Buck Thompson performing at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival

236215
Date
1985-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-452 - S86-453

Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 5)

238134
Date
1985-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Thompson was a blues singer from Hastings, Florida.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-113

Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage) (Reel 12)

238077
Date
1985-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Singer Rogers served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-12

Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage) (Reel 13)

238078
Date
1985-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Rogers served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-13

Saturday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Stage III) (Reel 11)

238179
Date
1985-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Folklorist Bulger served as emcee. <br />
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-179

Saturday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 1)

238135
Date
1985-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Folklorists Owens and McDonalds served as emcees. Hastings was a blues singer-guitarist from Hastings, Florida.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-114

Florida Folks: 1985 Florida Folk Festival

238626
Date
1985-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video cassette. (3/4&quot; tape) 60 minutes.
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-21

Albert "Buck" Thompson playing blues guitar at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

60240
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
fs86452

Saturday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 4)

238138
Date
1985-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Figgen served as emcee. Corrido music consist of ballads/narrative songs that originated in Mexico in the mid-1800s. Thompson was a blues singer-guitarist from Hastings, Florida.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-117

Sunday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 6)

238152
Date
1985-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Folklorist McDonald served as emcee. Thompson was a blues singer-guitarist from Hastings.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-131

Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch

234863
Date
1985-02-14
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirty four color slides. Images of fifty-year old blues guitarist Buck Thompson playing tunes that he learned from the radio on his front porch. A lifelong migrant farmer, he played the juke circuit in the 1950s. A sound recording of the performance can be found in S 1714, box 6 reels 23 and 24. In...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S85-1467 - S85-1495

Saturday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 5)

238139
Date
1985-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Thompson was a blues singer-guitarist from Hastings, Florida. The Silcox Family was from Middleburg.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-118

Sunday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 3)

238149
Date
1985-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Folklorist McDonald served as emcee. Silcox Family were from Middleburg. Thompson was a blues singer-guitarist from Hastings.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-128

Sunday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 4)

238150
Date
1985-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. McDonald served as emcee. Thompson was a blues singer-guitarist from Hastings, Florida. The band consisted of Ronnie Kierce (bass), Gary Wilkins (banjo), Ricki King (mandolin), Platt Drew (guitar), and Nile Hord (fiddle).
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-129

Sunday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 5)

238151
Date
1985-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Folklorist McDonald served as emcee. Thompson was a blues singer-guitarist from Hastings, Florida. The band consisted of Ronnie Kierce (bass), Gary Wilkins (banjo), Ricki King (mandolin), Platt Drew (guitar), and Nile Hord (fiddle).
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-130

Sunday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 9)

238155
Date
1985-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Thompson was a blues singer-guitarist from Hastings, Florida.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-134

Highlights of the 1985 Florida Folk Festival

238625
Date
1985-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video cassette. (3/4&quot; tape) 60 minutes.
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-14

Albert "Buck" Thompson playing blues guitar at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

110309
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA4416

Albert "Buck" Thompson playing blues guitar at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

110310
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA4417

Albert "Buck" Thompson playing blues guitar at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

110311
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA4418

Albert "Buck" Thompson playing blues guitar at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

110312
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA4419

Albert "Buck" Thompson playing blues guitar at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

110313
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA4420

Albert "Buck" Thompson playing blues guitar at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

110379
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA4484

Albert "Buck" Thompson playing blues guitar at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

110380
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA4485

Albert "Buck" Thompson playing blues guitar at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

110381
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA4486

Friday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 4)

238133
Date
1985-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Folklorist Owens served as emcee. Corrido music consist of ballads/narrative songs that roiginated in Mexico in the mid-1800s. Folklorist Figgen served as moderator for the workshop. The workshop came out of research for the St. Johns River Survey. Grimm discussed pinata...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-112

Blues musician Buck Thompson playing at his home

234866
Date
1985-01-20
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Sound recording of fifty-year old blues guitarist Buck Thompson playing tunes that he learned from the radio at his home. A lifelong migrant farmer, he played the Florida juke circuit in the 1950s. Inebriated at the time of recording, Thompson speech is difficult to decipher at t...
Type
Sound

Blues musician Buck Thompson playing on his porch

234865
Date
1985-02-14
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel tapes. Sound recording of fifty-year old blues guitarist Buck Thompson playing tunes that he learned from the radio on his front porch. A former railroad worker, he played the juke circuit in the 1950s. Because of the recording location, sounds of traffic and pedestrians can be hear...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 23
Item ID
Tape 24

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