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10th Annual Apopka Folk Festival recording

10th Annual Apopka Folk Festival recording

Date
1976-11-20
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of a folk festival including Greek dancers, yodeling, singers, storytellers, and annoucnements.
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
1981 Florida State Fiddlers Competition

1981 Florida State Fiddlers Competition

Date
1981-10-09
Description
One audio cassette.
Collection
Al Poindexter performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Al Poindexter performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Date
1992-05-23
Description
One reel to reel recording. Folk singer Dinella served as emcee.
Collection
Al Poindexter performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Al Poindexter performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Date
1992-05-22
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Webber served as the emcee. Poindexter, an guitar and banjo player, was from Jacksonville. He played traditional American folk music.
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Alex McBride performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Alex McBride performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Date
1990-05-27
Description
One reel to reel recording. (also avaiable on audio cassette, C90-55.) Walker served as emcee.
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Alex McBride performing piano blues at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Alex McBride performing piano blues at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Date
1991-05-25
Description
One reel to reel recording. Fant served as the emcee.
Collection
Annual Masaryktown Day Celebration

Annual Masaryktown Day Celebration

Date
1976-10-24
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of dances at the Masaryktown Day celebration, including interviews with local residents. Intermittent problems with tape playback. 
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.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_01_c77-01510th Annual Apopka Folk Festival recordingSoundSinging
Music performance
Storytelling
Musicians
Festivals
Folk festivals
Dance music
Yodeling
Performing arts
Orators
Dancers
Singers
Storytellers
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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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a_s1576_10_c83-1001981 Florida State Fiddlers CompetitionSoundMusicians
Competitions
Fiddle music
Fiddling
Special events
Violin music
String instruments
Old time music
Bluegrass music
Contests
Music performance
Performing arts
Fiddlers
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a_s1576_t92-023Al Poindexter performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)SoundGuitarist
Musicians
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Performances
Music performance
Guitar music
Guitarists
Banjo music
Old time music
String instruments
Singing
Banjoists
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a_s1576_t92-060Al Poindexter performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Performances
Folk singers
Singing
Banjo music
String instruments
Music performance
Guitar music
Old time music
Guitarists
Guitarist
Banjoists
Musicians
Singers
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a_s1576_t90-146aAlex McBride performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Piano music (Blues)
Pianos
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Singers
Blues singers
Musicians
Pianists
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a_s1576_t91-081Alex McBride performing piano blues at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Piano music
Singing
Piano music (Blues)
Blues (Music)
African Americans
Blues singers
Musicians
Pianists
Singers
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a_s1576_01_c77-004Annual Masaryktown Day CelebrationSoundCzechoslovakian Americans
Arts, Czechoslovakia
Dance music
Special events
Music performance
Interviews
Dancers
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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