Song of America (album)

Infobox Album | Name = Song of America
Type = Compilation
Artist = Various Artists


Released = September 18, 2007
Recorded =
Genre = Folk
Length =
Label = Split Rock Records /
Thirty One Tigers
Producer =
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"Song of America" is a 3-disc, compilation album comprising 50 songs related to the history of America. Released on September 18, 2007 under Split Rock Records/Thirty One Tigers, the music collection was conceived by former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno and musician Ed Pettersen (who is married to Reno's niece).

Tracklist

Disc 1:

# "Lakota Dream Song", performed by Earl Bullhead [3:08]
# "Once More Our God Vouchsafe to Shine", performed by Julie Lee [3:07]
# "Let Us Break Bread Together", performed by The Blind Boys of Alabama [3:49]
# "God Save the King", performed by John Wesley Harding [3:49]
# "Young Ladies in Town", performed by Elizabeth Foster [3:01]
# "The Old Woman Taught Wisdom", performed by Malcom Holcombe [6:30]
# "The Liberty Song", performed by Ed Pettersen [4:59]
# "Yankee Doodle", performed by Harper Simon [3:29]
# "Jefferson & Liberty", performed by The Wilders [2:10]
# "Hail Columbia", performed by Steven Kowalczyk-Santoro [2:56]
# "The Star Spangled Banner", performed by Take 6 [2:04]
# "Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child", performed by Beth Nielsen Chapman [5:09]
# "Peg & Awl", performed by Freedy Johnston [4:34]
# "Sweet Betsy From Pike", performed by BR549 [4:23]
# "Trail of Tears", performed by Will & Jehnean [4:35]
# "Declaration of Sentiments", performed by Minton Sparks/Pat Flynn [4:34]
# "Go Down Moses", performed by Fisk Jubilee Singers [3:44]
# "Dixie's Land", performed by The Mavericks, featuring Thad Cockrell [6:13]

Disc 2:

# "John Brown's Body", performed by Marah [2:40]
# "Battle Hymn of the Republic", performed by Joanna Smith [5:15]
# "Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye", performed by Janis Ian [2:09]
# "Thousands Are Sailing to Amerikay", performed by Tim O'Brien [4:24]
# "The Farmer is the Man", performed by Otis Gibbs [3:03]
# "Home On the Range", performed by Joni Harms [4:30]
# "Stars & Stripes Forever", performed by Jake Shimabukuro [2:28]
# "Sleep, My Child (Schlof Mayn Kind)", performed by Judith Edelman & Neilson Hubbard [4:47]
# "Over There", performed by Jen Chapin [2:31]
# "How You Gonna Keep 'Em Down On the Farm", performed by Andrew Bird [5:04]
# "Lift Every Voice & Sing!", performed by Karen Parks [5:11]
# "Happy Days Are Here Again", performed by Danielson [3:05]
# "Brother Can Spare a Dime?", performed by Andy Bey [6:30]
# "Seven Cent Cotton & Forty Cent Meat", performed by Jim Lauderdale [2:11]
# "Deportee (Plane Wreck at Los Gatos)", performed by Old Crow Medicine Show [4:56]
# "Rosie the Riveter", performed by Suzy Bogguss [2:31]
# "Reuben James", performed by Folk Family Robinson [4:04]

Disc 3:
# "The Great Atomic Power", performed by Elizabeth Cook and The Grascals [2:45]
# "Little Boxes", performed by Devendra Banhart [4:08]
# "The Times They Are a-Changin'", performed by The Del McCoury Band [3:49]
# "Apache Tears", performed by Scott Kempner [3:42]
# "Get Together", performed by Kim Richey [4:01]
# "Say it Loud, I'm Black & I'm Proud", performed by The Dynamites with Charles Walker [4:32]
# "Ohio", performed by Ben Taylor [2:40]
# "What's Going On?", performed by Anthony David [5:02]
# "I Am Woman", performed by Martha Wainwright [3:27]
# "Youngstown", performed by Matthew Ryan [4:14]
# "Wave," performed by Gary Heffern & Chris Eckman [4:35]
# "The Message", performed by Shortee [6:34]
# "Streets of Philadelphia", performed by Bettye LaVette [3:49]
# "Where Were You When the World Stopped Turning", performed by The Wrights [5:30]
# "This Land is Your Land", performed by John Mellencamp [4:10]


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