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1977 Portable Folk Festival

1977 Portable Folk Festival

Date
1977-04-16
Description
Three reel to reels. Johnny Shines was a blues singer-guitarist who once traveled with famed blues singer Robert Johnson. He was re-discovered in the 1960s during the folk revival boom, and played festivals throughout the 1960s and 1970s. His sound was very similar to Robert Johnson's, and here he played several Johnson songs. Bluegrass and Kentucky mountain music singer Phyllis Boyens (who later appeared in the film Cola Miner's Daughter as Loretta Lynn's mother) and Nimrod Workman (who also had a bit part in the same film) released the album Passing Through the Garden in 1976, and they were promoting that album at this performance. Workman was a former coal miner and union organizer in Kentucky. Bessie Jones, born in inland Georgia, promoted Georgia Sea Island songs, and later in the 1960s formed the Georgia Sea Island Singers. She died in Brunswick Georgia in 1984. The Red Clay Ramblers was a part of the "New-Grass" movement of the 1970s, forming in 1972. The Chapel Hill, North Carolina-based group featured Tommy Thompson (1937-2003) (banjo), Jim Watson (guitar/mandolin), Jack Herrick (guitar), Mike Craver (piano), and Bill Hicks (fiddle). Conway was a scholar at Appalachian State University and filmmaker of Appalachian culture, and an associate of the Red Clay Ramblers. She introduced Shines and the Red Clay Ramblers at the concert.
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Alex McBride performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Alex McBride performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Date
1990-05-27
Description
One reel to reel recording. (also avaiable on audio cassette, C90-55.) Walker served as emcee.
Collection
Barking Spiders String Band performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Barking Spiders String Band performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Date
1990-05-27
Description
One reel to reel recording. Walker served as emcee. The group was from Tallahassee.
Collection
Blues guitarist Emmett Murray playing in Pahokee

Blues guitarist Emmett Murray playing in Pahokee

Date
1980-04-08
Description
One audio cassette. Murray's "Mobile Blues" was featured on the FFP-produced recording "Drop on Down in Florida," a double LP that featured traditional African American music in the state. For another recording with Murray, see reels T83-62 through T83-64, in S 1576.
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Fiddle tunes by Horace Fletcher

Fiddle tunes by Horace Fletcher

Date
1980-03-15
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Only a few of the songs titles were provided.
Collection
Field recordings in the Callahan neighborhood of Orlando

Field recordings in the Callahan neighborhood of Orlando

Date
1993-04-24
Description
Three DAT tapes. Digital audio tapes (DAT) generated by fieldwork undertaken to document the folklife of the Callahan neighborhood of Orlando, Florida. Results of the fieldwork were incorporated into the "Folklife Of Central Florida" folklife theme area at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival. The tapes feature African-American hymn lining and blues, folk tales, and children's games. Images of the project can be found in folder 1.
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Florida Folklife Program apprentices performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Florida Folklife Program apprentices performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Date
1992-05-22
Description
One reel to reel recording. Arrazola and Granado, both of Homestead, played Mexican button accordion; and Arbie (Live Oak) and Stapleton (Miami) played Cajun-style accordion. They were participants in the 1992 Florida Folklife Apprenticeship Program. Folklorist Robert Stone introduced them. Folk singer Fitchen served as emcee.
Collection
Friday afternoon performances at the 1965 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (reel 1)

Friday afternoon performances at the 1965 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (reel 1)

Date
1965-05-07
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Collection
Friday evening performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Friday evening performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Date
1954-05-07
Description
One reel to reel. The second half of the reel consists of Saturday afternoon performances, followed by Saturday evening performances. Knott served as the emcee. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1954 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_t77-2771977 Portable Folk FestivalSoundFolklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Special events
Concerts
Music performance
Blues (Music)
Blues singers
Guitar music
Dulcimer music
Hammer dulcimer
Gospel music
Gospel songs
Singers
Musicians
Guitarist
Bands (Music)
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a_s1576_t90-146aAlex McBride performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Piano music (Blues)
Pianos
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Singers
Blues singers
Musicians
Pianists
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a_s1576_t90-144aBarking Spiders String Band performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)SoundSingers
Bands (Music)
Musical groups
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
String bands
String instruments
Stringband music
Old time music
Musicians
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a_s1576_04_c81-015Blues guitarist Emmett Murray playing in PahokeeSoundFieldwork
Blues (Music)
Guitar music
African Americans
Guitarists
Electric guitar
Singing
Musical tradition, African diaspora
Performing arts
String instruments
Guitarist
Blues singers
Musicians
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a_s1576_t83-077Fiddle tunes by Horace FletcherSoundFieldwork
Fiddling
Fiddle music
Performing arts
Music performance
Old time music
Dance music
String instruments
Musicians
Fiddlers
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a_s1711_01_tape01Field recordings in the Callahan neighborhood of OrlandoSoundFieldwork
African Americans
Sound recordings
Community culture
Neighborhoods
Urban life
Blues (Music)
Guitar music
Hymns
Tales
Storytelling
Religious music
Religious songs
Hymn lining
Storytellers
Blues singers
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a_s1576_t92-014Florida Folklife Program apprentices performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Performances
Music performance
Guitar music
Songs
Guitarists
Singers
Accordion
Accordion music
Apprentices
Folklorists
Musicians
Guitarist
Accordionists
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a_s1576_t77-149bFriday afternoon performances at the 1965 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (reel 1)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Storytelling
Singing
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
Elementary schools
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Czechoslovakian Americans
Arts, Czechoslovakia
Animal tales
Demonstrations
Maypoles
Whistling
Old time music
Trickster tales
Beseda (Dance)
Oral performance
Dance music
Singers
Whip maker
Dancers
Storytellers
Children
Choruses
Musicians
Students
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a_s1576_t77-223Friday afternoon performances at the 1971 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Singing
Music performance
Stringband music
Old time music
Guitar music
Bluegrass music
Folk singers
String bands
Folk songs, French
French Americans
Songs, French
Singers
Fiddlers
Bands (Music)
Bluegrass musicians
Musicians
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a_s1576_t76-006aFriday evening performances at the 1954 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Folk singers
Performing arts
Spirituals (Songs)
Musical tradition, sacred
African Americans
Singing
Gospel songs
Religious songs
Mormons
Polka
Square dancing
Singers
Dancers
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