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Tango0103 Aug 2017 11:54 a.m. PST

…Fredericksburg by Iced Earth.

"The Metal band Iced Earth released a song today that of all things is about the charge of the Irish Brigade at Marye's Heights at Fredericksburg. Called "Clear the Way" it has the virtues and faults of the genre…"
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Extrabio1947 Supporting Member of TMP03 Aug 2017 3:27 p.m. PST

I'm not a fan of Metal overall, but the lyrics are those of a poet. It's going to sound strange, but with a bit of rearranging, Celtic Woman could make this song into something very special.

badger2203 Aug 2017 6:25 p.m. PST

Freaking cool many thanks

teramaze03 Aug 2017 6:38 p.m. PST

on the Album called The Glorious Burden by Iced Earth the have three songs on the battle of Gettysburg. The Song are The Devil to pay, Hold at all Costs, and High Water Mark.

badger2203 Aug 2017 6:54 p.m. PST

Thanks for that. I went looking and found 7 headed Bleeped text instead. Glad t see they have several songs about ACW

Trajanus04 Aug 2017 8:51 a.m. PST

I guess the original Fág an Bealach (Faugh A Ballagh as popularly written around the Civil War, is an Anglicised version) wouldn't have scanned too well.

Tango0104 Aug 2017 11:20 a.m. PST

A votre service mon ami!. (smile)


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John Miller09 Aug 2017 2:22 p.m. PST

Great!!! Thanks Tango, John Miller

Personal logo John the Greater Supporting Member of TMP09 Aug 2017 3:35 p.m. PST

I like that. By amazing coincidence, I reenact with the 28th Massachusetts – 4th regiment of the Irish Brigade.

Tango0110 Aug 2017 11:31 a.m. PST

Glad you enjoyed it too my friends!. (smile)


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