The Grand Old Opry of Cortez performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

Date: May 23, 1992

Source: S1576 , T92-76

Type: Sound

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  • One reel to reel recording. They played old time and bluegrass music. Julian "Goose" Culbreath learned to play fiddle from his father (Marvin "Hal" Culbreath), who won many contests on Georgia. Julian originally came to Florida with his family to Hamilton County. In 1921, they moved to Cortez, Florida. Attended school until 16, he worked most of his life as a fisher. He also became a popular fiddler, especially at square dances. He often played with his nephew, Richard Culbreath.

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