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Recorded by:
Bill Cosby, American, born 1937  Search this
Published by:
Universal City Records, American, 1966 - 1972  Search this
Medium:
vinyl, ink on paper
Dimensions:
Diameter (vinyl disc): 11 7/8 in. (30.2 cm)
cardboards sleeve: 12 3/8 × 12 3/8 × 1/8 in. (31.4 × 31.4 × 0.3 cm)
H x W (paper sleeve): 12 5/16 × 12 5/16 in. (31.3 × 31.3 cm)
Type:
record covers
long-playing records
Place made:
Westbury, Nassau County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1971
Description:
A 33 1/3 rpm record album titled "When I Was a Kid" recorded by Bill Cosby. The front of the record sleeve features a color illustration of Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids hanging out in front of a movie theater. Green, red, and white text on the front cover reads "BILL COSBY "WHEN I WAS A KID" / STEREO 73100 / ©UNIVERSAL CITY RECORDS / A DIVISION OF MCA INC. 1971 PRINTED IN U.S.A. / Recorded Live at THE WESTBURY MUSIC FAIR." The reverse side of record sleeve consists of black type set against a white background and features a track list and dedication from Bill Cosby. The vinyl disc has yellow, green, blue, and purple inner circle with black type. The album includes a paper sleeve.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.101.10abc
Restrictions & Rights:
© Universal City Records - A Division of MCA Inc 1971
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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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5528beeea-f407-492c-88b3-7f1972a11bf8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.101.10abc