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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Title of Work is exactly "Rolling and Tumbling"
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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
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.
Collection
Saturday performances at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 9)

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

Date
1982-05-29
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Collection
Sunday evening performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Sunday evening performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Date
1980-05-25
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The start of the Wind That Shakes the Barley performance can be found on T80-73. Moses Williams played blues music on the diddly bow. Workman played a conch shell.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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_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_t83-051Saturday performances at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 9)SoundSingers
Guitarist
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Singing
Music performance
Diddly bow
Blues singers
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Musicians
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a_s1576_t80-074Sunday evening performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Singing
Guitar music
Diddly bow
Blues (Music)
Blues singers
Cowboys
Old time music
Country music
Shells
Guitarist
Singers
Bands (Music)
Musicians
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