Poets & Patriots (2-CD)
Record Label: Star Spangled Music Foundation
Release Date: February 1, 2014
Music historian Mark Clague teams up with choral director Jerry Blackstone to present 37 different tracks for a “tuneful history” of the United States national anthem. This 2-disc det tells the history of “The Star-Spangled Banner” from broadside ballad to national anthem, tracing the melody from its inception to mainstream popularity.