The Road of Tears - The Battlefield Band

Track Listing
  1. The Road of Tears
  2. Ely Parker/Miss Martin's Wedding/The Primrose Lassies/Mr. Galloway Goes
  3. The Emigrant
  4. The Highlander's Farewell to Ireland/Farewell to Ireland/Put Me in the Big
  5. The Slave's Lament
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  1. The Road of Tears
  2. Ely Parker/Miss Martin's Wedding/The Primrose Lassies/Mr. Galloway Goes
  3. The Emigrant
  4. The Highlander's Farewell to Ireland/Farewell to Ireland/Put Me in the Big
  5. The Slave's Lament
  6. The Moleskin Kilt/The Empty Glen
  7. Out in Australia at Last
  8. The Patagonia Islanders/The Low Country Dance/Don Juan McKenna's Jig
  9. Haro Strait
  10. To a Mouse
  11. Take Me to the Sea
  12. Plane Wreck at Los Gatos
  13. Sweet Molly/The Symmetry/The Boat Leaks
  14. I Cried
  15. Mary's Dream/The Mountain Dairy Maid/The Nameless Migrant
  16. Five Bridges to Cross
  17. The Green & The Blue
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Just because the Battlefield Band has been going for over 30 years doesn't mean they've run out of things to say. On the basis of Road of Tears, they remain quite thought-provoking. If not exactly a concept album, it's certainly a thematic record, around the idea of emigration and populations on the move (for many reasons). That's a perennial ...

The Road of Tears 2006, Temple

UPC: 096045209829

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