Minutes of Sacred Harp Singings

Find in all years, or only checked years:



Or, view 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 or all years.

Song use statistics are also available.


Athens Bicentennial Old Harp Singing

Sandy Creek Park, Athens, Georgia

Saturday, October 6, 2001

The Athens Bicentennial Old Harp Singing was held in conjunction with the Northeast Georgia Folk Festival at the Visitors Center of Sandy Creek Park in Athens, Georgia.

Lee Rogers opened the first portion of the singing from the Social Harp with songs on pages 114 and 86. Hugh McGraw gave a synopsis of the tradition and history.

All selections in the first session are from the “Social Harp.”

Leaders: John Plunkett 169, 60; Judy Mincey 191, 19t; John Garst 35, 37 (t? b?); Don Bowen 53, 87; Andy Anderson 118t, 190b (?); Amanda Denson 56 (t? b?), 57; Bob Goodman 90, 79b.

RECESS

The class resumed with singing from “The Sacred Harp, 1991 Edition.

Leaders: Lee Rogers and Phil Brunyan 155, 192; John Plunkett 452, 225t; Judy Mincey 410t, 50b; Liz Bryant 49b, 270; Mandy Brady 276, 40; Wesley Haley 34b, 63; Laura Akerman 111b, 149; Charlene Wallace 99, 441; John Garst 274t, 159; Tim Haley 117, 282; Amanda Denson 189, 365.

LUNCH

The class sang from the book of the leader’s choice for the afternoon session. Songs from the Social Harp are marked.

Leaders: Lee Rogers 32 (ScH), 34 (ScH); Hugh McGraw 228 (ScH); Andy Anderson 479, 39t; Carlene Griffin 146, 448b; Judy Mincey 448t, 480; Bob Goodman 66, 36b; Don Bowen 39b, 48t; John Plunkett 159 (ScH); Laura Akerman 200 (ScH); Liz Bryant 122; Sylvia McLaurin and Ann McLaurin 503; Liz Bryant and Jenna Collins 145t; Tim Haley 384.

Lee Rogers, John Plunkett, and Judy Mincey closed the singing with 56t. Hugh McGraw dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—Lee Rogers; Secretary—Judy Mincey.