1319 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Old time music"
Sorted by Thumbnail
Cortez Grand Old Opry performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Cortez Grand Old Opry performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Date
1992-05-24
Description
One reel to reel recording. Jan Milner served as emcee. At this performance, the group consisted of Goose Culbreath (fiddle); Richard Culbreath (guitar); Leo Gally (guitar); Carl Spank (guitar); Lamar Rogers (guitar); Art Sopel (bass); and Lloyd Culbreath (guitar).
Collection
Doc and Merle Watson Concert with Chubby Anthony and Big Timber Bluegrass

Doc and Merle Watson Concert with Chubby Anthony and Big Timber Bluegrass

Date
1977-04-30
Description
Two reel to reels. Recording of a free concert at the Stephen Foster Center, and sponsored by the Florida Folklife Program. Anthony and Big Timber opened for the Watsons, and later joined them for the finale. Doc Watson was discovered by folklorist Ralph Rinzler in 1960 while recording old-time musician Clarence Ashley in North Carolina. Blind since early childhood, Watson had been playing the guitar for much of his adult life when Rinzler found him. Eagerly accepted by the folk revival boom of the 1960s, he soon began recording best-selling albums and playing folk festivals. His son, Merle, joined him by the mid-1960s. They played old time, country, and bluegrass songs. Known primarily for his flat picking on the acoustic guitar, by the 1970s, Watson and son were highly sought after performers. When Donald "Chubby" Anthony died in Gainesville in 1980, he was considered one of the best bluegrass fiddlers in the nation. Born in Wellborn, South Carolina, Anthony began his career as a teen playing for the bluegrass group, the Stanley Brothers. He moved with them to Florida in 1958 to Live Oak. <br />
Collection
Doc Watson performance at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival Old Marble Stage

Doc Watson performance at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival Old Marble Stage

Date
1996-05-25
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). This recording represents the first section of D96-33. Watson (guitar, vocals) is accompanied by Lawrence (guitar, vocals). He tells three stories and plays traditional tunes from the Carter Family repertoire
Collection
End of Friday performances and start of Saturday performances at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

End of Friday performances and start of Saturday performances at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Date
1975-05-29
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Malkine was from Shady, New York. The Mitchells were from Washington DC and played dulcimers. The Hallmans were from Greenville, SC. Muller was from Lake Mary, and Tillinghast was from Hollywood. Burnstine, wife of the late Bob Beers, was from Petersburg, New York (she rant he Fox Hollow Folk Festival until 1980.) John Huber was from Knoxville, Tennessee. Flemming was from Dade City. Dirt Kickers was a string band from Tallahassee. The Georgia Sea Island Singers (Jones & Quimby) were from Brunswick, Georgia.

 

Collection
End of Saturday performances and start of Sunday performances at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

End of Saturday performances and start of Sunday performances at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Date
1975-08-30
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The Boyer Family were from Missouri, and the family of late singer Bob Beers. His wife, Burstine, was from Petersburg, NY. Dixon was from Miami. Seafood Combo was from Tallahassee and consisted of: Tony Verderamo, Larry Abrams, and Pam Mansfield. Fraser and Durham were from Midway, Georgia. Skip Johns and his band were bluegrass musicians from Lake City. Allen and Goodman were both ballad singers from East Point, Georgia. Cadwell was a banjoist from Jackson Heights, NY. Carter was a singer from Macon, Georgia. Moore hailed from Green Cove Springs. Tillinghast lived in Hollywood, Florida. The Hallmans were from Greenville, SC. Williamson was from Palatka. Flemming, with his friends Pat & Luther Rozar, and Dennis Henry, closed out the show.
Collection
Ernie Williams and Bill Dudley performing at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Ernie Williams and Bill Dudley performing at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Date
1987-05-22
Description
One reel to reel recording. Dudley played the guitar, and Williams the banjo. Dudley also served as emcee.
Collection
Fiddle Contest Winners performing at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Fiddle Contest Winners performing at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Date
1988-05-28
Description
One reel to reel recording. Walker served as the emcee. Catherine Sugrue presented Florida Folk Heritage Awards to Gaskins, Hunter, Kennedy, and Morris (accepted by Kenneth & Chet Morris). The Florida Folk Heritage Awards were given to significant tradition bearers and advocates. Recipients are chosen by the Florida Folklife Council, and given out by the Secretary of State's office. 
Collection
Fiddle tunes by Horace Fletcher

Fiddle tunes by Horace Fletcher

Date
1980-03-15
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Only a few of the songs titles were provided.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_13_c84-046Classic Country, Frank Mitchell, Community Revival Center, and Shorty Bedenbaugh performing at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Performing arts
String bands
Stringband music
Old time music
Country music
Bluegrass music
Musicians
Bands (Music)
Singers
Shoe shiners
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
a_s1576_13_c84-048Classic Country, Suwannee River Five, and Linda Waldron performing at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Performing arts
String bands
Stringband music
Old time music
Country music
Bluegrass music
Clogging
Musicians
Bands (Music)
Singers
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
a_s1576_t92-100Cortez Grand Old Opry performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Music performance
Performing arts
Fiddlers
Fiddle music
Bluegrass music
Music
Old time music
Stringband music
String instruments
Musical groups
Singers
Bands (Music)
Bluegrass musicians
Musicians
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
a_s1576_t77-280Doc and Merle Watson Concert with Chubby Anthony and Big Timber BluegrassSoundConcerts
Guitarists
Music performance
Singing
Old time music
Bluegrass music
Country music
Guitar music
Banjo music
Fiddle music
Singers
Musicians
Guitarist
Bands (Music)
Banjoists
Bluegrass musicians
Fiddlers
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
Doc Watson performance at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival Old Marble StageDoc Watson performance at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival Old Marble StagesoundFolk festivals
Florida Folk Festival
Country music
Old time music
Music -- Performance
Storytelling
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
a_s1576_t79-016End of Friday performances and start of Saturday performances at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Singing
Dance music
Folk singers
Old time music
Harmonica music
Dulcimer music
String bands
Stringband music
Ballads
Guitar music
Folk songs, French
French Americans
Songs, French
African Americans
Gospel music
Religious music
Spiritual music
A capella singing
Spirituals (Songs)
Singers
Dancers
Bands (Music)
Storytellers
Guitarist
Musicians
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
a_s1576_t79-019End of Saturday performances and start of Sunday performances at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Singing
Guitar music
Folk singers
Old time music
Oral performance
Bluegrass music
String bands
Stringband music
Dulcimer music
Banjo music
Religious songs
Gospel music
Gospel songs
Singers
Guitarist
Bluegrass musicians
Banjoists
Bands (Music)
Musicians
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
a_s1576_t87-093Ernie Williams and Bill Dudley performing at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Old time music
Singing
Banjo music
Guitar music
Singers
Musicians
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
a_s1576_t88-032Fiddle Contest Winners performing at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Fiddle music
Contests
Old time music
Awards
Fiddlers
Musicians
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
a_s1576_t83-077Fiddle tunes by Horace FletcherSoundFieldwork
Fiddling
Fiddle music
Performing arts
Music performance
Old time music
Dance music
String instruments
Musicians
Fiddlers
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
Questions and Feedback Form
Please provide your name
Please provide a valid email address
Please provide a valid phone number
Please provide a comment

Please note:
Under Florida law, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.