Much like Santa Anna, we were sleeping at the switch on Monday and missed San Jacinto Day. In belated honor of that anniversary, we’ll post this free mp3 of my late buddy and LaMarque native David Schnaufer playing the mountain dulcimer and guitar instrumental “Santa Anna’s Retreat” from his album Dulcimer Player Deluxe.
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and give it a spin on the old battleground some day. At two minutes, 25 seconds, seven consecutive plays would take you through the duration of the battle. – John Nova Lomax