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Bobby Horton

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Bobby Horton is 1 of 2 music artists with this name to emerge from the town of Birmingham, AL, through the 20th hundred years and establish worldwide reputations. Historic eras in addition to interests distinct them within the methods a popular name cannot. As the jazz trombonist acknowledged as both Robert Horton and Bobby Horton started employed in the ’20s for the big-band and dance-band picture, multi-instrumentalist Bobby Horton began recording songs through the American Civil Battle in the middle-’80s. Greater than a dozen such produces later, he’s considered a specialist in this period of music and beyond that something of the overdubbing genius. He performs choices like a trio, a quartet, etc, making use of some 14 different tools connected with traditional music, like the Dobro as well as the harmonica. An enormous audience became subjected to Horton’s are area of the series The Civil Battle developed by Ken Melts away, and he offers continued to focus on additional documentaries, his shows never failing woefully to correctly evoke a period and place. Video gaming arranged on bloody American battlefields of way back when likewise have commissioned recordings from Horton. Like a live participant, he in addition has been energetic in Birmingham organizations including Three on the String and leading Porch String Music group.

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Full Name Bobby Horton
Height 1.83 m
Profession Film Score Composer
Parents Meade Howard Horton, Chetta McMurrin
Music Songs Maryland My Maryland, Hood's Old Brigade, Rose of Alabama, Everybody's Dixie, Riding a Raid, Wearing of the Gray, Jine the Cavalry, Confederate Song, The Cross of the South, The Yellow Rose of Texas, Oh, I'm a Good Old Rebel, General Forrest, a Confederate, Dixie, The Rebel Soldier, The John Hunt Morgan Song, The Homespun Dress, Stonewall Jackson's Way, Richmond Is a Hard Road to Travel, Battle Cry of Freedom, The Bonnie Blue Flag, God Save the South, Southern Birthright, The Upidee Song, Land of Rest, The Cavalier's Glee, The March of the Southern Men, The Southern Soldier Boy, Ye Cavaliers of Dixie, Dixie, the Land of King Cotton, All Quiet Along the Potomac Tonight, Old Abe Lies Sick, Old Abe's Lament
Albums Homespun Songs of the C.S.A., Volume 1, Homespun Songs of the Union Army, Volume 1, Homespun Songs of the Patriots in the American Revolution, Homespun Songs of the C.S.A., Volume 5, Homespun Songs of the C.S.A., Volume 3, Homespun Songs of the C. S. A., Volume 4, Homespun Songs of Stephen Foster, Homespun Songs of the Union Army, Volume 2, Homespun Songs of the Apostle Islands, Homespun Songs of the Union Army, Volume 3, Homespun Songs of the Christmas Season, Homespun Songs of the Union Army, Volume 4, Homespun Songs of the C.S.A., Volume 2, Homespun Songs of the Great Smoky Mountains, Civil War: The Untold Story, Homespun Songs of the Badlands, Homespun Songs of the Confederate States of America, Homespun Songs of the C. S. A., Volume 6, Homespun Songs of Faith: 1861-1865, Volume 2
Movies Rebel Love
TV Shows Wagon Train, A Man Called Shenandoah, NBC Matinee Theater, Wagon Train: TV Classic, Kings Row


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Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Address 2014 TV Movie documentary musician: guitar
The National Parks: America's Best Idea TV Mini-Series documentary music arranger - 6 episodes, 2009 musician - 1 episode, 2009
Mark Twain 2001 TV Movie documentary music arranger / musician
Frank Lloyd Wright 1998 Documentary music arranger / score instrumentalist
Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery 1997 TV Special documentary orchestrator
Baseball 1994 TV Mini-Series documentary musician - 8 episodes

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Dust Bowl 2012 TV Mini-Series documentary arranger: "Pretty Polly", "Shady Grove/I Will Arise" / writer: "Made Up Tune", "Dobro", "Impending Menace"
The Battle of Shiloh 2012 Video documentary performer: "The Bonnie Blue Flag", "Everybody's Dixie", "The Yellow Rose of Texas", "The Rebel Soldier", "Rose of Alabama", "Long Ago"
Waitress 2007 writer: "SLIPPIN' THE MICKEY", "TEXAS TWILIGHT"
Reeker 2005 writer: "I Can't Believe You Don't Believe"
Mark Twain 2001 TV Movie documentary writer: "Melody No. 9", "Home To Stay"

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kennesaw: One Last Mountain 2013 Documentary
Shiloh: Fiery Trial 2012 Documentary
Kathryn, the Story of a Teller 2004 Documentary
Rebel Love 1985
Corinth Crossroads: A Town Amidst War 2013 Short

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Corinth Crossroads: A Town Amidst War 2013 Short Reenactor

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Village Music 2009 Short co-producer

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