Sunday performances at the 1979 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Date: May 27, 1979

Source: S1576 , T83-103

Type: Sound

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  • Alabama Gals (Bucksnort Barndance Band performing for the Cross Creek Cloggers)
  • Stay All Night
  • Great Big Taters in Sandy Land
  • Searching for Lambs (Pure & Simple)
  • Fox on the Run
  • Broken Lady
  • He Will Set Your Fields on Fire
  • Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
  • Animal Sounds & Bird Calls (Tommy Dobbs)
  • I Will Be All Right When I Reach Calvary (Roscoe & Vera Deckard)
  • Standing on the Rock
  • Gospel medley
  • Dance demonstration (Drava Folkdance Ensemble)
  • Devil and the Farmers Wife (Clay Jones)
  • Lolly Ti Do
  • Jodys Rocking Chair
  • Ballad of Captain Kidd
  • Utrophic on Lake Okeechobee (Dale & Linda Crider)
  • Little Brown Shack Out Back
  • Value of Mosquitoes
  • Margins of Green
  • Mule Skinner Blues
  • Rabbit Fever (Whitey Markle w/Linda Crider)
  • Chain Gang Love Affair
  • Pines of Lowell

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  • One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Cross Creek Cloggers and Bucksnort Barndance Band were from Gainesville. From Live Oak, Pure & Simple consisted of David Griswold (bass/vocals), Jerry Jackson (guitar/vocals), and Vickie Jackson (vocals/banjo). Dobbs was from Palatka. The Deckards were from Lake City, where she was a seamstress, and he worked for the Florida DOT. Drava dancers were from Tallahassee. Jones was from Gainesville. Linda Bittner (later Crider) was from Tallahassee, while Dale Crider was from Windsor. They sang songs dealing with the environment.

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