Voices of the Endless Mountains

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Wellsboro, Pennsylvania
How Firm a Foundation
Tune, Joseph Funk 
 Susan Hinton, Saturday Night Congregation
Little By Little
The Good News-Goodtime Band 
Softly and Tenderly, Instrumental
 Will L. Thompson
 Greg Hinton, Fiddle
Blessed Be the Name of the Lord
 Mississippi John Hurt
Greg Hinton, The Good News-Goodtime Band 
Never Grow Old
 James C. Moore
 Susan Hinton, The Good News-Goodtime Band
I Sing Because Iím Happy*
Susan O. Hinton 
Susan Hinton, Saturday Night Congregation 
Nearer My God to Thee, Instrumental
 Tune, Lowell Mason
 Susan Hinton
No, Not One
 Johnson Oatman, Jr. & George Hugg
 Beth Mocarsky, Monica Hinton, Susan Hinton
Rescue the Perishing*  arr. Hinton
 Fanny Crosby & Howard Doane 
 Susan Hinton, Saturday Night Congregation
God Leads Us Along (Instr.)
 George A. Young
Susan Hinton 
O Mary, Donít You Weep!
 African American Spiritual
 Monica Hinton, Saturday Night Congregation
Burdens Are Lifted At Calvary
 John M. Moore
 Susan Hinton, Saturday Night Congregation

 *  = Copyright material, used with permission

The Good News-Goodtime Band is located in north central Pennsylvania in the Endless Mountains region.  Going back to an earlier tradition of participation in music, we don't consider ourselves to be a "concert" band.  We're a group of friends who enjoy playing together and leading others to sing (or play) along, because we believe that music is most meaningful when shared.  We focus on enjoying the music, so everyone else can, too.  Our common belief is that God created music and made people to make it and hear it-- that we are all wired for music.  We take the approach that everyone who comes to hear us IS, in fact, the band for that day, whatever their age, ability, or interests.  We especially love helping young people to discover music and to handle our instruments. We play vintage gospel music of all genres on acoustic instruments, some played in non-traditional ways.  Core members also lead the music for a weekly ďflannel shirtĒ gospel and communion service at St. Paulís Episcopal Church in Wellsboro, PA, at 7PM on Saturday nights, where most of these songs were recorded in 2000.