12th Annual South Carolina Singing in Memory of William Walker

Burwell Building, Wofford College
Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, South Carolina

Saturday, March 18, 2006

All selections from The Sacred Harp, 1991 edition and The Christian Harmony (‘Carolina book’, 1873 facsimile, 1994 reprint).
Leaders sometimes led two or more songs at a time.

Mr. McGraw got stuck in traffic in Atlanta, so the short Singing School was offered by Dan Huger who then led from The Christian Harmony:
78b, New Britain
281b, Palmetto
and then led from The Sacred Harp:
49t, Old Hundred

Short break

The class was welcomed to Wofford College by Dr. Doyle Boggs, Exec. Dir. of Communications for the college.
Election of officers:
Dan Huger, Chairman
Mary Baumeister, Secretary

Mr. McGraw opened the singing with 49b, Mear, from The Sacred Harp.

Opening prayer: Dan Huger

First session sung from The Christian Harmony:

120t, The Lonesome Dove - Mary Baumeister
129t, Coronation - Chris Wilhelm
144b, Walk with God - John Hollingsworth
381A, Not Made with Hands - Ken George
116t, The Finest Flower - David Carlton
130b, Passing Away - Steve Walker
117, Angel Band - Adam Lockamy
223t, Hendon - Bobbi Albert
249t, Green Fields - Bill Burns


Second session from The Sacred Harp (unless noted otherwise):

99, Gospel Trumpet - Dan Huger
178, Africa - Holly Corbett
40, Lenox - Walter Hartley
282, I'm Going Home - Jonathon Smith
373, Homeward Bound - Amanda Denson
345b, I'm On My Journey Home, with Colin Denson Brady
"You Are My Sunshine", for Emily Brady, Miss Amanda's granddaughter
114, Saint's Delight - John Hollingsworth
155, Northfield - Carolyn Roberts
145b, Sweet Affliction - Hugh McGraw
569b, Sacred Throne - Henry Zittrouer
29t, Fairfield - Bonnie West
145t, Warrenton - Adam Lockamy
47b, Idumea
539, Supplication - Mary Baumeister Blessing: Mr. McGraw


First afternoon session from The Christian Harmony:

261t, The Good Shepherd - Dan Huger
215t, In That Morning - Caroline Parsons
214, Hosanna
51, Lonsdale (by request of John Hollingsworth)
369, Easter Anthem - David Carlton
381D, Holy Manna - Dan Huger
299, Green Meadows

Second afternoon session from The Sacred Harp:

117, Babylon is Fallen - Jonathon Smith
335, Return Again
480, Redemption
481, Novakoski - Holly Corbett
361, Loving Jesus
146, Hallelujah - Walter Hartley
147t, Boylston
58, Pisgah - Ken George
159, Wondrous Love
45t, New Britain - Rachel Haynie
524, The Twenty-Third Psalm - Hugh McGraw
504, Wood Street - Caroline Parsons
225t, Reynolds (with help from Mr. McGraw)
497, Natick - Gene Crenshaw
496, The Rock That is Higher Than I - David Carlton
547, Granville - Gene Crenshaw

Dismissal prayer by Dr. Doyle Boggs.

The class adjourned to Magnolia Cemetery, to William Walker's Grave
341 (CHw), The Lone Pilgrim - Hugh McGraw
300 (SH), Calvary - Walter Hartley
Closing prayer: Elaine (Catherine) Sullivan

Minutes - Mary Baumeister and Caroline Parsons

The weather was clear and cool; we had some 80 people present.

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