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Singin' Texas

Description: Sound recording of classic Texas songs performed by F. E. Abernathy. Some of the songs are complete but others are only partially performed. Between songs are short spoken portions explaining the lyrics and history of the music. Some of the songs are supported and woven together by a narrative while others are only partially performed, leaving the rest of the song to be described and summarized by Abernathy.
Date: 1983
Creator: Abernethy, F. E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Singin' Texas

Description: Sound recording of classic Texas songs performed by F. E. Abernathy. Some of the songs are complete but others are only partially performed. Between songs are short spoken portions explaining the lyrics and history of the music. Some of the songs are supported and woven together by a narrative while others are only partially performed, leaving the rest of the song to be described and summarized by Abernathy. The songs "Cuba" and "Great God, Attend" are sung by the congregation at Harris Chapel near Marshall, Texas for their 100th Anniversary in 1967. The song "Give the World a Smile" comes from the Stamps-Baxter Music Company archive. And the song "The Great Speckled Bird" is performed by the East Texas Strings Ensemble.
Date: 1983
Creator: Abernethy, F. E.
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections