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Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 7)

Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 7)

Date
2001-05-25
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Gallagher served as emcee. "Thin Man" Watts was a popular R&B/jazz saxophonist in the 1950s. Born in Deland, Florida, he briefly attended FAMU before heading out on the professional music circuit. He began his recording career in 1954, eventually scoring hits with Hard Times, Easy Going, and Shaking. He backed up many rock and roll artists such as Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly, and the Everly Brothers. Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, he played mostly nightclubs, but made a recording comeback in 1987 with Return of the Thin Man.
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a_s1576_88_d01-007Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 7)SoundSingers
Musicians
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Saxophone music
Jazz music
Blues (Music)
Blues singers
Rhythm and blues music
Saxophonists
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