New Organ, The

DESCRIPTION: The singer complains about the new organ and choir being installed in the church. She's served the church for 35 years with money and time, "but now their old new-fangled ways Are coming all about And I right in my latter days Am fairly crowded out"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1927 (Randolph)
KEYWORDS: music clergy rejection
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Randolph 863, "The New Organ" (1 text)
Roud #7534
NOTES [51 words]: I don't know how many old fogies (or old Baptists) were complaining about the installation of organs in the 1920s, but I know there are plenty of new fogies in the churches complaining that there isn't enough music and that these new ministers never play the familiar stuff. New era, same grumblers.... - RBW
File: R863

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