Battleground Korea : songs and sounds of America's forgotten war.
- digital; optical; stereo.
- audio file; CD audio.
- [Holste-Oldendorf, Germany] : Bear Family Productions Ltd., 
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- Physical description
- 4 audio discs : CD audio ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book (159 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm)
- 1. Going to war again: War starts in Korea ; War news blues (Lightnin' Hopkins) ; God please protect America (Sunshine Boys Quartet) ; Pray, pray pray (for the U.S.A.) (Wally Fowler & his Oakridge Quartet) ; President Truman speaks on war in Korea ; When they raised the U.N. flag in South Korea (Hank Harral & his Palamino Cowhands) ; Got to go back again (the Four Barons) ; Back to Korea blues (Sunnyland Slim & his trio) ; Korea, here we come (Harry Choates & his fiddle) ; Goodbye Maria (I'm off to Korea) (Vince Mondi) ; My new career is in Korea (Paul Mims) ; Draftboard blues (Vance Brothers) ; Draft board blues (Ray Anderson & Tennessee Mountaineers) ; Uncle Sam has called my number (Arkie Shibley & his Mountain Dew Boys) ; I'm a soldier boy again (Smilin' Eddie Vernado & the Delta Ranch Hands) ; Here we go again (Harvey Stone) ; Korea blues (Fats Domino) ; Korea blues (Clifford Blivens with the Johnny Otis Band) ; Korea blues (Willie Brown) ; Sorry girl blues (Max Bailey) ; Questionnaire blues (B.B. King) ; Questionnaire blues (John Lee Hooker (Johnny Williams)) ; Uncle Sam blues (Sonny Thompson) ; Mailman blues (Lloyd Price & his orchestra) ; Mr. so and so (Big Boy Crudup) ; Greetings (Bob Newman) ; I'm back in the army (Tani Allen & his Tennessee Pals) ; (In again, out again) packing up my barracks bags blues (Cactus Pryor & his Pricklypears) ; The K.P. blues (Montana Slim (Wilf Carter, the singing cowboy)) ; Message from Vic Damone (Vic Damone) ; The girls are marching (the Rockets and Hugo Winterhalter & his orchestra)
- 2. Somewhere in Korea: Heading for Korea (newsreel announcer) ; Korea (fightin' in the foreign land) (the Gospel Pilgrims) ; Foxhole in Korea (Bill Cason) ; Inchon (Steve Rogers) ; Thank God for victory in Korea (Jimmie Osborne) ; The ballad of Chosin (John Carpino) ; We're moving on (Oscar Brand & Short Arms) ; I'm in Korea (J.B. Lenoir) ; Robert Pierpoint under fire in Korea ; Heartbreak Ridge (Delmore Brothers) ; A heartsick soldier on Heartbreak Ridge (Ernest Tubb) ; Where the need is (the Four Lads with narration by Edward R. Murrow) ; Korean mud (Elton Britt) ; Request for blood donations (Howdy Doody) ; No news from home (Tommy (Weepin' and Cryin') Brown) ; Lost in Korea (Sherman "Blues" Johnson & his Clouds of Joy) ; From a foxhole (Jack Powers) ; A soldier's prayer (William Cook accompanied by the Marshall Brothers) ; Please say a prayer (for the boys over there) (Rocky Porter) ; Sad news from Korea (Lightnin' Hopkins) ; A brother in Korea (Sonny Osborne) ; From mother's arms to Korea (the Louvin Brothers) ; Wrap my body in Old Glory (Carl Sauceman & the Green Valley Boys) ; Red white and blue (Slim Rhodes) ; Rotation blues (Elton Britt) ; Pusan (Billy Mize) ; A prisoner of war (Jim Eanes) ; When I get back (Kay Kellum & his Dixie Ramblers) ; Somewhere in Korea (the Kalvin Brothers)
- 3. On the homefront: A GI writes to his kids : a posthumous letter ; Dear little girls (Red Foley) ; Daddy's last letter (Tex Ritter) ; Two letters (Tiny Hill) ; When they drop the atomic bomb (Jackie Doll & his Pickled Peppers) ; The Truman-MacArthur dispute that led the president to fire the general ; Oh! Mr. President (R.D. Henden with the Western Jamboree Cowboys) ; General of the Army Douglas MacArthur reports to Congress ; Old soldiers never die (Gene Autry) ; (Old generals never die) they just fade away (Jimmie Short & the Silver Saddle Ranch Boys) ; Fade away baby (Ray Snead) ; Rep. James E. Van Zandt supports the use of the atomic bomb in Korea ; Please Daddy, don't go to war ("Skeets" McDonald) ; Why does the Army need my daddy (George Simerly & his Tennesseans) ; God bless my daddy (Cecil Gant) ; Don't steal Daddy's medal (Oklahoma Sweethearts) ; God is on our side (Jimmie Heap & the Melody Masters) ; I'll be glad when it's over (over there) (the Dixie Ramblers) ; I'm prayin' for the day (when peace will come) (Roscoe Hankins) ; Heavenly Father (Edna McGriff) ; At mail call today (Gene Autry) ; A Dear John letter (Jean Shepard with recitation by Ferlin Husky) ; John's reply (Pete Lane & Bernice Stabile) ; Dear Joan (Jack Cardwell) ; Forgive me John (Jean Shepard with recitation by Ferlin Husky) ; Male call (Emitt Slay Trio) ; A letter from home (Hank Penny) ; I like Ike (the Promenade Band with male chorus) ; "I shall go to Korea..." General Eisenhower, October 24, 1952 ; Drive soldier drive (Little Maxie) ; Five star president (Eddie Kirk)
- 4. Peace and its legacies: President Eisenhower announces an armistice in Korea ; There's peace in Korea (Sister Rosetta Tharpe) ; Ike (the Revelers) ; The Korean story (Jimmie Osborne) ; The war is over (Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup) ; The war is over (Lightning Hopkins) ; Leavin' Korea (Soldier Boy Houston) ; Hello Maria (Jimmie Dale) ; Welcome home baby (King Perry Orchestra with vocal by Dell St. John) ; Back from Korea (Rose Brown & Jimmie Harris with Bubbles & his band) ; No more black nights (Dave Bartholomew) ; Back home (Jimmy Witherspoon) ; His new war bride (Margie Collins) ; Harry Holt brings Korean war orphans to Portland, Oregon ; The legend of Harry Holt (Kwan Li) ; The Iron Curtain has parted (Don Windle with band) ; Missing in action (Ernest Tubb) ; Returned from missing in action (Smilin' Jim Eanes & his Shenandoah Valley Boys) ; I'm still a prisoner (Billy Strange) ; Re-enlistment blues (Merle Travis) ; The red deck of cards (Red River Dave) ; I've changed my mind (and I'll go home again) (Eddie Hill) ; Purple heart (Jim & Jesse & the Virginia Boys) ; White cross in Korea (Don "Red" Barry) ; Korea's mountain northland (Marvin Rainwater) ; A white cross marks the grave (Carl Sauceman with the Green Valley Boys) ; The unknown soldier (Elton Britt) ; Searching for you, buddy (Red River Dave) ; Forgotten men (Don Reno, Red Smiley & the Tennessee Cutups) ; China nights = Shina no yoru (Dick Curless (the Rice Paddy Ranger)).
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- Title from container.
- American popular music from the Korean War era.
- Accompanying book by Hugo Keesing with Bill Geerhart contains program notes, lyrics, and discography.
- Most tracks recorded 1950-1954.
- Publisher Number
- BCD17518 Bear Family Productions
- 17518 Bear Family Productions
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