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00:00:18 - Personal background / church music

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Partial Transcript: I'm now visiting in the home of Reverend Lovel Williams in Redfox, Kentucky.

Segment Synopsis: Williams discusses his personal background. He aslo discusses how singing is performed in his church.
This portion also includes singing, "Jesus Thou Art The Sinners Friend" (3:59-5:49) and "Every moment Brings Me Near" (7:39-10:55).

Keywords: "Amazing Grace"; "Every Moment Brings Me Near"; "Every Morning"; "Home Sweet Home"; "Jesus Thou Art the Sinner's Friend"; Black community; Childhood; Church; Church services; Lining out; Music; Old Dr. Watts; Pastors; Redfox (Ky.); Religious music; Singing; Songwriters; Songwriting; hymns

Subjects: African American churches--Kentucky; African American clergy; African American singers; African American songwriters; African Americans--Religion; Music

00:11:09 - Learning the hymns / church services

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Partial Transcript: May I ask you, where did you learn these hymns?

Segment Synopsis: Williams discusses how he learned to sing the hymns. He also touches upon his church services, and how his church connects with other Baptist churches.

Keywords: Black community; Christianity; Church; Church members; Church services; Congregation; Doty Creek Baptist Church; Hymns; Little Bethleham Church; Maggy Memorial Baptist Church; Ministers; Musical performances; Musical styles; Neighborhoods; Preaching; Redfox (Ky.); Singing

Subjects: African American churches--Kentucky; African American clergy; African American singers; African Americans--Religion; Music--Study and teaching

00:23:15 - Working with other churches

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Partial Transcript: Well that's pretty good but you know when you split up on these three, now what do these other three churches do?

Segment Synopsis: Williams discusses how his church visits other churches. Williams also discusses how young people could get involved in singing.
This portion also contains singing, "Precious Memory" (29:25-32:07).

Keywords: Baptist churches; Black youth; Christianity; Church associations; Church membership; Churches; Congregation; Crab Orchard Baptist Church; Funeral services; Funerals; Hymns; Little Home Church; Ministry; Prayer; Singing; Sunday services; Young people

Subjects: African American churches--Kentucky; African American families; African Americans--Conducts of life; African Americans--Religion; African Americans--Social life and customs

00:33:23 - Family history / personal musical style

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Partial Transcript: Are you--where are your, your parents from?

Segment Synopsis: Williams discusses his family history and his personal musical style.
This portion also contains singing, "Jesus Thou Art The Sinner's Friend" (37:56-39:20).

Keywords: Brothers; Christianity; Church associations; Family; Fathers; God; Grandfathers; Indian Bottom Association; Long meter; Musical styles; Preaching; Redfox (Ky.); Religious beliefs; Salem Association; Short meter; Singing; Slavery

Subjects: African American churches--Kentucky; African American families; African American singers; African Americans--Religion; Family histories.

00:43:54 - Similarities to White churches / church associations

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Partial Transcript: Do you find any of this similar then to any White church, your singing?

Segment Synopsis: Williams discusses his church's singing style and how it compares to some White churches. He also speaks on church services, and some of his songwriting experience.
This portion contains singing, "Everyday I Need Jesus" (50:12-52:17).

Keywords: Baptisms; Christianity; Church associations; Church services; God; Hymns; Indian Bottom Association; Preaching; Religious music; Religious traditions; Singing; White churches

Subjects: African American churches--Kentucky; African American singers; African American songwriters; African Americans--Religion; African Americans--Social life and customs; Songwriting