Friday evening performances at the 1958 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Date: May 2, 1958

Source: S1576 , T77-69

Type: Sound

Download: MP3

Download: MP3

Event Name

Collector or Fieldworker

Tradition Bearer

Genre or Occupation

Title of Work

  • Suwannee River Lullaby (South Sea Islanders)
  • Creek Indian Lore (Beaver)
  • Careless Love (Storman/Morgan)
  • Waltz Quadrille (Carver Elementary School)
  • Little Liza Jane
  • Little Rosewood Casket (Lacy)
  • Common Bill (Weldon)
  • Thumbkin Says
  • Jeannie With the Light Brown Hair (Yeats)
  • Legend of the Spanish Moss (Boltin)
  • Down in the Valley (Suwannee High School)
  • Up Jumped Trouble (White Springs FFA Band)
  • Boil Them Cabbage Down
  • Cracker Lore and Whipcracking (Ruth and Claude Sheppard)
  • Sheryl (Branford Hoe Downers)
  • Fraulein
  • Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain
  • Brer Rabbit and the Gizard Eater (Tomlin)

Place Name

Corporate or Conference Name


  • One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The first half of the reel consists of Friday afternoon performances. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1958 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1. Yeats was the 1958 Jeannie With the Light Brown Hair.

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