Williams Family performance for the Florida Record Project

Date: March 16, 1980

Source: S1576 , Container 3 , C80-5

Type: Sound

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Event Name

Collector or Fieldworker

Tradition Bearer

Genre or Occupation

Title of Work

  • In the Morning When I Knock Upon Your Door (Dennis)
  • Boogie
  • I Got My Questionnaire
  • Ready
  • Careless Love (Richard and Lilly Williams)
  • Unidentified song
  • Where Was Peter When the Church Fell Down
  • Dog Dont Bite Me
  • Oh in the Morning When the Dark Clouds Roll Away (Richard/Lilly Williams, Wilson)
  • Motherless Children Have a Hard Time
  • Will the Circle Be Unbroken
  • When the Lord Gets Ready Hes Got to Move
  • By and By

Place Name

Corporate or Conference Name


  • One audio cassette. Side two is blank. The Florida Record Project resulted in the two-album recording, Drop On Down in Florida. This was an exploration of African American musical traditions in Florida.

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