Friday afternoon performances at the 1957 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date: May 3, 1957

Source: S1576 , T77-55

Type: Sound

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Event Name

Collector or Fieldworker

Tradition Bearer

Genre or Occupation

Title of Work

  • Jacobs Ladder (Niblack Elementary)
  • King Jesus is a Listening
  • Kookaburra (Newberry Elementary School)
  • Tally Ho
  • John Peel
  • Wearing of the Green
  • Heel and Toe
  • Taffeta Hindi (Unidentified performer)
  • Wheat Song of Syria
  • Klapptan (Wesson Elementary)
  • Jerusalem (New Douglas High School)
  • Aint That Good News
  • Rainbow Springs Chant (boat tour spiel) (Lockett)
  • Pioneer Florida (Lacy)
  • Put Your Little Foot (White Springs Junior High School)
  • Down By the Sally Gardens (Moon)
  • No Sir
  • Usudara (Andaman)
  • Mountain Top
  • Dance Ye Gypsies (David)
  • Hes My Rock (McLeod)
  • Jesus Met the Woman at the Well
  • Medley of Spiritual Songs (Stanton High School Chorus)

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 1957 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1.

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