Alabama State Gospel Singing Convention

This program is a rebroadcast, the first of two programs of Steve Grauberger interviewing participants of the 2004 Alabama State Gospel Singing Convention about convention history, seven shape-note song writing and publishing, and southern gospel singing schools.  Music examples are also included. This program is to help promote the 81st Annual Convention held November 11th & 12th, 2011 at the Cottondale United Methodist Church Cottondale, Al (Tuscaloosa County), Friday night: 6:30p.m. 8:30p.m.  to Saturday: 10:00a.m. 3:00p.m. For additional information call Brian Elrod at 256-673-0177   (To read extended liner notes about this tradition click here.)

This special radio series will air every Sunday at 5:00 P.M. - 5:30 P.M., on the Troy University Public Radio Network at:  

  • WTSU 89.9 (Montgomery and Troy)
  • WRWA 88.7 (Dothan)
  • WTJB 91.7 (Columbus and Phenix City) 

This radio series may not be broadcast in your area, but it can be accessed via the Internet at: http://www.arts.state.al.us/actc/1/radioseries.html#2011ALstate7sh

If you have been listening to, and enjoying this radio series, please send your comments to: barbara.reed@arts.alabama.gov

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