Author Archives: Kathy Williams

About Kathy Williams

Kathy's grandparents, Jim and Dessie Brown Fields, grew up singing Sacred Harp, as did her mother, Louise Holland. On the way home after her first night at singing school in 1958, when she was ten, her grandfather was so afraid she wouldn't like the music that he said, "You'll like it better when you get used to it." "I already like it!" she replied.

What I’ve Learned from My Sacred Harp Elders

My love of Sacred Harp began with my grandfather, Jim Fields, who took me to a singing school in 1958, when I was ten years old. H. N. “Bud” McGraw was the teacher. I was immediately in love with the … Continue reading

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A Long Time Traveling: A Sacred Harp Tour to the UK Convention, Camp Fasola Europe, and the Poland Convention

Fourteen eager travelers met at the Atlanta Airport on Thursday, September 18, 2014, to begin a thirteen-day adventure that included the nineteenth annual UK Sacred Harp Convention, the second Camp Fasola Europe, and the third annual Poland Sacred Harp Convention. … Continue reading

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