Southern Journey, Vol. 10 - And Glory Shone Around

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Rounder Records
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Original notes by Alan Lomax adapted and expanded by Matthew Barton
Old-time Southern shape note singing from the Sacred Harp hymnal — vibrant, cascading folk polyphony captured in full swing and in stereo at the 1959 United Sacred Harp Musical Convention in Fyffe, Alabama — truly a “joyful noise.”