Interview with hymn liner Troy Demps

241333
Date
12/01/1993
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 56

Saturday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 12)

240327
Date
2000-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Troy Demps and Eddie Banks discuss African-American hymn lining and perform hymns in that tradition. Ray Carroll, Sammy Snell and Cindy Fortune discuss the history of swamp buggies; how they were built and used; how they are built today and how they are raced.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C00-87

Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 7)

240440
Date
2001-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Troy Demps, Eddie Banks and Frank Spaulding discuss African-American hymn-lining, how hymns were used as prayers and in services in the past.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C01-74

Highlights of the Callahan Folk Arts Project

236197
Date
1993-04-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Culled from fieldwork undertaken to document the folklife of the Callahan neighborhood of Orlando, Florida. Images of the performers can be found in folder 1. For full recordings, see the three DAT (Digital Audio Tapes) in folder 1.
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 4

Sunday performances at the 2002 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Disc 4)

241049
Date
05/26/2002
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD02-73

Brian Wright, apprentice to hymn liner Troy Demps, leads a congregation in singing a hymn. - Orlando, Florida

108631
Date
1995
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2709

Hymn liner Troy Demps, left, with apprentice Brian Wright - Orlando, Florida

108632
Date
1995
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2711

Hymn liner Troy Demps, right, shakes hands with apprentice Brian Wright - Orlando, Florida

108633
Date
1995
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2712

Hymn liner Troy Demps, left, and apprentice Brian Wright singing - Orlando, Florida

108634
Date
1995
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2713

Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 4)

239752
Date
1996-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. McKenzie served as emcee. Troy Demps, of Orlando, gives background of African American hymn lining.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-95

Saturday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 16)

239735
Date
1996-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Troy Demps (introduced by Brent Tozzer and interviewed by Laurie Sommers) discusses African-American hymnlining or "call and response" singing. He gives a history of early life in Live Oak and speaks of hymnlining as dying out in African culture.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-76

Saturday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 4)

240445
Date
2001-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Troy Demps, Frank Spaulding and Eddie Banks continue from C01-78 discussing African-American hymn-lining. The performance is concluded on C01-80.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C01-79

Sunday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tapes 12-13)

240464
Date
2001-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Troy Demps, Eddie Banks and Frank Spaulding discuss African-American hymn-lining, its history and their personal background as well as giving a demonstration. See C01-74, C01-79 and C01-80 for a sampling of songs they perform.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C01-99
Item ID
C01-100

Sunday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 1)

241704
Date
05/28/2006
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD06-94

Friday performances at the 2004 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 11)

241155
Date
05/28/2004
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD04-91

Sunday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 1)

240415
Date
2001-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Koontz served s emcee. Tony Demps, Frank Spaulding and Eddie Banks discuss and perform African-American hymn lining. They focus particularly on the history of hymn-lining in the African-American community, its role during slavery and in obtaining freedom.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C01-46

Hymn liner Troy Demps singing - Orlando, Florida

109338
Date
1994
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3391

Hymn liner Troy Demps singing - Orlando, Florida

109339
Date
1994
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3392

Hymn liner Troy Demps, left, shakes hands with his apprentice Brian Wright - Orlando, Florida

109340
Date
1994
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3393

Hymn liner Troy Demps, left, and his apprentice Brian Wright - Orlando, Florida

109341
Date
1994
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3394

Hymn liner Troy Demps, left, and his apprentice Brian Wright - Orlando, Florida

109342
Date
1994
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3395

Hymn liner Troy Demps singing - Orlando, Florida

109345
Date
1994
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3398

Interview with hymn liner Troy Demps and his apprentice Brian Wright

240840
Date
01/28/1995
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 8

Prayer Service at Orlando Mt. Pleasant M.B. Church

240841
Date
07/18/1995
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 9

Sunday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 1)

240225
Date
2000-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Sims served as the emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
D00-20

Sunday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Performance and Dance Stage) (Tape 3)

240242
Date
2000-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT).
Type
Sound
Item ID
D00-37

Saturday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 3)

240444
Date
2001-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Les Gold of NASA continues from C01-77 discussing NASA history and projects including engine developments, the Space Shuttle project, manatee preservation, the Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge, medicines produced in space and other topics. Troy Demps, Frank Spaulding and Ed...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C01-78

Saturday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)

240446
Date
2001-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Troy Demps, Frank Spaulding and Eddie Banks continue from C01-79 discussing African-American hymn-lining and how singing relieved oppression. They perform: "I Love the Lord". Celia Fonta, Isnaya Santos and Paco Fonta discuss and perform Flamenco (Spain) music a...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C01-80

Saturday performances at the 2003 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Disc 4)

241499
Date
05/24/2003
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD03-11

Friday performances at the 2004 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 5)

241149
Date
05/28/2004
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD04-85

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