Recordings of the 1987 4th of July Celebrations

Date: July 4, 1987

Source: S1576 , T87-136, T87-137, T87-138, T87-139, T87-140, T87-141, T87-142

Type: Sound

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  • Old Joe Clark (Swamprooters) (T87-136)
  • Roving Ramblers
  • Pallet on the Floor
  • Bill Cheetham
  • Old Home Place
  • Roving Rambler
  • This Old Building (Choir) (T87-137)
  • That Old Time Religion
  • A Time
  • Jesus Will Never Say No
  • Do Not Pet the Dog (Ballew)
  • Roll on Manatee
  • Withlacoochee
  • Windy and Warm (T87-138)
  • If You Got the Money
  • Wild Hog (Swamprooters)
  • Dont Think Twice
  • Hook It
  • Four Walls
  • Pick Me Up
  • Jamabalaya
  • East Florida Blues
  • Come Hither to Go Yonder (T87-139)
  • I Still Miss Someone
  • Monroe
  • Stories (Boltin)
  • Bound for Mt. Zion (Choir)
  • I Want to Be Drowned
  • Jesus Will Never Say No (T87-140)
  • Summertime (Murray)
  • Cow Cow Boogie
  • Midnight on the Water
  • Whiskey Before Breakfast
  • Around the Horn
  • Angeline the Baker (T87-141)
  • Wont Get Drunk No More
  • North Carolina Breakdown
  • Yellow Rose of Texas
  • River Blues (Ballew)
  • Get Along Mule
  • I Do Not Know a Thing About Love (T87-142)
  • Scotsman Kilt and Show
  • Cow Patty
  • Blow Up Your TV

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  • Six reel to reel recordings. Boltin served as emcee for the festivities. The USA Cloggers danced while Markle and the Swamprooters played. Murray played with Bill Paine (guitar), Lida Toy (guitar), Pete Turner (fiddle), Mary Turpin (guitar), and Peter Roller (dobro). This recording serves as the last in the collection of singer-guitarist Jim Ballew, who died later the same year.

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