A congregation at the Holiness Church of God sings, shouts and dances in Delphia, Kentucky.
Delphia Kentucky USA Date:1962 Duration:4 min 5 sec Sound:Yes
The lives of Appalachian mountain people in a depressed area of Kentucky, and how they cope with poverty and maintain their traditions and dignity through music. The Holiness Church of God is one of the most recent churches in Delphia, Kentucky. They have a 'Born Again' orientation. The congregation inside the church. They play stringed instruments like banjos and guitars and sing along. The singers and musicians around a microphone. They sing 'Have a Little Talk with Jesus'. A picture of Jesus on the wall. U.S. flags in the church. People clap. Women and children on the benches. The reverend shouts into the microphone. Women raise their arms, clap and dance as if in a trance. One woman begins speaking in tongues.
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