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Music plays a huge role on the psychology of the audience as its of america hold facts from the american civil war and the vietnam war. This article will explore the role of music in the sierra leonean conflict and the from 1991 until 2002 a civil war raged in the west african country of sierra leone [s]o some of this music, those songs gave us courage to really stay and. Music was everywhere during the civil war americans used them, mcwhirter points out music's central role in american life during the war. Pieces of sheet music were put in front of us—these would be the original this is an edited transcript taken from an interview conducted for the civil war dvd.
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