Performances at the 1970 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date: May 1970

Source: S1576 , T77-213

Type: Sound

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Event Name

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Genre or Occupation

Title of Work

  • Pledge of Allegiance (Girl Scout Troop #121)
  • Welcome (Saunders & Meadows)
  • History of Florida Folk Festival (Morris)
  • Old Folks at Home (Lake City Elementray Chorus)
  • Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
  • All Night, All Day
  • Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep
  • Hold On
  • Little Brown Jug (Keen)
  • Hes Got the Whole World in His Hands (Tomlinson)
  • Dutch Folk Songs (Godwin)
  • Goodbye Old Paint (Alachua Elementary School Chorus)
  • Shoofly
  • Cotton Needs Picking
  • Mountain Dew (Jones)
  • Five Hundred Miles
  • Yall Come
  • Saint George Street (Burns)
  • Saga of Osceola (Thrailkill)
  • Suns Gonna Shine (Lefevre Family)
  • Little Birdie
  • I am Going to Tell
  • Hungry Hash House (Michele)
  • Giving That Stuff Away
  • Whoa Mule Whoa
  • Colored Aristocracy
  • Rope Skipping Games (Sunshine 4H Club)
  • Brer Rabbit and the Watermelon Patch (Boltin)
  • Whipcracking (Shore)
  • Seminole lore (Billie)
  • Tune Up on Ida Red (Hall)
  • Butcher Boy
  • Stagger Lee
  • Introduction of the Seminoles (Knight)
  • Seminole Lore (Billie)
  • Deep River Blues (Michele)
  • You Are My Flower
  • My Old Pal

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Corporate or Conference Name


  • One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Saunders was the chairman of the Stephen Foster Memorial Commission. Meadows was White Springs' mayor. Morris was a professor at the University of Florida. Keen was from White Springs. Godwin was from Hawthorne. Thrailkill was a poet from Wauchula. Borns lived in Daytona Beach. The LeFevre Family were based out of Knoxville, Tennessee.


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