Friday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 6)

Date: May 27, 1994

Source: S1576 , Container 43 , D94-6

Type: Sound

Download: MP3

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  • River of Grass (Crider)
  • Everglades Nature
  • Zheng history (Yao)
  • Musical brocade
  • Melody from the Memory Tree
  • Dance of the Ee People
  • Savior Lead Them By the Hand (Salt Run)
  • ? Handle Rag
  • Hello Stranger
  • Rosa Lee
  • Walls of Time
  • ? False Heart
  • Its a Beautiful Life
  • Footnotes (Kelly)
  • Irish reels
  • Railroad Bill (Baker)
  • Never Let Your Deal Go Down
  • Unindentified song
  • But On the Other Hand, Baby
  • Unidentified song
  • Crow Jane
  • One Dime Blues
  • Carolina Breakdown
  • Broken Hearted Blues
  • Mint Julep

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  • One digital audio tape (DAT). (Copied onto C94-75/76.) Milner served as the emcee. Singer-guitarist Crider sang on Florida environment. He performed with Gabe Valla (guitar), Bob Kogat (mandolin), Tim Higgins (fiddle), and Diane Delage (sign language interpreter). Yao played the zheng (a Chinese zither). Originally from Shanghai, China, she lived in Orlando. The bluegrass band Salt Run, based out of St. Augustine, consisted of David Dowling (bass), Jim Quine (guitar), Tom Mechling (mandolin), Eric Searcy (banjo), Liz Williams (guitar), and Diane Delage (sing language interpreter). Fiddler James Kelly live din Miami Springs. He played with george Phillips (guitar) and Richard Rose (bass/drums). Guitarist Etta Baker, a National Folk heritage Fellow, lived in Morganton, NC. She was a pioneer in the Piedmont style of acoustic guitar playing.

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