Arnold Zwicky zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Wed Jun 28 15:50:31 UTC 2000

elizabeth gregory writes:

 >FWIW, in _The Sacred Harp_, the song book for Sacred Harp or shape
 >note singing, there is a hymn entitled "New Agatite." The lyrics,
 >attributed to Edward Perron et in 1779, are those of a hymn often
 >called "All Hail the Pow'r of Jesus' Name" in other hymnals.

 >If this seems a promising line of inquiry, perhaps one of the e-mail
 >lists shown on the web site could help with origins of the

this will only take you back to the chicago street name.  the tune for
New Agatite (485 in the 1991 Sacred Harp) was written by chicago
shapenote singer ted johnson in 1990 and gets its name from the
street.  compare Wood Street (504), a tune written by chicago
shapenote singer judy hauff in 1986.

arnold (zwicky at

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