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Material Information

Title:
Ben Brown Bluegrass Collection
Physical Description:
5.50 : (5 boxes) ;
Language:
English
Creator:
Brown, Ben

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Music festivals -- Florida -- White Springs   ( lcsh )
White Springs Bluegrass Festival (White Springs, Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre:
ead   ( sobekcm )

Notes

Scope and Content:
This collection consists of eleven 10 1/2 inch reels of 1/2 inch magnetic audio tapes used as the basis for a record album released by Kaloosa Records of Tampa, Florida in 1972. The music was recorded live at the White Springs Bluegrass Festival, held at the Steven Foster Memorial Folk Festival in White Springs, Florida. Ben Brown, a University of South Florida graduate, produced and directed the recording. Performers featured at the festival included Charlie Cox, Dave Bellamy, Country Grass, Chubby Anthony, Dale Crider, Grade and the Good Guys, Thompson family, Orange Blossom Bluegrass, Rose City Boys of Thomasville, Georgia, and Sunny Bluegrass.
Preferred Citation:
Ben Brown bluegrass collection, Special Collections Department, Tampa Library, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.
Acquisition:
Ben Brown
Biographical:
A Tampa native, Ben Brown received his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in English from the University of South Florida in 1969 and 1976, respectively. During his first year of his Ph.D., Brown was hired as a feature writer and TV columnist for the iTampa Tribune. /i In 1979, Brown moved to the iDetroit News, /iand in 1982, he was invited to join the original staff of iUSA /itoday. During his 12 year career at iUSA Today /iheadquarters in Washington, D.C., Brown served as the LIFE section's first television editor; wrote cover stories that appeared in various sections of the paper; helped developed the "USA at PLAY" page for recreational travel; worked on special project assignments in England, South Africa and Japan; and worked as a writer/editor on four Olympics, including the 1996 games in Atlanta. The final two years of Ben Brown's iUSA Today /icareer (1995-1996) were spent in Atlanta, where he established the paper's 1996 Olympic Bureau and reported on the politics and economics of staging the largest games in history. Following the Olympics, Ben moved to Birmingham, Alabama, to become the founding executive editor of iCoastal Living, /ia new national lifestyle magazine from Southern Progress Corporation, the Time-Warner subsidiary that publishes-- among other titles-- iSouthern Living, Southern Accents, /iand iCooking Light. /iIn January, after helping supervise the four issues in iCoastal's /idebut year, he transferred to the company's largest and most popular magazine, iSouthern Living, /ias a feature writer. In 1992, Doubleday published Ben's first book, iSt. Bobby and the Barbarians, /iabout the 1991 football season with Florida State football coach Bobby Bowden. And in 1996, Warner Books issued iWinning's Only Part of the Game, /ia book Ben co-authored with Bobby, Terry, and others in the Bowden coaching family.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
None.  The contents of this collection may be subject to copyright.  Visit the United States Copyright Office's website at [url=http://www.copyright.gov/%C2%A0]http://www.copyright.gov/[/url]for more information.
Resource Identifier:
usfldc doi - B22
usfldc handle - u29.145-b22-ead
System ID:
SFS0031962:00001


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URL: http://www.lib.usf.edu/
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A Tampa native, Ben Brown received his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in English from the University of South Florida in 1969 and 1976, respectively. During his first year of his Ph.D., Brown was hired as a feature writer and TV columnist for the emph render italic Tampa Tribune.
In 1979, Brown moved to the Detroit News, and in 1982, he was invited to join the original staff of USA today. During his 12 year career at USA Today headquarters in Washington, D.C., Brown served as the LIFE section's first television editor; wrote cover stories that appeared in various sections of the paper; helped developed the "USA at PLAY" page for recreational travel; worked on special project assignments in England, South Africa and Japan; and worked as a writer/editor on four Olympics, including the 1996 games in Atlanta. The final two years of Ben Brown's USA Today career (1995-1996) were spent in Atlanta, where he established the paper's 1996 Olympic Bureau and reported on the politics and economics of staging the largest games in history.
Following the Olympics, Ben moved to Birmingham, Alabama, to become the founding executive editor of Coastal Living, a new national lifestyle magazine from Southern Progress Corporation, the Time-Warner subsidiary that publishes-- among other titles-- Southern Living, Southern Accents, and Cooking Light. In January, after helping supervise the four issues in Coastal's debut year, he transferred to the company's largest and most popular magazine, Southern Living, as a feature writer.
In 1992, Doubleday published Ben's first book, St. Bobby and the Barbarians, about the 1991 football season with Florida State football coach Bobby Bowden. And in 1996, Warner Books issued Winning's Only Part of the Game, a book Ben co-authored with Bobby, Terry, and others in the Bowden coaching family.
Administrative History 545$b Administrative History:
A Tampa native, Ben Brown received his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in English from the University of South Florida in 1969 and 1976, respectively. During his first year of his Ph.D., Brown was hired as a feature writer and TV columnist for the Tampa Tribune.
In 1979, Brown moved to the Detroit News, and in 1982, he was invited to join the original staff of USA today. During his 12 year career at USA Today headquarters in Washington, D.C., Brown served as the LIFE section's first television editor; wrote cover stories that appeared in various sections of the paper; helped developed the "USA at PLAY" page for recreational travel; worked on special project assignments in England, South Africa and Japan; and worked as a writer/editor on four Olympics, including the 1996 games in Atlanta. The final two years of Ben Brown's USA Today career (1995-1996) were spent in Atlanta, where he established the paper's 1996 Olympic Bureau  and reported on the politics and economics of staging the largest games in history.
Following the Olympics, Ben moved to Birmingham, Alabama, to become the founding executive editor of Coastal Living, a new national lifestyle magazine from Southern Progress Corporation, the Time-Warner subsidiary that publishes-- among other titles-- Southern Living, Southern Accents, and Cooking Light. In January, after helping supervise the four issues in Coastal's debut year, he transferred to the company's largest and most popular magazine, Southern Living, as a feature writer.
In 1992, Doubleday published Ben's first book, St. Bobby and the Barbarians, about the 1991 football season with Florida State football coach Bobby Bowden. And in 1996, Warner Books issued Winning's Only Part of the Game, a book Ben co-authored with Bobby, Terry, and others in the Bowden coaching family.
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Access Terms
This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Topical Term:
subject 650 lcsh Music festivals -- Florida -- White Springs
USFSpecCol White Springs Bluegrass Festival (White Springs, Fla.)
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ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION
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Administrative Information
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Acquisition Information:
Donation by USF alumnus Ben Brown when he was the featured speaker at one of the library's "Last Lecture Series" programs.
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Processing Information:
Complete
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Conditions Governing Access:
None.  The contents of this collection may be subject to copyright.  Visit the United States Copyright Office's website at extref linktype simple show embed actuate onrequest href http:www.copyright.gov%C2%A0 http://www.copyright.gov/for more information.
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Preferred Citation:
Ben Brown bluegrass collection, Special Collections Department, Tampa Library, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.
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Arrangement of Materials:
The collection is arranged alphabetically by title of recording.
scopecontent
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of eleven 10 1/2 inch reels of 1/2 inch magnetic audio tapes used as the basis for a record album released by Kaloosa Records of Tampa, Florida in 1972. The music was recorded live at the White Springs Bluegrass Festival, held at the Steven Foster Memorial Folk Festival in White Springs, Florida. Ben Brown, a University of South Florida graduate, produced and directed the recording. Performers featured at the festival included Charlie Cox, Dave Bellamy, Country Grass, Chubby Anthony, Dale Crider, Grade and the Good Guys, Thompson family, Orange Blossom Bluegrass, Rose City Boys of Thomasville, Georgia, and Sunny Bluegrass.
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Charlie Cox and Country Grass (Audio Tapes)
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Charlie Cox -- Dave Bellamy -- Audio Tape
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Charlie Cox -- Dave Bellamy -- Audio Tape
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Country Grass #1 -- Audio tape
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Country Grass #2 -- Audio tape
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Orange Blossom Bluegrass and Rose City Boys (Audio Tapes)
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Orange Blossom Bluegrass #1 -- Audio tape
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Orange Blossom Bluegrass #2 -- Audio tape
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Rose City Boys, Thomasville, Georgia -- Audio tape
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Sunny Bluegrass (Audio Tapes)
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Sunny Bluegrass #1 -- Audio tape.
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Sunny Bluegrass #2 -- Audio tape
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Oversized Materials (Sound Recordings)
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Record album, 33 1/3 sound disk -- Four copies
Scope and Contents
White Springs Bluegrass Festival. Best Live Bluegrass Recording... Ever. Recorded and mixed by Blair Mooney, Studio 70, Tampa, Florida. Produced and directed by Ben Brown and Peter Leonardi. Album design and photographs by Adolph Rutkin. Tampa, Florida: Kaloosa Record Company [1972].   Side A: White Springs Lullaby [Dave Bellamy] Johnsons Mule [Sunny Bluegrass] Sally Goodin [Country Grass with Chubby Anthony] Doin My Time [Dale Crider] Cripple Creek [Orange Blossom Bluegrass] Uncle Pen [Sunny Bluegrass] Thats My Pa [Grady and the Good Guys] Dill Pickle Rag [Dale Crider Group] Orange Blossom Special [Sunny Bluegrass]   Side B: Mangrove Buccaneer [Dale Crider] Goldrush [Rose City Boys] Breakdown [Country Grass with Chubby Anthony] Ashes of Love [Orange Blossom Bluegrass] Old Joe Clark [Bluegrass Three] Ruby [Dale Crider] Someday Well Meet Again, Sweetheart [Sunny Bluegrass] Cumberland Gap [Orange Blossom Bluegrass] Muleskinner Blues [Dale Crider]


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