Tom Walton performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

Date: May 23, 1992

Source: S1576 , T92-26, T92-27

Type: Sound

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Collector or Fieldworker

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Genre or Occupation

Title of Work

  • Street Cries (T92-26)
  • Battle Hymn of the Republic
  • Butterbeans
  • Happy Blues
  • Way Down Upon the Suwannee River (T92-27)
  • How Great Thou Art
  • Hot dog vendor cry
  • Watermelon cry
  • Vegetable cry
  • Lake Seminole
  • Roses and Hollies
  • I Will Fly Away
  • Johns Baptism (story)
  • Jambalaya
  • Swing Low Sweet Chariot

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  • One reel to reel recording. Walton was a former street vendor from St. Petersburg. In addition to his songs, he also demonstrated various sales picthes (cries) that used in selling. Williams served as emcee.


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