“The Stranger” by The Squid Jiggers

I think you will agree that the story of a fallen Confederate soldier mistakenly sent to Gray, Maine, where he continues to be remembered by the community is perfect material for a sesquicentennial-inspired song.

[Uploaded to Vimeo on December 2, 2013]

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2 comments… add one
  • Neil Hamilton Dec 3, 2013 @ 15:56

    I cannot help but notice the vast difference in treatment and attitude of this fallen and misplaced Confederate soldier and the one given in the ideal of raising a monument to Union dead at Olustee, Florida.

    Sincerely,
    Neil Hamilton

  • Chris Coleman Dec 3, 2013 @ 4:26

    A poignant tale and a beautiful song. I never heard of Squid Jiggers before this, but they deserve wider recognition.

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