Lined-Out Hymnody from Southern Kentucky

(first blogged in 2010) This is some moving, soul stirring music from the Southern States.  These hymns are similar to the Gaelic Psalms sung in Scotland and I'm sure there is a connection, not to mention it sounds similar to early Blues music before the electric guitar. Have a listen. They are offered as free … Continue reading Lined-Out Hymnody from Southern Kentucky

MUSIC FRIDAY: The Psalms as Blues

re-Blog: The Psalms as Blues What do the “Devil’s music” and the Word of God have in common? Lament. Both Robert Johnson and King David knew what it was like to suffer, to be tormented, both internally and externally. Did they take different paths to relieve their suffering? Of course. But one strategy they both … Continue reading MUSIC FRIDAY: The Psalms as Blues

O Sing to me of Heaven – Chilhowie Primitive Baptist Church

O Sing to me of Heaven (page 60 - New Baptist Songbook 2007) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zchl6cdngCk O Sing to me of Heaven. When I am called to die. Sweet songs of holy ecstasy. To waft my soul on high. CHORUS: There'll be no sorrow there. There'll be no sorrow there. In Heaven above where all his love. … Continue reading O Sing to me of Heaven – Chilhowie Primitive Baptist Church