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Sunday performances at the 1993 Florida Folk Festival (Stage III) (Tape 5)

Type:

Sound

Item:

Audio recording

Container:

43

Series:

S1576

Item ID:

D93-42

General Note/Comment

  • One digital audio tape (DAT). Cornelius Wright, John Mealing, Charlie Vinson, Allen Jones, and Elder Brown discuss Gandy Dancing or railroad tie/rail installing and sing songs related to the work. Wright talks about his background, how he got into rail-laying and the process of rail-laying; the songs match the rhythm of laying rails. The theme for the 1993 Florida Folklife Area was transportation.

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