Christmas Bells Ring On

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZtNlZmnEMU   Something for the weekend.  One of my favorite Christmas carols has always been I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day.   It is based on the poem Christmas Bells written  by poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on Christmas Day 1863.  Still … Continue reading

Good-bye Old Glory

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zoilbW_wskI     Something for the weekend.  Good-bye Old Glory.  Published on September 29, 1865 with music by the most prolific song writers of the Civil War era, George Frederick Root and lyrics by L.J. Bates.  This song was popular at Union … Continue reading