“Composed for a group of overland emigrants, who left Massachusetts, in the spring of 1849.”
Tag: Hutchinson Family
Hutchinson: “Book of Words” (1851)
Greatest hits from the first decade of their career…
Tenting on the Old Camp Ground (Kittredge, 1863)
“He thought of the many dear boys already gone over to the unseen shore …”
Hutchinson: “The Story of the Hutchinsons (Tribe of Jesse)” (1896)
Invaluable insights into one of the most famous singing families of the Antebellum era.
Gac: “Singing for Freedom” (2007)
“The Hutchinson Family Singers and the Nineteenth Century Culture of Antebellum Reform”
Hutchinson: “Republican Songster” (1860)
Shows how activist performers used music to advance their anti-slavery agenda during a tumultuous political season …
Slavery is a Hard Foe to Battle (Hutchinson Family, 1855)
…updates Dan Emmett’s “Jordan is a Hard Road to Travel” for an abolitionist audience.
Uncle Sam’s Farm: “One grand, ocean-bound republic”
Stephen A. Douglas (1858): “This Union will not only live forever, but it will extend and expand until it covers the whole continent, and makes this confederacy one grand, ocean-bound Republic…”