Northern Shenandoah Valley Special Event with Tollie Lee...

Sep 16, 2012 by

OCTOBER 6, Saturday, special guest presentation by Tollie Lee of the Hoboken singers begins at 3 pm Saturday, October 6, 3-8 p.m.– Millwood Community Center, 1610 Millwood Rd, Boyce VA. potluck at 6 pm. (some heating available in kitchen); SPECIAL GUEST, TOLLIE LEE, A TRADITIONAL SINGER FROM SOUTHERN GEORGIA WILL GIVE A SHORT PRESENTATION ON ORAL TRADITION SINGING OF THE LEE FAMILY HOBOKEN SINGERS. The focus will be on early oral tradition as opposed to the later gospel-style music. Many of these tunes have been passed down over generations of singers, and are related to tunes we feature in the Shenandoah Harmony which were used in the Shenandoah Valley in the early 1800’s. He will begin the presentation at 3pm and we move into our regular singing around...

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