29 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Title of Work is exactly "Sitting On Top of the World"
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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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.
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Saturday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Sesquicentennial Area Stage) (Tape 1)

Saturday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Sesquicentennial Area Stage) (Tape 1)

Date
1995-05-27
Description
One digital audio tape(DAT). The Versiteers, a Jacksonville-based a capella gospel group, consisted of L.V. Starling, Linda Carter, and Myrtle Butler. Tru-Blu Grass consisted of Bill Hendry (fiddle), Jane Roynl (bass), Eddie Knight (guitar), Jack Piccalo (banjo) and Ken Carey (mandolin).

 

 

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Saturday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Stage III) (Tape 5)

Saturday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Stage III) (Tape 5)

Date
1995-05-27
Description
One audio cassette. New Frontier, based out of Pensacola, featured Will Fink (fiddle/mandolin), Ken Carr (guitar) and Chris Carr (bass). Their performance is completed on III-21.
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Saturday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Azalea Stage) (Tape 16)

Saturday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Azalea Stage) (Tape 16)

Date
1998-05-23
Description
One audio cassette recordings. Johns served as emcee.
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Saturday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Azalea Stage) (Tape 8)

Saturday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Azalea Stage) (Tape 8)

Date
1998-05-23
Description
One audio cassette recordings. Livingston served as emcee. The band consisted of Doug Armstrong,Jerry Childs [?], Jerry Clemmons, Glen Thomas, Bob Harper.
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Saturday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 6)

Saturday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 6)

Date
2001-05-26
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Milner served as emcee. Hood was president of the Florida State Fiddlers Association. Matthews was the director of the Florida Division of Historical Resources (which housed the Florida Folklife Program). She presented all awards. The Florida State Fiddle Contest was held each year at the Festival on Saturdays (the stages varied from year to year). The winners were allowed to perform on the Main Stage that evening. The winners for 2001 were: Jonathan Hodge (contemporary); Kathy Agar & Ian Malinowksi (twin fiddle); Lloyd Baldwin (rustic); and Puck Pottsberg (junior). Winners of the 2001 Florida Folk Heritage Awards dug-out canoe maker Bobby Henry, Russian iconographer Alexander Jasiukowicz, Irish fiddler James Kelly, traditional Hawaiian artist Henry Ohumukini, fiddler Richard Seaman, and folk singer/songwriter Jeanie Fitchen. 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. Johnson was the district bureau chief for the Florida Park Service, District 2. Williams was the director for the Florida Folklife Council.
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Secular music from the Drop on Down in Florida album (Sides 1 and 2)

Secular music from the Drop on Down in Florida album (Sides 1 and 2)

Date
1981
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of the first two sides of the FFP-produced album, Drop on Down in Florida, which was a collection of fieldwork recordings of African American music in Florida released in the early 1980s as a two-record LP.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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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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_44_d95-041Saturday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Sesquicentennial Area Stage) (Tape 1)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
A capella singers
A capella singing
Gospel (Black)
African Americans
Gospel songs
Gospel music
Religious music
Religious songs
Spirituals (Songs)
Latinos
Arts, Cuban
Cuban Americans
Pipe (Musical instrument)
Pipe music
Bluegrass music
Old time music
String bands
Stringband music
Singers
Musicians
Bluegrass musicians
Dancers
Bands (Music)
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a_s1576_47_iii-020Saturday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Stage III) (Tape 5)SoundSingers
Guitarist
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Singing
Music performance
Guitar music
Old time music
Stringband music
String bands
Bands (Music)
Musicians
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a_s1576_72_c98-083Saturday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Azalea Stage) (Tape 16)SoundSingers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Old time music
String bands
Stringband music
Bands (Music)
Musicians
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_audio.jpg
a_s1576_72_c98-075Saturday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Azalea Stage) (Tape 8)SoundSingers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
String bands
Stringband music
Old time music
Bands (Music)
Musicians
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_audio.jpg
a_s1576_88_d01-013Saturday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 6)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Guitar music
Old time music
Dance
Contests
Awards
Fiddle music
Public officers
Public officials
Singers
Musicians
Guitarist
Dancers
Public officer
Fiddlers
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a_s1576_05_c81-031Secular music from the Drop on Down in Florida album (Sides 1 and 2)SoundAfrican Americans
Blues (Music)
Blues singers
Singing
Guitar music
Singers
Musicians
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a_s1576_13_c84-049Skip Johns & the Travelers and Clarence Scippio performing at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Performing arts
String bands
Stringband music
Old time music
Country music
Bluegrass music
Religious songs
Gospel music
Gospel songs
Musicians
Bands (Music)
Singers
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