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Recordings of the 1985 Suwannee River Jamboree

Recordings of the 1985 Suwannee River Jamboree

Date
1985-09-14
Description
Ten reel to reel recordings. Recordings of the 1985 Suwannee River Jamboree homecoming held at the Stephen Foster State Cultural Center, the second annual reunion to celebrate the original Live Oak-produced radio program of the same name. The concert included music performances, recounted stories, a recreation of a radio program, and clog dancing. Folklorist Blanton Owen, a renowned old-time musician, hosted the event. Between 1952 and 1959, the Suwannee River Jamboree radio show -- broadcast from Live Oak, Florida on WNER -- was Florida's largest and best known country music show. It was broadcast live three hours every Saturday night, with 30-minute versions syndicated across the Southeast. The show featured many North Florida and Southeast acts such as the Stanley Brothers, Jim and Jesse McReynolds, the White Springs Ramblers, and Clare Parker, as well as nationally famous guests such as Ernest Tubb, Grandpa Jones, and Ferlin Husky. The concert in these recordings was held in 1985 as a homecoming for the original radio series, and included several local bluegrass bands. A similar jamboree was held the previous year (see T85-66 - T85-84; and T85-104 - T85-106 for the 1984 concert.) For images of the 1985 program, see S 1577, Volume 24, S85-1311 - S85-1330.
Collection
Saturday performances at the 1993 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 3)

Saturday performances at the 1993 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 3)

Date
1993-05-29
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Monroe, a mandolin player, was known as the creator of bluegrass style of music with his band, the Bluegrass Boys (where the name for the musical genre derives from.) He was often called the Father of Bluegrass. For images of his performance, see S 1577, box 15, folder 2. For his main stage performance later that evening, see D93-11/12. Based on recommendations from the Florida Folklife Council, the Secretary of State confers Florida Folk Heritage Awards annually. The awards are given to outstanding folk artists and folk culture advocates who have made long-standing contributions to the folk cultural resources of the state. Established in 1985, the program parallels the National Heritage Fellowships. The winners for 1993 were wood carver Bobby Johns, fiddler Willie Jones, guitarist-singer Gamble Rogers, and songwriters-singers Frank & Ann Thomas.

 

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a_s1576_t85-093Recordings of the 1985 Suwannee River JamboreeSoundBands (Music)
Dancers
Music
Musicians
Bluegrass music
Performing arts
Singing
Stringband music
Country music
Dance music
Ballads
Radio programs
Radio broadcasters
Jokes
Family history
Bluegrass musicians
Musical groups
Singers
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a_s1576_43_d93-025Saturday performances at the 1993 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 3)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Mandolin music
Stringband music
String bands
Bluegrass music
Old time music
Awards
Gospel songs
Religious songs
Singers
Musicians
Bluegrass musicians
Bands (Music)
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