FW: [AlabamaFolklife] New CD Release: Volume 2 of "Traditional M usics of Alabama: African American Seven Shapenote Singing"
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From: Steve Grauberger [mailto:steve@...]
Sent: Thursday, August 01, 2002 4:50 PM
To: Brackner, Joey; AlabamaFolklife@yahoogroups.com; Barbara Reed
Subject: [AlabamaFolklife] New CD Release: Volume 2 of "Traditional
Musics of Alabama: African American Seven Shapenote Singing"
The Alabama Center for Traditional Culture, a division of the Alabama State
Council on the Arts, announces the release of "Traditional Musics of
Alabama, African American Seven Shapenote Singing." This is the second in
their series of traditional music CDs. Nineteen songs are included on the
recording sung by various African American 7-shape singing conventions found
in Alabama. Many favorite songs are includes, such as, "This World is Not My
Home," "Getting Ready to Leave this World," "Just a Little Talk With
Jesus," and "Camping in Canaans Land." A thirty-two page booklet insert
included in the package describes the music and histories of the
To find out more information, go to
on the web or call 334-242-3601.
Up-to-date members of the Alabama Folklife Association will get a
complimentary copy by mail.
Copies will be sent to libraries throughout the state.
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