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Recorded by:
The Pointer Sisters, American, founded 1969  Search this
Produced by:
Richard Perry, American, founded 1942  Search this
Published by:
RCA Records, founded 1901  Search this
plastic , magnetic tape , ink on paper
H x W x D (cassette): 2 1/2 × 4 × 1/2 in. (6.4 × 10.2 × 1.3 cm)
H x W (jacket): 4 × 5 1/2 in. (10.2 × 14 cm)
H x W x D (case): 2 3/4 × 4 5/16 × 11/16 in. (7 × 11 × 1.7 cm)
audio cassettes
Place depicted:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
An audio cassette of Pointer Sisters "Contact" (1985).
2015.263.3a: An audio cassette tape. The cassette is white plastic with black type on each side. Both sides have headers reading: [Pointer Sisters – Contact / twist My Arm • Hey You • Pound, Pound, / Pound • Back In My Arms • Burn Down The / Night] on Side 1, and [Pointer Sisters – Contact / Bodies And Souls • Contact • Dare Me • Freedom] on Side 2. The RCA Record logo, copyright information, and the cassette number [AJK1-5487] are featured on both sides.
2015.263.3b: An audio cassette paper jacket. The jacket has a black background with a color image of the Pointer Sisters posing in black, white, and animal print outfits, with [POINTER SISTERS / CONTACT] as the title, above a list of songs, in white type. Production and manufacturing information, as well as a barcode are on the back of the jacket.
2015.263.3c: An audio cassette tape case made of clear plastic on the front and black plastic on the back. There is a sticker on the front of the case in top right corner. The sticker is white with blue handwritten type, and reads: [Scherr]. The case has interior holders to insert an audio cassette jacket.
African American  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Timothy Anne Burnside
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1985 RCA Records
Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture