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Charles "Charlie" Brantley, a musician born in West Tampa, one of the oldest neighborhoods in Tampa, Florida, around the turn of the 20th century. Brantley began his music career in 1935, when he joined the Florida Collegians, a group of Tampa…

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The Tempests performing live at the Firestone Grand Prix on March 29, 2010. The Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg is a Verizon IndyCar Series race and is located at 1 Beach Drive Southeast, 42, in St. Petersburg, Florida. The photograph, from…

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Flyer for a concert for the band, The Tempests on March 12, 1966. The dance was held at The Village, located at 3003 Cypress Street in Tampa, Florida. The Tempests were formed in St. Petersburg, Florida in 1963, when the members were just 12 and 13…

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Flyer for a concert for The Shangri-Las and The Tempests at Mason's Hall. The "Teen Seen," which was located on the West End Buffalo Avenue Bridge in Tampa, Florida, on March 26, 1966. The flyer features a photograph of The Shangri-Las, a New…

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Color photograph of the band, The Tempests, performing live at Surfer's Club in 1966. Surfer's Club was a teenage nightclub in the 1960s, located at 14966 Gulf Boulevard, in Madeira Beach, Florida. The club, which opened in July 1964 and closed in…

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The Tempests, featuring the band's original lineup performing live at The Joker's Club, located at 3615 37th Street North in St. Petersburg, Florida, in 1964. The photograph, from left to right, features Tommy Angarano, Bobby Allen, Bill Hickman,…

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The Tempests performing live at the National Guard Armory, located at 3601 38th Avenue South in St. Petersburg, Florida, in 1966. The first photograph, from left to right, features Roy Delese, Tommy Angarano, Mike Hammer, Buddy Peterson, Brad Myers…

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"Diamond Teeth" Mary McClain (born Mary Smith), an African-American blues, gospel, and vaudeville singer who performed from the 1910s through the 1990s. "Diamond Teeth" Mary was the half-sister of blues legend, Bessie Smith, and was present at her…

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Business card for the band, Buckwheat. The names of the band members appear at the top of the card, with "Buckwheat for live entertainment" printed in the center. The name Randy Stone and a phone number appear at the bottom. Known for their…

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Black and white photographs of Dwight Saunders performing on bass guitar with the band, Buckwheat. Known for their spontaneous blues-based jams and the pyrotechnics of their guitarist, Danny Richard, Buckwheat was a three-piece high energy rock band…

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Black and white photographs of Dwight Saunders performing on bass guitar with the band, Buckwheat. Known for their spontaneous blues-based jams and the pyrotechnics of their guitarist, Danny Richard, Buckwheat was a three-piece high energy rock band…

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Danny Richard and Dwight Saunders of the band, Buckwheat. Known for their spontaneous blues-based jams and the pyrotechnics of Richard, Buckwheat was a three-piece high energy rock band that performed in the Tampa Bay area from the late 1960s through…

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Black and white photographs of Danny Richard performing on electric guitar with the band, Buckwheat. Known for their spontaneous blues-based jams and the pyrotechnics of Richard, Buckwheat was a three-piece high energy rock band that performed in the…

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Black and white photographs of Danny Richard performing on electric guitar with the band, Buckwheat. Known for their spontaneous blues-based jams and the pyrotechnics of Richard, Buckwheat was a three-piece high energy rock band that performed in the…

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Richard Radloff performing on drums with the band, Buckwheat. Known for their spontaneous blues-based jams and the pyrotechnics of their guitarist, Danny Richard, Buckwheat was a three-piece high energy rock band that performed in the Tampa Bay area…

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Dickey Betts & Great Southern performing live at a private party of over 300 friends and family in the swamplands of Fruitville, Florida, on February 24, 2013. The first four photographs feature Betts on electric guitar and the fourth photograph…

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funkUs, performing live at The Plaza Theater, located at 425 North Bumby Avenue in Orlando, Florida, on January 16, 2013. The band was the opening act for Galactic, a jam band from New Orleans, Louisiana. The first photograph features Adam Freeman on…

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funkUs performing live at the 7th Annual Spring Jambando at The Plaza Theater, located at 425 North Bumby Avenue in Orlando, Florida, on April 28, 2012. The first photograph features Brian Burgess on bass guitar, and the second photograph features…

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Kaleigh Baker and the Downgetters performing live at E.L.L.A. Music Fest at H2O in Orlando, Florida, on November 3, 2012. These photographs feature vocalist Kaleigh Baker of The Downgetters, an all-star band from Orlando, featuring Baker,…

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Kaleigh Baker and the Downgetters performing live at E.L.L.A. Music Fest at H2O Live!, located at 100 West Livingston Street in Downtown Orlando, Florida, on November 3, 2012. This photograph features saxophonist/keyboardist Nathan Anderson and…

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Kaleigh Baker and the Downgetters performing live at House of Blues Orlando, located at 1490 East Buena Vista Drive in Lake Buena Vista, Florida on August 25, 2012. This photograph features guitarist Brian Chodorcoff, vocalist Kaleigh Baker, bassist…

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Kaleigh Baker and the Downgetters performing live at the Orlando Calling music festival at Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium, located at 1 Citrus Bowl Plaza in Orlando, Florida, on November 12, 2011. Orlando Calling was a two-day music festival that…

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The Legendary JC's performing live at Ralphfest 2 at The Beacham Theater, located at 46 North Orange Avenue in Downtown Orlando, Florida, on November 24, 2012. The Legendary JC’s, also known as The Joint Chiefs, are an R&B/soul/funk/blues band…

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The Bloody Jug Band at The Social, located at 54 North Orange Avenue in Downtown Orlando, Florida, during the Florida Music Festival on April 26, 2014. The Florida Music Festival, or FMF, was founded by aXis Magazine & Promotions in 2002 as a…

Daniel Heitz first took the stage at the Alley blues club in Sanford, Florida, when he was 11 years old. Over the next six years, he became one of the most impressive classical blues guitarists in Central Florida.WUCF-TV is a Public Broadcasting…

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A ticket stub for a concert featuring Rick Derringer (b. 1947) at the Great Southern Music Hall, located at 46 North Orange Avenue in Orlando, Florida, on August 19, 1978. The show began at 11 p.m.The Great Southern Music Hall, which changed its…

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A newspaper clipping about Rock Super Bowl III, featuring Peter Frampton (b. 1950), Kansas, The J. Geils Band, and Rick Derringer (b. 1947) at the Tangerine Bowl in Orlando, Florida. The concert took place on September 4, 1977, and was presented by…

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A ticket stub for Rock Super Bowl III, featuring Peter Frampton (b. 1950), Kansas, The J. Geils Band, and Rick Derringer (b. 1947), at the Tangerine Bowl in Orlando, Florida. The concert took place on September 4, 1977, and was presented by the Beach…