Somewhere, we all fit in…….
Pratt remembers that the courthouse was packed with people saying amen and clapping their hands.
“Pentecostals clap off the beat,” she says. “We prefer our style of handclapping.”
So, in some places it is common and expected to clap on the down beat to music.
I love listening to NPR. Just this past week I heard another great story on All Things Considered. If you have the time I really recommend listening to the story. Here is the link and I have a provided a few others on Brother Ely and his music.