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.


Dutch Treat Singing

Shady Grove Primitive Baptist Church, Winston County, Alabama

January 2, 1999

The annual Sacred Harp Dutch Treat Singing was held at Shady Grove Primitive Baptist Church in Winston County, Alabama on the first Sunday in January. The class was called to order by Kermit Adams leading song on page 77t. The morning prayer was offered by Glenn Keeton.

The class was organized with the following officers elected or appointed: Chairman—Kermit Adams; Vice Chairman—Travis Keeton; Secretary—Pernie Pelfrey; Arranging Committee—Josie Hyde.

Leaders: Kermit Adams 183; Odie Horton 192; Johnny Humber 208, 283; Gene Wakefield 284, 168; Coy Ivey 222, 63; John Bayer 278b, 278t; Willodean Barton 82 (t? b?), 454; Sarah Harcrow 127, 37b.

RECESS

Travis Keeton brought the class to order leading songs on pages 128 and 200. Leaders: Arnold Moore 460; Flarce Creel 475, 389; Rodney Ivey 144, 270; Susan Harcrow 300, 344; Max Berueffy 32t, 542; Betty Wright 499, 317; Glenn Keeton 343, 503; Regina Bayer 328, 282; Jackie Tanner 108t, 87; Lena Wakefield 44, 546; John Hocutt 35, 272; Ivalene Donaldson 145b.

LUNCH

The afternoon session began with Travis Keeton leading song on page 209. Leaders: Loraine Bayer 277, 159; Larry Ballinger 123 (t? b?), 56t; Ann Jett 141, 136; Elene Stovall 222, 437; Edith Tate 336, 88t (for her sister, Marie Aldridge); Margaret Keeton 301, 276 (in memory of her aunt, Ada Godsey, and in honor of Ora Lee Fannin and Rose Altha Taylor); Elmer Conwill 296, 379; Cassie Franklin 299, 217; John Hyde 179, 297; Harrison Creel and Cassie Franklin 348b, 68b, 378b, 186; Roma Rice 225t, 34b; Gladys Bonds 36b, 47t; Cecil Wakefield 480, 408; Mr. Aderholt 32t, 30t; Pernie Pelfrey 73 (t? b?), 67; Dawson Adams 39b; Josie Hyde 507; Kermit Adams 426 (t? b?).

Travis Keeton and Kermit Adams led song on page 48b for the closing song. The class was dismissed with prayer led by Johnny Humber.

Chairman—Kermit Adams; Vice Chairman—Travis Keeton; Secretary—Pernie Pelfrey.