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Back To Basics: 64th ANNUAL FLORIDA FOLK FESTIVAL

“Folk music is not so much a body of art as it is a process, an attitude and a way of life; its distinguishing features lie not within the songs themselves, but in the relations of those songs to a folk culture.” – Sam Hinton In his storied career as a folk artist and naturalist, Sam Hinton innately understood the intimate connection between the music he played and its relationship to the culture it served. History is transferred through the storytelling element that is an integral link to folk music. As a student and teacher of natural history, Hinton contributed …

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