Tuesday evening performances at the 1955 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 4)

Type:

Sound

Date:

05/03/1955

Item:

Audio recording

Series:

S1576

Item ID:

T77-36

Download: MP3

Event Name

Collector or Fieldworker

Tradition Bearer

Genre or Occupation

Title of Work

  • Old St. Augustine (City of St. Augustine/Barnes) (Cont. from T76-35)
  • The Next Voice Will Be Mine (Suwannee River Jamboree Boys)
  • Just Got Married (Cox/Suwannee River Jamboree Boys)
  • It Is No Secret What God Can Do (Suwannee River Jamboree Boys)
  • Black is the Color of My True Loves Hair (Lee)
  • Cotton Eyed Joe
  • Jesus, Joy of Mans Adoring (JRE Lee High School)
  • Hurry Sundown

Place Name

Corporate or Conference Name

General Note/Comment

  • One reel to reel. Boltin served as the emcee. See the festival program in S 1619, box 1 for more detailed information of the festival performers and activities not recorded. The pageant, presented by the City of St. Augustine, was written, composed, and narrated by Barnes. The performance began on reels T76-34 and T76-35. Cox and the Suwannee River Jamboree Boys were performers on the WNER-Live Oak radio station's Saturday night program, the Suwannee River Jamboree. Florida's largest and best known country music show, it was broadcast live three hours every Saturday night, with 30-minute versions syndicated across the Southeast. The show featured many North Florida and Southeast acts such as the Stanley Brothers. For a recording of that radio program, see reel T85-66.

     

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