Florida Fiddlers Competition at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (fiddle stage)

Date: May 24, 1986

Source: S1576 , Container 18 , C86-35, C86-36, C86-37, C86-38, C86-39, C86-40, C86-41

Type: Sound

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  • Davenport March (Etheridge) (C86-35)
  • Lost Indian
  • Mississippi Sawyer
  • Susannah Gal (Barasch)
  • Sugar Hill
  • Arkanasas Traveler
  • Ragtime Annie (Rutland)
  • Sweet Bunch of Daisies
  • Up Jumped the Devil
  • Billie in the Low Ground (Jones) (C86-36)
  • Jerusalem Ridge
  • Kerry County Blues
  • Kansas City Kitty (Staley)
  • Gold and Slver Waltz
  • Run, Johnny, Run
  • Boys of Blue Hill (Turner)
  • Drops of Brandy
  • First Slip
  • Musical Priest
  • Boil the Breakfast Early
  • Hainings Farewell (Davis) (C86-37)
  • Shenandoah Falls
  • Kitchen Girl
  • Unidentified song (Kelly)
  • Derry Connolly
  • Jennys Chickens
  • The Fox Hunters Reel
  • Coal Black Morning (Webb)
  • Yellow Rose of Texas
  • Going Back to Israel
  • Bonapartes Retreat (Williams)
  • Lost Indian
  • Blue Eyed Girl
  • Fire on the Mountain (Forbes) (C86-38)
  • Good Time Tonight
  • Happy Hollow
  • Fine Times at Our House (Stoll)
  • Chickapen Hunting
  • Paddy on the Turnpike
  • Ragtime Annie (Crow)
  • Jerusalem Ridge
  • Draging the Bow
  • Old Hen, She Cackles (Marable)
  • Four Walls
  • Old Rugged Cross
  • Bill Cheetham (Martin) (C86-39)
  • Lucinda Waltz
  • Londonderry Air
  • La-Feyette (Kemp)
  • Three Forks of the Big Sandy River
  • Big Scotia
  • Old Little Indian (Baldwin)
  • Garfield
  • Horseshoe
  • Westdale Waltz (Jones)
  • Cincinnatti Rag
  • Cackling Hen
  • Reel medley (Thompson) (C86-40)
  • Flatbush Waltz
  • Cotton Patch Rag
  • Good Night Waltz (Chalford)
  • Cherokee Shuffle
  • Florida Blues
  • Muddy Road to Texas (Gocek)
  • Cindy
  • Down Yonder
  • Rattletrap (Murray)
  • Sandy Boys
  • The Ways of the World
  • Rachael (King) (C86-41)
  • Waltz You Saved for Me
  • Twinkle Little Star
  • Soldiers Joy (All)
  • Golden Slippers (All)

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  • Seven audio cassettes. Recording of the annual Florida Fiddlers Contest. In the solo awards, the placements were Fred Stoll (fourth), David Forbes (third), Elan Chalford (second), and Willie Jones(first). For the Accompanied category, the placements were Willie Jones (fourth), Clare Davis (third), Tom Staley (second) and Wayne Martin (first). Etheridge, Barasch, and Rtuland were the judges; and Kelly was a guest performer.

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