The 30th Annual Mountain Heritage Day Singing

Outreach Center Gymnasium, Western Carolina University
Cullowhee, Jackson County, North Carolina

Saturday, September 25, 2004

The morning session was sung from The Sacred Harp, 1991 edition. Singers often led two songs at a time.

32t, Corinth - Hugh McGraw
Opening Prayer, Mike Nichols
64, Nashville - Mr McGraw
114, Saint's Delight - Mike Nichols
128, The Promised Land

Mr Nichols introduced Dr James Dooley, retired Vice-Chancellor of the University, who welcomed the singers, and spoke in memory of Dr Eva Adcock, founder of the Mountain Heritage Day singing.

127, Green Fields - Dr Dooley
77b, Holcombe - John Hollingsworth
176t, Ragan
176b, Blooming Youth - John Plunkett
486, Beneficence
475, A Thankful Heart - Judy Mincey
59, Holy Manna - Henry Zittrouer
87, Sweet Canaan
46, Let Us Sing - Anita Landess
47b, Idumea
86, Poland - Dan Huger
34t, The Gospel Pool - Lee Rogers
454, The Better Land
222, Ocean - Ed Smith
75, I Would See Jesus
551, Jacob's Vision - Willie Israel
515, Federal Street
373, Homeward Bound - Barbara Denson
101t, Canaan's Land
49b, Mear - Jane Spencer
117, Babylon is Fallen
159, Wondrous Love - Carl Blozan
441, Raymond
148, Jefferson - Mary Baumeister
56b, Villulia
164, Duane Street - Meg Denson
388, The Happy Sailor
145b, Sweet Affliction - Mr McGraw
45t, New Britain - Hugh McGraw (for and with Jack Parrish)

Blessing, Dan Huger


The afternoon session was from The Christian Harmony (‘Carolina book’, 1873 facsimile, 1994 reprint), with some selections from The Christian Harmony ('Alabama book', Deason-Parris revision, 2002 printing) as noted (songs tagged with `AL').

61t, North Carolina - Dan Huger

Mike Nichols again welcomed the singers; as did Dr Dooley, who led 255t, Watchman.

214, Hosanna - Mr McGraw
23b, Evening Hymn - John Hollingsworth
51, Lonsdale - Will Peebles
198, Creation - Willie Israel
381A, Not Made with Hands - Ed Smith
353, Bower of Prayer
274 (AL), Mother Tell Me of the Angels - Ralph Parker
117, Angel Band
299, Green Meadows - Anne Lough
289b, Happy Land
70b, Brown - Dorothy Lane
215t, In That Morning
344, Morality - Edna Vickers
171t, Sessions - Jane Spencer
88, Pisgah
304, Blue Vale of Naucoochee - John Plunkett
67b, Dundee
339, Samanthra - Barbara Denson
89b, Northfield
208b, French Broad - Anita Landess
59b, Dove of Peace
55b, Idumea - Ken George
280t, Zion - Judy Mincey
50, Cranbrook
162t, Heavenly Light, or Eden - Lee Rogers
264, Harwell
249t, Green Fields - Greg Smith
248 (AL), Twilight is Falling
29 (AL), The Midnight Cry - Mike Nichols
367, David's Lamentation
148, Leander - Carl Blozan
217, Jerusalem - Willie Israel


200b, Parting Hand
Closing Prayer, John Hollingsworth

2004 Minutes listing
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10 October 2004

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