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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Country music"
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Autoharp player Charley Groth and his apprentice Cheryl Belanger

Autoharp player Charley Groth and his apprentice Cheryl Belanger

Date
1991-06-21
Description
Two DAT tapes. This was the third visit by folklorist Stone; recorded at Groth's residence. Consists of a rehearsal (tape 14) and an interview with Groth (tape 14 and 15). The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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Copy of <em>Gator Tales</em> by Lonnie Jolson

Copy of Gator Tales by Lonnie Jolson

Date
1981
Description
One audio cassette. Because this was a commercial, copyrighted recording, no copies can be made from it. It can only be listened to in the research room.
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Cowboy musician Jim Bob Tinsley

Cowboy musician Jim Bob Tinsley

Date
1984-03-09
Description

Two audio cassettes. C84-10: Interview with Jim Bob Tinsley and Dottie Tinsley as part of the Library Folklife Program; Jim Bob describes his early life and how he learned to play music and how he got into cowboy music; Woodmen of the World Band; joining the Navy playing in a band in Africa during World War II; tells stories about the songs he performs as well as about Gene Autry and Winston Churchill; Dottie describes clogging steps. C84-11: Continuation of interview and performance in C84-10; he continues discussing cowboy music and the songs he performs; vagabonds; WLS National Barndance; Dr. John R. Brinkley stations in Mexico and Texas; continuation of traditions in singing and writing cowboy songs; his book; Jim Reeves; his albums.

 

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Demonstrations of ranching traditions

Demonstrations of ranching traditions

Date
1983
Description
One audio cassette Recordings of storyteller Frog Smith and cowboy singer Jim Bob Tinsley demonstrating cowboy/ranching folklore. These were used as demonstration during library folklife programs.
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Doc and Merle Watson Concert with Chubby Anthony and Big Timber Bluegrass

Doc and Merle Watson Concert with Chubby Anthony and Big Timber Bluegrass

Date
1977-04-30
Description
Two reel to reels. Recording of a free concert at the Stephen Foster Center, and sponsored by the Florida Folklife Program. Anthony and Big Timber opened for the Watsons, and later joined them for the finale. Doc Watson was discovered by folklorist Ralph Rinzler in 1960 while recording old-time musician Clarence Ashley in North Carolina. Blind since early childhood, Watson had been playing the guitar for much of his adult life when Rinzler found him. Eagerly accepted by the folk revival boom of the 1960s, he soon began recording best-selling albums and playing folk festivals. His son, Merle, joined him by the mid-1960s. They played old time, country, and bluegrass songs. Known primarily for his flat picking on the acoustic guitar, by the 1970s, Watson and son were highly sought after performers. When Donald "Chubby" Anthony died in Gainesville in 1980, he was considered one of the best bluegrass fiddlers in the nation. Born in Wellborn, South Carolina, Anthony began his career as a teen playing for the bluegrass group, the Stanley Brothers. He moved with them to Florida in 1958 to Live Oak. <br />
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Doc Watson performance at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival Old Marble Stage

Doc Watson performance at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival Old Marble Stage

Date
1996-05-25
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). This recording represents the first section of D96-33. Watson (guitar, vocals) is accompanied by Lawrence (guitar, vocals). He tells three stories and plays traditional tunes from the Carter Family repertoire
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Don Grooms performance on "Folkways" radio show on WRUF-FM

Don Grooms performance on "Folkways" radio show on WRUF-FM

Date
1970
Description
Recording of a radio program from WRUF-FM. Jimmie the Kid Coleman serves as emcee. Includes music performances and stories by Grooms.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1640_22_tape14Autoharp player Charley Groth and his apprentice Cheryl BelangerSoundFieldwork
Apprentices
Zither
Autoharp
String instruments
Musical instruments
German Americans
Women apprentices
Music rehearsals
Old time music
Country music
Interviews
Life histories
Personal experience narratives
Harpists
Musicians
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a_s1576_13_c84-045Classic Country and the Suwannee River Five performing at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Performing arts
String bands
Stringband music
Old time music
Country music
Bluegrass music
Musicians
Bands (Music)
Singers
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a_s1576_13_c84-046Classic Country, Frank Mitchell, Community Revival Center, and Shorty Bedenbaugh performing at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Performing arts
String bands
Stringband music
Old time music
Country music
Bluegrass music
Musicians
Bands (Music)
Singers
Shoe shiners
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a_s1576_13_c84-048Classic Country, Suwannee River Five, and Linda Waldron performing at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Performing arts
String bands
Stringband music
Old time music
Country music
Bluegrass music
Clogging
Musicians
Bands (Music)
Singers
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a_s1576_05_c81-028Copy of&nbsp;<em>Gator Tales</em>&nbsp;by Lonnie JolsonSoundSound recordings
Singer-songwriter music
Country music
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a_s1576_12_c84-010bCowboy musician Jim Bob TinsleySoundCowboys
Life histories
Interviews
Oral histories
Country music
Country dancing
Clogging
Demonstrations
Music performance
Ranching
Libraries
Clog dancing
Musicians
Singers
Dancers
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a_s1576_39_tape29Demonstrations of ranching traditionsSoundStorytellers
Singers
Guitarist
Fieldwork
Teaching of folklore
Ranch life
Storytelling
Cowboys
Guitar music
Country music
Tales
Audiotape recordings
Occupational folklore
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a_s1576_t77-280Doc and Merle Watson Concert with Chubby Anthony and Big Timber BluegrassSoundConcerts
Guitarists
Music performance
Singing
Old time music
Bluegrass music
Country music
Guitar music
Banjo music
Fiddle music
Singers
Musicians
Guitarist
Bands (Music)
Banjoists
Bluegrass musicians
Fiddlers
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Doc Watson performance at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival Old Marble StageDoc Watson performance at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival Old Marble StagesoundFolk festivals
Florida Folk Festival
Country music
Old time music
Music -- Performance
Storytelling
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a_s1576_03_c79-079aDon Grooms performance on "Folkways" radio show on WRUF-FMSoundRadio programs
Folk music -- United States
Music -- Performance
Cherokee Indians
Singer-songwriter music
Country music
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