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Published by:
Sam Fox Publishing Company, American, founded 1906  Search this
Philips Records, American, founded 1950  Search this
Recorded by:
Nina Simone, American, 1933 - 2003  Search this
Produced by:
Hal Mooney, American, 1911 - 1995  Search this
vinyl , ink on paper
H x W: 6 7/8 x 6 7/8 in. (17.5 x 17.5 cm)
record covers
45 rpm records
A 7 inch, 45 rpm single of the edited version of "Mississippi Goddam" and "Sea Lion Woman" recorded by Nina Simone. The vinyl record (a) has a white label with black text at the center. The paper album sleeve (b) is also white with black. Across the top it has [MISSISSIPPI / *@!!?*@!] in a hand-drawn font along with the [PHILIPS] logo. At center is [BY NINA SIMONE], followed by smaller text reading [FROM THE ALBUM "NINA SIMONE IN CONCERT" PHS 600-135/PHM 200-135 / This single has been issued for DJ's in answer to your many requests. It has been specially edited for air play, featuring the "BEEP-BEEP" in place of @*?!!??]. The back of the sleeve has no text, marks, or inscriptions.
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture