Copy of the Drop On Down in Florida album master recordings

Type:

Sound

Date:

12/03/1980

Item:

Audio recording

Series:

S1576

Item ID:

T81-25 - T81-26; T81-14

Event Name

Collector or Fieldworker

Tradition Bearer

Genre or Occupation

Title of Work

  • Old Forty Blues (R. Williams) (T81-25)
  • Early One Foggy Morning (Dennis)
  • Boogie
  • Polk County Blues (Gillard)
  • Careless Love (Wilson)
  • Mobile Blues (Murray)
  • I am Gonna Dig Myself a Hole
  • Shes a Fool, She Aint Got to Sense
  • Old Time Rounders
  • Rolling and Tumbling (Moses Williams)
  • Sitting On Top of the World
  • Which Way Did My Baby Go
  • I Do Not Know What I Would Do Without the Lord (Testerina) (T81-26)
  • Did Christ Over Sinners Weep
  • The Old Ship of Zion (Sacred Harp)
  • Florida Storm
  • Inside the Pearly Gates
  • Gods Gonna Set This World on Fire
  • Motherless Children (Wilson)
  • Do Lord Remember Me (Wilson/R. Williams)
  • Trials Judgment
  • When the Saints Go Marching In
  • Thats All Right (Brown)
  • Precious Lord, Take My Hand
  • He Set Me Free (Miccosukee)
  • Sitting On Top of the World (M. Williams) (T81-14)
  • Mobile Blues (E. Murray)
  • Trial and Judgement (R. Williams/Wilson)
  • Did Christ Over Sinners Weep (Testerina)

Ethnicity or Nationality

Place Name

Corporate or Conference Name

General Note/Comment

  • Three reel to reels. These were copies of the master tapes (see T80-123 and T8-124) for the Florida Folklife Program album, Drop on Down in Florida, a double album comprised of field recordings from the North Florida Folklife Project and those made specifically for this album. The album featured African American musical traditions throughout Florida. For more selections by these artists, see the original field recordings.

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