Saturday morning performances at the 1956 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

Date: May 5, 1956

Source: S1576 , T77-43

Type: Sound

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  • Tennessee Waltz (Tomazin/ Richard & Edward Kersey/Hart)
  • Jeannie With the Light Brown Hair (Jacksonville College of Music)
  • Old Black Joe
  • Oh! Suzanna
  • Old Dog Tray
  • Beautiful Dreamer
  • Old Folks at Home (Way Down Upon the Suwannee River)

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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. Tomazin played the accordion, and the Kerseys and Hart played guitar. The Jacksonville College of Music presented a program of Stephen Foster music.

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