Friday evening performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date: May 26, 1978

Source: S1576 , T80-1

Type: Sound

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  • Cotton Eyed Joe (Bucksnort Barndance Band)
  • Fire on the Mountain
  • Jesse James (Sara Carter)
  • Lord Randall
  • Barbara Allen
  • Jolly Old Sigmund Freud
  • Summertime
  • Frere Jacques (Bill and Charla Wasel)
  • Patriotic Medley
  • Osceolas Last Words
  • French and Italian dance music (recorded music for the Drava dancers)
  • Long Black Veil (Michael Moore)

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  • One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Opening performances of the festival. The Bucksnort Band consisted of Lloyd Baldwin (fiddle); Gail Rogers (banjo); Dwight Rogers (fiddle); Dwight Devane (fiddle). Carter was director of Sunland Training Center in Tallahassee. The Wasels ran the International Folk Arts Program in St. Petersburg. The Drava Ensemble were from Florida State University. Moore was from Fernandina.

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