Author Archives: John Plunkett

About John Plunkett

John Plunkett is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Sacred Harp Publishing Company. He attends upwards of fifty Sacred Harp and shape note singings a year. John lives in Tucker, Georgia.

Bruce Springsteen’s Sacred Harp Sample

Bruce Springsteen’s new song “Death to My Hometown” samples “The Last Words of Copernicus” from the 1869 Sacred Harp, by Sarah Lancaster of Buena Vista, Georgia. The source for the sample is Alan Lomax’s recording of the 1959 United convention … Continue reading

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Discounted Rate for International Sacred Harp Case Orders

As many of you know, there has been a growing interest in Sacred Harp singing in several European countries and elsewhere around the globe. This is quite exciting for many of us, and several singers have made trips abroad to … Continue reading

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Special Holiday Pricing on Makers and Legacy

The Sacred Harp Publishing Company has decided to offer some special holiday pricing on The Makers of the Sacred Harp by Warren Steel and Richard Hulan and on The Legacy of the Sacred Harp by Chloe Webb. The Basics: Buy … Continue reading

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