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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Gospel musicians"
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Willie Eason performing steel guitar music at his home

Willie Eason performing steel guitar music at his home

Date
1994-01-16
Description
One audio cassette recording. This tape consisted of excerpts of a longer recording of Eason, recorded at his home. 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.
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Walter Richardson performing at a Miami public library

Walter Richardson performing at a Miami public library

Date
1984-05-05
Description
Five color slides. Images of Richardson and his musical group from the Second Baptist Church of Miami performing at a Miami public library. The event was part of a National Endowment for the Arts-funded folklife program presented at various libraries across the state using local talent.
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Violinist W.B. McKinney performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Violinist W.B. McKinney performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Date
1992-05-24
Description
One reel to reel recording. Tammy Murray served as the emcee. McKinney was from Starke. He was accompanied by Singer on piano.
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Video of the Golden Gospel: Afro-American Roots (Leesburg)

Video of the Golden Gospel: Afro-American Roots (Leesburg)

Date
1985-09-14
Description
Four video recordings (3/4 tape; approx. one hour each) Video of the Golden Gospel concert, a FFP-sponsored series of concerts that provided a musical history of African American religious music. The concerts, presented as a church service, featured several gospel music groups from Florida and elsewhere: Ponder Singers (Jax.); Cisrow Gospel Allstars (Millville, NJ); Washington Singers (Cocoa); Goldenaires and the Spiritualettes (Orlando); Master Keys and the Dixie Hummingbirds (Philadelphia, PA); and the Dixie Jubilees (Jax). For videos of their Orlando performance, see FV-115 and FV-119. For reel recordings of the Orlando concert, see T85-150 through T85 -154; for the Leesburg concert, see T86-214 through T86-216. For photographic images of both performances, see S 1577, volume 30. Running times: FV-115 -- 45 minutes FV-116 -- 61 minutes FV-117 -- 61 minutes FV-118 -- 42 minutes
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Video of gospel musician Willie Eason winning the 1995 Florida Folk Heritage Award

Video of gospel musician Willie Eason winning the 1995 Florida Folk Heritage Award

Date
1995-10-07
Description
One video cassette. A popular gospel musician in the St. Petersburg area. He influenced most gospel steel guitarists. He won the 1995 Florida Folk Heritage Award. Video is of that ceremony.
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Video of Golden Gospel: Afro-American Roots (Orlando)

Video of Golden Gospel: Afro-American Roots (Orlando)

Date
1985-09-15
Description
Two video recordings (3/4 tape; approx. one hour each) Video of the Golden Gospel concert at the Frontline Outreach Building in Orlando, a FFP-sponsored series of concerts that provided a musical history of African American religious music. The concerts, presented as a church service, featured several gospel music groups from Florida and elsewhere: Ponder Singers (Jax.); Cisrow Gospel Allstars (Millville, NJ); Washington Singers (Cocoa); Goldenaires and the Spiritualettes (Orlando); Master Keys and the Dixie Hummingbirds (Philadelphia, PA); and the Dixie Jubilees (Jax). Folklorists Taylor and Bulger can be seen taking photographs; folklorist Larsen is visible creating audio recordings; and folklorists Dyen is visible in the audience. For videos of their Leesburg performance, see FV-114 through FV-118. For reel recordings of the Orlando concert, see T85-150 through T85 -154; for the Leesburg concert, see T86-214 through T86-216. For images of both performances, see S 1577, volume 30. Running times: FV-114 -- 57 minutes FV-119 -- 62 minutes
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The Spiritual Harmonizers

The Spiritual Harmonizers

Date
1984-05-05
Description
Eight color slides. Images of the six-person group the Spiritual Harmonizers performing at a Miami public library. The event was part of a National Endowment for the Arts-funded folklife program and was presented at various libraries across the state using local talent.
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The Gospel Sound: When Good News Music Was Golden, 1940s-1960s

The Gospel Sound: When Good News Music Was Golden, 1940s-1960s

Date
1980
Description
One video recording. (VHS) Created as part of a traveling exhibit on gospel music. NOTE: Because this was a copyrighted work, no copies can be made.
Collection
The Dixie Jubilees performing on the Old Marble Stage at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival

The Dixie Jubilees performing on the Old Marble Stage at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1982-05-30
Description
Four color prints.
Collection
The Bullards performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

The Bullards performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Date
1992-05-24
Description
One reel to reel recording. Tammy Murray served as the emcee. Group consisted of the Bullard Brothers, and Kerry Waldron. They played guitars, harp, and banjo.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s2044_02_tape01Willie Eason performing steel guitar music at his homeSoundGuitarist
Singers
Fieldwork
Steel guitars
Guitar music
Performing arts
Guitarists
Music performance
African Americans
Religious songs
Religious music
Gospel songs
Gospel musicians
Gospel (Black)
Musicians
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Walter Richardson performing at a Miami public libraryWalter Richardson performing at a Miami public libraryStill ImageAfrican Americans
Singing
Music performance
Pianos
Gospel (Black)
Gospel musicians
Religious music
Christianity
Performing arts
Libraries
Musicians
Pianists
Singers
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a_s1576_t92-046aViolinist W.B. McKinney performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)SoundMusicians
Fiddlers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Performances
Gospel music
Gospel songs
Gospel musicians
Religious music
Religious songs
String instruments
Music performance
Violin music
Fiddle music
Piano music
Pianists
Violinists
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Video of the Golden Gospel: Afro-American Roots (Leesburg)Video of the Golden Gospel: Afro-American Roots (Leesburg)Moving ImageChoruses
Fieldwork
Video recording
African Americans
A capella singing
Choir singing
Singing
Gospel (Black)
Gospel music
Gospel songs
Gospel musicians
Religious music
Religious songs
Folklorists
Recording equipment
Sound recording
Spiritual music
Spirituals (Songs)
Christianity
Protestants
Oral communication
Oral performance
Preachers
Religion
Sermons
Church services
Concerts
Music performance
Singers
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Video of gospel musician Willie Eason winning the 1995 Florida Folk Heritage AwardVideo of gospel musician Willie Eason winning the 1995 Florida Folk Heritage AwardMoving ImageSingers
African Americans
Gospel (Black)
Gospel musicians
Awards
Public speaking
Rites and ceremonies
Musicians
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Video of Golden Gospel: Afro-American Roots (Orlando)Video of Golden Gospel: Afro-American Roots (Orlando)Moving ImageChoruses
Fieldwork
Video recording
African Americans
A capella singing
Choir singing
Singing
Gospel (Black)
Gospel music
Gospel songs
Gospel musicians
Religious music
Religious songs
Folklorists
Recording equipment
Sound recording
Spiritual music
Spirituals (Songs)
Christianity
Protestants
Oral communication
Oral performance
Preachers
Religion
Sermons
Church services
Concerts
Music performance
Singers
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The Spiritual HarmonizersThe Spiritual HarmonizersStill ImageAfrican Americans
Singing
Music performance
Musical tradition, sacred
Musical tradition, African diaspora
Gospel (Black)
Gospel musicians
Religious music
Christianity
Performing arts
Libraries
Singers
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The Gospel Sound: When Good News Music Was Golden, 1940s-1960sThe Gospel Sound: When Good News Music Was Golden, 1940s-1960sMoving ImageSingers
Documentary videos
African Americans
Gospel (Black)
Gospel music
Gospel musicians
Gospel songs
Religious songs
Religious music
Christianity
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The Dixie Jubilees performing on the Old Marble Stage at the 1982 Florida Folk FestivalThe Dixie Jubilees performing on the Old Marble Stage at the 1982 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageBands (Music)
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
African Americans
Gospel musicians
Singing
Gospel (Black)
Singers
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a_s1576_t92-045bThe Bullards performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)SoundSingers
Musicians
Musical groups
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Performances
Gospel music
Gospel songs
Gospel musicians
Religious music
Religious songs
Singing
Music performance
Harp music
Guitarists
Bands (Music)
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