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Re: Amazing Grace

>Thanks for all the input on my Amazing Grace query.
>If I understand correctly, John Newton was from Scotland not America.  

He was born and died in London, and lived much of the time in between
on sailing ships, as well as being in later life curate of Olney,

>And Amazing Grace was written as a church hymn and more recently played on 

The bagpipe connection appears to be fairly recent (within the last 30 years).
Rory probably knows more about that.

>I'm glad I didn't call the music director on this one!

I thought Rory was the music director. :-)

>Lynn Sinclair

John S. Quarterman <jsq@matrix.net>

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