The B. F. White Sacred Harp (Cooper Book) Online Index
This index contains the lyrics of all songs in The B. F. White Sacred Harp (Cooper Revision).
You may look up any song by title, page number, first line, composer, poet, or meter.
You may also look up words or verses using the word index.
Please Note: The word index is still under construction, and now also under renovation:
*The word index is currently not available for the songs on page 151 and above.
*Currently, the songs in this index for pages 26-169, and 451 is from the 2012 Revision, while pages 170 and above are from the 2006 Revision.
Most lyrics in this index are in the public domain.
In the few cases of lyrics written by modern-day poets, unless otherwise noted, the copyright is held by The Sacred Harp Book Company, Samson, Alabama, which has graciously granted permission to publish the material online.
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However, it is intended to work with all browsers.
If your browser does not support tables and you experience trouble viewing the pages in this index, please send mail to the address below.
Questions? Comments? Corrections? Please send mail to Gaylon L. Powell.
Compiler: Gaylon L. Powell with the valuable assistance by John and Susan Kerr, Pete Mathewson, Robert Vaughn, Lindsey Wiggins, Joshua Martin, and Kristie Powell
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