- Worshipping God Together Through Song -- "One of the greatest privileges we have as a congregation is to praise God together in song."
- “There Are More Singings Now Than Ever Before”: Hugh McGraw Addresses the Harpeth Valley Singers -- "However, the old tradition is still carried on just like our grandfathers carried it on before us, and I don’t think that will ever change."
- The Story of the Speer Ladies -- "Lena Brock Speer was never known as anything less than the foremost matron of gospel music. To all of her fans and peers, she was simply “Mom”."
- Sisters In Song; Women Hymn Writers by Leslie Clay -- Google Book online
- Rosa Nell Speer Powell Passes Away -- "Rosa Nell was known for her excellence in convention-style piano playing, and played weekly at the First Church of the Nazarene in Decherd, Tennessee, until shortly before her death."
- Praise in the Congregation -- "True praise can only and ever be found as it is first given to men as a token of the presence of HIS SPIRIT. Only the SPIRIT of GOD can cause men to render true praise."
- Obituary for Hugh Winfred McGraw -- "There wasn't a Sacred Harp singing he didn't enjoy traveling to and made it a priority to always be attending one!"
- In the Footsteps of Lee Andrew McGraw -- "Lee was an active singer and leader by the early 1900s."
- How Should We Sing -- "In my own opinion, a strong case can indeed be built for not using musical instruments in the assembly of the saints...Yet..."
- Gospel Gothic radio show -- "Gospel Gothic explores faith through the themes of Americana music. Listen is as we talk about sin, grace, and redemption as we intertwine religion and Americana."
- Cana’s Voice Takes Center Stage at National Day of Prayer Dinner -- "StowTown Records’ fast-rising powerhouse group was honored to sing during a special performance May 2, as the featured musical act for The National Day of Prayer Dinner at the Reagan Building in Washington D.C."
- An American in Paris: Sacred Harp France 2017 -- "When counting on fingers, French and Americans differ. Where an American would hold up index-middle-ring fingers for 1-2-3, the French extend thumb-index-middle fingers."
Thursday, June 01, 2017
Worshipping God Together, and other music links
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