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'Upriver' Performs Music of Civil War

Reported by: Ian Preston
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Updated: 2/16/2013 9:14 pm
        The Appalachian duo 'Upriver' were in Madison County this weekend taking audiences back to the Civil War period in the US's history, by performing songs as they were performed back in the 1800's.

      The band performs songs from the time period just as they were performed more than 150 years ago.

      The songs were popular folk songs from both the North and South.

      The band says they wanted to perform the music this way to bring the tragedy of the Civil War into the focus of their audiences.

 
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