Maryland, My Maryland


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Maryland, My Maryland

song expressing sentiments of Southern cause during Civil War (1861). [Am. Music: Scholes, 602]
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That will be shortly after racegoers have belted out the Preakness theme, Maryland, My Maryland, a song set to the tune used most famously for that great socialist standard The Red Flag, an anthem yet to be heard at Royal Ascot, Glorious Goodwood or the annual general meeting of the National Trainers Federation.
"Maryland, My Maryland," the official state song, could find itself relegated to a footnote in state history and re-designated as the historical state song under legislation tentativelyapproved by the Senate Wednesday.
Other music will include "Tell Me, Is My Father Coming Home,'' "Maryland, My Maryland'' and "God Save the South.''
Songs on the album include: "John Brown's Body"; "Battle Hymn of the Republic"; "Dixie"; "Maryland, My Maryland"; "The Yellow Rose of Texas"; "The Bonnie Blue Flag"; "Upidee"; "Goober Peas"; '?all Quiet along the Potomac"; "Tenting on the Old Camp Ground"; "The Battle Cry of Freedom'; "Wait for the Wagon"; "We Are Coming Father Abram"; "The Arms of Abraham,'; "lust Before the Battle, Mother"; "Tramp, Tramp, Tramp"; "The Year of Jubilo (Kingdom Coming)"; "Wake, Nicodemus"; "Marching through Georgia"; "When Johnny Comes Marching Home"; "General Patterson"; "The Cumberland Gap"; "Somebody's Darling"; "The Conquered Banner"; and "The President's Grave" The album is an exceptional source for educators as well as Civil War enthusiasts who enjoy listening to the drums and songs of war.
Maryland, My Maryland, also known as the Labour Party's anthem The Red Flag, was also played.
From her cartographic aidswhich included a map of the United States with an arrow pointing to Maryland, as if we needed much assistanceto her leading the crowd in a sing-along of "Maryland, My Maryland"whose tune is stolen from "O Tannenbaum" and whose lyrics resemble a bad Tennyson poemGoldberg displayed enough theatrical flair and unembarrassed brio to revitalize the audience.
Sentimental songs are heard--"My Old Kentucky Home," "Maryland, My Maryland," "The Sidewalks of New York"--and women gussy themselves up in hats the size of horse barns.
Certainly it would be irrational to ask for enlightenment in communities whose ideas are supplied by such pathetic sheets as the Cambridge Daily Banner and the Salisbury Times." Pulitzer Prize-winning Sunpapers' cartoonist Edmund Duffy drew a sketch of the lynching to accompany Mencken's article on the editorial page, ironically captioning his cartoon with the title of the state anthem, "Maryland, My Maryland."
In just the kind of stunt Acheson relished, the roughhewn Bevin and the elegant Acheson once entered a conference hall at the Quai d'Orsay, arm-in-arm, singing songs -- Bevin bellowing the Labor Party anthem, "The Red Flag," Acheson trilling "Maryland, My Maryland," which had the same tune.
and the Confederate flags, and the "Star Spangled Banner," "Dixie," and "Maryland, My Maryland" (a subversive poem written at the beginning of the War to call Maryland to secede from the Union) were played by the local National Guard band, a descendent of the 5th Regiment state guard, formed in 1867 from Maryland Confederate veterans.(14) (1) Maryland Archives, Ben Primer, Director of Reference Services, 1991.
"Maryland, My Maryland" was written by James Ryder Randall, a professor of English at a Louisiana college.
The Preakness at Pimlico is preceded by Maryland, My Maryland - sung to the tune of O Tannenbaum (or, if you prefer, The Red Flag) - while the Belmont Stakes, somewhat predictably, has New York, New York.

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