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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Concerts"
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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.
Collection
9th Anniversary celebration of the Stephen Foster Museum

9th Anniversary celebration of the Stephen Foster Museum

Date
1959-10-04
Description
One reel to reel recording. In 1935, the Florida Legislature designated "Old Folks at Home" (often referred to as "Way Down Upon the Suwannee River") as Florida's state song. Over the next two decades, several Floridians began to push for a memorial to the song's composer, Stephen Collins Foster, considered by many to be the nation's first commercial songwriter. Finally, after the efforts of the Florida Federation of Music Clubs, the state opened the Stephen Foster Memorial, a 250-acre state-owned park, in White Springs, Florida in 1950, and would eventually comprise a bell tower, a Stephen Foster Museum, landscaped park grounds, and an annual Florida Folk Festival, along with other public programs. That same year, the state created the Stephen Foster Memorial Commission to administer the development and maintenance of the park.
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Ada Miller performing the glass harmonica at the Stephen Foster Memorial

Ada Miller performing the glass harmonica at the Stephen Foster Memorial

Date
1963-02-26
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Collection
Ada Miller performing the glass harmonica at the Stephen Foster Memorial

Ada Miller performing the glass harmonica at the Stephen Foster Memorial

Date
1964-06-02
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Collection
Ada Miller performing the glass harmonica at the Stephen Foster Memorial

Ada Miller performing the glass harmonica at the Stephen Foster Memorial

Date
1962-12
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Collection
Angelus Singers performing at the Stephen Foster Memorial

Angelus Singers performing at the Stephen Foster Memorial

Date
Description
One reel to reel recording. The Angelus Singers were from Orlando. They were directed by W. Ivan Wilder.
Collection
Billy Vaughn performing at the Stephen Foster Memorial

Billy Vaughn performing at the Stephen Foster Memorial

Date
1959
Description
One reel to reel recording. Concert by jazz saxophonist Vaughn. In 1959, he recorded at LP for Dot Records, Billy Vaughn Plays Stephen Foster (DOT 3260). Born in Glasgow, Kentucky, Vaughn began his career with the Hilltoppers as a vocalist. He then moved to the saxophone, covering instrumentals as an orchestra leader. He was known for his twin saxophone sound.
Collection
Bluegrass festival in Alva, Florida

Bluegrass festival in Alva, Florida

Date
1988-01-16
Description
One audio recording. Recorded at David Bull's ranch. Sponsored by the Southwest Florida Bluegrass Association. The Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project was conducted under the direction of Barbara Beauchamp in two phases: 12 November 1987 through 31 January 1988 by Debbie Fant; and in February 1988 by Nancy Nusz. Using a 35mm camera and a Sony tape recorder, and funded through a NEA grant, the two fieldworkers spoke with over fifty informants in Manatee, Sarasota, Lee, Collier, and Charlotte counties, resulting in 20 participants chosen for a special SW Florida folklife area at the 36th Annual Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Bluegrass music at the 1991 Sunday Folk Music in the Park concert

Bluegrass music at the 1991 Sunday Folk Music in the Park concert

Date
1991-09-22
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-four black and white images (plus negatives.) Thin Ice was from Live Oak; and the Big Bend Ramblers were based in Tallahassee. The Sunday Folk Music in the Park concert series were held between September and February each year from 1991 through 1993 in the amphitheater at the Stephen Foster State Folk Culture Center (Stephen Foster Center). Each concert showcased a different mucial style: gospel, bluegrass, Florida folk, and Irish music among others. The series was arranged and promoted by the Florida Folklife Program.
Collection
Bluegrass music at the 1991 Sunday Folk Music in the Park concert

Bluegrass music at the 1991 Sunday Folk Music in the Park concert

Date
1991-09-22
Description
Thirty-four color slides. Thin Ice was from Live Oak; and the Big Bend Ramblers were based in Tallahassee. The Sunday Folk Music in the Park concert series were held between September and February each year from 1991 through 1993 in the amphitheater at the Stephen Foster State Folk Culture Center (Stephen Foster Center). Each concert showcased a different mucial style: gospel, bluegrass, Florida folk, and Irish music among others. The series was arranged and promoted by the Florida Folklife Program.
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_s2043_000609th Anniversary celebration of the Stephen Foster MuseumSoundAnniversaries
Museums
Performing arts
Music performance
Concerts
Singing
Singers
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a_s2043_00143Ada Miller performing the glass harmonica at the Stephen Foster MemorialSoundConcerts
Music performance
Performing arts
Singers
Glass harmonica
Glass harmonica music
Cristal
Musicians
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a_s2043_00181Ada Miller performing the glass harmonica at the Stephen Foster MemorialSoundConcerts
Music performance
Performing arts
Singers
Glass harmonica
Glass harmonica music
Cristal
Musicians
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a_s2043_00128Ada Miller performing the glass harmonica at the Stephen Foster MemorialSoundConcerts
Music performance
Performing arts
Singers
Glass harmonica
Glass harmonica music
Cristal
Musicians
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a_s2043_00083Angelus Singers performing at the Stephen Foster MemorialSoundConcerts
Music performance
Performing arts
Singing
Singers
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a_s2043_00253Billy Vaughn performing at the Stephen Foster MemorialSoundAudiotape recordings
Saxophone music
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864
Jazz music
Saxophone music (Jazz)
Concerts
Music performance
Performing arts
Singers
Jazz musicians
Saxophonists
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a_s1622_03_tape12Bluegrass festival in Alva, FloridaSoundBands (Music)
Fieldwork
Bluegrass music
Sound recordings
Interviews
String bands
String instruments
Music performance
Concerts
Country music
Bluegrass musicians
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Bluegrass music at the 1991 Sunday Folk Music in the Park concertBluegrass music at the 1991 Sunday Folk Music in the Park concertStill ImageSingers
Performing arts
Music performance
Concerts
Community concerts
String bands
String instruments
Musical ensembles
Performers
Fiddlers
Fiddles
Guitarists
Guitar
Bluegrass music
Bands (Music)
Bluegrass musicians
Musical groups
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Bluegrass music at the 1991 Sunday Folk Music in the Park concertBluegrass music at the 1991 Sunday Folk Music in the Park concertStill ImageSingers
Performing arts
Music performance
Concerts
Community concerts
String bands
String instruments
Musical ensembles
Performers
Fiddlers
Fiddles
Guitarists
Guitar
Bluegrass music
Bands (Music)
Bluegrass musicians
Musical groups
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