Saturday performances (Florida State Fiddle Contest) at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Stage III) (Tapes 5-8)

Date: May 28, 1994

Source: S1576 , Container 31/32 , C94-14, C94-15, C94-16, C94-17

Type: Sound

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  • Seneca Mountain Square Dance (Omaha String Band) (C94-14)
  • Junior Fiddle Contest: Unidentified song (Lybrand)
  • Big Sandy River
  • Red River Valley (Adelson)
  • Redwing
  • Buffalo Girls (Murphy)
  • Dixie
  • Cindy (Murphy)
  • Over the Waterfall
  • Unidentified song (Mellanowski)
  • Cripple Creek
  • Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star (Chelsea Yaeger)
  • Go Tell Aunt Rhody
  • Over the Waves (Julian Yaeger)
  • Orange Blossom Special
  • Dill Pickle Rag (Johnson)
  • Westphalia Waltz
  • Sally Will You Marry Me (Zebulon Trinity)
  • Hangmans Reel (C94-15)
  • Nancy Rollin (Sabbath Trinity)
  • Sandy Boys
  • Rustic Fiddle Contest: The Gal I Left Behind Me (Truce)
  • Marching Through Georgia (Abigail Trinity)
  • Black Eyed Susan (Batey)
  • Walking in a Weary Land (Cox)
  • April Waltz (Bayette)
  • John Paul (Burton)
  • Sugar Baby (Good)
  • Over the Waterfall (Smythe)
  • Little Billy Wilson (Parker) (C94-16)
  • Yellow Barbara (Parker)
  • Ragtime Annie (Smith)
  • Colored Aristocracy (Green)
  • Nail the Catfish to the Tree (Browning)
  • Shoes and Stockings (Peterman)
  • Fishers Hornpipe (Gardner)
  • Swamp Cat Rag (Nelson)
  • Johnny Cope (Caraher)
  • Contemporary Fiddle Contest: Whiskey Before Breakfast (McInnis)
  • Jack of Diamonds
  • Waking Up Susan
  • Toms Lullaby From ? (Webb)
  • I Love You Waltz
  • Limerock
  • Going to Town (Norris) (C94-17)
  • Waltz of the Little Girls (Taylor)
  • Elk River Blues
  • Georgianna Moon (Callan/Kuncicky)
  • Cotton
  • Camptown Races (Benoit-Crew/Morse)
  • Old Joe Clark
  • Pick Waltz (Green/Browning)
  • Florida Blues
  • Judges demonstration: Soldiers Joy (Stapleton/Robertson/Brophy/Baird)

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  • One audio cassette. Baird served as emcee. The Florida State Fiddle Contest was held each year at the Festival on Saturdays (the stages varied from year to year). The winners were allowed to perform on the Main Stage that evening. The contest opened with the Omaha String Band (Baird, Dave Moreland, Lloyd Baldwin, and Bill Barton), followed by the various competition categories, and concluded with the judges performing Soldiers Joy. The judges were Stapleton, Robertson, and Brophy.

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