Saturday performances at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Azalea Stage) (Tape 4)

239835
Date
1996-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). The Djangos were Joe Reina (guitar/vocals), Dave Dallessandro (mandolin/fiddle), Dave Lynch (banjo/guitar), Nancy Lynch (vocals), Leslie Jones (fiddle). For the stage's last two hours, it was open mike.
Type
Sound
Item ID
D96-47

Friday performances at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 1)

239928
Date
1997-05-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). (Also copied onto C97-163) Subik was the manager of Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park. Bullard was President of the Stephen Foster CSO: Friends of Florida Folk. And Condon was the president of the Florida Folklore Society. Plitt played guitar while Bainbrid...
Type
Sound
Item ID
D97-23

Friday performances at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 2)

239929
Date
1997-05-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). (Also copied onto C97-164) Pardue served as emcee. Mary Krueger directed SPICE - the Children's Dance Ensemble. Liliane Louis and the Trinidadian Steel Band did not play as scheduled.
Type
Sound
Item ID
D97-24

Friday performances at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 3)

239953
Date
1997-05-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Taluga and Watt served as emcees. The Treehogs (of Tallahassee) were Tom van Treese (fiddle/guitar), Kay Williams (fiddle/banjo/mandolin), and Mary Cox (banjo). Webb was from Miami. Reel Plaid (also of Tallahassee) consisted of Mary Cox (fiddle), Julie Humphries (flute...
Type
Sound
Item ID
D97-12

Friday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 1)

240029
Date
1998-05-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Bullock was the assistant director of the Florida Park Service. In 2003, he became diretor of the Florida Park Service.
Type
Sound
Item ID
D98-1

Saturday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 8)

240043
Date
1998-05-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Jim and Jesse were brothers from Virginia who began performing as a bluegrass-country music duo in 1945. Later they formed the Virginia Boys to back them up. Florida fiddler Vassar Clements was once a member. In the late 1950s, they played the Suwannee River Jamboree i...
Type
Sound
Item ID
D98-15

Saturday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 7)

240094
Date
1999-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Born in Kentucky in 1936, Hall was a popular country songwriter-performer in the 1960s and 1970s, with a total of seven #1 hits. He began his career as a teenager performing in a local bluegrass band. After a stint in the US Army and work as a radio deejay, Hall began ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
D99-14

Saturday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 8)

240095
Date
1999-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). (The second half of the tape consists of Sunday morning performances.) Dean was born in Quincy, Florida in April 1962. After a basketball scholarship to East Central Junior College (Decatur, Mississippi), Dean began toruing clubs on the Gulf Coast. He entered the music...
Type
Sound
Item ID
D99-15

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

240231
Date
2000-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT).  Dean was born in Quincy, Florida in April 1962. After a basketball scholarship to East Central Junior College (Decatur, Mississippi), Dean began toruing clubs on the Gulf Coast. He entered the music business through a series of contests, most significantly in 1988...
Type
Sound
Item ID
D00-26

Sunday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 7)

240363
Date
2001-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Thomas served as emcee. The Bellamy Brothers - David and Howard - were a country music duo from Darby, Florida. After they attended University of Florida, both entered the music business. David's "Spiders and Snakes" became a hit for Jim Stafford. As a duo, their first...
Type
Sound
Item ID
D01-22

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

Interview with steel guitarist Aubrey Ghent and his father Henry Nelson

241285
Date
11/26/1993
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tapes 12-15

Friday evening performances at the 1971 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239296
Date
1971-05-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. NOTE: Due to technical problems with the original reels the recording quality of the 1971 Florida Folk Festival is exceptionally poor. The start of the evening program (two tracks) can be found on T77-223; and for the conclusion see T77-225. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-224

Saturday morning performances at the 1971 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239297
Date
1971-05-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. NOTE: Due to technical problems with the original reels the recording quality of the 1971 Florida Folk Festival is exceptionally poor. The first half of T77-225 is from the Friday evening program, not listed here -- see separate entry for description. Boltin served as emc...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-225

Sunday morning performances at the 1971 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

239300
Date
1971-05-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. NOTE: Due to technical problems with the original reels the recording quality of the 1971 Florida Folk Festival is exceptionally poor. The second half of the reel consists of the Sunday afternoon program, not listed here (see separate entry for description.) Boltin also s...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-228

Thursday evening performances at the 1972 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

239305
Date
1972-05-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-231

Saturday morning performances at the 1965 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

239347
Date
1965-05-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-152

Saturday evening performances at the 1965 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (reel 1)

239349
Date
1965-05-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-153b

Recordings of the 1987 4th of July Celebrations

237837
Date
07/04/1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T87-136, T87-137, T87-138, T87-139, T87-140, T87-141, T87-142

Florida Crossroads: Florida's Folk Festival

241211
Date
07/13/1995
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-84

Copy of the phonographic album: Florida Folk Festival -- the First 25 Years

238280
Date
1953
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. (Also copied onto audio cassette C83-98) A recording of the 25th anniversary album produced by the FFP staff in honor of the Florida Folk Festival, covering 1952 - 1977. Released in 1981, the album was culled from the recordings of the Florida Folk Festivals found in S 1...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-135

Saturday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 9)

240224
Date
2000-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Milner served as the emcee. McEuen and Ibbotson were members of the country-rock-bluegrass group the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, originally based out of California and formed in 1965. McEuen replaced band member Jackson Brown in 1966. Along with the Byrds, they helped mov...
Type
Sound
Item ID
D00-19

Interview with blues musician/singer Red Tam (Tony McQueen)

235316
Date
1988-08-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three audio cassettes. McQueen, also known as Red Tam, was leader of the Jacksonville-based Red Tam Blues Band. His father, also called Red Tam, was a popular local blues player (he died two years before this interview.) McQueen discusses his birth in Miami and living in various Florida towns; his ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 10

Practice session by the Red Tam Blues Band

235317
Date
1988-08-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of a practice session by the Red Tam Blues Band, performing classic blues songs and original songs. Also includes two songs by Red Tam Sr. recorded from a 45 rpm record. The band consisted of Red Tam (aka Tony McQueen; lead guitar, leader); Mike Gallen (keyboard); Kenn...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 11

Demo recording by the Red Tam Blues Band

235318
Date
1988-08-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Demo recording of a session by the Red Tam Blues Band performing classic blues songs and original songs. Also includes two songs written by Red Tam Sr. Recorded in a Jacksonville professional recording studio (not recorded by folkorist Hansen). The band consisted of Red Tam (aka...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 12

John E. Ford Elementary School 5th grade student performing with the Red Tam Blues Band - Jacksonville, Florida.

123925
Date
1992
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS94280

Interview and music performance with blues singer (Blind) Johnny Brown

237345
Date
1977-01-18
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Recorded at the Neighborly Center in St. Petersburg. Brown talks about his life and music in between playing religious and blues songs. A previous interview and performance was recorded on tape C77-9. For an interview conducted a year later, see reels T78-316 and T78-317.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C77-7
Item ID
C77-8

Friday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Kids Place Stage)

239845
Date
1997-05-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Six audio cassette recordings. The Kids stage started at 9am and ran through 4pm. (Although the recordings do not start until 10am.) Spitzer spoke on Jewish faith and culture. Seminole storyteller Young told animal tales. Folk singer-guitarist Fitchen sang children's songs. Fiddler Fontana, as well ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C97-1
Item ID
C97-2
Item ID
C97-3
Item ID
C97-4
Item ID
C97-5
Item ID
C97-6

"Red Tam" Tony McQueen playing blues music at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

123664
Date
1991
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS92749

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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