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Interview and music performance with blues singer (Blind) Johnny Brown

Interview and music performance with blues singer (Blind) Johnny Brown

Date
1976-10-01
Description
One audio cassette. Recorded at the Neighborly Center in St. Petersburg. Brown talks about his life and music in between playing religious and blues songs. For additional recordings, see tapes C77-7, C77-8, T78-316 and T78-317.
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Interview and music performance with blues singer (Blind) Johnny Brown

Interview and music performance with blues singer (Blind) Johnny Brown

Date
1977-01-18
Description
Two audio cassettes. Recorded at the Neighborly Center in St. Petersburg. Brown talks about his life and music in between playing religious and blues songs. A previous interview and performance was recorded on tape C77-9. For an interview conducted a year later, see reels T78-316 and T78-317.
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Interview and music performance with blues singer Moses Williams

Interview and music performance with blues singer Moses Williams

Date
1978-04-22
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Williams was born 15 February 1919 in Itta Bena, Mississippi. After traveling with several acts in the 1930s/1940s, he moved to Florida to work the citrus groves. He always played the diddly bow, a one-string instrument played throughout that south that functioned as a primitive guitar. Moses talked about his songs; professional nicknames; the music business; working for the Silas Green Traveling Show as a clown; how he wrote his songs; performing on Beale Street in Memphis; and the history of blues music. In addition, Williams plays several of his songs. (The reels T81-16 and T81-17 may be a duplicate recording of this interview.)
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Interview and music performance with blues singer Moses Williams

Interview and music performance with blues singer Moses Williams

Date
1977-11-27
Description
One reel to reel recording. Williams was born 15 February 1919 in Itta Bena, Mississippi. After traveling with several acts in the 1930s/1940s, he moved to Florida to work the citrus groves. He always played the diddly bow, a one-string instrument played throughout that south that functioned as a primitive guitar. Moses talked about playing the diddly (for this recording, he hung a broom wire from the wall); performing with Sonny Boy Williams; and his life history. He played several songs. NOTE: According to the depositor's agreement, any commercial use of this recording must be cleared by Moses Williams or Dwight Devane.
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Interview and music performance with fiddlers Horace Fletcher and Robert Blackwelder

Interview and music performance with fiddlers Horace Fletcher and Robert Blackwelder

Date
1978-04-22
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Blackwelder began fiddling at 18, a self-taught musician. Born in 1910 in Bradford County, he was in the citrus business. His influences included Chubby Wise and Broward Green. In the recordings, Blackwelder discusses his life and fiddling styles. He plays several fiddle tunes.
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Interview of Bill Butler with the Key West Junkanoos Band

Interview of Bill Butler with the Key West Junkanoos Band

Date
1977-01-25
Description
One audio cassette. Recorded at Butler's Key West home. Butler discusses the woman who formed the band; the instruments he plays; the kind of music the band plays; playing for funerals and parades; nicknames for people in the band; the origins of the band's name; and discusses his brother and father.
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Interview with and performance by Haitian singer-composer Kiki Wainwright

Interview with and performance by Haitian singer-composer Kiki Wainwright

Date
1985-08-04
Description
Two reel to reel tapes. (Copied onto C86-108/109) Interview with Wainwright. He discusses dancing and singing in Haiti; forming in a dance troupe; his career in Miami; writing songs; and singers in Haiti. Also includes Wainwright performing ten songs. NOTE: According to the depositor agreement, Wainwright's performances can not be used for commercial purposes. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Folk Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
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Interview with Anthony Toranto

Interview with Anthony Toranto

Date
1986-11-08
Description
Two audio cassettes. Toranto discusses family history, types of boat building, the seafood industry, historic buildings, and cooking for events. Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the Florida Folklife Program and the American Folk Center created the Maritime Heritage Survey Project. Focusing on the Gulf and Atlantic fishing cultures, and utilizing photographs, slides, oral histories, and on-site interviews, the survey climaxed with a demonstration area at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival. The three main researchers were Nancy Nusz, Merri Belland, and project director David Taylor. Additional information on the project can be found in Taylor's project files in S 1716.
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Interview with biologist Dr. Bob Ingle

Interview with biologist Dr. Bob Ingle

Date
1986-10-09
Description
Three reel to reels. Interview with Florida marine biologist Dr. Ingle. Ingle worked for years with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission. He discusses the history of Apalachicola; the history of fishing in the area; immigration to the town; the marine biology of Apalachicola Bay; oystering; local political culture; food habits of area; his career as a marine biologist; types of boats; and changes to the local ecosystems. A partial copy of the interview can be found at the Library of Congress' American Folk Center Archive (AFS 26,782A12). Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the Florida Folklife Program and the American Folk Center created the Maritime Heritage Survey Project. Focusing on the Gulf and Atlantic fishing cultures, and utilizing photographs, slides, oral histories, and on-site interviews, the survey climaxed with a demonstration area at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival. The three main researchers were Nancy Nusz, Merri Belland, and project director David Taylor. Additional information on the project can be found in Taylor's project files in S 1716.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_01_c77-009Interview and music performance with blues singer (Blind) Johnny BrownSoundInterviewing
Interviews
Oral histories
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Guitar
Guitar music
Guitarists
Life histories
Religious music
Religious songs
Gospel (Black)
Music performance
Guitarist
Blues singers
Musicians
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a_s1576_01_c77-007Interview and music performance with blues singer (Blind) Johnny BrownSoundInterviewing
Interviews
Oral histories
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Guitar
Guitar music
Guitarists
Life histories
Religious music
Religious songs
Gospel (Black)
Music performance
Guitarist
Blues singers
Musicians
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a_s1576_t78-316Interview and music performance with blues singer (Blind) Johnny BrownSoundInterviewing
Interviews
Music performance
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Guitar
Guitar music
Guitarists
Religious music
Religious songs
Gospel (Black)
Fieldwork
Guitarist
Blues singers
Musicians
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a_s1576_t78-320Interview and music performance with blues singer Moses WilliamsSoundInterviewing
Interviews
Music performance
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Diddly bow
String instruments
Life histories
Oral histories
Personal experience narratives
Minstrel shows
Clowns
Traveling shows
Guitarist
Blues singers
Musicians
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a_s1576_t77-300Interview and music performance with blues singer Moses WilliamsSoundInterviewing
Interviews
Music performance
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Diddly bow
String instruments
Life histories
Oral histories
Personal experience narratives
Guitarist
Blues singers
Musicians
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a_s1576_t78-322Interview and music performance with fiddlers Horace Fletcher and Robert BlackwelderSoundInterviewing
Interviews
Old time music
Fieldwork
Fiddle music
Fiddling
String instruments
Life histories
Oral histories
Personal experience narratives
Reels
Dance music
Fiddlers
Musicians
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a_s1576_01_c77-011Interview of Bill Butler with the Key West Junkanoos BandSoundInterviewing
Interviews
Performers
Performing arts
Oral narratives
Life histories
Jamaican Americans
Parades
African Americans
Bands (Music)
Musicians
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a_s1576_t86-066Interview with and performance by Haitian singer-composer Kiki WainwrightSoundFieldwork
Haitian Americans
Composers
African Americans
Music
Performing arts
Calypso music
Music business
Interviewing
Interviews
Oral histories
Music performance
Musicians
Social workers
Singers
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a_s1592_06_tape10Interview with Anthony TorantoSoundFieldwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Life histories
Fishing
Seafood gathering
Seafood industry
Stores, retail
Boats and boating
Dealers (Retail trade)
Local history
Family history
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a_s1592_08_reel07Interview with biologist Dr. Bob IngleSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Interviewing
Oral narratives
Oral histories
Life histories
Biologists
Fishing
Food habits
Seafood gathering
Maritime life
Maritime folklore
Nature
Fishes
Oysters
Community culture
Biologist
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