Mudcat Café message #1814411 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #93966   Message #1814411
Posted By: Ron Davies
20-Aug-06 - 09:56 AM
Thread Name: Johnny Cash: The Kitsch of Death!
Subject: RE: Johnny Cash: The Kitsch of Death!
In fact the vast majority of upbeat Sacred Harp songs are about death--and there are a lot. It seems clear a lot of people in the 19th century were looking forward to the next world.

Their lives must have been quintessentially Hobbesian.