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Monthly Archives: April 2015

Shades Strikes Shut De Do from the Repertoire

After a two-hour discussion on April 11 during the Founder’s lunch, it was decided that Shut De Do, a song written by Randy Stonehill, would be removed from the repertoire for many reasons, but ultimately because it was discovered that the song was not in keeping with the Shades mission. Along with Amen/We Shall Overcome, Shut De Do was a signature song of the Shades repertoire since its inception in 1988. For 27 years, the song was performed with great […]