Performances at the 1970 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Date: May 1970

Source: S1576 , T77-215

Type: Sound

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Event Name

Collector or Fieldworker

Tradition Bearer

Genre or Occupation

Title of Work

  • Copper Kettle (Caney Forkers)
  • Very Unfortunate Man
  • Mountain Dew (LeFevre)
  • Blockadeer Mama
  • Never Let the Deal Go Down (Bluegrass Pals/Cunningham)
  • Blue Bird Are Singing for Me
  • Mother Knows Best
  • John Hardy
  • Its a Lesson Too Late For the Learning
  • Florida Tall Tales (Frog Smith)
  • Limbo dance/Calypso drumming (Starker)
  • Haiti, My Sweetheart
  • French folk ballads (Malkine)
  • Beautiful Dreamer (Dunscombe)
  • In the Evening By the Moonlight
  • I Trust Him (Antioch Choir)
  • Try Me Father
  • Oh Happy Day
  • Brazos Rover (Bob & Evelyn Beers)
  • I Am Gonna Tell
  • Kitty Alone
  • Fiddle On a Cornstalk
  • Demonstration of the Flying Ropes
  • Poor Little Turtle Dove (Allen)
  • Come All Ye Fair and Tender Ladies
  • Bill Bailey (Stephens)
  • Circle Round the Sun (Griffin)
  • Man of Constant Sorrow
  • Bull Frog Blues (Wasel)
  • Po Lazarus
  • Foggy Mountain Breakdown (Grady and the Good Guys)
  • Orange Blossom Special
  • Hot Corn, Cold Corn (Civilian Conservation Corps Boys)
  • Banks of the Ohio
  • Rock Island Line
  • Last Night I Had the Strangest Dream (Moore)
  • French Folk Ballads (Malkine)

Place Name

Corporate or Conference Name


  • One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Caney Forkers were from Cookeville, Tennessee. Malkine played the lute, and sang French folk singers. Starker lived in Sarasota. The Antioch Junior Choir sang gospel songs, and were from Manning, SC.


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