4 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Todd, Barbara Sheen"
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Saturday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 17)

Saturday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 17)

Date
1986-05-24
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Collection
Saturday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 18)

Saturday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 18)

Date
1986-05-24
Description
One reel to reel recording. The rest of Billie's performance can be found on T86-132.
Collection
Saturday performances at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 5)

Saturday performances at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 5)

Date
1996-05-25
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Williams served as emcee. The first three songs the Versiteers played (not listed here) were not recorded due to equipment failure. Mortham was Secretary of State at the time; the Florida Folklife Program and festival fell under her jurisdiction. She officially recognized McLean as a Florida Artist. This was followed by a McLean tribute, including stories and performances by Southwind, Fitchen, Frank & Ann Thomas, Kennedy, Todd, and Williams. Singer-songwriter Will McLean was often called the 'Father of Florida Folk.' The Black Hat Troubadour, a nickname for the hat he usually wore, authored over 3500 songs, and was a national figure on the folk music scene. A fifth generation Floridian, he died in 1990, the year after he won the Florida Folk Heritage award. Grooms played with Dennis Devine (guitar), Waye Martin (fiddle), Dan Peterson (bass) among others.
Collection
Will McLean Memorial Service

Will McLean Memorial Service

Date
1990-01-24
Description
One video recording (35 minutes, VHS). Memorial Service for singer-songwriter Will McLean, held at the Thomas Center in Gainesville. Includes eulogies and memories by Florida Folk Festival director Thelma, Boltin,singer-songwriter Don Grooms, an emotional Seminole chairman and singer James (Jim) Billie, singer-protégé Gamble Rogers, Barbara Sheen Todd, singer-environmental activist Dale Crider, and Cherill Heaton. Plus performances McLean's songs by Jeanie Fitchen (on autoharp), Dougs Gauss, Wayne Martin, Frank Thomas, Don Grooms, Dennis Devine, Mary Ann Dinella, Sandra Jamieson, Ernie Williams, and Barbara Sheen Todd (who sings his first song). These are interspersed with scenes from a 1982 PBS special on McLean, and concludes with audio from McLean's last performance (St. Augustine, October 29, 1989). Many other folk artists are visible in the audience, including Bobby Hicks. Produced by Margaret Longhill and Philip Schwartz for the McLean Foundation. Singer-songwriter Will McLean was often called the 'Father of Florida Folk.' The Black Hat Troubadour, a nickname given for the hat he usually wore, authored hundreds of songs, and was a national figure on the folk music scene. A fifth generation Floridian, he died in 1990 from cancer.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_t86-130Saturday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 17)SoundMusicians
Guitarist
Singers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Singing
Guitar music
Folk singers
Guitarists
Tributes
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a_s1576_t86-131Saturday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 18)SoundMusicians
Guitarist
Singers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Singing
Guitar music
Folk singers
Poetry
Tributes
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a_s1576_76_d96-013Saturday performances at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 5)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Folk singers
String bands
Stringband music
Old time music
Speeches, addresses, etc.
Gospel (Black)
Gospel music
African Americans
A capella singers
A capella singing
Religious songs
Tributes
Florida. Dept. of State (1995-1999 : Mortham)
Secretaries of State (State governments)
Public officers
Cabinet officers
Singers
Guitarist
Secretary of State
Musicians
Public officer
Blues singers
Folklorists
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Will McLean Memorial ServiceWill McLean Memorial ServiceMoving ImageGuitarist
Composer
Memorials
Video recording
Memorialization
Tributes
Death rites
Folk singers
Public speaking
Singing
Sing alongs
Personal experience narratives
Autoharp music
Guitar music
Composers
Songs
Performances
Performing arts
Humor
Oral narratives
Seminole Indians
Florida history
Musicians
Singers
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