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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Music performance"
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Interview with Lee Whyms and Ken Rahming of the Key West Junkanoo Band

Interview with Lee Whyms and Ken Rahming of the Key West Junkanoo Band

Date
1977-01-28
Description
One audio cassette. Whyms played the saw with a butter knife, and Rahming was a conga drum player. Interviews on side 1, recorded music on side 2. Whyms describes how he learned how to play the saw from Blackshirt, an old man from Key West; when the band was formed; how Marion Stevens discovered the band in an alley in Key West; how he plays the fine tooth crosscut saw. Rahming describes how he played the "coon-hide" drum (which was heated by fire to tune) when he first learned to play the drums at age sixteen; how his father came to Key West for the sponging industry; when he came home at night; how the Nassau-like parades began in Key West; how he visited Nassau and bought Calypso records, influencing his style of Calypso music to reflect Cuban and Bahamian characteristics; how he learned the limbo from Bill Butler; how Calypso is usually only played by men.  On side 2 they play examples of Calypso recordings, not included here due to copyright restrictions.
Collection
Interview with conch shell player Rev. Thurlow Weed

Interview with conch shell player Rev. Thurlow Weed

Date
1977-01-30
Description
One audio cassette. Interview on side 1, music performance on side 2. Thurlow describes how he doesn't use music notes to play the conch shell; how shells are used for communication on boats in Key West, Bahamas, Hawaii; how he holds a BA in music; and how he plays the instrument. He also demonstrates playing the conch shell.
Collection
Recording of Doug Quattlebaum's

Recording of Doug Quattlebaum's "Softee Man Blues" album

Date
1977
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of an album released by Prestige Records. Recording made at Keaton's Music Store in Lake City. Because it is a copyrighted recording, copies can not be made. Only for listening purposes.
Collection
Music performance by Larry and Martha Older

Music performance by Larry and Martha Older

Date
1977-03
Description
One audio cassette.
Collection
Music performance by E. M. McElderry

Music performance by E. M. McElderry

Date
1977-04
Description
One audio cassette. The first 15 minutes contains recorded Gershwin music.
Collection
Copy of two Will McLean phonographic records: Osceolas Last Words/Tates Hell

Copy of two Will McLean phonographic records: Osceolas Last Words/Tates Hell

Date
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of two 45 phonographic records by McLean. These are copyrighted recordings -- therefore no copies can be made of the tape.
Collection
Performance by Jim Post

Performance by Jim Post

Date
1977-07-04
Description
One audio cassette. Tape recorded at fast speed --hard to hear.
Collection
Performance by Gamble Rogers

Performance by Gamble Rogers

Date
1977-07-04
Description
One audio cassette. Audio is very low.
Collection
Recording of the 1976 Florida Folk Festival (WJCT-FM 90)

Recording of the 1976 Florida Folk Festival (WJCT-FM 90)

Date
1976
Description
Four audio cassettes. Recording of a story on the 1976 Florida Folk Festival by Jacksonville's public radio station, WJCT-FM 90. Includes an award given to Thelma Boltin, discussion of late festival performer Bob Beers, Scottish songs, explanation of Sacred Harp Singing, stories and songs by Gamble Rogers, interviews with Al Head, Rogers, and Boltin, and various performances from the festival.
Collection
Performances and interviews with Arthur Holston, Marty Schuman, Jim Dowis, and Dick Hunt

Performances and interviews with Arthur Holston, Marty Schuman, Jim Dowis, and Dick Hunt

Date
1960-01
Description
Two audio cassettes. Recordings of interviews and music performances by a string band in Otter Creek. Includes interviews with the band members about their music and Otter Creek. Recorded in January 1960, May 1960, and January 1962 by Marty Schuman, who also played with them. The band consisted of Holston (fiddle); Schuman (banjo); Hunt (guitar); and Davis.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_01_c77-020Interview with Lee Whyms and Ken Rahming of the Key West Junkanoo BandSoundAfrican Americans
Calypso music
Interviews
Musical instruments
Life histories
Oral histories
Music performance
Bands (Music)
Musical groups
Musicians
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a_s1576_01_c77-021Interview with conch shell player Rev. Thurlow WeedSoundShells
Interviews
Oral narratives
Musical instruments
Life histories
Music performance
Oral histories
Musicians
Preachers
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a_s1576_01_c77-022Recording of Doug Quattlebaum's "Softee Man Blues" album SoundSound recording
Music business
Composers
Musical instruments
Life histories
Music performance
Musicians
Singers
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a_s1576_01_c77-023Music performance by Larry and Martha OlderSoundDulcimer
Fiddle music
Fiddlers
Musical instruments
Performing arts
Music performance
String instruments
Old time music
Reels
Jigs
Arts, Scottish
Musicians
Singers
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a_s1576_01_c77-024aMusic performance by E. M. McElderrySoundMusic performance
Singing
Musical instruments
Performing arts
Musicians
Singers
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a_s1576_01_c77-029Copy of two Will McLean phonographic records: Osceolas Last Words/Tates HellSoundMusicians
Composer
Sound recordings
Songs
Music performance
Guitar music
Florida history
Storytelling
Poetic language
Singing
Singers
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a_s1576_01_c77-030Performance by Jim PostSoundMusicians
Holidays
Holidays and festivals
Fourth of July
Music performance
Storytelling
Tales
Singing
Singers
Storytellers
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a_s1576_01_c77-031Performance by Gamble RogersSoundMusicians
Holidays
Holidays and festivals
Fourth of July
Music performance
Storytelling
Tales
Singing
Singers
Storytellers
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a_s1576_02_c78-038Recording of the 1976 Florida Folk Festival (WJCT-FM 90)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Radio programs
Radio
Interviews
Storytelling
Yodeling
Psaltery
Hammered dulcimer
Musical saw
Bluegrass music
Bluegrass musicians
A capella singers
Gospel (Black)
Musicians
Singers
Storytellers
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a_s1576_02_c78-061Performances and interviews with Arthur Holston, Marty Schuman, Jim Dowis, and Dick HuntSoundSound recordings
Music performance
Old time music
String bands
Stringband music
Country music
Interviews
Singers
Musicians
Bluegrass musicians
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