128 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Guitar"
Blues musician Buck Thompson playing at his home

Blues musician Buck Thompson playing at his home

Date
1985-01-20
Description
One audio cassette. Sound recording of fifty-year old blues guitarist Buck Thompson playing tunes that he learned from the radio at his home. A lifelong migrant farmer, he played the Florida juke circuit in the 1950s. Inebriated at the time of recording, Thompson speech is difficult to decipher at times. The tape cuts off several times at Thompson's request. Additional recordings of Thompson can be found in S 1714, box 6, reels 23-24. 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.
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Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch

Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch

Date
1985-02-14
Description
Two reel to reel tapes. Sound recording of fifty-year old blues guitarist Buck Thompson playing tunes that he learned from the radio on his front porch. A former railroad worker, he played the juke circuit in the 1950s. Because of the recording location, sounds of traffic and pedestrians can be heard. Images of the performance can be found in S 1577, v. 27, slides 1467-1495. 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.
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Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch

Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch

Date
1985-02-14
Description
Thirty four color slides. Images of fifty-year old blues guitarist Buck Thompson playing tunes that he learned from the radio on his front porch. A lifelong migrant farmer, he played the juke circuit in the 1950s. A sound recording of the performance can be found in S 1714, box 6 reels 23 and 24. 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.
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Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch/The Trivettes playing at Fred Perry's house

Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch/The Trivettes playing at Fred Perry's house

Date
1985-02
Description
One proof sheet, with 32 black and whites images (plus negatives). Twenty-six images of fifty-year old blues guitarist Buck Thompson playing tunes that he learned from the radio on his front porch. A lifelong migrant farmer, he played the juke circuit in the 1950s. A sound recording of the performance can be found in S 1714, box 6 reels 23 and 24. Also includes six images of the Trivette family playing bluegrass in Fred Perry's home in St. Augustine. Players consisted of Frank Trivette Sr.(banjo, fiddle) Frank Trivette Jr. (guitar), Doug Trivette (guitar), Buddy Beck (mandolin) and Carlos Brackett (bass). 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.
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Bo Diddley at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival

Bo Diddley at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1995-05-27
Description
Twenty-five color slides. Images of Diddley performing on the amphitheater. Diddley was one of earliest and most influential rock and roll performer sin the 1950s, creating a riff-driven sound that can be found in contemporaries such as Buddy Holly and Rolling Stones, as well as the harder rock bands of the 1970s and 1980s. Originally a classical violinist, Diddley turned to blues and rock, eventually signing with Chess records. He was known for his live performers and influence than for his hits. One of his trademarks was a square guitar. Though born in Mississippi, by 1995, he resided in Archer, Florida.
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Bob Patterson performing at the Florida Folk Festival

Bob Patterson performing at the Florida Folk Festival

Date
1977
Description
Two black and white prints. One of Patterson on a porch, one of him performing at the Florida Folk Festival. Patterson was a songwriter and storyteller from St. Augustine. He began in music with the rock-folk band Elizabeth in the 1960s, with which he penned the hit "Mary Ann." By the 1980s and 1990s, Patterson performed with his wife Joline.
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Bob Pavitt at the Florida Folk Festival

Bob Pavitt at the Florida Folk Festival

Date
1963
Description
Nine black and white prints. Pavitt was a co-founder of the Alaska Folk Festival. Pavitt was a folk festival regular across the South. At the time the photos were taken, he resided in Sarasota.
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Bob Pavitt singing at the 1971 Florida Folk Festival

Bob Pavitt singing at the 1971 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1971-05
Description
One black and white print. Bob Pavitt of Sarasota performing onstage at the 1971 Florida Folk Festival.
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Bobby Hicks and Dale Webber performing at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival

Bobby Hicks and Dale Webber performing at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1984-05-26
Description
Nine color slides. Hicks on guitar, and Webber on banjo, performing on the main stage. They were from Tampa.
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Buck Thompson performing at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival

Buck Thompson performing at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1985-05-24
Description
Two color slides.
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a_s1714_03_tape10Blues musician Buck Thompson playing at his homeSoundFieldwork
Research methods
Collecting
Sound recording
String instruments
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Musical tradition, African diaspora
Guitarists
Guitar
Guitar music
Music performance
Music
Guitarist
Musicians
Blues singers
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a_s1714_reel23Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porchSoundFieldwork
Research methods
Collecting
Sound recording
String instruments
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Musical tradition, African diaspora
Guitarists
Guitar
Guitar music
Music performance
Music
Guitarist
Musicians
Blues singers
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Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porchBlues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porchStill ImageFieldwork
Research methods
Collecting
Porches
String instruments
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Musical tradition, African diaspora
Guitarists
Guitar
Architecture
Music performance
Guitarist
Musicians
Blues singers
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Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch/The Trivettes playing at Fred Perry's houseBlues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch/The Trivettes playing at Fred Perry's houseStill ImageGuitarist
Musicians
Fieldwork
Research methods
Collecting
Porches
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Musical tradition, African diaspora
Guitarists
Guitar
Architecture
Music performance
String bands
String instruments
Bluegrass musicians
Blues singers
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Bo Diddley at the 1995 Florida Folk FestivalBo Diddley at the 1995 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageGuitarist
Singers
Performers
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Music
Performing arts
African Americans
String instruments
Guitarists
Rock music
Musical instruments
Guitar
Blues singers
Musicians
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Bob Patterson performing at the Florida Folk FestivalBob Patterson performing at the Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Guitarists
Guitar
Musical instruments
Singing
Music performance
Performing arts
Singers
Storytellers
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Bob Pavitt at the Florida Folk FestivalBob Pavitt at the Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Guitarists
Guitar
Musicians
Singing
Music performance
Performing arts
Singers
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Bob Pavitt singing at the 1971 Florida Folk FestivalBob Pavitt singing at the 1971 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageGuitarists
Performing arts
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Singing
Performers
Music
Musical instruments
Guitar
Singers
Musicians
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Bobby Hicks and Dale Webber performing at the 1984 Florida Folk FestivalBobby Hicks and Dale Webber performing at the 1984 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Musical instruments
Performing arts
Music performance
Guitar
Banjoes
Musicians
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Buck Thompson performing at the 1985 Florida Folk FestivalBuck Thompson performing at the 1985 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageGuitarist
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Performing arts
Performers
Music performance
African Americans
Blues (Music)
Guitarists
Guitar
Blues singers
Musicians
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