Saturday performances at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 9)

Date: May 29, 1982

Source: S1576 , T83-29

Type: Sound

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  • Old Coon Dog (Bucksnort Barndance Band)
  • Georgia Gals Dont Marry Florida Boys
  • Money in Both Pockets
  • Rise When the Rooster Crows
  • Unidentified song (Moses Williams)
  • Which Way Did My Baby Go
  • Catfish Blues
  • Sitting On Top of the World
  • Julia Ann (Brewer)
  • I Do Not Want Your Greenback Dollar
  • House Carpenter
  • Over the River, Charlie
  • Hold Back the Waters (McLean)
  • Seminole
  • Ballad of Conch Island

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  • One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as the emcee. Folklorist Devane introduced Williams, who played the diddly bow. Moses Williams was originally from Mississippi. He moved to Florida in the 1950s. He played the diddly bow, a one-string homemade musical instrument, also called a "yakkedy board."

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