:: Title :: Bear Creek (#269)
:: Genre :: religious song, shape note hymn
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Laminack, William (Uncle Will) [vocal]
Unidentified [vocal]
:: Group Name :: Alabama Sacred Harp Convention
:: Setting :: 56th Annual United Sacred Harp Musical Association Convention, Corinth Baptist Church
:: Location :: Fyffe (Dekalb County), Alabama (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Southern U.S., Anglo-American, Alabama
:: Session :: Fyffe 9/59
:: Date :: 9/12/1959
:: Reference Information :: T872.0, Track 10 (00:02:33)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Recordings from the 56th Annual United Sacred Harp Musical Association Convention, held at Corinth Baptist Church, in Fyffe, Alabama. Leman Brown, chairman. The numbers following the songs refer to their page numbers in the Sacred Harp. [Source: Editor]
2 - Editor note: Occasionally the name listed as "lead" is not the leader of the song, but the person who has picked the selection. [Source: Tapebox]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Preceded by unidentified man's comment: "Uncle Will's a getting' old, but he don?t get no slower. Just like a song - the older he gets, the better." Alan Lomax: "nice conversation preceding this [?] lively, bright, good pts" [Source: Tape Log]
0 - Shirley Collins: "Uncle Will Laminack 90 years old" [Source: Tape Log]
:: Collection :: Southern U.S. 1959 and 1960

 

 

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