Saturday performances at the 1979 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date: May 26, 1979

Source: S1576 , T83-95

Type: Sound

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  • How High the Gulls Fly (Richard Belte & Robert Hilliard)
  • Scarborough Fair
  • Where Are the Tears You Should Be Crying
  • St. James Infirmary (Dan Tillinghast)
  • Wild Hog
  • Wreck of the Old Number Nine
  • Two Babes in the Woods
  • Handsome Molly (Lee and Peggy Kelly)
  • Railroad Bill
  • Cabbagehead
  • Four Nights Drunk (Jay and Peggy Smith)
  • Raise a Ruckus Tonight
  • Lazy John Will You Marry Me
  • Willie Leave Me Alone
  • Samson and Delilah (Gamble Rogers)
  • Two Little Boys
  • Guitar Instrumental
  • Dawg Song
  • Old Shep
  • The Honeydipper
  • Utah Carol (Michael Moore)
  • Miners Child

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  • One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Tillinghast was from Statesville, N.C. Lee & Peggy Kelly were from Palatka. From Jacksonville, Jay & Peggy Smith played the festival since 1959. Jay was an insurance executive, and Peggy taught in Duval County schools. From Ft. Myers, Moore taught at Immokalee High School.

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