Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 3)

Date: May 24, 1985

Source: S1576 , T85-111

Type: Sound

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  • One reel to reel recording. Folklorist Owens served as emcee. The Shotgun Bluegrass band consisted of Ronnie Kierce (bass), Gary Wilkins (banjo), Ricki King (mandolin), Platt Drew (guitar), and Nile Hord (fiddle). Corrido music consist of ballads/narrative songs that originated in Mexico in the mid-1800s. Figgen introduced the brothers.

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