Desire for Piety: Songs from the B. F. White Sacred Harp
Songs from The B.F. White Sacred Harp Music of unshakeable faith sung with the burning fervor of true believers. An invaluable document of a musical tradition stretching back to the Civil War that is on the verge of disappearing forever, Desire for Piety is a rare example of black Sacred Harp singing from rural southeast Alabama. The songs are from the B.F. White Sacred Harp, the hymn book primarily used by the seven million shape-note singers in this country. Liner notes by Henry Willett, an acknowledged authority on shape-note singing. The Happy Sailor, Blooming Youth, Weeping Pilgrim, There We Our Jesus Shall Adore, Bound for Canaan, Cuba, Firm Foundation, Florida, Desire for Piety, Ragan, Struggle On, Ninety-fifth Psalm, Fallen by the Way, Happy Home, Coronation, The Dying Boy, The Father’s Boundless Love, The Christian’s Flight, Give Me Just A Little More Time

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Desire for Piety: Songs from the B. F. White Sacred Harp

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Track Listing

The Happy Sailor
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Blooming Youth
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Weeping Pilgrim
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There We Our Jesus Shall Adore
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Bound for Canaan
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Cuba
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Firm Foundation
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Florida
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Desire For Piety
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Ragan
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Struggle On
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Ninety-fifth psalm
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Fallen by The Way
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Happy home
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Coronation
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The Dying Boy
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The Father's Boundless Love
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The Christian's Flight
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Give Me Just a Little More Time
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