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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Title of Work is exactly "Dont Let the Devil Ride"
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Highlights of the 1985 Florida Folk Festival

Highlights of the 1985 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1985-05
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape) 60 minutes.
Collection
Sonny Treadway performing sacred steel music with a band at a House of God church

Sonny Treadway performing sacred steel music with a band at a House of God church

Date
1994-02-20
Description
One audio cassette recording. Made during the last day of the annual State Assembly of the Jewell Dominion churches of Florida. These are excerpts from a longer recording. The Sacred Steel Guitar Recording Project originated in 1992 when Florida Folklife Program folklorist Robert Stone discovered that several predominantly African American House of God churches (a sub-sect of the Pentecostal church) in the St. Petersburg area were using steel guitars in their religious services. The practice began by Willie and Troman Eason in the 1930s, and expanded upon by players such as Henry Nelson and Lorenzo Harrison. Realizing that this was a unique musical tradition, labeled Sacred Steel, the Florida Folklife Program to applied for a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to conduct fieldwork and create a music album for public dispersal. The aim of the project was to increase public awareness of the gospel steel guitar tradition, as well as document it for future generations. Matched with state funds, the grant period originally ran from October 1993 through October 1994, but was extended for another year. In that time Stone, along with sound engineers William Dudley and Mike Stapleton, interviewed and recorded several steel guitarists in the St. Petersburg area. An album entitled Sacred Steel was released in 1995. It was then re-released through an agreement with Arhoolie Records in 1997.
Collection
Sunday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 7)

Sunday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 7)

Date
1994-05-29
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). (Copied onto C94-102/103) Hoovler served as the emcee. Polk City-based guitarist Book Binder performed blues music. Ghent, discovered by Florida folklorist Robert Stone, performed "Sacred Steel" music - a form of black gospel performed on the steel guitar (aka the Hawaiian guitar), At the time, he was involved in the Folk Arts Apprenticeship program.
Collection
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Highlights of the 1985 Florida Folk FestivalHighlights of the 1985 Florida Folk FestivalMoving ImageMusicians
Singers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Bands (Music)
Blues (Music)
Arab Americans
Singing
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Singers
Fieldwork
Steel guitars
Guitar music
Performing arts
Guitarists
Music performance
African Americans
Religious songs
Religious music
Gospel songs
Gospel musicians
Gospel (Black)
Musical groups
Churches
Religion
Christianity
Protestants
Bands (Music)
Musicians
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a_s1576_43_d94-020Sunday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 7)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Blues (Music)
Guitar music
African Americans
Steel guitars
Gospel (Black)
Gospel music
Gospel musicians
Gospel songs
Religious music
Religious songs
Singers
Guitarist
Musicians
Blues singers
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