Friday performances at the 1993 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 1)

240489
Date
05/28/1993
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
D93-1
New Folk Union

Friday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 4)

239609
Date
1994-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). (Copied onto C94-71/72.) Rozar served as the emcee. Little Big Man was a bluegrass band from Pensacola, included Lonny Finley (guitar/mandolin), and David Leather (guitar). The Celestial Railroad String Band, based out of Brevard, consisted of Mary Gordon (guitar), Lo Gordon (banjo/banjo-uke), Tim Gordon (fiddle) and Matthew Gordon (bass). Folk singer-guitarist Kirkwood was from Pensacola. The New Folk Union were based out of Clearwater and consisted of Steve Wolf (bass), Glen Smith (mandolin), Mile Wolfe (fiddle), Mike Godwin (banjo), Ally Smith (fiddle), and Jerry Gibson (guitar). Singer-guitarist Smith was a Florida Park Service employee and wrote his own songs. He lived in Newberry. Back Porch Revival consisted of Jim Robertson (guitar), Ginger McClure (dulcimer), John McClure (mandolin), and Melanie Robertson (banjo). [They filled in for Clyde Holloway Country Gospel.] The Tasmanian Devils consisted of Bob Murphy (banjo), Kathy Murphy (bass), Mary Alice Terpin (guitar), and Mike Stapleton (fiddle).
Type
Sound
Item ID
D94-4
New Folk Union

Storytellers at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Storytelling Auditorium) (Sunday)

239563
Date
1994-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Six audio cassette recordings. Storytellers spoke between 10:00am and 2pm at the Storytelling Auditorium. The coordinator was Peggy Smith. (The Storytelling Tent area, coordinated by Nancy Case, and featuring some of the same storytellers, was not recorded.) Cappa, (of Williamsport, PA), Roy (of Fort Myers), and Rivers (of Ybor City) were audience members participating in the Cousin Thelma Story Swap. Harshbarger, Taluga, and Koontz were from Tallahassee. Harshbarger used finger puppets during her presentation. Smith was from Jacksonville. Nesmith lived in Nocatee, who with Leipold of Acadia, performed as Imagine That. Mutima, of Gainesville, played the bongo and kora (a stringed instrument) during his tales. Case was also from Gainesville. Newsom was from Lake City. Chaille lived in Palm Bay. Bruce was from Eustis. Brooks (of LaGrange, GA and Author of the book, Just Folks), Volt (of Jupiter), and Jeffers (of Melbourne Village) spoke during the Cousin Thelma Story Swap. The New Folk Union consisted of storyteller Gibson (of Clearwater) on guitar, and Glenn & Ally Smith (of Myriad) on fiddle and mandolin, along with Jaime Woolfe (banjo), Steve Wolfe (bass), and Michael Godwin (banjo).
Type
Sound
Item ID
C94-40
Item ID
C94-41
Item ID
C94-42
Item ID
C94-43
Item ID
C94-44
Item ID
C94-45
Item ID
C94-46
Item ID
C94-47
Item ID
C94-48
. The New Folk Union consisted

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