A0061 – South Ocean String Band Collection

A0061 – South Ocean String Band Collection


Title: South Ocean String Band Collection
 Date span: 1985-1986
 Physical description: .25 linear ft (1 box)
 Creator(s): South Ocean String Band
 Language note: English



Restriction on Access: The collection is available for supervised use by appointment during normal Boynton Beach City Library hours. Users are required to complete a registration form and comply with the library’s regulations governing use.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction: Materials in the collections are to be used for private study, scholarship, or research in accord with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code). The Boynton Beach City Library adheres to all conditions specified in the law when providing reproductions of copyrighted material. Any use of a reproduction in excess of “fair use," may result in the user’s liability for copyright infringement.

Acquisition Information: Donated by the Boynton Beach Historical Society (2016.022)

Preferred Citation: Collection title including series, box, and folder numbers, Boynton Beach City Library



Historical Note: South Ocean String Band was an acoustic four-piece bluegrass band that made political statements indicating dissatisfaction with the amount of development in Florida. In 1985 they published an album, Makin' Waves with FXL Records, and a a 45RPM single, featuring “Watch Florida Grow, the Cracker Theme Song.” Band members included Tim and Debra Henson.

Scope and Content Note:  Small collection of clippings, original music, and promotional materials. 

Processing Information: Collection processed in 2017 / sms. 
Date of Finding Aid: May 2019 / gc


Box 1
Folder 1: Newsclippings, 1985-1986
Folder 2: Original Music, including a 45 RPM record, “Watch Florida Grow, the Cracker Theme Song.”
Folder 3: Bumpersticker
Folder 4: Promotional packet, 1986