The Caney Forkers

234638
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three black and white prints. The Caney Forkers were Bettye and Graham Kash and family, of Cookeville, Tennessee. Graham taught folklore and speech at Tennessee Tech University, and Bettye worked in music education.
Type
Still Image

The Caney Forkers of Cookeville, Tenn. performing at the 1974 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

109890
Date
1974
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3971

The Caney Forkers of Cookeville, Tenn. performing at the 1976 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

109891
Date
1976
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3972

The Caney Forkers of Cookeville, Tenn. performing at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

109892
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3973

Sunday morning performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239060
Date
1978-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Dixon, of Miami, played the dulcimer. Beadnell, was originally from West Virginia, in 1978 lived in Orange Park. The Caney Forkers were from Cookeville, Tennessee, and consisted of Graham, Bettye, Heather, and Holly Kash, and Mike and Jeannette Ka...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-17

Saturday morning performances at the 1971 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

240793
Date
05/08/1971
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-226

Saturday evening performances at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239239
Date
1977-09-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. (The first half of the reel consists of the Saturday afternoon performances.) The Sawgrass Boys were a bluegrass band from Hobe Sound. Howhuizen was one half of the Wiggins Sisters, who played the festival for years. Fitchen was billed as Eugenia ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-293

Sunday performances at the 1979 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 4)

238656
Date
1979-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. From Jacksonville, Jim Crawford played banjo; Gretchen Crawford once sang for the Jay Smith Family singers. Foster and Fitchen were from Cocoa. The Caney Forkers were from Cookeville, Tenn. No Commercial Appeal were from Gainesville. Patterson was ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-104

Saturday morning performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239086
Date
1980-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-57

Sunday morning performances at the 1976 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (reel 2)

239547
Date
1976-09-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. At the time, Fitchen was billed as Eugenia Sisinni Jones. <p>&nbsp;</p>
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-255

Sunday morning performances at the 1969 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

240789
Date
05/04/1969
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-211

Performances at the 1974 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239160
Date
1974-08-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-239

Saturday performances at the 1976 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

239540
Date
1976-09-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-248

Saturday morning and afternoon performances at the 1976 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

239541
Date
1976-09-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-249

Friday afternoon performances at the 1971 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

240791
Date
05/07/1971
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-223

Sunday morning performances at the 1969 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239281
Date
1969-05-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-210

Performances at the 1970 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

239286
Date
1970-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Caney Forkers were from Cookeville, Tennessee. Malkine played the lute, and sang French folk singers. Starker lived in Sarasota. The Antioch Junior Choir sang gospel songs, and were from Manning, SC. <p>&nbsp;</p>
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-215

Friday morning performances at the 1969 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

239276
Date
1969-05-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. (The second half of the reel consists of Friday afternoon performances -- see separate entry for details.) Saunders was the chairman of the Stephen Foster Memorial Commission. Meadows was White Springs' mayor. Housewright was the Dean of Music for ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-208

Performances at the 1970 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239285
Date
1970-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Caney Forkers were from Cookeville, Tennessee. Malkine played the lute, and sang French folk singers. Mitchell was from Lake City. The Bakerettes were based out of Gainesville. Starker loved in Sarasota. The Antioch Junior Choir sang gospel songs, ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-214

Performances at the 1970 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 5)

239288
Date
1970-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The Bluegrass Rebels lived in Brunswick, Georgia. Billie was from Brighton Seminole Indian Reservation. The Beadnells were from Orange Park. The Caney Forkers were from Tennessee. The Dreamlake Ukulele Band was billed as the Cheerful Chirpers. Star...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-217

Performances at the 1974 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239164
Date
1974-08-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-240

Saturday performances at the 1979 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

238648
Date
1979-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Carter was a music therapist from Tallahassee. From Dade City, Flemming was a professor at St. Leo College. Here he played with daughter Sheila Miller (guitar), Dennis Henry (banjo), Luther Rozar (gut-bucket), and Pat Rozar (vocals). Both Dinella and Myers were from Tampa...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-96

Sunday morning performances at the 1971 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

239300
Date
1971-05-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. NOTE: Due to technical problems with the original reels the recording quality of the 1971 Florida Folk Festival is exceptionally poor. The second half of the reel consists of the Sunday afternoon program, not listed here (see separate entry for description.) Boltin also s...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-228

Friday performances at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239157
Date
1975-08-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Seafood Combo was from Tallahassee, and consisted of Tony Verderamo (accordian); Larry Abrams (violin/mandolin); and Pam Mansfield (tambourine). Alachua County Older American Council square-danced. Muller was from Lake Mary. The Mitchells played th...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T79-14

Friday afternoon performances at the 1971 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239295
Date
1971-05-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. NOTE: Due to technical problems with the original reels the recording quality of the 1971 Florida Folk Festival is exceptionally poor. The first half of the reel consists of Friday morning performances (see separate entry for description.) Boltin served as emcee. Pavitt l...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-222

Pre-selections for the Florida Folk Festival 25th Anniversary album

238742
Date
1954-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. A compilation of Florida Folk Festival recordings for use in creating the 25th anniversary folk festival album. Produced by the FFP staff, the album was produced in honor of the Florida Folk Festival, and covers the years 1952 - 1977. Released in 1981, the final album w...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-118
Item ID
T83-119
Item ID
T83-120

End of Saturday performances and start of Sunday performances at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

239163
Date
1975-08-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The Boyer Family were from Missouri, and the family of late singer Bob Beers. His wife, Burstine, was from Petersburg, NY. Dixon was from Miami. Seafood Combo was from Tallahassee and consisted of: Tony Verderamo, Larry Abrams, and Pam Mansfield. ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T79-19

Friday performances at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239158
Date
1975-08-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Malkine was from Shady, New York. Lazonby was from Hawthorne. Gerard and Kershner was from Lake City. The Kellys were from Palatka. Skip Johns and his band were from Lake City, and Waddell hailed from Jacksonville. Williamson was from Palatka. Frog...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T79-15

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