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 Sunday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 2)

Sunday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 2)

Date
1985-05-26
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Collection
<em>Drop on Down in Florida</em> pre-master

Drop on Down in Florida pre-master

Date
1980-06
Description
One audio cassette. A duplicate copy can be found on C80-19. This is an unmixed, pre-master third-generation recording of field recordings conducted between 1978 and 1980 from the Florida Record Project. That project, along with work for the North Florida Folklife Project, resulted in Drop on Down in Florida, an exploration of African American musical traditions in Florida.  Tape is in very poor condition and cannot be reproduced.
Collection
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
1986 Florida Folk Festival (10 of 17)

1986 Florida Folk Festival (10 of 17)

Date
1982-05-29
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape) 20 minutes.
Collection
1986 Florida Folk Festival (3 of 17)

1986 Florida Folk Festival (3 of 17)

Date
1986-05-24
Description
One video cassette (3/4" tape). 20 minutes. James played piano for McClain.
Collection
1986 Florida Folk Festival (5 of 17)

1986 Florida Folk Festival (5 of 17)

Date
1986-05-24
Description
One video recording. (3/4" tape) 20 minutes.
Collection
45th Anniversary of the Senior Choir program

45th Anniversary of the Senior Choir program

Date
1985-01-12
Description
Four audio cassettes. Recording of the 45th anniversary program for the senior choir of the Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church. The program consisted of traditional gospel and spiritual songs. A malfunctioning microphone caused some distortion and feedback on the recording. 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
African American Gospel Workshop at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

African American Gospel Workshop at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Date
1989-05-27
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Cooley served as emcee.
Collection
Annual Tarpon Springs International Glendi

Annual Tarpon Springs International Glendi

Date
1976-10-23
Description
Two audio cassettes. A glendi is a Greek festival, which can take the form of a fair or festival. Recording of a glendi in Tarpon Spring, including church choirs, interviews with Czechoslovakian and Greek residents, Greek and Czechoslovakian singers, and an interview with the chairman of Tarpon Springs Chamber of Commerce. Side two is blank.
Collection
Aubrey Ghent and his father Henry Nelson performing sacred steel music at various events

Aubrey Ghent and his father Henry Nelson performing sacred steel music at various events

Date
1993-11-26
Description
One audio cassette recording. (Duplicate can be found on tape 5.) The first half of the tape was recorded at a House of God "Family and Friends Day Celebration" in Daytona Beach on 5 September 1993. The second half was recorded at the Ocala House of God Church #2 on 26 November 1993, and the then at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival on May 24 1994 (for entire festival performance, see D94-20 in S 1576.) On the second half, the vocals are weak. The Sacred Steel Guitar Recording Project originated in 1992 when Florida Folklife Program folklorist Robert Stone discovered that several predominantly African American House of God churches (a sub-sect of the Pentecostal church) in the St. Petersburg area were using steel guitars in their religious services. The practice began by Willie and Troman Eason in the 1930s, and expanded upon by players such as Henry Nelson and Lorenzo Harrison. Realizing that this was a unique musical tradition, labeled Sacred Steel, the Florida Folklife Program to applied for a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to conduct fieldwork and create a music album for public dispersal. The aim of the project was to increase public awareness of the gospel steel guitar tradition, as well as document it for future generations. Matched with state funds, the grant period originally ran from October 1993 through October 1994, but was extended for another year. In that time Stone, along with sound engineers William Dudley and Mike Stapleton, interviewed and recorded several steel guitarists in the St. Petersburg area. An album entitled Sacred Steel was released in 1995. It was then re-released through an agreement with Arhoolie Records in 1997.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_t85-127 Sunday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 2)SoundSingers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Performing arts
African Americans
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
Religious songs
Gospel songs
Choruses
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a_s1576_03_c80-018<em>Drop on Down in Florida</em> pre-masterSoundMusic--Performance
Field recordings
African Americans
Guitar music
Blues (Music)
Religious music
Religious songs
Musical tradition, sacred
Gospel music
Gospel songs
Gospel (Black)
Blues singers
Spirituals (Songs)
Church services
Prayer
Sound recordings
Shape note singing
Churches
Diddly bow
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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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1986 Florida Folk Festival (10 of 17)1986 Florida Folk Festival (10 of 17)Moving ImageMusicians
Singers
Pianists
Choruses
Fiddlers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
Hymns
Gospel songs
Arts, Irish
Songs, Irish
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1986 Florida Folk Festival (3 of 17)1986 Florida Folk Festival (3 of 17)Moving ImageMusicians
Singers
Pianists
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Tsabouna
African Americans
Arts, Greek
Greek Americans
Bagpipe music
Bagpipes
Religious music
Religious songs
Piano music
Gospel (Black)
Gospel music
Gospel songs
Bagpipers
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1986 Florida Folk Festival (5 of 17)1986 Florida Folk Festival (5 of 17)Moving ImageMusicians
Singers
Guitarist
Dancers
Children
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Gospel songs
Religious songs
Guitar music
African Americans
Clog dancing
Clogging
Stepdancing
Food preparation
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a_s1714_03_tape0245th Anniversary of the Senior Choir programSoundFieldwork
African Americans
Choir singing
Singing
Choirs (music)
Religious music
Religion
Protestants
Christianity
Gospel (Black)
Gospel music
Gospel songs
Spiritual music
Spirituals (Songs)
Music performance
Performing arts
Churches
Church membership
Special events
Church attendance
Sound recording
Singers
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a_s1576_t89-026African American Gospel Workshop at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)SoundPianists
Singers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Piano music
Gospel (Black)
Gospel music
Gospel songs
Religious music
Musicians
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a_s1576_01_c77-002Annual Tarpon Springs International GlendiSoundPerformers
Bands (Music)
Animal trainers
Arts, Ukrainian
Ukrainian Americans
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Interviews
Gospel songs
Local history
Religious music
Arts, Greek
Greek Americans
Czechoslovakian Americans
Musicians
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a_s2044_02_tape03Aubrey Ghent and his father Henry Nelson performing sacred steel music at various eventsSoundGuitarist
Singers
Fieldwork
Steel guitars
Guitar music
Performing arts
Guitarists
Music performance
African Americans
Religious songs
Religious music
Gospel songs
Gospel musicians
Gospel (Black)
Festivals
Folk festivals
Special events
Church attendance
Church services
Protestants
Christianity
Churches
Religion
Musicians
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