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

Date: August 30, 1975

Source: S1576 , T79-17

Type: Sound

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  • Doodle Dandy (Jay & Peggy Smith)
  • Patriotic Diggers
  • Animal Calls (Tommy Dobbs)
  • Red Rosey Bush (Robert Dixon)
  • Goodbye Old Paint
  • Florida Cowboy songs (Frog Smith)
  • Roving Gambler (Paul Battle)
  • Early Morning Rain
  • Brer Rabbit and Brer Alligator (Thelma Boltin)
  • The Lonesome Dove (Tom & Esther Beadnell)
  • Yankee Doodle
  • Jesus on the Mainline (Seafood Combo)
  • Carnival in Venice
  • Turkey in the Straw (Zeke & Rosa Stephens)
  • Down Yonder
  • I Am My Own Grandpa (Peggy & Lee Kelly)
  • The Devil and the Farmers Wife
  • The Unfortunate Moonshiner (LeFever Family)
  • Ragtime Annie
  • John Henry (Lydia and the Pinkhams)
  • East Virginia
  • Swing Low, Sweet Chariot & When the Siants Go Marching In
  • Little Sparrow (Betty Smith)
  • Foggy Dew
  • Unidentified song
  • Red Rosey Bush (incomplete)
  • Its a Holiday (Sonia Malkine)
  • I am Troubled in My Mind
  • Unidentified Scottish song
  • I Have Been Everywhere (Carolton Whatley)
  • Yall Come
  • When Spring Comes Knocking at the Door (American Czechoslavakia Dancers)
  • At Our Army Barracks
  • Small Mountain
  • Jokes (Uncle Charlie Close)
  • Depression Blues (Joe Mark)
  • Ballad of Orange County
  • Shady Grove
  • Wrapped Up in Jesus (Mt. Carmel Freewill Church Choir)
  • I Want To Be At the Meeting
  • In the Morning
  • Amen
  • St. Louis Tickle (Paul Cadwell)
  • Dance medley
  • Olenos Ragtime Episode
  • Monologue (Lottie and Frank Shore)
  • Jesus Loves Me (Jumper)
  • Florida Place Names (Bertha Bloodworth) (Cont. on T79-18)

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  • One reel to reel recording. The Smiths were from Jacksonville. Dobbs, from Palatka, performed animal calls. Dixon, of Miami, sang ballads. Frog Smith was a storyteller (and painter) from Fort Myers. Battle was from Tampa. Boltin was the director (and emcee) for the festival. The Beadnells were form Orange Park. The Seafood Combo was from Tallahassee and consisted: Tony Verderamo, Larry Abrams, and Pam Mansfield. The Stephens were fiddlers from Panama City. The Kellys were from Palatka, as was Dobbs. The LeFever family lived in Knoxville, Tennessee. Lydia and the Pinkhams, of Lakeland, consisted of: Peggy Burr; Didi Bentley; Barbara Smith; Tricia Conner; and Mike O'Steen. Smith was from Marietta, Georgia. Whatley was from Bell, and sang country music. Close, of Jacksonville, played harmonica. Mark was a guitarist from Chapel Hill, N.C. Mt. Carmel Freewill Church Choir were from Palatka. Cadwell was a banjoist from Jackson Heights, N.Y. Bloodworth earned a history PhD at UF regarding place names.

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