Experience History Through Music
The BEST folk music you have ever heard, combined with the fascinating stories they represent in American history, brought back into print by Diana Waring Presents! The series includes:
– America – Heart of a New Nation – $18.99
– Westward Ho! – Heart of the Old West – $18.99
– Musical Memories of Laura Ingalls Wilder – $18.99
The History Through Music musicians are amazing, every instrument is real, lots of great vocalists, and more toe-tapping music than you can imagine! The books tell the stories behind the songs. Together, they bring America's history to life through it's music!!
With fascinating story books and toe-tapping folk music CDs, American history has NEVER been this fun!
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I can't recommend these books highly enough. They are of the same quality as all of Diana's curriculum. In a word – excellent. ~Lisa Berry
Trust me — they're catchy. You'll all be singing them well into the future. ~Meg Falciani
This is learning history at it's best — hands on and out-loud! ~Lisa Nehring
This is HIGH QUALITY — perfect for moms who want only the best for their children. ~Lynn McInnis
From the French and Indian War to the first transcontinental railroad, America is a chronological tour of American history through its music. Enjoy the songs and stories of our past that have been shared from generation to generation—songs that make you laugh, make you cry, and make your patriotic spirit soar.
Song list Yankee Doodle . Star Spangled Banner . Erie Canal . Oh, Susanna . Sweet Betsy From Pike . All Night, All Day . Old Dan Tucker . Wade In The Water . Johnny Has Gone For A Soldier . When Johnny Comes Marching Home . Shenandoah . Git Along L'il Dogies . Drill Ye Tarriers . Polly Wolly Doodle . She'll Be Coming Round The Mountain . Old Joe Clark .
America's westward expansion is amazingly rich in stories and songs. In Westward Ho!, you will find the pioneer spirit that stirred the hearts of thousands of Americans to leave the safety and comfort of home. Now, you can experience the pioneers' adventures, dangers, joys, sorrows and hopes, as you join in and sing along with folk songs from that era or that were written honoring those times.
Song list . Apple Picker's Reel . Boll Weevil . Missionary's Farewell . Oh, California . Ho! For California . San Juan Pig War . Chisholm Trail . Westward Ho! . Home On The Range . Little Old Sod Shanty . Strawberry Roan . Old Settler . Gooey Duck . Little Cabin in the Cascade Mountains .
The well-loved stories of Laura Ingalls Wilder will come to life all over again as you listen to the songs that were a part of life for the Ingalls family and for thousands of other pioneering families. Written by William Anderson, noted Laura Ingalls Wilder biographer, the book also includes beautiful photos by internationally known Little House photographer, Leslie A. Kelly.
Song list . Wait for the Wagon . Green Grows the Laurel . The Old Chariot . Buy a Broom . Sweet By and By . Rock Me to Sleep . Buffalo Gals . A Railroad Man for Me . Beware . Pop! Goes the Weasel . Oft in the Stilly Night . The Girl I left Behind Me . My Sabbath Home .