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Esther Beadnell & On Springfield Mountain (live)
Elderly couple sits outside in front of a home and they sing an old ballad, "On Springfield Mountain". The woman announces the song and plays autoharp.
Esther and Tom Beadnell Soldier, Soldier, Won't you Marry Me? (live)
Same elderly couple, folk singers Esther and Tom Beadnell sing an old traditional folk song, Soldier, Soldier Won't you Marry Me?
Esther talks about her family were folk singers and she learned the songs from them. the man born in the Adirondacks claims he heard the songs from the shantymen who came out from the
Esther talks into camera about her singing career and how her family, her father and grandfather, influenced her. Tom talks about how he grew up listening to the shantymen singing and learned to sing their songs.
ECU the Autoharp.
ECU Autoharp. Esther's hands strum the strings.
Reporter wearing a fire hat and sitting in a Jacksonville firetruck, introduces a local band made up of Firemen.
The Trucking Company Rock Around the Clock (live)
Local band of firemen musicians perform the classic rock and roll cover song, Rock Around the Clock by Bill Haley.
The Trucking Company Blue Suede Shoes (live)
Same group of local Jacksonville firemen perform classic rock tune.
The Trucking Company Oh Donna (live)
Cover song, Oh Donna by Richie Valens, performed by local band of firemen
ECU fingers picking banjo strings. Bluegrass music
ECUs fiddle, standing bass, and mandolin.
Pan out from the ECU's to a bluegrass band performing in the parking lot at the Florida Folk Festival - probably 1978.
An old rural railroad station - free standing white clapboard building, railroad crossing sign in front of building. Lawtey, FLA sign on the building above the circular sign for Seaboard Coast Line Railroad.
Pan outdoor Lawtey Folk Festival grounds. Families, campers, bluegrass band performing on stage, concession stands.
CU's people tapping their feet.
Baby in a stroller drinks from her bottle. A woman drinks a Coke. Woman brings her kids into a Port-a-Potty - portable bathroom. Bluegrass music plays.
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