Thank you to all the wonderful songwriters who have brought us these true stories to life in song and all the artists who have brought these real people and stories in history to life, so many years later. Thank you to album producer, Steve Gulley who helped keep the vision and direction for this album on point at all times. Thank you for the dedication and hard work to our historical content team, Jamie Lynn Brinkman, Carol Campbell at Lincoln Memorial University and Michelle Gantz from the Abraham Lincoln Museum at Lincoln Memorial University. Thank you to everyone who has encouraged us throughout this album project and have helped us get the word out to the right people including; Jim Lighthizer at the Civil War Trust, Dr. Gary Burchett at Lincoln Memorial University, Lisa Blair-Cox at Lincoln Memorial University, Larry Carter at Lincoln Memorial University, the Carter House in Franklin Tennessee. Last but not least, our Rural Rhythm team and family; Tony Spinosa, Sammy Passamano, III, Jennifer Passamano, Pam Passamano, Anthony Passamano, Rick Fowler, Penni McDaniel and Anthony Ladd.
Sam Passamano, II – Executive Producer