Monday evening performances at the 1955 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Date: May 2, 1955

Source: S1576 , T77-23

Type: Sound

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Event Name

Collector or Fieldworker

Tradition Bearer

Genre or Occupation

Title of Work

  • Swing Low Sweet Chariot (Stanton High School)
  • I am Going to Lay Down This Heavy Load
  • Old Black Joe
  • Dixie
  • My Lindy lou
  • Colored Folks Work On the Mississippi
  • Old Man River
  • Song of the Islands (Fogel/Lono and His Hawaiian String Band)
  • I Want to Go back To My Little Grass Shack
  • Yankee Doodle (Stephens)
  • Dixie
  • Froggie Went a Courting
  • Turkey in the Straw
  • Goodbye, My Coney Island Baby (Society for the Preservation)

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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