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GUEST,John Garst H.L. Mencken on Shape Note (5) RE: H.L. Mencken on Shape Note 07 Mar 06

I think that the "steam calliope/peasant chorus" quote actually belongs to Alan Lomax, not Mencken. I have a vague recollection that Mencken may have characterized Sacred Harp singing as "whining."

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