Contemporary March Songs
All of the following are contemporary songs reflecting the history of the Mingo-Logan Wars and the Battle of Blair Mountain. Enjoy these songs and let the artists know you appreciate them as well! If any listeners know of other contemporary songs to add to these archives, please e-mail Blair Pathways at email@example.com.
The Battle of Blair Mountain by David Rovics
The Battle of Blair Mountain by Louise Mosrie
Battle of Blair Mountain by Bill Talbot
The Battle of Blair Mountain by Josh Hamblin, performed by Southern Sun Bluegrass
Teardrops of Angels by Alan Cathead Johnston
More on Cathead Johnston’s contributions to music about the Mine Wars: Alan “Cathead” Johnson
Flowers of Darkness by Thomas Moore, which reflects on the fossilized designs of ferns that would appear in coal beds when miners were working. They named these “Flowers of Darkness.”
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