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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "Levy County (Fla.)"
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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
Performances and interviews with Bob and Evelyn Beers

Performances and interviews with Bob and Evelyn Beers

Date
1962-01
Description
Four audio cassettes. Recordings of the Beers playing and discussing various folk songs (German, Irish, mountain songs) they have collected over the years. Popular on the folk circuit in the 1960s, the Beers were sent in 1968 by the U.S. Dept. of State on a tour on India, and once played for the White House in 1969. In 1966, they also began the popular Fox Hollow Festival in upstate New York. In 1972, Bob beers died in car crash. His daughter still performs as Martha Nagler, and Evelyn continued performing at Florida Folk Festivals well into the 1970s. In addition to music, Evelyn would often perform puppet shows at the festivals. Tapes are badly warped.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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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a_s1576_02_c78-063Performances and interviews with Bob and Evelyn BeersSoundSound recordings
Music performance
Old time music
Psaltery
Fiddle music
English songs
Interviews
Folk singers
Singing
Arts, Irish
Songs, Irish
Singers
Musicians
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