Friday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 1)

Date: May 26, 1995

Source: S1576 , Container 44 , D95-1

Type: Sound

Download: MP3

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  • Savior Lead Me By the Hand (Picalota Strings)
  • Elvaton
  • Gold Watch and Chain
  • While the Band is Playing Dixie
  • Fifty Miles of Elbow Room
  • Sonnys Dream
  • Four Wet Pigs
  • Banks of the Ohio
  • You Have Been a Friend of Mine
  • Japanese dance (Wako Kai)
  • Cincinnati Rag (Hot Pepper Steppers/Sparky and the Polecats)
  • The Sixth Person/Altamonte
  • Pattycake/Oklahoma Rooster
  • Lee Highway Blues
  • Tango/Cotton
  • Acapella On Our Own Again/Durangs Hornpipe
  • Roseville Fair (Old Time Friends)
  • Moonlight in Clover
  • Boomers Story
  • Old Cracker Cowman
  • Lay Down Little Doggie
  • Sarah Cynthia (Caracappa)
  • Cockroaches
  • Looking for a Man

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  • One digital audio tape (DAT). Williams served as emcee. Picalota Strings featured Dave Fullerton (chorded zither), Joseph Johnson (guitar), Rob Blount (bass), and Bill Lapin (mandolin). Wako Kai were Japanese dancers from Pensacola (Chiyo Smith and Fay Geis). On the original index sheet, Kazuko Law wrote the name of the dancers in traditional Japanese script. Sparky and the Pole Cats featured Ira Kohn (banjo), Joe Nelson (fiddle), Dave Borland (fiddle), and Marion Lasley (guitar). Old Tiem Friends featured Don Moores (guitar0, Jim Kaufman (dobro), Jan Moores (autoharp) and Don Meyers (bass.) Caracappa was a banjoist-guitarist from Miami.

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