Saturday morning performances at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Date: September 3, 1977

Source: S1576 , T77-291

Type: Sound

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  • The Great High Wind (Haley/Burstine)
  • Suns Gonna Shine In My Back Door Sometime
  • Lilly Bario (Johnson/Wickman)
  • Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye
  • The World Turned Upside Down
  • Johnnys Gone for a Soldier
  • Green Grass (Jay & Peggy Smith)
  • Anniversary Song
  • Long Black Veil (Battle/Koehn)
  • Dark as a Dungeon
  • Rising of the Moon
  • Life is a Tail (Muller)
  • I Once Loved a Lass
  • Wee Wee Song
  • What Will I Do With the Baby-O (w/Boltin)
  • I See You Are a Logger
  • Two Little Children on the Wood
  • The Eddystone Light
  • Go Along Mule (Tillinghast)
  • Blue Tail Fly
  • Glory, Glory Hallelujah
  • Animal and bird calls (Dobbs)
  • Rawhide (Cunninghamd/Sawgrass Boys)
  • Little Willie Boy
  • Joy Bells
  • I Wish You Knew


  • One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. (The second half of the reel consists of the Saturday afternoon performances.) Burstine was the wife of the late bob Beers, and lived in Petersburg, New York where directed the Fox Hollow Folk Festival. Johnson was a guitarist from Gaiensville; his partner Wickman worked for the St. Augustine Preservation Board. They sang nineteenth-century songs, The Smiths were from Jackonville. Battle and Koehn were from Tampa. Muller was a dulcimer player, as well as a music instructor at the Smeinole Community College. Tillinghast was from Stone Mountain, Georgia, though raised in Florida. The Sawgrass Boys were from Hobe SOund.

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