Friday evening performances at the 1979 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

Date: May 25, 1979

Source: S1576 , T83-93

Type: Sound

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  • Hear the Whistle Blow (Paul Battle)
  • Lonesome Hobo Blues
  • Who the Heck Wants Money
  • Baby Let Me Lay It On You (Bill & Charla Wasel)
  • Are You Sleeping
  • Go Tell Aunt Rhodie
  • Johnny Be Fair
  • Abby Yo-yo
  • When the Evening Sun Goes Down (Gamble Rogers)
  • The Bust at the Airstreem Trailer (story)
  • Jack Daniels If You Please
  • Rosewood
  • Sorriness story
  • Folsom Prison Blues
  • Bible Salesman story
  • Old Joe Clark (Peyton Brothers)
  • Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues
  • Make Me a Pallet On Your Floor
  • Cheorkee Fiddle
  • Mountain Dew

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  • One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Battle was from Tampa. This was his fourth Festival. From St. Petersburg, Bill played guitar, and Charla played banjo and dulcimer. Guitarist-singer-storyteller Rogers was from St. Augustine. From Jacksonville, the Peyton Brothers consisted of John, Dan, Mike, and Lee. At the time, they had their own television show on Channel 12 in Jacksonville (Saturdays, 6:30pm).

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