Friday performances at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Date: August 29, 1975

Source: S1576 , T79-15

Type: Sound

Download: MP3

Download: MP3

Download: MP3

Download: MP3

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Title of Work

  • Revenge of Machines & Black Jack Davey (Sonia Malkine)
  • Long Black Veil (Lance Lazonby)
  • Legend of Bonnie and Clyde
  • Maple on the Hill
  • Simple Gifts (Bob Gerard & Joseph Kershner)
  • Goodnight Irene
  • Gilgary Mountain
  • Careless Love (Lee & Peggy Kelly)
  • Fathers Whiskers
  • The Children and the Flowers (Lenora Waddell with Skip Johns & Travelers)
  • Midnight Blues
  • Break My Mind
  • Let Me Be There
  • Will the Circle Be Unbroken
  • I Saw the Light (sing along with audience)
  • Down Yonder (John Williamson)
  • Wildwood Flower
  • Twenty-one Years
  • Ghost Riders in the Sky (Lance Lazonby)
  • What is Your Mamas Name
  • Paradise
  • Stories (Frog Smith)
  • Hillbilly Auctioneer (Carolton Whatley)
  • Heart to Heart
  • Yall Come
  • When the Work is All Done This Fall (Jerry Bullard)
  • Fox Went Out on a Chilly Night
  • Old Blue
  • Old Slough Foot (Skip Johns & Travelers)
  • Blue Moon of Kentucky
  • My Walking Shoes Do Not Fit Me Anymore
  • Dueling Banjos
  • Give the Fiddler a Dram (Elliot Hancock)
  • Cumberland Gap
  • Butcher Boy
  • Dance music (Beseda Dancers)
  • Nova Scotia (Caney Forkers)
  • The Unfortunate Man
  • Rothsea
  • I am So Glad I am Here (Georgia Sea Island Singers: Bessie Jones & Doug Quimby)
  • Amazing Grace
  • Daniel in the Lions Den
  • This is a Good Religion
  • The Miners Child (Michael Moore)
  • Roving Gambler
  • Old Number Nine

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  • One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Malkine was from Shady, New York. Lazonby was from Hawthorne. Gerard and Kershner was from Lake City. The Kellys were from Palatka. Skip Johns and his band were from Lake City, and Waddell hailed from Jacksonville. Williamson was from Palatka. Frog Smith told stories, and was from Fort Myers. Whatley, of Bell, sang country music. Bullard lived in White Springs. Hancock played the mouth harp and was from Suffolk, Virginia. The Beseda Dancers were from the Czechoslovakian American community Masaryktown. The Caney were from Cookeville, Tennessee. Bessie Jones and Frankie Quimby, both of Brunswick, Georgia, later became known as the Georgia Sea Island Singers. Moore sang ballads, and lived in Green Cove Springs.



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