Listen to “Fall of Charleston” by Shovels & Rope

Shovels & Ropes have lent their talents to a Civil War-inspired compilation album from ATO Records. Divided & United will be released on November 6th and will include the local duo's contribution, "Fall of Charleston."

The song, which actually originated during the war, follows the 1865 Confederate evacuation of the Holy City. To listen to Shovels & Rope's incarnation of the tune, click here.

The Charleston City Paper dug up some history and the lyrics to "Fall of Charleston," which you can read here.

Divided & United will also feature artists like Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton, the Carolina Chocolate Drops, T Bone Burnett, Vince Gill and Old Crow Medicine Show.

 

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