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glueman Shape Note Singing (28) RE: Shape Note Singing 19 Jul 11

An interview with Alan Lomax from the early 1980s. He makes some interesting points regarding the history of the tunes and the way secular and sacred leapfrog one another to create the Sacred Harp we have today. Also prescient on the 'future' popularity of shape note singing.

Alan Lomax on Sacred Harp

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