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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Gallagher, Peter"
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Diamond Tooth Mary McClain: Roll Back the Years

Diamond Tooth Mary McClain: Roll Back the Years

Date
1990
Description
One video recording (VHS; 21 minutes) Documentary on blues singer McClain. Includes interviews with Pete Gallagher and pianist Willie James. Known as Diamond Teeth Mary for the jewels she placed in her teeth in the 1940s, Mary was born in West Virginia, and always claimed to be the half sister of fellow blues singer Bessie Smith. In 1918, she moved to Florida's Gulf Coast. During her later years, she lived in Bradenton, Florida. Although McClain was a popular performer in the 1920s and 1930s, she stopped performing the blues for many years. She was rediscovered by the Florida Folklife Program in the 1980s. In 1986, she won the Florida Folk Heritage Award in 1986. She died on 4 April 2000.
Collection
Florida Folk Sampler radio program for the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (WLRN-FM)

Florida Folk Sampler radio program for the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (WLRN-FM)

Date
1984
Description
One audio cassette. Radio show prepared by WLNR-FM, a Miami-based public radio show, about the 1984 Florida Folk Festival. Includes performances from the 1983 festival, as well. Also includes recordings made in the festival campgrounds of many performers gathered around campfires talking and performing.
Collection
Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 10)

Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 10)

Date
2000-05-26
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Known as Diamond Teeth Mary for the jewels she placed in her teeth in the 1940s, Mary was born in West Virginia, and always claimed to be the half sister of fellow blues singer Bessie Smith. In 1918, she moved to Florida's Gulf Coast. During her later years, she lived in Bradenton, Florida. Although McClain was a popular performer in the 1920s and 1930s, she stopped performing the blues for many years. She was rediscovered by the Florida Folklife Program in the 1980s. In 1986, she won the Florida Folk Heritage Award in 1986. She died on 4 April 2000.
Collection
Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 6)

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

Date
2001-05-25
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Gallagher served as emcee.
Collection
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.
Collection
Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 14)

Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 14)

Date
2001-05-25
Description
One audio cassette tape. Gallagher served as emcee.
Collection
Jew's Harp Music performing at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Jew's Harp Music performing at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Date
1988-05-29
Description
Two reel to reel recordings.
Collection
Saturday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 5)

Saturday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 5)

Date
2001-05-26
Description
One audio cassette tape. Gallagher served as emcee.
Collection
Sunday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Disc 1)

Sunday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Disc 1)

Date
2006-05-28
Description
One compact disc. Gallagher served as emcee. The performance by the two groups served as a memorial to Florida fiddler Vassar Clements.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Diamond Tooth Mary McClain: Roll Back the YearsDiamond Tooth Mary McClain: Roll Back the YearsMoving ImagePianists
Musicians
Documentary videos
Blues (Music)
Rhythm and blues music
African Americans
Music performance
Singing
Interviewing on television
Interviews
Life histories
Blues singers
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a_s1576_39_tape33Florida Folk Sampler radio program for the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (WLRN-FM)SoundSingers
Musicians
Guitarist
Fiddlers
Bands (Music)
Public radio
Radio programs
Calypso music
Saws, musical
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Music performance
Singing
Sing alongs
String bands
Auctions
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a_s1576_84_d00-010Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 10)SoundSingers
Musicians
Guitarist
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Guitar music
Rhythm and blues music
Rhythm and blues songs
Storytelling
Blues (Music)
Tributes
Blues singers
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a_s1576_88_d01-006Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 6)SoundSingers
Musicians
Bands (Music)
Guitarist
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Flamenco music
Guitar music (Flamenco)
Guitar music
Blues (Music)
Blues singers
Rhythm and blues music
Folk singers
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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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a_s1576_85_c01-014Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 14)SoundSingers
Musicians
Guitarist
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Guitar music
Folk singers
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a_s1576_t88-053Jew's Harp Music performing at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Singing
Old time music
String bands
Stringband music
Bands (Music)
Singers
Musicians
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a_s1576_85_c01-028Saturday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 5)SoundSingers
Musicians
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Guitar music
Blues (Music)
Blues singers
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a_s2034_05_cd06-017Sunday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Disc 1)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Fiddle music
Fiddling
Old time music
Bluegrass music
Memorials
Singers
Bluegrass musicians
Bands (Music)
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