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Blues musician Buck Thompson playing at his home

Blues musician Buck Thompson playing at his home

Date
1985-01-20
Description
One audio cassette. Sound recording of fifty-year old blues guitarist Buck Thompson playing tunes that he learned from the radio at his home. A lifelong migrant farmer, he played the Florida juke circuit in the 1950s. Inebriated at the time of recording, Thompson speech is difficult to decipher at times. The tape cuts off several times at Thompson's request. Additional recordings of Thompson can be found in S 1714, box 6, reels 23-24. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch

Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch

Date
1985-02-14
Description
Two reel to reel tapes. Sound recording of fifty-year old blues guitarist Buck Thompson playing tunes that he learned from the radio on his front porch. A former railroad worker, he played the juke circuit in the 1950s. Because of the recording location, sounds of traffic and pedestrians can be heard. Images of the performance can be found in S 1577, v. 27, slides 1467-1495. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Dorothy Byrne performing ragtime music at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Dorothy Byrne performing ragtime music at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Date
1992-05-24
Description
One reel to reel recording. Jan Milner served as emcee.
Collection
Dorothy Byrne performing ragtime songs at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Dorothy Byrne performing ragtime songs at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Date
1991-05-25
Description
One reel to reel recording. Milner served as emcee.
Collection
Friday performances at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Stage III) (Tape 2)

Friday performances at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Stage III) (Tape 2)

Date
1992-05-22
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Fitchen served as emcee.
Collection
Friday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Sesquicentennial Area Stage ) (Tape 5)

Friday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Sesquicentennial Area Stage ) (Tape 5)

Date
1995-05-26
Description
One digital audio tape(DAT).
Collection
Performances at the 1970 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Performances at the 1970 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1970-05
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Saunders was the chairman of the Stephen Foster Memorial Commission. Meadows was White Springs' mayor. Morris was a professor at the University of Florida. Keen was from White Springs. Godwin was from Hawthorne. Thrailkill was a poet from Wauchula. Borns lived in Daytona Beach. The LeFevre Family were based out of Knoxville, Tennessee.

 

Collection
Sunday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 5)

Sunday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 5)

Date
1985-05-26
Description
One reel to reel recording. Folklorist McDonald served as emcee. Thompson was a blues singer-guitarist from Hastings, Florida. The band consisted of Ronnie Kierce (bass), Gary Wilkins (banjo), Ricki King (mandolin), Platt Drew (guitar), and Nile Hord (fiddle).
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1714_03_tape10Blues musician Buck Thompson playing at his homeSoundFieldwork
Research methods
Collecting
Sound recording
String instruments
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Musical tradition, African diaspora
Guitarists
Guitar
Guitar music
Music performance
Music
Guitarist
Musicians
Blues singers
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a_s1714_reel23Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porchSoundFieldwork
Research methods
Collecting
Sound recording
String instruments
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Musical tradition, African diaspora
Guitarists
Guitar
Guitar music
Music performance
Music
Guitarist
Musicians
Blues singers
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a_s1576_t92-095Dorothy Byrne performing ragtime music at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Music performance
Performing arts
Singing
Bluegrass music
Old time music
Music
Ragtime music
Ragtime songs
Piano music
Pianos
Musicians
Pianists
Singers
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a_s1576_t91-019aDorothy Byrne performing ragtime songs at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Piano music
Singing
Ragtime music
Ragtime songs
Musicians
Pianists
Singers
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a_s1576_42_d92-002Friday performances at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Stage III) (Tape 2)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Bands (Music)
Piano music
Old time music
Ragtime music
Ragtime songs
Singers
Musicians
Pianists
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a_s1576_45_d95-049Friday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Sesquicentennial Area Stage ) (Tape 5)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Blues (Music)
Piano music (Blues)
African Americans
Rock music
Singing
Pianists
Bands (Music)
Blues singers
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a_s1576_t77-213Performances at the 1970 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Singing
Guitar music
Dance
Old time music
Bluegrass music
Folk singers
Elementary schools
Mayors
Storytelling
Trickster tales
Animal tales
Oral narratives
Singers
Dancers
Public officer
Orators
Children
Choruses
Girl Scouts
Musicians
Storytellers
Students
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a_s1576_t85-130Sunday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 5)SoundMusicians
Guitarist
Folklorists
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Singing
Guitar music
Performing arts
African Americans
Blues (Music)
Rhythm and blues music
Rhythm and blues songs
Bluegrass music
Old time music
String bands
Stringband music
Bluegrass musicians
Blues singers
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