Saturday afternoon performances at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date: September 3, 1977

Source: S1576 , T77-291

Type: Sound

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  • Great High Wind That Blew the Low Post Down (Susan Boyer-Haley & Evelyn Beers-Burnstine)
  • Suns Gonna Shine In My Back Door Some Day
  • Lili Burlero (John Johnson & Pat Wickman)
  • Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye
  • World Turned Upside Down
  • Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier
  • Green Grass (Smith Family)
  • Anniversary Song
  • Long Black Veil (Paul Battle & Joe Camp)
  • Dark as a Dungeon
  • Rising of the Moon
  • Life is a Toil (Barbara Muller)
  • I Once Loved a Lass
  • Wee Wee Song
  • What Will I Do With the Baby
  • I See You Are a Logger (Dan Tillinghast)
  • Two Babes in the Woods
  • Go Along Mule
  • Blue Tail Fly
  • Battle Hymn of the Republic
  • Woodpecker Story (Tommy Dobbs)
  • Bird & Animal Calls
  • Rawhide (Frank Cunningham and the Sawgrass Boys)
  • Little Willie Roy
  • Joy Bells
  • I Wish You Knew
  • Mandolin Medley (John Williamson)
  • Mom and Dad Waltz
  • Knothole
  • Pan American Queen
  • Star Spangled Banner (Zeke & Rosa Stephens)
  • Dixie
  • Give the Fiddler a Drum
  • My Old Kentucky Home
  • Farewell to Thee
  • Dance demo (Wild Bunch Cloggers w/Sawgrass Boys)
  • Shame on You (Mt Carmel Baptist Church Choir)
  • Oh Lord I Done What You Told Me To

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  • One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Williamson was from Palatka. Zeke was a fiddler from Panama City. His wife Rosa straw beat for him. The Mt. Carmel Choir were from Palatka, and led by Choice Butler. The Wild Bunch clogged to Sawgrass Boys dance music.

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