Friday evening performances at the 1956 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Date: May 4, 1956

Source: S1576 , T77-42

Type: Sound

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  • Babes in the Woods (Weldon)
  • Jay Bird Sitting on a Hickory Limb
  • Green Grow the Lilacs
  • Arkansas Traveler (Noegel)
  • The Old Hen Cackle
  • New England-style Square Dancing (Parris Island)
  • Beautiful Dreamer (Wood)

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  • One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1956 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1. Frank Lyman was the leader of the Promenaders, based out of Beaufort, SC.

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