Sunday evening performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 4)

Date: May 28, 1978

Source: S1576 , T80-27

Type: Sound

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  • Away Out There (Robetr Dixon)
  • Talk about Will McLean (Evelyn Beers-Burstine)
  • Fox Hollow Song (Burstine with Kevin Roth)
  • In My Garden Grows Plenty of Thyme
  • Fiddle on a Corn Stalk
  • Dumbartons Drums
  • Simple Gifts
  • Clogging music (Peyton Brothers performing for the Southern Applachian Cloggers)
  • Kissimmee River (Dale Crider & Linda Bittner)
  • Euthrophic Old Lake Okeechobee
  • Last Live Photo
  • Truck Driving Man
  • Under the Southern Bald Eagle

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  • One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The Peyton Brothers (John Dan, Mike, and Lee) were from Jacksonville, and played for the Southern Appalachian Cloggers. At the time Evelyn lived in Petersburg, New York. Popular on the folk circuit in the 1960s, she performed with late husband Bob (and later daughter Martha)as the popular folk act, the Beers Family. They were sent in 1968 by the U.S. Dept. of State on a tour on India, and once played for the White House in 1969. In 1966, they also began the popular Fox Hollow Festival in upstate New York. In 1972, Bob Beers died in a car crash. Crider and Bittner, from Windsor, played environmental songs. Their set is continued on T80-28.

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