Grammy-award winning music producer Christopher King is known for putting together definitive musical collections from the early 20th century. His latest release is a CD of popular war recordings entitled 'Bloody War: Songs 1924-1939'.
It was a chance, King says, to expose folk and country music buffs and others to war songs from Civil War, the Spanish-American War, and World War I, which differed greatly from most modern tunes about bloody conflicts.
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