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

Date: September 3, 1977

Source: S1576 , T77-294

Type: Sound

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  • Gentle Maiden (Betty Smith)
  • A Starry Night for Ramble
  • Black is the Color of My True Loves Hair
  • Golden Vanity (Dan Tillinghast)
  • Wild Hog
  • There's a Hole in the Bucket (Tillinghast and Barbara Muller)
  • Shoeshine Rhythm (Frank Mitchell with George Heaps-Nelson)
  • Old Folks at Home
  • All I Want is Your Love, Darling (Michael Moore)
  • It Was Sad When That Great Ship Went Down
  • St Johns River
  • Sea Shantey (Barbara Muller)
  • 400 Years of Alachua History (Don Grooms & Will McLean)
  • Walk Proud My Son
  • Hurricane of 1928
  • Kissimmee River (Dale Crider and Linda Bittner)
  • Natural Cycles
  • Muleskinner Blues
  • Dance demo (Wild Bunch Cloggers)
  • The Boatman and Me (Babara Muller)
  • To the Tree of Life
  • Body in the Bag
  • Just a Little More Time to Get It Together (Abundant Life Singers)
  • Happiness
  • Stepping on the Clouds
  • The Event
  • Sadie Brown (Gamble Rogers)
  • The Cat
  • My Life Story
  • That's All
  • Dekalb County
  • Dutchman and Margaret
  • Commercial Fisherman of Lake George
  • Calypso music (Junkanoos)

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  • One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. McLean and Grooms were from Gainesville. Crider and Bittner (later Mrs. Crider) sang environmental songs, and were also from Gainesville. Smith was from Marietta, Georgia. Tillinghast was form Stone Mountain, Georgia. Mitchell performed a shoeshine rag with heaps-Nelson on harmonica. Moore was form Naples. Singer-storyteller-guitarist Rogers was from St. Augustine. Muller was a music instructor at Seminole Community College. Junkanoos played calypso music.

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