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Encyclopedia > Greetings From Cairo, Illinois
Greetings From Cairo, Illinois
Album cover
Album by Stace England
Released April 19, 2005
Recorded Spring - Fall 2004
Genre Folk, rock, country
Length 40 min 58 sec
Label Gnashville Sounds Records
Producer(s) Stace England, Mike Lescelius
Professional reviews
Stace England chronology
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Greetings From Cairo, Illinois
(2005)

Greetings From Cairo, Illinois (2005) is a concept album and historical album by Stace England with songs referencing the history of Cairo, Illinois from 1858 to 2005. The project encompassed five years of research and two years of writing and recording the music. Image File history File links GFCI-england. ... An album is a collection of related audio tracks, released together commercially in an audio format to the public. ... Stace England Stace England is a musician from Cobden, Illinois in the United States. ... April 19 is the 109th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (110th in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A music genre is a category (or genre) of pieces of music that share a certain style or basic musical language (van der Merwe 1989, p. ... Folk can refer to a number of different things: It can be short for folk music, or, for folksong, or, for folklore; it may be a word for a specific people, tribe, or nation, especially one of the Germanic peoples; it might even be a calque on the related German... // Rock may refer to: Geology Rock (geology), a substance composed of minerals. ... Look up Country in Wiktionary, the free dictionary In political geography and international politics a country is a political entity with its own territory and citizens, subject to international law. ... This article contains information that has not been verified. ... The second (symbol: s) is the SI base unit of time. ... A record label is a brand created by companies that specialize in manufacturing, distributing and promoting audio and video recordings, on various formats including compact discs, LPs, DVD-Audio, SACDs, and cassettes. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) is (among many other tasks) primarily responsible for completing a master recording so that it is fit for mass production and commercial release. ... Stace England Stace England is a musician from Cobden, Illinois in the United States. ... The Village Voice is a New York City-based weekly newspaper featuring investigative articles, analysis of current affairs and culture, arts reviews and events listings for New York City. ... NPR logo NPR redirects here. ... De Volkskrant is a Dutch newspaper. ... HARP magazine is a print and online magazine that provides in-depth information on current music, mainly the adult album alternative genre, which encompasses a large variety of music. ... The VPRO (originally an acronym for Vrijzinnig Protestantse Radio Omroep, or free-thinking protestant radio broadcasting company, but since long the acronym has been kept but its meaning dropped) was established in the Netherlands in 1926 as a religious broadcasting organization, linked to the protestant pillar. ... Stace England Stace England is a musician from Cobden, Illinois in the United States. ... 2003 (MMIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sgt. ... Stace England Stace England is a musician from Cobden, Illinois in the United States. ... Entering Cairo, Illinois. ...


The songs concern people, places and things throughout Cairo's history including Ulysses S. Grant, the American Civil War, blues music, lynching, the Great Migration (African American), Civil Rights struggles, vigilante groups, Jesse Jackson, political corruption, economic decline and hope for renewal. Ulysses S. Grant (April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was the 18th President of the United States (1869–1877). ... The American Civil War (1861–1865) was fought in North America within the United States of America, between twenty-three mostly northern states of the Union and the Confederate States of America, a coalition of eleven southern states that declared their independence and claimed the right of secession from the... This article needs copyediting (checking for proper English spelling, grammar, usage, tone, style, and voice). ... Lynching , usually murder, conceived by its perpetrators as extra-legal execution, or used as a terrorist method of enforcing social domination. ... The Migration - In every town Negroes were leaving by the hundreds to go North and enter into Northern industry Jacob Lawrence, (1940–41) The Great Migration is a term used to describe the mass migration of African Americans from the southern United States to the industrial centers of the Northeast... Civil rights or positive rights are those legal rights retained by citizens and protected by the government. ... There is no absolute definition of a vigilante. ... Jesse Jackson The Reverend Jesse Louis Jackson Sr. ... In broad terms, political corruption is the misuse of public (governmental) power for illegitimate, usually secret, private advantage. ... Hope is a belief that desirable things are obtainable regardless of the remoteness of the probabilities. ...


Track listing

  1. "Goin' Down to Cairo" - 1:54
  2. "Cairo Blues" - 3:52
  3. "Grant Slept Here" - 3:25
  4. "Equal Opportunity Lynch Mob" - 3:56
  5. "The North Starts In Cairo" - 3:29
  6. "Far From The Tree" - 4:04
  7. "White Hats" - 4:54
  8. "Jesse's Comin' to Town" - 4:58
  9. "Buy My Votes" - 3:34
  10. "Prosperity Train" - 3:02
  11. "Can't We All Get Along" - 3:46

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