The 2nd Annual Singing on the River

Madison County Arts Center
Marshall, Madison County, North Carolina

Saturday, December 3, 2016

All selections from The Christian Harmony (‘Carolina book’, 1873 facsimile, 2015 Folk Heritage reprint).

Zack Allen and Laura Boosinger gave brief introductions and welcome.
George Peery gave the opening prayer.

58b, Primrose - Laura Boosinger
67b, Dundee - Zack Allen
277, Sweet Affliction - Claudia Dean
129b, Christmas - Julianne Wiley
61t, North Carolina - Dan Huger
128t, Ninety-Fifth - Joe Holbert
60t, Dunlaps Creek - June Jolley
264, Harwell - Chris Berg
118b, Lydia - Mary Baumeister, for Kitty Reusch
59t, Mear - Liz Smathers-Shaw
136, Sherburne - Maggie Lauterer and Justine Cefalu
26b, Ninety-Third - Don Wiley
208b, French Broad - Laura Boosinger


215t, In That Morning - Zack Allen
337t, Sweet Harmony - Claudia Dean
245t, Bozrah - Julianne Wiley
217, Jerusalem - Dan Huger
282, Friendship - Joe Holbert
88, Pisgah - June Jolley and Zeb Jolley
248b, Union - Chris Berg
249b, Adams - Mary Baumeister
55b, Idumea - Liz Smathers-Shaw
106, Sweet Rivers - Maggie Lauterer
367, David's Lamentation - Justine Cefalu
312, Penitence - Don Wiley


The Grace for lunch - Zack Allen.


157, Hallelujah - Laura Boosinger
369, Easter Anthem - Zack Allen
25b, Brimmer - Claudia Dean
77b, Cambridge - Julianne Wiley
258, Thorny Desert - Dan Huger
103b, Fish Pond - June Jolley
218t, Cookham - Chris Berg
360, The Saints Bound for Heaven - Mary Baumeister
255t, Watchman - Martha Hubert
204t, Prayer Meeting - Maggie Lauterer
76b, Night - Don Wiley
117, Angel Band - Brandon Johnson and Carlisle Grayson Johnson and Laura Boosinger


130b, Passing Away - Zack Allen
319, Weary Pilgrim - Claudia Dean
129t, Coronation - Dan Huger
70b, Brown - June Jolley, for Larry Beveridge
60b, China - Chris Berg
280t, Zion - Mary Baumeister, for TN, Gatlinburg, and Headrick Chapel
281b, Palmetto - Justine Cefalu
89b, Northfield - Maggie Lauterer
78b, New Britain - Zack Allen and Lois Porter
346, Star in the East - Laura Boosinger


1) Next year, Saturday before the first Sunday in December, this place.
2) Singing school: 8 April 2017, at the Shook-Smathers House in Clyde.
For more information and to register, see

105b, Resignation - requested by Lois Porter
200b, Parting Hand - as the closing song.
Zack Allen gave the closing prayer.

Chair—Zack Allen
Co-chair & Hospitality—Laura Boosinger
Arranging—Don Wiley
Minutes—Mary Baumeister

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December 2016

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