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Southern Traditonal Singers
The Social Harp: Early American Shape Note Songs

Singing school
Jolly Soldier
Wake Up
The Beggar
Heavenly Meeting
Zion's Walls
O Save the Royal Band
Few Days
Weeping Mary
Come, Tell me of Your Ship
Heavenly King
The Traveller
To the Land

Leading Sacred Harp singers from Georgia and Alabama, led by Hugh McGraw, perform songs from the 1855 work The Sacred Harp. This collection by John Gordan McCurry (a farmer and singing master rom upper Georgia) was neglected for over a century. This album is one of the few in which any of the 19th century shape note compositions can be heard in their original three-voice settings.

Item code: 8669C | 1 CD | $15.95 add item to cart
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