Author Archives: Thomas Simpson McLendon

About Thomas Simpson McLendon

Thomas Simpson McLendon (1876–1965) served as an officer of the Chattahoochee Musical Convention, as did his brothers. Members of the McLendon family continue to sing Sacred Harp in West Georgia today.

“Melancholy Day”: Letters of Condolence after the Death of Thomas Jackson Denson

Editors’ Note: Sacred Harp singers from across the South wrote to Paine Denson expressing their condolences and sharing their memories after the death of his father, singing school teacher, leader, and composer Thomas Jackson Denson. T. J.’s death on September 14, … Continue reading

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