John Williamson & Friends performance at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival Main Stage

296620
Date
1977-09-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel-to-reel recording. Thelma Boltin serves as emcee. Williamson (vocals, guitar) was from Palatka, Fla. He performs three songs, including "I Saw the Light" composed by Hank Williams. He is unaccompanied by unidentified performers. Boltin discusses the new Folklife Area at the festival. S...
Type
sound
Item ID
T77-298a

Sunday morning performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

239062
Date
1978-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Brown was from St. Petersburg. Muller was from Lake Mary. Williamson played with Graves and Coulliette. The Olders played the dulcimer and fiddle. The end of their performance can be found on T80-120.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-19

Sunday afternoon performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239100
Date
1980-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The Bucksnort Barndance Band's set was from the morning performances.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-70

Saturday performances at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Performance & Dance Stage) (Tape 4)

239970
Date
1997-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). The Florida State Fiddle Contest was held each year at the Festival on Saturdays (the stages varied from year to year). The winners were allowed to perform on the Main Stage that evening. Kogut served as emcee. Winners for the Rustic Division: Dave Horton (first), Davi...
Type
Sound
Item ID
D97-7

Sunday afternoon performances at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239243
Date
1977-09-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Williams was a street performer from Tallahassee. Thompson was a water witcher (diviner) from Clearwater. Grooms was a University of Florida journalism professor -- as well as a singer-songwriter-guitarist. Schuman played the autoharp. Dale Crider ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-297

Friday evening performances at the 1979 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

238646
Date
1979-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Bagpiper Hamilton, from Starke and a Florida Times-Union reporter, played first. The Bucksnort Barndance Band and the cloggers were both from Gainesville. Kloiber, at the time a law student at the University of Virginia, was from West Palm Beach; G...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-94

Saturday afternoon performances at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239236
Date
1977-09-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Williamson was from Palatka. Zeke was a fiddler from Panama City. His wife Rosa straw beat for him. The Mt. Carmel Choir were from Palatka, and led by Choice Butler. The Wild Bunch clogged to Sawgrass Boys dance music.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-291

End of Saturday performances and start of Sunday performances at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

239163
Date
1975-08-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The Boyer Family were from Missouri, and the family of late singer Bob Beers. His wife, Burstine, was from Petersburg, NY. Dixon was from Miami. Seafood Combo was from Tallahassee and consisted of: Tony Verderamo, Larry Abrams, and Pam Mansfield. ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T79-19

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

239158
Date
1975-08-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Malkine was from Shady, New York. Lazonby was from Hawthorne. Gerard and Kershner was from Lake City. The Kellys were from Palatka. Skip Johns and his band were from Lake City, and Waddell hailed from Jacksonville. Williamson was from Palatka. Frog...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T79-15

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