Saturday morning performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 5)

Date: May 27, 1978

Source: S1576 , T80-9

Type: Sound

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Event Name

Collector or Fieldworker

Tradition Bearer

Genre or Occupation

Title of Work

  • I Got Sand in My Shoes (Betsy Bouwhuizen)
  • Away O-ee
  • Does Your Chewing Gum Lose its Flavor on the Bedpost Over Night
  • Greek dancing (recorded music) (Tarpon Springs Dancers)
  • Stephen Foster medley (Thurlow Weed on the conch shell)
  • Sound of Music medley (Bob McGhee)
  • Quintons Theme
  • Dixie
  • Ave Maria
  • Wabash Cannonball
  • Brer Rabbit story (New Sand Mountain Wildcats)
  • Columbus Stockade Blues
  • Hello Stranger
  • The Cuckoo Bird
  • Ed Flemmings Buckdance

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Corporate or Conference Name


  • One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Bouwhuizen was a teacher in Tampa. Weed, of Key West, played the conch shell. McGhee, of Lake City, played the autoharp (chorded zither). The New Sand Mountain Wildcats consisted of Rob Levine, Ernie Williams, Darelyn Caudill, Bill Dudley, Jim Strickland, and Shelli Yaeger. This was the first festival.

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