Conversations with and music performance by (Blind) Johnny Brown and Reverend N. L. Williams backstage at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival

Type:

Sound

Date:

05/28/1978

Item:

Audio recording

Series:

S1576

Item ID:

T78-326 - T78-327; T78-335, T78-336, T78-337, T78-338, T78-339

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Genre or Occupation

Title of Work

  • Take Me Back (T78-326)
  • Tell Him What You Want
  • Change Will Come
  • May the Circle Be Unbroken
  • All In My Mind
  • Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
  • Precious Lord, Take My Hand
  • Is That Old Ship Arriving
  • The Old Red Rooster
  • My Mama Done Told Me
  • Amazing Grace
  • I Saw the Light
  • Glory, Glory Hallelujah
  • By and By
  • Baby Please Dont Go
  • Old Time Religion
  • Were You There
  • By and By (T78-327)
  • There When God Can Use You
  • Jesus Met the Woman at the Well
  • White Town (T78-335
  • Corn Dogs
  • Farther Along (T78-336)
  • Tell Him What You Want (cont. on T78-337)
  • Change Has Come
  • Will the Circle Be Unbroken
  • In My Mind
  • Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
  • Precious Lord, Take Me Hand
  • Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
  • Precious Lord, Take Me Hand
  • The Red Rooster
  • Amazing Grace
  • The Old Rugged Cross (T78-338)
  • I Saw the Light
  • Glory, Glory Hallelujah
  • By and By (T78-339)
  • Leaning on the Everlasting Arms
  • That Old Time Religion
  • Were You There
  • Jesus Met the Woman at the Well

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General Note/Comment

  • Seven reel to reels. Recording of a conversation and impromptu performance by brown and Williams. This was the first time these men had met. They discuss gospel, country, rock and roll, and blues music; women; segregation; other folk festivals; various jobs they worked; and performing. They perform several songs. The audio quality varies from poor to fair throughout.

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