Friday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 7)

Type:

Sound

Date:

05/28/1999

Item:

Audio recording

Container:

78

Series:

S1576

Item ID:

D99-7

Download: MP3

Event Name

Collector or Fieldworker

Tradition Bearer

Genre or Occupation

Title of Work

  • My Souls in Louisiana (Taylor)
  • Careless Love (Koerner)
  • Old Settlers Song (Acres of Clams)
  • Stewball the Racehorse
  • In the Days of 49
  • Skipper And His Wife
  • I Aint Blue
  • Some People Say
  • The Leather-Winged Bat
  • Shortnin Bread
  • Whats the Matter With the Mill
  • Pearly Gates
  • Good Night Irene (with Taylor)

Place Name

Corporate or Conference Name

General Note/Comment

  • One digital audio tape (DAT). Popular folk singer Koerner (often referred to as "Spider" John Koerner) played off and on with the trio Koerner, Ray, and Glover in the 1960s. From Rochester, New York, he entered the folk revival scene in 1958 while at the University of Minneapolis -- where he played with newcomer Bob Dylan (still going by Bob Zimmerman). Throughout the 1960s, he played at several Newport Folk Festivals, many of which were released as live albums by Vanguard records. He returned to performing in the 1980s after a decade-long retirement. In 1998, he underwent triple-bypass surgery, and toured over the next couple of years to help pay the large medical bills.

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