Check out the full article on Alan Lomax and his archive or folk music here: Alan Lomax, with Phil Summerlin and Buell Cobb, discusses the emotional, historical, and musicological dimensions of Sacred Harp. Lomax sees shape-note singing as characteristically American, places it in a global multi-melodic choral context, and predicts its increasing popularity. Shot at the Holly Springs Sacred Harp Convention, Holly Springs, Georgia, June 6, 1982. For more information about the American Patchwork filmwork, Alan Lomax, and his collections, visit [03.01.06]