Copy of the phonographic album: Florida Folk Festival -- the First 25 Years

Date: 1953

Source: S1576 , T83-135

Type: Sound

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  • Brer Rabbit and the Tar Baby (Tomlin) (Side 1)
  • Bullet Story (Griffith)
  • Rainbow Springs tour (Lockett)
  • The Bell Witch (Boltin)
  • Bone Mizell (Smith)
  • Angel Band (Shape Note) (Side 2)
  • Climbing up the Mountain Children (Amigo)
  • Green Corn Dance (Billie)
  • Old Coon Dog (Holten)
  • Zoodio (Carver)
  • Donna in Florida (Pavitt)
  • Tates Hell (McLean)
  • Master Builders (Gamble)
  • At Our Army Barracks (Czechoslavakian)
  • Orange Blossom Special (Skip Johns)
  • Old Number Nine (Moore)
  • Shoeshine Rag (Mitchell)

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  • One reel to reel recording. (Also copied onto audio cassette C83-98) A recording of the 25th anniversary album produced by the FFP staff in honor of the Florida Folk Festival, covering 1952 - 1977. Released in 1981, the album was culled from the recordings of the Florida Folk Festivals found in S 1576. See notes in S 1579, box 1, folder: 'T83-117 through T83-120' for which reels these selections were copied from.

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