by Max Barry

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Region: The Vincence Empire

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Ferneus wrote:
[] April 17, 1890. [] To Dixie's Land I'm Bound To Travel [] Charleston, South Carolina.[]
Intense leaps have been made in the technology of the world, with the technology of recording voices and music being one of the many technologies that have been brought to life by the later half of the 19th century. The Confederacy has seen the potential of these technology, using phonographs and other recording popular Confederate songs to be played for public events or to help boost morale among soldiers. The very first of these songs to be recorded was the countries national anthem, "I Wish I Was In Dixie's Land", recorded by the newly established Charleston Philharmonic Society and Orchestra with lyrics provided by W.A Cole. The entire song went as follows:

"O, I wish I was in the land of cotton
Old times there are not forgotten
Look away! Look away!
Look away! Dixie Land.

In Dixie Land where I was born in
Early on one frosty mornin'
Look away! Look away!
Look away! Dixie Land.

O, I wish I was in Dixie!
Hooray! Hooray!
In Dixie Land I'll take my stand
To live and die in Dixie
Away, away,
Away down south in Dixie!

Old Missus marry Will, the weaver,
William was a gay deceiver
Look away! Look away!
Look away! Dixie Land.

But when he put his arm around her
He smiled as fierce as a forty pounder
Look away! Look away!
Look away! Dixie Land.

O, I wish I was in Dixie!
Hooray! Hooray!
In Dixie Land I'll take my stand
To live and die in Dixie
Away, away,
Away down south in Dixie!

His face was sharp as a butcher's cleaver
But that did not seem to grieve her
Look away! Look away!
Look away! Dixie Land.

Old Missus acted the foolish part
And died for a man that broke her heart
Look away! Look away!
Look away! Dixie Land.

O, I wish I was in Dixie!
Hooray! Hooray!
In Dixie Land I'll take my stand
To live and die in Dixie
Away, away,
Away down south in Dixie!"

This song was released on records not long after, and is being sold to other countries who may have an interest in the song. Soon after, other popular Confederate songs such as Bonnie Blue Flag, Battle Cry of Freedom, and God Save the South are recorded and sold as well. As a result of these recordings, the Confederacy officially joins the larger musical community alongside Britain, France, and Germany.

Nice anthem! Spoiler it next time though.

Haruhi Japan and Boombaya

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