Oldtime fiddler Willie David Jones playing music with unidentified guitarist - Old Town, Florida

Oldtime fiddler Willie David Jones playing music with unidentified guitarist - Old Town, Florida


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  • FA2335

Year

  • Between 1993 and 1994

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General Note

  • Traditional fiddler Willie David Jones of Old Town was born in Dixie County in 1923, just a few miles from where he lives today. He comes from a long line of fiddlers that includes his brothers, father, aunt, and great-uncle. Southern old-time fiddling is a blend of Anglo-Celtic dance music traditions and early popular music styles such as ragtime, country, and blues. It is distinguished by hard-driving rhythm, sliding notes, and ringing "drone" strings. Several of the tunes Jones plays, such as "Charleston No. 1," have been handed down in his family through several generations.

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Physical Description

  • 1 slide - col.

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Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: S1640B16FF1.

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Oldtime fiddler Willie David Jones playing music with unidentified guitarist - Old Town, Florida
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Chicago Manual of Style

Stone, Robert L., 1944-. Oldtime fiddler Willie David Jones playing music with unidentified guitarist - Old Town, Florida. Between 1993 and 1994. Color slide, . State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/108273>, accessed 24 May 2019.

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Stone, Robert L., 1944-. Oldtime fiddler Willie David Jones playing music with unidentified guitarist - Old Town, Florida. Between 1993 and 1994. Color slide. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 24 May. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/108273>.

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(State Archives of Florida/Stone)