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"Blues Music is Truth" - A Farewell Tribute to John Cephas

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Fri, 27 Mar 2009 15:30:58 +0000
Topic:
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Smithsonian Article Database
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Smithsonian Magazine
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edanmdm:posts_06f7ed275e25311113ba98d3575bcba5

Handwritten lyrics to "You Need Love" by Willie Dixon, signed by Ron Wood

Written by:
Willie Dixon, American, 1915 - 1992  Search this
Signed by:
Ronnie Wood, English, born 1947  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 10 9/16 x 8 1/4 in. (26.8 x 21 cm)
Type:
manuscripts
Date:
1962
Topic:
African American  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.75.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© Willie Dixon. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.75.2
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Somebody Changed the Lock on My Door / Wynonie's Blues

Published by:
Apollo Records, American, 1944 - 1962  Search this
Recorded by:
Wynonie Harris, American, 1915 - 1969  Search this
Medium:
vinyl
Dimensions:
Diameter: 9 7/8 in. (25.1 cm)
Type:
78 rpm records
Date:
1945
Topic:
African American  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Savanna Vaughn and C. Warfield Clark, M.D.
Object number:
2011.173.97
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1945 Apollo Records. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.173.97
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Is You Is or Is You Ain't My Baby?

Title:
Sheet music and vinyl recording of Is You Is or Is You Ain't My Baby?
Recorded by:
Louis Jordan, American, 1908 - 1975  Search this
Created by:
Decca Records, British, founded 1929  Search this
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
mat board with ink on paper, vinyl
Dimensions:
H x W (in frame): 29 7/8 × 15 3/4 × 7/8 in. (75.9 × 40 × 2.2 cm)
H x W (sheet music): 11 9/16 × 8 13/16 in. (29.4 × 22.4 cm)
Diameter (vinyl): 9 13/16 in. (24.9 cm)
Type:
sheet music
78 rpm records
Date:
1944
Topic:
African American  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.59.3ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1943, 1944 Universal Music Corp.. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Documents and Published Materials-Sheet music
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.59.3ab
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Concert - The Blues: Roots, Branches and Beyond Part 1

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
video/mp4
Uploaded:
Tue, 16 Aug 2011 13:39:00 GMT
Topic:
Native Americans  Search this
American Indians  Search this
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Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Live Events in HD
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
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edanmdm:podcasts_1bc52c107d13d7fb2636d7fdb4870e82

Episode 30

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
audio/x-mpeg
Uploaded:
Wed, 27 Jul 2011 11:00:00 GMT
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
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Tapestry of the Times
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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edanmdm:podcasts_1d851d5b4a85fdcefd72fb4b55361224

The Midnight Special (Program #3)

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
audio/x-mpeg
Uploaded:
Tue, 4 Apr 2009 19:00:00 GMT
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
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Sounds to Grow On
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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edanmdm:podcasts_74c1b79fe6ef69e77770f22372285a26

Concert - The Blues: Roots, Branches and Beyond Part 2

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
video/mp4
Uploaded:
Tue, 16 Aug 2011 14:39:00 GMT
Topic:
Native Americans  Search this
American Indians  Search this
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Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Live Events in HD
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
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edanmdm:podcasts_c133ab0bcc92f8109c48a12aa4f71490

Photographic postcard featuring Ray Charles

Printed by:
Gebr. Spanjersberg N.V., Dutch, founded 1859  Search this
Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Ray Charles, American, 1930 - 2004  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 6 × 4 in. (15.2 × 10.2 cm)
Type:
portraits
photographic postcards
Date:
1960s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Photography  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.57.40.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.57.40.2
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Receipt for payment for a recording session signed by Ray Charles

Created by:
Swing Time Records, American, 1947 - 1953  Search this
Received by:
Ray Charles, American, 1930 - 2004  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
receipts
Place used:
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
November 24, 1950
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.57.40.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.57.40.1
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Concert - The Blues: Roots, Branches and Beyond Part 1

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
video/mp4
Uploaded:
Tue, 16 Aug 2011 13:39:00 GMT
Topic:
Native Americans  Search this
American Indians  Search this
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Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Live Events
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
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edanmdm:podcasts_0894f322fae7cabe229721738b462edc

Concert - The Blues: Roots, Branches and Beyond Part 2

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
video/mp4
Uploaded:
Tue, 16 Aug 2011 14:39:00 GMT
Topic:
Native Americans  Search this
American Indians  Search this
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Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Live Events
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
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edanmdm:podcasts_56f0d549621ccd4fd12dbeb7fa59ef27

Concert - The Blues: Roots, Branches and Beyond Part 2

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
video/mp4
Uploaded:
Tue, 16 Aug 2011 14:39:00 GMT
Topic:
Native Americans  Search this
American Indians  Search this
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Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Live Events in HD
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
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edanmdm:podcasts_66bdd553aa2adf08c50a54f3f9cac327

Concert - The Blues: Roots, Branches and Beyond Part 1

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
video/mp4
Uploaded:
Tue, 16 Aug 2011 13:39:00 GMT
Topic:
Native Americans  Search this
American Indians  Search this
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Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Live Events
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
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edanmdm:podcasts_774ea65c48a1b669ff389b08c5103438

Concert - The Blues: Roots, Branches and Beyond Part 1

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
video/mp4
Uploaded:
Tue, 16 Aug 2011 13:39:00 GMT
Topic:
Native Americans  Search this
American Indians  Search this
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Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Live Events in HD
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
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edanmdm:podcasts_ecf548d43756e413ceb0a9259ea671db

Concert - The Blues: Roots, Branches and Beyond Part 2

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
video/mp4
Uploaded:
Tue, 16 Aug 2011 14:39:00 GMT
Topic:
Native Americans  Search this
American Indians  Search this
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Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Live Events
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:podcasts_f92da77822327d58066e5e2ca91ab070

What'd I Say Part I / What'd I Say Part II

Published by:
Atlantic Records, American, founded 1947  Search this
Recorded by:
Ray Charles, American, 1930 - 2004  Search this
Medium:
(2010.34.11a): vinyl;
(2010.34.11b): ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (sleeve): 7 1/16 x 7 3/16 in. (17.9 x 18.3 cm)
Diameter (record): 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm)
Type:
45 rpm records
Date:
1959
Topic:
African American  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Soul (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.34.11ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© Atlantic Records. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.34.11ab
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Soul Limbo / Heads or Tails

Published by:
Stax Records, American, founded 1957  Search this
Recorded by:
Booker T. Jones, American, born 1944  Search this
Medium:
(2010.34.5a): vinyl;
(2010.34.5b): ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (sleeve): 7 x 7 3/16 in. (17.8 x 18.3 cm)
Diameter (record): 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm)
Type:
45 rpm records
Date:
1968
Topic:
African American  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.34.5ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© Stax Records. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.34.5ab
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Mama Didn't Know / The Monkey Time

Published by:
Okeh Records, American, 1916 - 2000  Search this
Recorded by:
Major Lance, American, 1939 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
(2010.34.9a): vinyl;
(20120.34.9b): ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (sleeve): 6 7/8 x 7 1/16 in. (17.5 x 17.9 cm)
Diameter (record): 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm)
Type:
45 rpm records
Date:
1963
Topic:
African American  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Soul (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.34.9ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© Columbia Records. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.34.9ab
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Louis Jordan "Blue Light Boogie": Mr. Personality, In Person!

Title:
Program for a Louis Jordan performance in New Orleans, Louisiana
Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Louis Jordan, American, 1908 - 1975  Search this
Dew Drop Inn, American, 1938 - 1972  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 x 8 in. (27.9 x 20.3 cm)
Type:
programs
Place used:
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1949
Topic:
African American  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Henrietta W. Shelton, Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation, Inc.
Object number:
2011.145.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.145.2
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