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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Title of Work is exactly "Catfish Blues"
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Blues performer Moses Williams performing for students

Blues performer Moses Williams performing for students

Date
1984
Description
One video cassette (3/4" tape). 45 minutes. Williams answers students' questions about his diddley bow and his life, little bit on folk medicine, string figures, homemade instruments.
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Friday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 4)

Friday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 4)

Date
1981-05-22
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Collection
Friday performances at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 3)

Friday performances at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 3)

Date
1997-05-23
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Taluga and Watt served as emcees. The Treehogs (of Tallahassee) were Tom van Treese (fiddle/guitar), Kay Williams (fiddle/banjo/mandolin), and Mary Cox (banjo). Webb was from Miami. Reel Plaid (also of Tallahassee) consisted of Mary Cox (fiddle), Julie Humphries (flute), Kay Williams (guitar), and John Sullivan.
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Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 3)

Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 3)

Date
2000-05-26
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Pardue served as emcee.
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Interview and music performance with blues singer Moses Williams

Interview and music performance with blues singer Moses Williams

Date
1977-11-27
Description
One reel to reel recording. Williams was born 15 February 1919 in Itta Bena, Mississippi. After traveling with several acts in the 1930s/1940s, he moved to Florida to work the citrus groves. He always played the diddly bow, a one-string instrument played throughout that south that functioned as a primitive guitar. Moses talked about playing the diddly (for this recording, he hung a broom wire from the wall); performing with Sonny Boy Williams; and his life history. He played several songs. NOTE: According to the depositor's agreement, any commercial use of this recording must be cleared by Moses Williams or Dwight Devane.
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Interview and music performance with blues singer Moses Williams

Interview and music performance with blues singer Moses Williams

Date
1978-04-22
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Williams was born 15 February 1919 in Itta Bena, Mississippi. After traveling with several acts in the 1930s/1940s, he moved to Florida to work the citrus groves. He always played the diddly bow, a one-string instrument played throughout that south that functioned as a primitive guitar. Moses talked about his songs; professional nicknames; the music business; working for the Silas Green Traveling Show as a clown; how he wrote his songs; performing on Beale Street in Memphis; and the history of blues music. In addition, Williams plays several of his songs. (The reels T81-16 and T81-17 may be a duplicate recording of this interview.)
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Interview with and music performance by blues musician Moses Williams

Interview with and music performance by blues musician Moses Williams

Date
1980-03-11
Description
One reel to reel recording. Moses Williams was originally from Mississippi. He moved to Florida in the 1950s. He played the diddly bow, a one-string homemade musical instrument, also called a yakedy board.
Collection
Monday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Monday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Date
1981-05-25
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Schuman played the autoharp; and Fontana the banjo. Their performance began on T81-61. Williams was born 15 February 1919 in Itta Bena, Mississippi. After traveling with several acts in the 1930s/1940s, he moved to Florida to work the citrus groves. He always played the diddly bow, a one-string instrument played throughout that south that functioned as a primitive guitar. The Green Grass Revival's set continued on T81-63.
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Moses Williams playing the diddly bow

Moses Williams playing the diddly bow

Date
1980-03-11
Description
One audio cassette. Side two is blank. The Florida Record Project resulted in the two-album recording, Drop On Down in Florida. This was an exploration of African American musical traditions in Florida. Moses Williams was originally from Mississippi. He moved to Florida in the 1950s. He played the diddly bow, a one-string homemade musical instrument, also called a "yakkedy board." Images from this performance can be found in S 1577, box 17, folder 78 (along with more information on the diddly bow). For more from this field recording session, see S 1576, reels T81-15 and T83-86.
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Saturday performances at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 9)

Saturday performances at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 9)

Date
1982-05-29
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as the emcee. Folklorist Devane introduced Williams, who played the diddly bow. Moses Williams was originally from Mississippi. He moved to Florida in the 1950s. He played the diddly bow, a one-string homemade musical instrument, also called a "yakkedy board."
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Blues performer Moses Williams performing for studentsBlues performer Moses Williams performing for studentsMoving ImageMusicians
Guitarist
Fieldwork
Classrooms
Diddly bow
Performing arts
Music performance
African Americans
Blues (Music)
Students
Singing
Children
String instruments
Medicine
Elementary schools
Education
Blues singers
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a_s1576_t81-037Friday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 4)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Musical groups
Arts, Irish
Songs, Irish
Hornpipes
Dance music
Fiddle music
Banjo music
Old time music
Blues (Music)
Blues singers
Diddly bow
Clogging
Clog dancing
Musicians
Singers
Bands (Music)
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a_s1576_77_d97-012Friday performances at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 3)SoundSingers
Guitarist
Musicians
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Guitar music
Stringband music
Folk singers
String bands
Old time music
Bands (Music)
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a_s1576_84_d00-003Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 3)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Guitar music
Storytelling
Old time music
Oral narratives
Tall tales
Dancers
Singers
Musicians
Storytellers
Guitarist
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a_s1576_t77-300Interview and music performance with blues singer Moses WilliamsSoundInterviewing
Interviews
Music performance
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Diddly bow
String instruments
Life histories
Oral histories
Personal experience narratives
Guitarist
Blues singers
Musicians
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a_s1576_t78-320Interview and music performance with blues singer Moses WilliamsSoundInterviewing
Interviews
Music performance
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Diddly bow
String instruments
Life histories
Oral histories
Personal experience narratives
Minstrel shows
Clowns
Traveling shows
Guitarist
Blues singers
Musicians
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a_s1576_t81-015Interview with and music performance by blues musician Moses WilliamsSoundFieldwork
African Americans
Blues (Music)
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Guitar music
Guitarists
String instruments
Interviews
Oral histories
Life histories
Harmonica music
Singers
Musicians
Harmonica players
Blues singers
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a_s1576_t81-062Monday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2) SoundMusicians
Singers
Banjoists
Bluegrass musicians
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Banjo music
Autoharp music
Patriotic songs
Reels
African Americans
Blues (Music)
Diddly bow
String bands
Stringband music
Old time music
Bluegrass music
Bands (Music)
Blues singers
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a_s1576_03_c80-006Moses Williams playing the diddly bowSoundMusic performance
Fieldwork
African Americans
Guitar music
Blues (Music)
Blues singers
Diddly bow
String instruments
Gospel music
Gospel songs
Gospel (Black)
Musicians
Singers
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a_s1576_t83-029Saturday performances at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 9)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Bluegrass music
Old time music
Stringband music
String bands
Guitar music
Blues (Music)
Diddly bow
Folklorists
Folk singers
Storytelling
Oral narratives
Tales
Singing
Dance music
Singers
Musicians
Dancers
Bands (Music)
Guitarist
Bluegrass musicians
Blues singers
Storytellers
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