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Saturday morning performances at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Type:

Sound

Date:

09/03/1977

Item:

Audio recording

Series:

S1576

Item ID:

T77-291

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Event Name

Collector or Fieldworker

Tradition Bearer

Genre or Occupation

Title of Work

  • The Great High Wind (Haley/Burstine)
  • Suns Gonna Shine In My Back Door Sometime
  • Lilly Bario (Johnson/Wickman)
  • Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye
  • The World Turned Upside Down
  • Johnnys Gone for a Soldier
  • Green Grass (Jay & Peggy Smith)
  • Anniversary Song
  • Long Black Veil (Battle/Koehn)
  • Dark as a Dungeon
  • Rising of the Moon
  • Life is a Tail (Muller)
  • I Once Loved a Lass
  • Wee Wee Song
  • What Will I Do With the Baby-O (w/Boltin)
  • I See You Are a Logger
  • Two Little Children on the Wood
  • The Eddystone Light
  • Go Along Mule (Tillinghast)
  • Blue Tail Fly
  • Glory, Glory Hallelujah
  • Animal and bird calls (Dobbs)
  • Rawhide (Cunningham/Sawgrass Boys)
  • Little Willie Boy
  • Joy Bells
  • I Wish You Knew

Place Name

Corporate or Conference Name

General Note/Comment

  • One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. (The second half of the reel consists of the Saturday afternoon performances.) Burstine was the wife of the late bob Beers, and lived in Petersburg, New York where directed the Fox Hollow Folk Festival. Johnson was a guitarist from Gainesville; his partner Wickman worked for the St. Augustine Preservation Board. They sang nineteenth-century songs, The Smiths were from Jacksonville. Battle and Koehn were from Tampa. Muller was a dulcimer player, as well as a music instructor at the Seminole Community College. Tillinghast was from Stone Mountain, Georgia, though raised in Florida. The Sawgrass Boys were from Hobe Sound.

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