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Recording of the 1976 Florida Folk Festival (WJCT-FM 90)

Recording of the 1976 Florida Folk Festival (WJCT-FM 90)

Date
1976
Description
Four audio cassettes. Recording of a story on the 1976 Florida Folk Festival by Jacksonville's public radio station, WJCT-FM 90. Includes an award given to Thelma Boltin, discussion of late festival performer Bob Beers, Scottish songs, explanation of Sacred Harp Singing, stories and songs by Gamble Rogers, interviews with Al Head, Rogers, and Boltin, and various performances from the festival.
Collection
Saturday afternoon performances at the 1976 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Saturday afternoon performances at the 1976 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Date
1976-09-04
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Collection
Saturday evening performances at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Saturday evening performances at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Date
1977-09-03
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. McLean and Grooms were from Gainesville. Crider and Bittner (later Mrs. Crider) sang environmental songs, and were also from Gainesville. Smith was from Marietta, Georgia. Tillinghast was form Stone Mountain, Georgia. Mitchell performed a shoeshine rag with heaps-Nelson on harmonica. Moore was form Naples. Singer-storyteller-guitarist Rogers was from St. Augustine. Muller was a music instructor at Seminole Community College. Junkanoos played calypso music.
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Saturday performances at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Saturday performances at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Date
1975-08-30
Description
One reel to reel recording. The Smiths were from Jacksonville. Dobbs, from Palatka, performed animal calls. Dixon, of Miami, sang ballads. Frog Smith was a storyteller (and painter) from Fort Myers. Battle was from Tampa. Boltin was the director (and emcee) for the festival. The Beadnells were form Orange Park. The Seafood Combo was from Tallahassee and consisted: Tony Verderamo, Larry Abrams, and Pam Mansfield. The Stephens were fiddlers from Panama City. The Kellys were from Palatka, as was Dobbs. The LeFever family lived in Knoxville, Tennessee. Lydia and the Pinkhams, of Lakeland, consisted of: Peggy Burr; Didi Bentley; Barbara Smith; Tricia Conner; and Mike O'Steen. Smith was from Marietta, Georgia. Whatley was from Bell, and sang country music. Close, of Jacksonville, played harmonica. Mark was a guitarist from Chapel Hill, N.C. Mt. Carmel Freewill Church Choir were from Palatka. Cadwell was a banjoist from Jackson Heights, N.Y. Bloodworth earned a history PhD at UF regarding place names.
Collection
Saturday performances at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Saturday performances at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Date
1975-08-30
Description
One reel to reel recording. Dan Smith was a harmonica player from White Plains, NY. Dobbs was from Palatka. McKinney played the violin. The Hallmans were from Greenville, S.C. The Dirt Kickers were a string band from Tallahassee. Dinella and Myers were singer-guitarists from Tampa. Moore was from Green Cove Springs. Hancock was a dulcimer player from Suffolk, Virginia. Joe mark was from Chapel Hill, NC. The LeFevres were from Knoxville, and consisted of Richard, Shirley, Corey, Amy, and Geoffrey. Will McLean (the Black Hat Troubadour) was a singer-songwriter-guitarist from Orlando. Betty Smith was a dulcimer player from Marietta, Georgia. Jones and Quimby sang African American spirituals -- from Brunswick, Georgia, they would later be known as the Georgia Sea Island Singers. Huber was also from Knoxville, Tennessee. Listed in the program as Eugenia Sisinni Jones, the singer-guitarist was later known as Jeanie Fitchen. The Abundant life Singers were from Clearwater, and Malkine was from New York.
Collection
Sunday afternoon performances at the 1976 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (reel 3)

Sunday afternoon performances at the 1976 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (reel 3)

Date
1976-09-05
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Collection
Sunday afternoon performances at the 1976 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (reel 4)

Sunday afternoon performances at the 1976 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (reel 4)

Date
1976-09-05
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Collection
Sunday morning performances at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Sunday morning performances at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1977-09-04
Description
One reel to reel recording. (The start of the reel is the end of the Saturday evening performances.) Boltin served as emcee. Bill Smith was from Fort Myers, and was Frog Smith. Beadnell was from Orange Park. The Bonks were from Atlanta. Dinger-guitarist Fitchen was billed at the time as Eugenia Sisinni Jones. Bowhuizen was one-half of the Wiggin Sisters, who played several folk festivals. Singer Marshall lived in White Springs. Joe Mark and the Smiths were singer-musicians from St. Augustine.
Collection
Sunday performances at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Sunday performances at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Date
1975-08-31
Description
One reel to reel recording. Last performances of the 1975 festival. Sunday was devoted to religious music. Jones and Quimby, both from Brunswick, Georgia, were later known as the Georgia Sea Island Singers. They performed black spirituals. The Boyers were from Webster Grove, Missouri, and were the family of the late Bob Beers. The square dancers were from Murfreesboro, Tennessee and performed to pre-recorded music. The Makley Family were from Jacksonville, and consisted of Elroyce, Bettine, and Ruthanne Makley. This was their third Festival. Jay Smith was also from Jacksonville. Hallman was from Greenville, S.C. Banjoist Cadwell's performance was not recorded -- only his introduction. Betty Smith lived in Marietta, Georgia. Fiddlers Zeke and Rosa Stephens lived in Panama City. Jumper was a Seminole storyteller from Hollywood, Florida. The Mitchells, of Washington DC, performed shaped note songs. The bluegrass band, Skip Johns and the Travelers, were from Lake City, and sang gospel songs. Hancock, of Suffolk, Virginia, played the dulcimer. The Abundant Life Singers were from Clearwater, and led by David McAbee. Singer Marshall was from White Springs. Dunscombe played the musical saw, and was a long-time festival performer. Singer Muller was from Lake Mary. Storyteller Boltin was also the festival's director and emcee. The Dirt Kickers Band, led by Sara Carter, came from Tallahassee. Hand and the Englishes all lived in Jacksonville. They wrote their own songs.
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a_s1576_02_c78-038Recording of the 1976 Florida Folk Festival (WJCT-FM 90)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Radio programs
Radio
Interviews
Storytelling
Yodeling
Psaltery
Hammered dulcimer
Musical saw
Bluegrass music
Bluegrass musicians
A capella singers
Gospel (Black)
Musicians
Singers
Storytellers
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a_s1576_t77-251Saturday afternoon performances at the 1976 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Guitar music
Folk singers
Dance
Dance music
Old time music
Singers
Musicians
Dancers
Guitarist
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a_s1576_t77-294Saturday evening performances at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Singing
Folk singers
Calypso music
Old time music
Storytelling
Dance music
Stringband music
Guitar music
Singers
Storytellers
Bands (Music)
Guitarist
Musicians
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a_s1576_t79-017Saturday performances at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Singing
Dance music
Folk singers
Old time music
Oral performance
Gospel music
Animal sounds
Storytelling
Banjo music
Ballads
Seminole Indians
Folk songs, French
French Americans
Songs, French
Singers
Dancers
Storytellers
Banjoists
Musicians
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a_s1576_t79-018Saturday performances at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Singing
Dance music
Folk singers
Old time music
Oral performance
Gospel music
Animal sounds
Storytelling
Banjo music
Ballads
Spiritual music
Choir singing
Gospel (Black)
Spirituals (Songs)
Harmonica music
Violin music
Folk songs, French
French Americans
Songs, French
Singers
Guitarist
Harmonica players
Violinists
Musicians
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a_s1576_t77-258Sunday afternoon performances at the 1976 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (reel 3)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Gospel music
Gospel songs
Spirituals (Songs)
Religious songs
Religious music
Folk singers
Guitar music
Patriotic songs
Dulcimer music
Singers
Musicians
Guitarist
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a_s1576_t77-259aSunday afternoon performances at the 1976 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (reel 4)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Old time music
Country music
Psaltery
Animal sounds
Stringband music
Birdsongs
Singers
Musicians
Guitarist
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a_s1576_t77-295Sunday morning performances at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Singing
Folk singers
Guitar music
Gospel songs
Gospel music
Religious music
Calypso music
Dance music
Singers
Storytellers
Bands (Music)
Guitarist
Musicians
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a_s1576_t79-020Sunday performances at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Singing
Guitar music
Dulcimer music
Old time music
Musical saws
Religious music
Religious songs
Gospel music
Gospel songs
Yodeling
Storytelling
Oral narratives
Tales
Singers
Dancers
Bands (Music)
Storytellers
Musicians
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