Roy Justice - Singing Historian

Christmas Traditions in America

by Roy Justice

A 2-CD set of a fresh, yet traditional approach to the telling of the stories and the singing of the music of America's Christmas Songs and Traditions, spoken and sung with a rich baritone, folk-style voice, accompanied by a 12 string Martin guitar.
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From an early age, I became curious as to the reasons why songs were written, and, even more curious about the events that motivated the writers to express those sentiments in song. I found that most songs were (and are!) inspired by a history of some kind - that there was a story that incited the creation of musical art. I became focused on making sure that I understood every word and phrase in a …
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Down Canal On the Lehigh

by Roy Justice

Folk-style, 19th Century canal era songs, recorded on location along and around the restored canal section in Hugh Moore Park, Easton, PA. Baritone voice with 12 string Martin guitar.
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This CD is a varied collection of 11 songs that include 19th Century canal and popular songs of that time, as well as a few originals. Along with this grouping is the humorous "I'm My Own Grandpa!" c1946, EMI-Colgems, D. Latham, M. Jafee! These songs were recorded live at different sites along the Lehigh Canal, during thunderstorms, inside the hull of the canal boat, etc., so, if you hear some odd sounds in the background- well...…
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Of Canals and Coal

by Roy Justice

Straight-forward American Folk Music, mostly 19th Century 'slice of life songs' with a few fun surprises, sung in a rich baritone, accompanied with a 12 string acoustic guitar.
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If you appreciate unique American Folk Music, you will enjoy these songs! The Canal Era, and the years throughout the 1800's, gave rise to some of the most endearing music and interesting and significant historical events that our great Nation has produced and experienced! Music (and the arts) reflected the breadth and character of American Culture and I hope that you enjoy my efforts to perpetuate this special legacy. I'm just beginning to explore the …
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Patriotic Songs

by Roy Justice

14 of our most Patriotic Songs, including a 5 song tribute to our Armed Forces, presented with a baritone voice and a 12 string Martin guitar for accompaniment.
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