Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2005-09-09

The public is invited to an afternoon of congregational singing at Samford University Sunday, Oct. 2. The Old Song Sing-Along, fast becoming a semi-annual tradition at Samford, will be at 2 p.m. in Reid Chapel. Admission is free.

Brad White of Memphis, Tenn., will direct the singing and provide piano accompaniment. White is a former accompanist for the James Blackwood Quartet.

White has appeared on the Gaither Homecoming videos, The Old Time Gospel Hour and many other television productions. He has recorded 10 albums of vocal, saxophone and keyboard music. His performances are events of energy and excitement.

The program will feature the singing of familiar hymns and longstanding gospel favorites such as "Victory in Jesus" and "Just a Closer Walk with Thee." Members of the audience will be able to request their favorite selections for singing.

 

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