Cowboy musician Jim Bob Tinsley

238446
Date
1984-03-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
<p>Two audio cassettes. C84-10: Interview with Jim Bob Tinsley and Dottie Tinsley as part of the Library Folklife Program; Jim Bob describes his early life and how he learned to play music and how he got into cowboy music; Woodmen of the World Band; joining the Navy playing in a band in Africa during World War II; tells stories about the songs he performs as well as about Gene Autry and Winston Churchill; Dottie describes clogging steps. C84-11: Continuation of interview and performance in C84-10; he continues discussing cowboy music and the songs he performs; vagabonds; WLS National Barndance; Dr. John R. Brinkley stations in Mexico and Texas; continuation of traditions in singing and writing cowboy songs; his book; Jim Reeves; his albums.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-10
Item ID
C84-11
with Jim Bob Tinsley and Dottie

Friday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 4)

240084
Date
1999-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT).
Type
Sound
Item ID
D99-4
Tinsley, Dottie

Friday performances at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage) (Reel 1)

238308
Date
1984-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Opening performances, including remarks by folklorist and Folklife Program director Loomis and festival director Boltin; jump rope and handclapping games by students, and sea songs by the Deep Water Family (from Jacksonville: Steve, Mike, and Cindy Nash). The Drifting Cowboys performed cowboy songs, and consisted of Bob & Dottie Tinsley, and Jim Robinson.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T84-3
Tinsley, Dottie

Saturday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 1)

240183
Date
1999-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Jim Bob Tinsley and his wife Dottie discuss their personal history and other aspects of his life as a collector, writer and performer of cowboy songs. He gives a description of his books and tells stories about various people such as Bone Mizell, Smily Burnett, Gene Autry, Rex Allen, Frog Millhouse (told by Dottie), the man who wrote &quot;Home, Home on the Range&quot;, Snuff Garrett and Coco and The Sons of the Pioneers. He also performs several cowboy songs. Steel guiatrist Roberts joins the Tinsleys on some of the songs.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C99-76
Tinsley, Dottie

Friday performances at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Stage III) (Reel 4)

238401
Date
1984-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T84-65
Tinsley, Dottie

Saturday afternoon performances at the 1966 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239366
Date
1966-05-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The first half of the reel consisted of Saturday morning performances (see separate entry for that description.)
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-164
Tinsley, Dottie

Saturday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 2)

240089
Date
1999-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT).
Type
Sound
Item ID
D99-9
Tinsley, Dottie

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