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Old Songs Festival

Altamont New York Fair Grounds

June 27, 1998

A one hour book singing was held from 4:00-5:00 p.m. in the Dutch Barn at the Altamont New York Fairgrounds as part of the Old Songs Festival.

Eric Bean called the session to order by leading song on page 34b. Leaders: Peter Amidon 430; Dan Hertzler 287; Dick Levine 300; Harriet Carter 551; Jim Ulrich 186; Laura Densmore 228; George Seiler 480; Janet Shipman 198; Gerry Hoffman 384; Mitzie Collins 84; Adrian Mariano 504; Jean Seiler 142; Nancy Crawford 313b; Ginnie Ely 454; Michael Kaye 569b; Joni Seidenstein 178; Margaret Crowl 361; Barbara Swetman 277; Peter Amidon 269; Dick Levine 344; Dan Hertzler 65; Harriet Carter 268; Jim Ulrich 299; Laura Densmore 163b; George Seiler 146; Janet Shipman 236. By request Ginnie Ely led the class in singing “Happy Birthday” to Mike using “Lenox” as the tune. The session was closed with Eric Bean leading song on page 267.

Co-Chairmen—Peter Amidon and Eric Bean; Secretary and Arranging—Barbara Swetman.