Awake, My Soul: The Story of the Sacred Harp

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Awake, My Soul: The Story of the Sacred Harp
Directed by Matt Hinton
Erica Hinton
Produced by Matt Hinton
Written by Matt Hinton
Erica Hinton
John Plunkett
Narrated by Jim Lauderdale
Music by William Billings
William Walker
B. F. White
E. J. King
Cinematography Matt Hinton
Erica Hinton
Edited by Matt Hinton w/ Jennifer Brooks
Distributed by Awake Productions
Release date
24 September 2006 (film festival)
Running time
75 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Awake, My Soul: The Story of the Sacred Harp is a 2006 documentary film directed by Matt and Erica Hinton, and narrated by Jim Lauderdale. It follows the folk tradition of Sacred Harp singing, a type of shape-note singing, kept alive by amateur singers in the rural American South.

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The Sacred Harp singers:

  • Richard DeLong
  • Raymond Hamrick
  • Richard A. Ivey
  • Rodney Ivey
  • Warren Steel
  • Judy Caudle
  • Joyce Smith Walton
  • Hugh McGraw
  • Carlene Griffin
  • Charlene Wallace
  • Jim Carnes
  • Elene Stovall
  • Terry Wootten
  • Jeff and Shelbie Sheppard
  • Lonnie Rogers
  • Ted Mercer
  • William Reynolds

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