Hymn Lining: A Disappearing African American Tradition

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Hymn Lining: A Disappearing African American Tradition

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Hymn-lining is a way of singing hymns that originated during slavery in the 19th century. At 86, Troy Demps,of Orlando, Florida, is trying to preserve the tradition of this haunting and beautiful musical worship.

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