Secular music from the Drop on Down in Florida album (Sides 1 and 2)

Date: 1981

Source: S1576 , Container 5 , C81-31

Type: Sound

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Title of Work

  • Mobile Blues (Murray) (Side 1)
  • I am Gonna Dig Myself a Hole
  • Shes a Fool, She Aint Got No Sense
  • Old Time Rounders
  • Rolling and Tumbling (Moses Williams)
  • Sitting on Top of the World
  • Which Way Did My Baby Go
  • Old Forty (Richard Williams)
  • Early One Morning (Dennis)
  • Boogie
  • Polk County Blues (Gillard)
  • Polk County Blues (Richard Williams/Wilson)
  • Careless Love

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  • One audio cassette. Recording of the first two sides of the FFP-produced album, Drop on Down in Florida, which was a collection of fieldwork recordings of African American music in Florida released in the early 1980s as a two-record LP.

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