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Dearest Home

Dearest Home

Folk / Civil War Era Music / Appalachian Gettysburg, PA  US
The Nightingale
The Nightingale
Farewell, Sweet Mary
Farewell, Sweet Mary
The Battle Cry of Freedom, 1864 edition--recorded live
The Battle Cry of Freedom, 1864 edition--recorded live
"The Picture on the Wall," Henry Clay Work
"The Picture on the Wall," Henry Clay Work
Father, Dear Father
Father, Dear Father


Common Ground on Seminary Ridge



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  • Elaine Peacock (Artist)
    Elaine Peacock
    Awesome!! So enjoyed listening! Beautiful voices .... Nightingale....Love your music! Blessings!
  • DJ Antonio (Artist)
    DJ Antonio
    Your music sounds great i can picture all your music played on all the radio stations in Spain. Turning up the volume!!!
  • CHIMERA (Artist)
    On Easter day I wish you much love and great music further .
    Awesome stuff!!!
  • Chuck and Patty (Artist)
    Chuck and Patty
    Don't hear enough of this type of music. Like going back in time and hearing the best of an Era.
  • Jody Vanesky & Groove Time! (Artist)
    Jody Vanesky & Groove Time!
    Love the historic songs! Very enjoyable.


  • Dearest Home at home, 2013
  • Dearest Home, 2013, serious


Beth Folkemer

Multi-Instrumentalist, Vocals

Chuck Krepley


Stephen Folkemer


Margaret Folkemer


Chris Barnabei



Sounds Like: 2nd South Carolina String Band, atwater~donnelly, Carolina Chocolate Drops

Label: Independent

Bio: Dearest Home
Authenticity and Originality in Perfect Harmony
“If ‘home is where the heart is,’ then the singers and musicians who together make up Dearest Home have clearly poured their hearts into their new self-titled album. Deeply steeped in the traditional music of Pennsylvania, my own home s...See Full Bio

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Twitter_icon_for_status: RT @StMarysWarwick: Great to host the @warwickfolkfest service last Sunday with @DearestHomeband and #Toronto Morris Men. Thanks to everyon


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Dearest Home's Album Press Release
Oct 31, 2013

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Feb 2, 2013

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Q: I bought 2 of your CDs in Gettysburg last weekend, would like to get one more. How can I go about that? barbaraneel45@gmail.com

A: Hi Barbara, We're glad you are enjoying the CDs! You can purchase more by emailing us directly at info@dearesthome.com, or by going to CDBaby or Amazon.com. There are buttons on the left side of this page, and links near the bottom right of the text on or main website welcome page. Thanks again!

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