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The Civil Wars

New Music from The Civil Wars

by Rita Houston

There was a quite a reaction last November when The Civil Wars abruptly announced that they were splitting up. The duo had fast and true success with their debut album, Barton Hollow, and at FUV we were fans from the start.

Since the breakup, they've promised — and now delivered — new songs that they'd already recorded. Here is a premeire of a second song from their soon-to-be-released eponoymous collection, "Dust to Dust."

The Civil Wars - Words and Music - 2011

by Claudia Marshall
Photo by Robert Ramirez (CC BY-ND 2.0)

Joy Williams and John Paul White call themselves The Civil Wars, and as a musical duo, they received immediate accolades for their debut album, 'Barton Hollow.' Host Claudia Marshall gets the story of how a 'blind date' writing session in Nashville got things started, as The Civil Wars visit FUV's Studio A for a conversation and performance. [2/16/11]