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

Date: September 3, 1977

Source: S1576 , T77-292

Type: Sound

Download: MP3

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  • Thank You Jesus (Mt. Carmel Baptist Chuch Choir)
  • Trouble In My Way
  • California Blues (Carolton Whatley)
  • Mule Skinner Blues
  • I Have Been Everyhwere
  • Water witching demo (Don Thompson)
  • Little Home to Go To (George Heaps-Nelson)
  • Old Bill Jones
  • Mississippi Sawyer
  • Get Along (Evelyn Beers-Burstine & Susan Boyer-Haley)
  • The Water is Wide
  • One Cold Frosty Night
  • Boil Them Cabbage Down (Dreamlake Ukelele)
  • Say How Do You Do and Shake Hands
  • Sloop John B (Junkanoos) (incomplete)
  • Mama Lay-Lay-a
  • Unidentified song
  • Do Not Stop
  • Limbo song
  • Marry Me Daughter and All (Larry Older)
  • Lumber Jack
  • Once More a Lumbering Go
  • Mickey Brannigans Pup
  • Daddy Do Not Go Away (Michael Moore) (incomplete)
  • Utah Carol
  • Midnight Special
  • If I Were Free (Mary Ann Dinella & Tony Myers)
  • Minstrel
  • Girl From the North Country
  • Kansas City Railroad Blues (Sawgrass Boys)
  • Daisy-a-Day
  • Fox on the Run
  • Will You Miss Me When I am Gone

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  • One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The Mt. Carmel Choir was based out of Palatka, and led by Choice Butler. Whatley was form Bell, and sang country music. Burnstine was the wife to the late bob Beers. She lived in Peterburg New York and ran the Fox Hollow Folk Festival (until 1980). Haley was her niece, and lived in Amherst, Mass. The ukulele band, of Lakeland, consisted of children between and nine and eleven years old. Led by Lois Ann Conoley. Junkanoos played calypso music, and were based in Key West. Older was from Lake Hamilton. Moore was a guitarist from Naples. Dinella and Myers were both singer-guitarists from Tampa.

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