Saturday afternoon performances at the 1976 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

239543
Date
1976-09-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-251
Smith, Betty

Sunday afternoon performances at the 1976 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (reel 3)

239551
Date
1976-09-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-258
Smith, Betty

Sunday afternoon performances at the 1976 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (reel 4)

239552
Date
1976-09-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-259
Smith, Betty

Saturday evening performances at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239240
Date
1977-09-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. McLean and Grooms were from Gainesville. Crider and Bittner (later Mrs. Crider) sang environmental songs, and were also from Gainesville. Smith was from Marietta, Georgia. Tillinghast was form Stone Mountain, Georgia. Mitchell performed a shoeshine rag with heaps-Nelson on harmonica. Moore was form Naples. Singer-storyteller-guitarist Rogers was from St. Augustine. Muller was a music instructor at Seminole Community College. Junkanoos played calypso music.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-294
Smith, Betty

Sunday morning performances at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239241
Date
1977-09-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. (The start of the reel is the end of the Saturday evening performances.) Boltin served as emcee. Bill Smith was from Fort Myers, and was Frog Smith. Beadnell was from Orange Park. The Bonks were from Atlanta. Dinger-guitarist Fitchen was billed at the time as Eugenia Sisinni Jones. Bowhuizen was one-half of the Wiggin Sisters, who played several folk festivals. Singer Marshall lived in White Springs. Joe Mark and the Smiths were singer-musicians from St. Augustine.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-295
Smith, Betty

Recording of the 1976 Florida Folk Festival (WJCT-FM 90)

237519
Date
1976
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four audio cassettes. Recording of a story on the 1976 Florida Folk Festival by Jacksonville's public radio station, WJCT-FM 90. Includes an award given to Thelma Boltin, discussion of late festival performer Bob Beers, Scottish songs, explanation of Sacred Harp Singing, stories and songs by Gamble Rogers, interviews with Al Head, Rogers, and Boltin, and various performances from the festival.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C78-38
Item ID
C78-39
Item ID
C78-40
Item ID
C78-41
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

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

239161
Date
1975-08-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. The Smiths were from Jacksonville. Dobbs, from Palatka, performed animal calls. Dixon, of Miami, sang ballads. Frog Smith was a storyteller (and painter) from Fort Myers. Battle was from Tampa. Boltin was the director (and emcee) for the festival. The Beadnells were form Orange Park. The Seafood Combo was from Tallahassee and consisted: Tony Verderamo, Larry Abrams, and Pam Mansfield. The Stephens were fiddlers from Panama City. The Kellys were from Palatka, as was Dobbs. The LeFever family lived in Knoxville, Tennessee. Lydia and the Pinkhams, of Lakeland, consisted of: Peggy Burr; Didi Bentley; Barbara Smith; Tricia Conner; and Mike O'Steen. Smith was from Marietta, Georgia. Whatley was from Bell, and sang country music. Close, of Jacksonville, played harmonica. Mark was a guitarist from Chapel Hill, N.C. Mt. Carmel Freewill Church Choir were from Palatka. Cadwell was a banjoist from Jackson Heights, N.Y. Bloodworth earned a history PhD at UF regarding place names. <br />
Type
Sound
Item ID
T79-17
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

Saturday performances at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

239162
Date
1975-08-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Dan Smith was a harmonica player from White Plains, NY. Dobbs was from Palatka. McKinney played the violin. The Hallmans were from Greenville, S.C. The Dirt Kickers were a string band from Tallahassee. Dinella and Myers were singer-guitarists from Tampa. Moore was from Green Cove Springs. Hancock was a dulcimer player from Suffolk, Virginia. Joe mark was from Chapel Hill, NC. The LeFevres were from Knoxville, and consisted of Richard, Shirley, Corey, Amy, and Geoffrey. Will McLean (the Black Hat Troubadour) was a singer-songwriter-guitarist from Orlando. Betty Smith was a dulcimer player from Marietta, Georgia. Jones and Quimby sang African American spirituals -- from Brunswick, Georgia, they would later be known as the Georgia Sea Island Singers. Huber was also from Knoxville, Tennessee. Listed in the program as Eugenia Sisinni Jones, the singer-guitarist was later known as Jeanie Fitchen. The Abundant life Singers were from Clearwater, and Malkine was from New York. <br />
Type
Sound
Item ID
T79-18
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

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

239165
Date
1975-08-31
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Last performances of the 1975 festival. Sunday was devoted to religious music. Jones and Quimby, both from Brunswick, Georgia, were later known as the Georgia Sea Island Singers. They performed black spirituals. The Boyers were from Webster Grove, Missouri, and were the family of the late Bob Beers. The square dancers were from Murfreesboro, Tennessee and performed to pre-recorded music. The Makley Family were from Jacksonville, and consisted of Elroyce, Bettine, and Ruthanne Makley. This was their third Festival. Jay Smith was also from Jacksonville. Hallman was from Greenville, S.C. Banjoist Cadwell's performance was not recorded -- only his introduction. Betty Smith lived in Marietta, Georgia. Fiddlers Zeke and Rosa Stephens lived in Panama City. Jumper was a Seminole storyteller from Hollywood, Florida. The Mitchells, of Washington DC, performed shaped note songs. The bluegrass band, Skip Johns and the Travelers, were from Lake City, and sang gospel songs. Hancock, of Suffolk, Virginia, played the dulcimer. The Abundant Life Singers were from Clearwater, and led by David McAbee. Singer Marshall was from White Springs. Dunscombe played the musical saw, and was a long-time festival performer. Singer Muller was from Lake Mary. Storyteller Boltin was also the festival's director and emcee. The Dirt Kickers Band, led by Sara Carter, came from Tallahassee. Hand and the Englishes all lived in Jacksonville. They wrote their own songs.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T79-20
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

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