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Recorded by:
Lenny Kravitz, American, born 1964  Search this
Published by:
Virgin Records America, Inc., founded 1986  Search this
Manufactured by:
Capitol Records, American, founded 1942  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 printed:
United States, North and Central America
An audio cassette of Lenny Kravitz "Mama Said" (1991).
2015.263.5a: An audio cassette tape. The cassette is clear plastic with white type on each side. Both sides have headers reading: [LENNY KRAVITZ • MAMA SAID] on Side A, and [LENNY KRAVITZ • MAMA SAID] on Side B. The header on both sides are followed by a list of the tracks. The Virgin Record logo, copyright information, and the cassette number [V4-86209] are featured on both sides.
2015.263.5b: An audio cassette paper jacket. The jacket is portrait orientation, and features a black-and-white image of Lenny Kravitz. Kravitz is wearing a jacket and pants in various prints and a boa around his neck. White text reading: [LENNY KRAVITZ / MAMA SAID] is along the top and bottom of the image. Production and manufacturing information and list of songs for each side is in white text on a black background on the back of jacket.
2015.263.5c: An audio cassette tape case made of clear plastic on the front and black plastic on the back. White smudges are on the back of the case. The case has interior holders to insert an audio cassette jacket.
African American  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Rock and roll (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Soul (Music)  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:
© 1991 Virgin Records America, Inc
Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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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