Will McLean Tribute at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

236508
Date
1991-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two proof sheets with 72 black and white images (plus negatives). Images are hard to see. Several images are of the ground. Audio recordings of the tribute can be found in S 1576, reels T91-52 and T91-53.
Type
Still Image
of the tribute can be found in S 1576

Saturday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 17)

237922
Date
05/24/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-130
Tributes

A Will McLean Tribute at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

236024
Date
1991-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirty-eight color slides. A musical tribute to folk singer Will McLean. Singer-songwriter Will McLean was often called the 'Father of Florida Folk.' The Black Hat Troubadour, a nickname given for the hat he usually wore, authored over 3500 songs, and was a national figure on the folk music scene. A fifth generation Floridian, he died in 1990 from cancer. Audio recordings of the tribute can be found in S 1576, reels T91-52 and T91-53. A video of the tribute can be found in S 1615, video FV-58.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S92-597 - S92-634
slides. A musical tribute

Sunday performances at the 2004 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Disc 5)

241085
Date
05/30/2004
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD04-21
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/Collections/folklife

Saturday performances at the 2004 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Disc 3)

241076
Date
05/29/2004
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD04-11
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/Collections/folklife

Saturday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 18)

237923
Date
05/24/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-131
Tributes

Swing Fever and the Fretless Wonders Band performing at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

237080
Date
1991-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Hansen served as emcee. Swing Fever was a dance troupe out of Gainesville, and consisted of Bart Ruark, and Marietta Massey. The Band consisted of Betsy Palmer (guitar), Richard Lefts (violin), and Mark Mackelvie (bass). A Song For Will was written in tribute of the late Will McLean by Palmer.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T91-26
Tributes

Sunday performances at the 2004 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Disc 2)

241082
Date
05/30/2004
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD04-18
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/Collections/folklife

Friday performances at the 2002 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Disc 1)

240977
Date
05/24/2002
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD02-1
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/Collections/folklife

Tribute to Will McLean at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival

241210
Date
05/26/1991
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-58
of the tribute can be found on reels T

Gamble Rogers Tribute at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

237000
Date
1992-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Landon Walker served as the emcee. Famed Florida songwriter and folk singer Gamble Rogers died on 10 October 1991 saving a man drowning on the East Coast. The following Festival, several Florida singers gatehred on the final night to offer a tribute. The Governor declared 24 May 1992 as Gamble Rogers Day. Crider hoted the tribute.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T92-55
Item ID
T92-54
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/Collections/folklife

Sunday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 13)

237940
Date
05/25/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-146
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/Collections/folklife

Will McLean Memorial Tribute at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage)

237106
Date
1991-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Rogers served as emcee. Singer-songwriter Will McLean was often called the 'Father of Florida Folk.' The Black Hat Troubadour, a nickname for the hat he usually wore, authored over 3500 songs, and was a national figure on the folk music scene. A fifth generation Floridian, he died in 1990 from cancer, the year after he won the Florida Folk Heritage award. In 1996, he was inducted in the Florida Artists Hall of Fame. Images from the tribute can be found in S 1577, v. 60, slides S92-592 through S92-634. A video of the tribute can be found in S 1615, video FV-58.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T91-52
Item ID
T91-53
Tributes

Sunday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 14)

237941
Date
05/25/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-147
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/Collections/folklife

Sunday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 7)

240050
Date
1998-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Grooms was a popular folk singer, songwriter and guitarist who played the Florida Folk Festival since the early 1970s. He died in 1998.
Type
Sound
Item ID
D98-22
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

Sunday performances at the 1993 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 6)

240507
Date
05/30/1993
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
D93-18
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

Morning Program at the Old Marble Stage (Tape 1)

236190
Date
1995-10-21
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One DAT tape. Pacetti sang a tribute to Gamble Rogers. Moore was a street musician from St. Augustine. There were two programs for the 1995 Songs Along the Suwannee concert, recorded onto five DAT tapes.
Type
Sound
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/Collections/folklife/folklife

Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 10)

240215
Date
2000-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Known as Diamond Teeth Mary for the jewels she placed in her teeth in the 1940s, Mary was born in West Virginia, and always claimed to be the half sister of fellow blues singer Bessie Smith. In 1918, she moved to Florida's Gulf Coast. During her later years, she lived in Bradenton, Florida. Although McClain was a popular performer in the 1920s and 1930s, she stopped performing the blues for many years. She was rediscovered by the Florida Folklife Program in the 1980s. In 1986, she won the Florida Folk Heritage Award in 1986. She died on 4 April 2000.
Type
Sound
Item ID
D00-10
by the Florida Folklife Program

Saturday performances at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

238540
Date
1982-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Saunders was one of the founders of the Florida Folk Festival, and a former member of the Florida Folklife Council.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-21
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

Saturday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 5)

240040
Date
1998-05-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). The Folk Heritage Award winners for 1998 were J. L. McMullen, Manual Vega Sr., Henry Billie, Ola Kryway, and Llewellyn Roberts.  Dr. Stern accepted the award for most of the recipients.
Type
Sound
Item ID
D98-12
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

Morning Program at the Old Marble Stage (Tape 2)

236191
Date
1995-10-21
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One DAT tape. There were two programs (morning and evening) for the 1995 Songs Along the Suwannee concert, recorded onto five DAT tapes.
Type
Sound
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/Collections/folklife/folklife

Sunday performances at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 7)

239810
Date
1996-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Milner served as emcee. This was Fitchen's 30th year at the festival. She plays several old songs, and discusses former festival director Thelma Boltin. The Wildcats featured Dennis Devine, Ernie Williams, Daralynne Caudell, and Rob Levine.
Type
Sound
Item ID
D96-22
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

Will McLean Memorial Service

241225
Date
01/24/1990
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-99
Tributes

Saturday performances at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 5)

239801
Date
1996-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Williams served as emcee. The first three songs the Versiteers played (not listed here) were not recorded due to equipment failure. Mortham was Secretary of State at the time; the Florida Folklife Program and festival fell under her jurisdiction. She officially recognized McLean as a Florida Artist. This was followed by a McLean tribute, including stories and performances by Southwind, Fitchen, Frank & Ann Thomas, Kennedy, Todd, and Williams. Singer-songwriter Will McLean was often called the 'Father of Florida Folk.' The Black Hat Troubadour, a nickname for the hat he usually wore, authored over 3500 songs, and was a national figure on the folk music scene. A fifth generation Floridian, he died in 1990, the year after he won the Florida Folk Heritage award. Grooms played with Dennis Devine (guitar), Waye Martin (fiddle), Dan Peterson (bass) among others.
Type
Sound
Item ID
D96-13
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/Collections/folklife

Saturday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tapes 5-6)

240026
Date
1998-05-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassette recordings. The band consisted of Pete Scalzo (bass), Ray Belanger (hammered dulcimer), Cheryl Belanger (autoharp), and Kin Hum (fiddle).
Type
Sound
Item ID
C98-103
Item ID
C98-104
Florida Folklife Program

Sunday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 7)

240290
Date
2000-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C00-49
Florida Folklife Program

Burr Oak Ensemble performing at the festival at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

237568
Date
1988-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T88-26
Jim Ballew tribute

Robert Waller performing at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

237654
Date
1988-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Kelly served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T88-106
Florida Folklife Program

David Lee at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Performance and Dance Stage

240241
Date
2000-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Lee led sacred harp singing in tribute to his uncle, Silas Lee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
D00-36a
Florida Folklife Program

Friday performances at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 7)

238539
Date
1982-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. The Barley band's performance began on T83-19.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-20
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

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