Recordings of the 1985 4th of July Celebrations

Date: July 4, 1985

Source: S1576 , T85-85, T85-86, T85-87, T85-88, T85-89, T85-90, T85-91, T85-92

Type: Sound

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  • Opening remarks and stories (Boltin) (T85-85)
  • The Son That Made Me Free (Hunter)
  • The Lord is My Sheppard
  • The Blessed Light
  • Just a Little Talk With Jesus
  • Sometimes a Mountain
  • I am Bound for the Land of Canaan (T85-86)
  • When I Have Traveled My Last Mile
  • City of Gold
  • Washington County Breakdown (Shotgun)
  • North Carolina
  • Nine Pound Hammer
  • California Cotton Fields
  • Head Over Heels in Love With You
  • Cheyenne
  • Dark Hollow
  • Ride Me High (T85-87)
  • You Aint Going Nowhere
  • Orange Blossom Special
  • Stepping Too
  • What Have They Done to The Old Home Place
  • Black Mountain Rag
  • Florida stories (Boltin)
  • Brer Rabbit and the Alligator story (Boltin) (T85-88)
  • Dont Say Goodbye When You Go (Suwannee)
  • Banjo on the Mountain
  • What Have They Done to the Old Home Place
  • Going Home
  • Gone, Gone, Gone
  • Let Me Whisper
  • I Got a Heartache
  • Blue Moon of Kentucky (T85-89)
  • Rawhide
  • The Best of All
  • Limehouse Blues
  • Rocky Top
  • Blow Your Whistle Freight Train
  • Bill Cheatham
  • Bluebird Singing
  • Mockingbird
  • What You Gonna Do When the World Is on Fire (Community)
  • In That New Jerusalem (T85-90)
  • I Want to Be Ready
  • O Mother
  • Yea Jesus
  • Glory, Glory Hallelujah
  • Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
  • When I Looked Up and He Looked Down (Hunter)
  • We May Walk and Talk With God (T85-91)
  • Sweet Beulah Land
  • Until Then
  • The Son Hath Made Me Free
  • Just a Little Talk With Jesus
  • Canaan Land is Just in Sight
  • The Eastern Gate
  • After All
  • What Will I Leave Behind
  • Seminole Indian stories (Boltin)

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  • Eight reel to reel recordings. Boltin served as emcee for the festivities, as well as telling stories throughout.

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