 9B2210D $14.95

Songs of the Union Army, Volume 1 by Bobby Horton. Battle Cry of Freedom, The Army of the Free, May God Save the Union, New York Volunteer, Pat Murphy of the Irish Brigade, Good-bye Old Glory, The Battle Hymn of the Republic, and ten more. Now available in both Cassette and CD. Cassette 9B0001C, $9.95, CD 9B0001D $14.95

Songs of the Union Army, Volume 2 by Bobby Horton. The Girl I Left Behind Me, When Johnny Comes Marching Home, Garyowen, Battle Hymn of the Republic, The Flag of Columbia, We Are Marching On To Richmond, Clear the Tracks, Brother Green, Lincoln & Liberty and eight more. Cassette 9B0006C $9.95 Compact Disc 9B0002D $14.95

Songs of the Union Army, Volume 3 by Bobby Horton. Stand Up for Uncle Sam, God Bless the Nation, Vicksburg is Taken, Hard Times in Dixie, Faded Coat of Blue, The Songs We Sang Upon the Old Camp Ground and twelve more. Cassette only. 9B0007C. $9.95 Compact Disc 9B0007D $14.95

Songs of the Union Army, Volume 4. 17 selections with a running time of 50 minutes including The Union Volunteers, Rally Round the Flag, Bury the Brave Where They Fall, Children of the Battlefield, Auld Lang Syne and the Star Spangled Banner. CD 9B2276D $14.95

Songs of the C.S.A., Volume 1 by Bobby Horton. Everybody's Dixie, God Save the South, Maryland, My Maryland, Rose of Alabama (as in The Outlaw Josie Wales), Stonewall Jackson's Way, Battle Cry of Freedom (Southern version), Yellow Rose of Texas, Bonnie Blue Flag, I'm a Good Old Rebel, and nine more. Now available in both Cassette and CD. Cassette 9B0002C, $9.95, Compact Disc 9B0003D $14.95

Songs of the C.S.A., Volume 2 by Bobby Horton. Jine the Cavalry, Virginia Marseillaise, Stonewall's Requiem, Dixie, For Bales, John Hunt Morgan, Cumberland Gap, Wait for the Wagon, The Young Volunteer, The Plains of Manassas, Kennesaw Line, and five more. Cassette 9B0003C $9.95 Compact Disc 9B0004D $14.95

Songs of the C.S.A., Volume 3 by Bobby Horton. The Southern Soldier Boy, Goober Peas, Keep Your Powder Dry, Mister Here's Your Mule, Wearing of the Gray, Dixie, A Life on the Vicksburg Bluff, God Save the Southern Land, The Drummer Boy of Shiloh and ten more. Cassette 9B0004C. $9.95 CD 9B0005D $14.95

Songs of the C.S.A., Volume 4 by Bobby Horton. Dixie-the Land of Cotton, March of the Southern Men, We Conquer or Die, Roll Alabama Roll, Strike for the South, The Bonnie Blue Flag, and 12 more. Cassette 9B0005C. $9.95 Compact Disc 9B0006D $14.95

Songs of the C.S.A., Volume 5 by Bobby Horton. Ye Cavaliers of Dixie, The Cross of the South, North Carolina War Song, The Infantry, Hood's Old Brigade, The South Shall Rise Up Free and 12 more. Cassette only. 9B0008C. $9.95 Compact Disc 9B0008D $14.95

Civil War Military Music. Performed by the Heritage Americana Band and Musick Virginia. An authentic reconstruction of music of the era, original CW era arrangements played on antique instruments. Includes Dixie, The Bonnie Blue Flag, Battle Cry of Freedom, The Girl I Left Behind Me. Cassette 2C0001C $9.95

Ballads and Songs of the Civil War by Wayne Erbsen. Combines the familiar (Dixie, Battle Cry of Freedom) with the less so (I Can Whip the Scoundrel), 14 in all. On period instruments. Cassette 7D0605C $9.95 or CD 7D0603D $14.95

Southern Soldier Boy. 16 authentic tunes of the Civil War by Wayne Erbsen. Superb instrumentals (lyrics included with cassette) on traditional American instruments. Includes: Richmond is a Hard Road to Travel, Johnson Boys, Goober Peas, The Girl I Left Behind, Dixie's Land, 11 more. Cassette 7D3277C $9.95

The Home Front. 17 authentic tunes performed by Wayne Erbsen. Superb instrumentals (lyrics included) on traditional American instruments. Includes: Kingdom Coming, Yellow Rose of Texas, Cumberland Gap, The Minstrel Boy, Cotton-Eyed Joe, Dan Tucker, 11 more. Cassette 7D3278C $9.95

Civil War Piano. 16 cuts from North and South. Includes Willie Has Gone to the War, Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!, The Soldier's Suit of Gray, The Confederate Flag, God Save the South, 11 more. Cassette 7D6549C $9.95

Two CW recordings by Heritage Americana feature original arrangements and musical instruments to make these as authentic as can be had. Naturally, the volumes are for North and South:

Battle Cry of Freedom - military band music of the Union. Includes Battle Cry of Freedom, Hail to the Chief, Star Spangled Banner, When Johnny Comes Marching Home and almost 20 other quicksteps and polkas. 2C3678C Battle Cry $9.95

Dixie & Bonnie Blue Flag - military band music of the Confederacy. In addition to the title tunes, Lorena, Marsellaise, Maryland, My Maryland and 15 more. 2C3679C Dixie $9.95

Documentary cassettes:

Vietnam - 40 minute tape with the sounds of both the people of Vietnam and of military operations in that unfortunate country. Cassette 6B0930C $9.95

Boot Camp - The relaxing sounds of the DIs and boots at either MCRD Parris Island or San Diego. Parris Island - cassette 6B0805C $9.95. San Diego - cassette 6B0806C $9.95

Duty, Honor, Country - The immortal farewell speech of General Douglas MacArthur at West Point. Cassette 6B0850C $9.95

Iwo Jima - The defining WW2 battle for the USMC captured on this 1945 radio broadcast from the island. One hour. Cassette 6A3671C $9.95

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