Maryland My Maryland
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|song name||Maryland My Maryland|
|releases||Unreleased, Stumpbox III The Ceaseless Screaming|
|first played||October 7, 1995 (5 known performances)|
|sung by||John Linnell|
- Only known recordings are live and performed with The Statesmen.
- "Maryland My Maryland", the official state song of Maryland, was originally a Confederate war song. This explains why before live performances Linnell sometimes said that the line "The tyrant's heel is on the shore" referred to Abraham Lincoln.
- This song takes its melody from O Tannenbaum.
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