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Old Regular Baptists: Lined-Out Hymnody from Southeastern Kentucky

Old Regular Baptists: Lined-Out Hymnody from Southeastern Kentucky

The oldest English-language religious music in oral tradition in North America, the lined-out, congregational hymnody of the Old Regular Baptists, is heard in the heart of the coal-mining country of the Southern Appalachian Mountains. This music of worship once was the common way of singing sacred song in the American Colonies. In this rare and beautiful music lies the roots of the high, lonesome mountain sound of elaborate melodic turns and graces. A descriptive booklet provides perspectives on the people, their beliefs and practices, their history and theology, and their music.

Track Listing

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Brethren We Have Met Again Indian Bottom Association 4:17
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On Jordan's Stormy Banks Indian Bottom Association 4:23
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103
O, How Happy are They Indian Bottom Association 4:20
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The Day is Past and Gone Indian Bottom Association 4:37
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105
Guide Me O Thou Great Jehovah Indian Bottom Association 4:39
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Jesus, Thou Art the Sinner's Friend Indian Bottom Association 4:27
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Jesus Left His Home in Glory Indian Bottom Association 5:09
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Salvation O the Name I Love Indian Bottom Association 4:58
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I'm Not Ashamed to Own My Lord Indian Bottom Association 4:01
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I Am a Poor Pilgrim of Sorrow Indian Bottom Association 5:27
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111
Farewell Vain World Indian Bottom Association 4:27
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I Am Going to the City Indian Bottom Association 3:20
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The Meaning of Singing (Spoken) Indian Bottom Association 12:22

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