Friday afternoon performances at the 1958 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date: May 2, 1958

Source: S1576 , T77-67

Type: Sound

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Event Name

Collector or Fieldworker

Tradition Bearer

Genre or Occupation

Title of Work

  • Tall Tales (Griffis)
  • Whole World (Eller)
  • She Will Be Coming Around the Mountain
  • John Browns Baby
  • Down in the Valley
  • Old Folks at Home (Way Down Upon the Suwannee River)
  • Gustafs Skol (Shady Grove)
  • Introduction of the Seminoles (Boltin)
  • Creek Indian lore (Beaver)
  • Rainbow Springs Chant (boat tour spiel) (Lockett)
  • Old Hymn (Valdosta Boys Choir)
  • Come All You Sporting Bachelors
  • Cracker Barrel (Palmer)
  • Minuet (Pineview School)
  • Beautiful Dreamer (Hammon)
  • Bluebird
  • Waltz Quadrille (White Springs Junior High)
  • Tall Tales (Whitehead)
  • Sandy Land (White Springs Elementary)
  • Jump Rope Games

Place Name

Corporate or Conference Name


  • One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1958 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1.

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