COBB, BUELL E., JR., 1944-


College instructor; telephone company employee. Born– June 25, 1944, Cullman. Parents– Buell E. and Kathryn (McDaniel) Cobb. Married– Mary Wilson Elliot, August, 1968. Education– University of Montevallo, B.A., 1966; graduate study in English, Auburn University. Taught at West Georgia College. Conducts shaped-note workshops all over the country. Articles appeared in the Virginia Quarterly Review and in Louisiana Studies.


Gene Geiger, Auburn University, and book jacket to The Sacred Harp.


Like Cords around My Heart: A Sacred Harp Memoir.  Outskirts Publishing Company, 2013.

The Sacred Harp; a Tradition and Its Music. Athens, Ga.; University of Georgia Press, 1978.


In the Spirit:  Alabama’s Sacred Music Traditions.  Montgomery: Black Belt Press, 1995.