Friday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Date: May 22, 1981

Source: S1576 , T81-36

Type: Sound

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  • Two Little Boys (Rogers) (Side 1)
  • Talking Blues
  • Abraham Washington
  • Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette)
  • Merle Travis Story
  • Sixteen Tons
  • St. Louis Blues
  • Coat of Many Colors
  • Freight Train
  • You Gotta Quit Kickin My Dog Around
  • The Cobblers Song (Rose) (Side 2)
  • Press Gang
  • Handsome Cabin Boy
  • Warmup (Sailfish Cloggers)
  • Alabama Jubilee
  • Eastbound and Down
  • Shortnin' Bread
  • The Old Woman from Wexford (Wickman & Johnson)
  • Paper of Pins
  • Game of Cards
  • To Hear the Nightingale Sing
  • Six Nights Drunk
  • Music, Music (Polka Sweethearts)
  • Blue Skirt Waltz
  • La Paloma
  • Beer Barrel Polka
  • Five unidentified songs
  • Hills of Caroline (Dixie Jubilee Singers)
  • My Lords Gonna Bless Me If I Live Right
  • Cow County Blues
  • Tennessee

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  • One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Singer-guitarist Rogers was from St. Augustine. Rose was from Gainesville, as were Johnson & Wickman. The Polka Sweethearts were from Zephyrhills.

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