20 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Thompson, Albert Buck"
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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
Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch

Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch

Date
1985-02-14
Description
Thirty four color slides. Images of fifty-year old blues guitarist Buck Thompson playing tunes that he learned from the radio on his front porch. A lifelong migrant farmer, he played the juke circuit in the 1950s. A sound recording of the performance can be found in S 1714, box 6 reels 23 and 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/The Trivettes playing at Fred Perry's house

Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch/The Trivettes playing at Fred Perry's house

Date
1985-02
Description
One proof sheet, with 32 black and whites images (plus negatives). Twenty-six images of fifty-year old blues guitarist Buck Thompson playing tunes that he learned from the radio on his front porch. A lifelong migrant farmer, he played the juke circuit in the 1950s. A sound recording of the performance can be found in S 1714, box 6 reels 23 and 24. Also includes six images of the Trivette family playing bluegrass in Fred Perry's home in St. Augustine. Players consisted of Frank Trivette Sr.(banjo, fiddle) Frank Trivette Jr. (guitar), Doug Trivette (guitar), Buddy Beck (mandolin) and Carlos Brackett (bass). 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
Buck Thompson performing at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival

Buck Thompson performing at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1985-05-24
Description
Two color slides.
Collection
Florida Folks: 1985 Florida Folk Festival

Florida Folks: 1985 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1985-05
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape) 60 minutes.
Collection
Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage) (Reel 12)

Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage) (Reel 12)

Date
1985-05-24
Description
One reel to reel recording. Singer Rogers served as emcee.
Collection
Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage) (Reel 13)

Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage) (Reel 13)

Date
1985-05-24
Description
One reel to reel recording. Rogers served as emcee.
Collection
Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 4)

Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 4)

Date
1985-05-24
Description
One reel to reel recording. Folklorist Owens served as emcee. Corrido music consist of ballads/narrative songs that roiginated in Mexico in the mid-1800s. Folklorist Figgen served as moderator for the workshop. The workshop came out of research for the St. Johns River Survey. Grimm discussed pinata making, Castillo talked aboau farming ferns, and Castillo discussed taco making. Folklorist McDonald introduced Thompson. Thompson was from Hastings.
Collection
Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 5)

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

Date
1985-05-26
Description
One reel to reel recording. Thompson was a blues singer from Hastings, Florida.
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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Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porchBlues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porchStill ImageFieldwork
Research methods
Collecting
Porches
String instruments
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Musical tradition, African diaspora
Guitarists
Guitar
Architecture
Music performance
Guitarist
Musicians
Blues singers
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Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch/The Trivettes playing at Fred Perry's houseBlues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch/The Trivettes playing at Fred Perry's houseStill ImageGuitarist
Musicians
Fieldwork
Research methods
Collecting
Porches
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Musical tradition, African diaspora
Guitarists
Guitar
Architecture
Music performance
String bands
String instruments
Bluegrass musicians
Blues singers
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Buck Thompson performing at the 1985 Florida Folk FestivalBuck Thompson performing at the 1985 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageGuitarist
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Performing arts
Performers
Music performance
African Americans
Blues (Music)
Guitarists
Guitar
Blues singers
Musicians
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Florida Folks: 1985 Florida Folk FestivalFlorida Folks: 1985 Florida Folk FestivalMoving ImageMusicians
Blues singers
Guitarist
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Guitar music
Blues (Music)
Folk singers
Old time music
Piano music (Blues)
Clog dancing
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a_s1576_t85-012Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage) (Reel 12)SoundMusicians
Guitarist
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Gospel (Black)
Gospel songs
Gospel music
Religious songs
Performing arts
Christianity
Religious music
Blues (Music)
Guitar music
Guitarists
African Americans
Singing
Blues singers
Singers
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a_s1576_t85-013Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage) (Reel 13)SoundMusicians
Guitarist
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Guitar music
African Americans
Guitarists
Blues (Music)
Performing arts
Blues singers
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a_s1576_t85-112Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 4)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Singing
Corridos
Performing arts
Ballads
Guitar music
Guitarists
Arts, Mexican
Mexican Americans
Folk music Mexico
Latinos
Music Latin America
Ethnicity, Mexico
Workshops (Adult education)
Pinatas
Leisure
Ferns
Oral education
Farming
Tacos
Cookery, Mexican
Cooking and dining
Agriculture
African Americans
Blues (Music)
Musicians
Singers
Bluegrass musicians
Bands (Music)
Cooks
Artisans
Guitarist
Blues singers
Farm workers
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a_s1576_t85-113Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 5)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Singing
Blues (Music)
Performing arts
Guitar music
Guitarists
Rhythm and blues songs
African Americans
Musicians
Guitarist
Blues singers
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