Thursday afternoon performances at the 1972 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date: May 4, 1972

Source: S1576 , T77-230

Type: Sound

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  • Welcome (Levy) (T77-230)
  • Opening remarks (Boltin)
  • Square dance demo (Rutherford Square Dancers)
  • French folk songs (Malkine)
  • Under the Double Eagle (Zeke & Rosa Stephens)
  • Battle Hymn of the Republic
  • I am Gonna Tell (Bob & Evelyn Beers)
  • Besty, Go Home
  • Two Foxes
  • Shucking Corn (Grady Thompson and the Good Guys)
  • Nine Pound Hammer
  • Gentle On My Mind
  • Thats My Pa
  • Rats (Cooney)
  • I Wish That I Had Been Born in Borneo
  • That Old Gospel Ship (Thomas & Warren)
  • Silver Dagger
  • Old Folks at Home (Yokeley)
  • Golden Slippers
  • When You and I Were Young Maggie
  • Foggy Mountain Breakdown
  • Old Joe Clark (Jean & Lee Schilling)
  • Keep on the Sunny Side
  • The Worried Man Blues (cont. on T77-231)

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  • One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The first half of T77-230 consists of the Thursday morning program, not listed here (see separate entry for description). Malkine, of Shady, New York, played the lute and sang French folk songs. The Stephens were from Panama City: Zeke played the fiddle, and Rosa strawbeat. The Beers were from Petersburg, New York. Thomas lived in Delray Beach. Levy was the coordinator of Arts and Music at the Columbia County School System. The Rutherford County Square Dancers were based out of Murphreesboro, Tenn. Grady Thompson & the Good Guys were from West Palm Beach. The Schillings lived in Cosby, Tenn.

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