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The Wabash

"On the Banks of the Wabash,
Far Away"

Justin Hoeppner

"Wabash Bird"
Roxie Randle

"I’m Gonna Float My Boat, Right Back to Terre Haute"
Will Foraker

"River Run"
Dicky James and the Blue Flames

"A Day on the Wabash"
Tom Roznowski

"They Gonna Wash Away"
Crow Cannons

"Terre Haute Waltz"
David Hanners

"Wabash Cannonball"
Diamond Hill Station

"Drive Me Home"
Yearbook Committee

"She Was Born in Indiana Where the Wabash River Flows"
Brent McPike and Solly Burton

"Life Flows By, In the Wabash"
Judson Hill

"If It Wasn’t for the Wabash River"
Faron Glenn and the Midwest Playboys

"On the Banks of the Wabash,
Far Away"

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    "The Wabash" CD Cover
 

The Wabash is a collection of songs about the Wabash River sung by musicians with roots in the Wabash Valley of West Central Indiana and East Central Illinois. Both The Wabash and The Wabash: Volume II were produced to raise funds for “The Paul Dresser Project” which will honor the world-renowned composer and Terre Haute native, with a sculpture near his boyhood home in Fairbanks Park. The installation and dedication are planned for June 2014.  Art Spaces anticipates that this sculpture honoring this world renowned cultural treasure  will become a destination site, attracting visitors as well as residents and students. Dresser's best known work, “On the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away,” was adopted as the state song of Indiana in 1913.

The Wabash River spans the entire state of Indiana and along with its rivers and streams provides drinking water to 72 percent of Indiana counties and drains two-thirds of the State. The river, which is historically important and immortalized in song, is one of Indiana’s most valuable natural resources. All of the Wabash Valley’s residents, starting with the original Native American inhabitants and continuing through the twentieth century, settled her because of the Wabash. This CD honors an important American waterway and the people that live hear it. For more information on the river or 2013 Year of the River, a year-long celebration of the Wabash, go to www.2013yearoftheriver.com.

See press release

News Articles:

Singer-songwriter: Hutsonville native to perform in hometown

Album in praise of Wabash River selling 'incredibly well'

'The Wabash' varies in style, pace, heritage and feeling

In tune with the Wabash

Diamond Hill Station plans fan day

The Artists

Information about The Wabash, Volume II

 

To purchaseThe Wabash, visit:

in Terre Haute
Arts Illiana
Barnes & Noble at ISU
Boo's Crossroads Cafe and Corner Grind
Headstone Friends

in Bloomington
Howard's Bookstore
Landlocked Music

in Lafayette
Tippecanoe Arts Federation

on-line
CD Baby


For more information, e-mail: info@wabashvalleyartspaces.com

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