The 31st Annual Mountain Heritage Day Singing

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

Saturday, September 24, 2005

The morning session was sung from The Sacred Harp, 1991 edition.
As a substantial minority of singers were using loaner books, the singing essentially was sung from the 1971 revision.
Singers often led two songs at a time.

Mr Hugh McGraw gave introductory and explanatory remarks, then led 49t, Old Hundred. He then called the following leaders:
56b, Villulia - Mary Baumeister
48b, Kedron - Dan Huger
209, Evening Shade
49b, Mear - Ed Smith
147t, Boylston
148, Jefferson - Willie Israel
551, Jacob's Vision

Dr James Dooley, Emeritus Chair of the WCU Music Department, welcomed the class, and remembered particularly Dr Eva Adcock, who founded the MHD Singing 31 years ago. He then led 127, Green Fields.
58, Pisgah - Will Peebles
45t, New Britain
63, Coronation - Mike Nichols
569b, Sacred Throne - Jane Spencer
107, Russia - Steve Walker
101t, Canaan's Land - Barbara Denson
373, Homeward Bound
81t, Beach Spring - John Plunkett
454, The Better Land - Lee Rogers
59, Holy Manna - Carl Johnson
129, Heavenly Armor
182, Newburgh - Eddie Ma
85, The Morning Trumpet - Trevor Lanier
312b, Restoration (First) - Michael Spencer
300, Calvary - Judy Mincey
335, Return Again - Caroline Parsons
70b, Save, Mighty Lord - Lucy Sandidge
84, Amsterdam
515, Federal Street - Willie Israel
452, Martin - Ken George
539, Supplication - Mary Baumeister
86, Poland - Dan Huger
87, Sweet Canaan - Hugh McGraw
Blessing, Gary Poe


The afternoon session was sung from The Christian Harmony (‘Carolina book’, 1873 facsimile, 1994 reprint).
Dr Dooley greeted the class, and led song on page 255t, Watchman.
61t, North Carolina - Dan Huger
208b, French Broad
60b, China - Willie Israel
140, Edom
151, Sweet Prospect - Mary Baumeister
206b, Supplication
214, Hosanna - Hugh McGraw
50, Cranbrook - Judy Mincey
136, Sherburne - Ed Smith
264, Harwell
51, Lonsdale - Will Peebles
103b, Fish Pond
207t, Windham - Homer Smith
215t, In That Morning - Caroline Parsons
159t, The Saint's Delight
204t, Prayer Meeting - Ken George
245t, Bozrah - Jane Spencer
279, Oliphant - Lucy Sandidge
68t, Barby - Mike Nichols
250, Realms of the Blest
162t, Heavenly Light, or Eden - Lee Rogers
198, Creation
77b, Cambridge - Chris Wilhelm
360, The Saints Bound for Heaven
127, Ocean - Eddie Mash
67b, Dundee
89b, Northfield - Steve Walker
235, Faithful Soldier
381A, Not Made with Hands
234, The Singing Christian - John Plunkett
110t, Volunteers - Edna Vickers
248b, Union - Willie Israel
200b, Parting Hand
Closing Prayer, John Plunkett

Minutes, Caroline Parsons

2005 Minutes listing
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October 2005

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