Bill Dillon playing the autoharp - West Palm Beach, Florida

108887
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2948A

Bill Dillon with his autoharp - West Palm Beach, Florida

108889
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2949A

Friday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 9)

237708
Date
05/22/1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T87-10

Bill Dillon performing at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

237803
Date
05/22/1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T87-95

Bill Dillon performing at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

237324
Date
1990-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel recording. Cooley served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T90-136
Item ID
T90-137

Dale Crider performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

237028
Date
1992-05-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Crider, the emcee, filled in for the absent gospel group, the Versiteers. On a couple of songs, Bill Dillon sat in on the autoharp (chorded zither).
Type
Sound
Item ID
T92-81

Bill Dillon performing at the festival at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

237562
Date
1988-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T88-21
Item ID
T88-22

Bill Dillon playing the autoharp at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

237650
Date
1988-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T88-102

Autoharp Workshop performing at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

237679
Date
1988-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Hoovler served as emcee. Each player describved how they learned to play the autoharp (chorded zither), their distinctive styles, and then played several song selections.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T88-140
Item ID
T88-141

Recording of Bill Dillon album: Jamming at FXL

239035
Date
1984
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. NOTE: Because this is a copyrighted recording, no copies of the tape will be made. Recorded at FXL Sound Studios. Features musicians Pete Lane on guitar and Frank Loconto on bass.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C87-16

Friday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 10)

237709
Date
05/22/1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T87-11

Autoharp player Bill Dillon

236669
Date
1986-10-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three color slides. The autoharp is also called a chroded zither. A lifelong musician, Dillon did not begin to play the autohrp until 1982 -- on a bet. He usualy plays songs made famour by Maybelle Carter. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm ...
Type
Still Image

Saturday performances at the 1993 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 3)

240497
Date
05/29/1993
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
D93-8

Interview with autoharp player Bill Dillon

236670
Date
1986-10-17
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. The autoharp, a patented name, is also called a chorded zither. A lifelong musician, Dillon did not begin to play the autoharp until 1982 -- on a bet. He usually played songs made famous by Maybelle Carter. In the interview, he discusses growing up in West Virginia; learning to ...
Type
Sound

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