Emmett Murray playing in Belle Glade

234036
Date
1980-05-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Six black and white prints. Duplicated in S 1577, Box 17, folder 48.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-10 - P82-15

Recording blues guitarist Emmett Murray

233959
Date
1980-05-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty-eight black and white prints with negatives. Images of blues musician Murray performing with his guitar at his home for folklorists Dwight Devane and Peggy Bulger. Some of the images show Murray being recorded. Devane is pictured as well.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P80-187 - P80-216

Master tapes for the Drop On Down in Florida album

240615
Date
12/03/1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-123 and T80-124

Blues guitarist Emmett Murray playing in Pahokee

238040
Date
1980-04-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Murray's "Mobile Blues" was featured on the FFP-produced recording "Drop on Down in Florida," a double LP that featured traditional African American music in the state. For another recording with Murray, see reels T83-62 through T83-64, in S 1576.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C81-15

Secular music from the Drop on Down in Florida album (Sides 1 and 2)

238061
Date
1981
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of the first two sides of the FFP-produced album, Drop on Down in Florida, which was a collection of fieldwork recordings of African American music in Florida released in the early 1980s as a two-record LP.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C81-31

Interview with and music performance by blues guitarist Emmett Murray

238629
Date
1980-04-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three reel to reel recordings. Murray was born in 1911 in Moultrie, Goergia. He moved to Florida in the 1930s to work the cane fields, but soon moved to other agricultural jobs. He often played songs learned from records in local white clubs and at parties during the 1930s and 1940s. In 1980, he sti...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-62
Item ID
T83-63
Item ID
T83-64

Copy of the Drop On Down in Florida album master recordings

238913
Date
1980-12-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three reel to reels. These were copies of the master tapes (see T80-123 and T8-124) for the Florida Folklife Program album, Drop on Down in Florida, a double album comprised of field recordings from the North Florida Folklife Project and those made specifically for this album. The album featured A...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-25
Item ID
T81-26
Item ID
T81-14

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