Sunday performances at the 1955 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date: May 1, 1955

Source: S1576 , T76-10

Type: Sound

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Event Name

Collector or Fieldworker

Tradition Bearer

Genre or Occupation

Title of Work

  • Opening remarks (Boltin)
  • Old Folks at Home (Way Down Upon the Suwannee River) (Audience)
  • All Hail the Power of Jesus Name
  • Green Corn Dance (Osceola/Tommy)
  • Amazing Grace (Mt. Carmel Baptist Church)
  • Go Tell It On the Mountain (Neal)
  • Sinful Shoes (Neal)
  • Lonesome Valley (University of Florida Glee Club) (segment)
  • Steal Away

Place Name

Corporate or Conference Name


  • One reel to reel. Boltin served as the emcee. See the festival program in S 1619, box 1 for more detailed information of the festival performers and activities not recorded.

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