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Sonic Futures: The Music of Afrofuturism

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2019-12-29T02:05:26.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
See more by:
airandspace
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
YouTube Channel:
airandspace
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_mWnFnzuUIjk

Custom snare drum owned by Will Calhoun

Manufactured by:
Mapex, Taiwanese, founded 1989  Search this
Remo, Inc., American, founded 1957  Search this
Used by:
Will Calhoun, American, born 1964  Search this
Subject of:
Living Colour, American, founded 1984  Search this
Medium:
metal, mylar, plastic
Dimensions:
6 1/2 × 18 × 16 in. (16.5 × 45.7 × 40.6 cm)
Type:
snare drums
Date:
2005
Topic:
African American  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Metal (Music)  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Rock and roll (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Will Calhoun
Object number:
2015.14.7
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Musical Instruments
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd573b64f53-95ab-4ae2-a9fa-6a91e2e2538e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.14.7
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Latin-Soul-Rock

Recorded by:
Fania All Stars, founded 1968  Search this
Johnny Pacheco, Dominican, 1935 - 2021  Search this
Manu Dibango, Cameroonian, 1933 - 2020  Search this
Justo Betancourt, Cuban, born 1940  Search this
Willie Colón, American, born 1950  Search this
Ismael Miranda, Puerto Rican, born 1950  Search this
Mongo Santamaría, Cuban American, 1917 - 2003  Search this
Jorge Santana, Mexican American, 1951 - 2020  Search this
Jan Hammer, Czechoslovakian American, born 1948  Search this
Billy Cobham, Panamanian American, born 1944  Search this
Published by:
Fania Records, Inc., founded 1964  Search this
Medium:
vinyl and cardboard, with ink on paper (fiber product)
Type:
record covers
long-playing records
Place made:
Bronx, Bronx, New York, United States, North and Central America
Puerto Rico, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1973; published 1974
Topic:
African American  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Rock and roll (Music)  Search this
Salsa (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
Object number:
2015.195.1ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1974 Fania Records. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
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/fd5613c4a9e-8bea-4e09-82c5-4cc7b1c517eb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.195.1ab
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Bass guitar used by Robert "Kool" Bell of Kool & the Gang

Manufactured by:
Oasis Guitars, American  Search this
Used by:
Kool & the Gang, American, founded 1964  Search this
Robert "Kool" Bell, American, born 1950  Search this
Medium:
wood, brass (alloy), metal and plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 46 1/2 × 13 7/8 × 3 in. (118.1 × 35.2 × 7.6 cm)
Type:
musical instruments
guitars
Place made:
Juliesse Avenue, Sacramento, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1976-1978
Topic:
African American  Search this
Disco (Music)  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robert "Kool" Bell of Kool & The Gang
Object number:
2015.212ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Musical Instruments
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f3855c41-1a46-4651-92ff-e8d8553a93d5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.212ab
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Bootsy Collins Space Bass guitar owned by Bootsy Collins

Manufactured by:
Washburn Guitars, American, founded 1883  Search this
G&G Quality Case Co., American, founded 1978  Search this
Owned by:
Bootsy Collins, American, born 1951  Search this
Medium:
Guitar: brass (alloy), alloy steel, plastic , crystal (lead glass), paint and mother of pearl on mahogany and maple;
Case: vinyl , metal and velvet on wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D (.1): 46 1/2 × 19 × 2 3/8 in. (118.1 × 48.3 × 6 cm)
H x W x D (.2): 21 3/4 × 52 1/4 × 4 1/4 in. (55.2 × 132.7 × 10.8 cm)
Type:
cases (containers)
electric guitars
Place made:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
July 2002
Topic:
African American  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Bootsy Collins
Object number:
2015.234.1.1-.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Musical Instruments
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c756fc74-89ac-4258-8deb-44fcaf06c5f9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.234.1.1-.2
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Yellow and black leather costume worn by Bootsy Collins

Designed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Manufactured by:
New Rock, founded 1978  Search this
Worn by:
Bootsy Collins, American, born 1951  Search this
Medium:
Jacket (1abc): leather, metal, and synthetic fiber
Pants (.2): leather, synthetic fiber and metal
Hat (.3): leather and metal with plastic and nylon buckram
Platform boots (.4ab): leather, rubber, metal, and cotton cord shoelaces with plastic aglets
Type:
ensembles (costume)
Date:
ca. 1990
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Bootsy Collins
Object number:
2015.234.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b56ea46c-1d25-4873-9505-49db12032a86
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.234.2

Leather jacket worn by Bootsy Collins

Designed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
Bootsy Collins, American, born 1951  Search this
Medium:
leather, metal, and synthetic fiber
Dimensions:
H x W (flat): 32 3/4 × 20 1/2 in. (83.2 × 52.1 cm)
Type:
jackets
Date:
ca. 1990
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Bootsy Collins
Object number:
2015.234.2.1a-d
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51aacdf41-21c1-4fe8-8b12-e1e7969d6ae2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.234.2.1a-d
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Yellow and black pants worn by Bootsy Collins

Designed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
Bootsy Collins, American, born 1951  Search this
Medium:
leather, synthetic fiber and metal
Dimensions:
H x W (flat): 44 1/2 × 17 in. (113 × 43.2 cm)
H x W (pant leg hem): 38 1/2 in. (97.8 cm)
Type:
trousers
Date:
ca. 1990
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Bootsy Collins
Object number:
2015.234.2.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54e8b3128-2a1f-4743-8a4f-3181bc9c5581
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.234.2.2
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Yellow and black hat worn by Bootsy Collins

Designed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
Bootsy Collins, American, born 1951  Search this
Medium:
leather and metal with plastic and nylon buckram
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8 1/2 × 13 3/4 × 12 5/8 in. (21.6 × 34.9 × 32.1 cm)
Type:
hats
Date:
ca. 1990
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Bootsy Collins
Object number:
2015.234.2.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ba7ab25b-43fd-4ef7-bb94-ede95e11f6a7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.234.2.3
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Black platform ankle boots worn by Bootsy Collins

Manufactured by:
New Rock, founded 1978  Search this
Worn by:
Bootsy Collins, American, born 1951  Search this
Medium:
leather, rubber, metal, and cotton cord shoelaces with plastic aglets
Dimensions:
H x W x D (a): 12 1/2 × 5 × 12 1/4 in. (31.8 × 12.7 × 31.1 cm)
H x W x D (b): 12 1/2 × 5 × 12 1/4 in. (31.8 × 12.7 × 31.1 cm)
Type:
boots
Date:
ca. 1990
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Bootsy Collins
Object number:
2015.234.2.4ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a4223ca5-4455-4e0e-b735-64ef30c48b60
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.234.2.4ab

Bootsy Collins style star-shaped mirrored lens sunglasses

Manufactured by:
elope, inc., founded 1993  Search this
Owned by:
Bootsy Collins, American, born 1951  Search this
Medium:
plastic, metal, and rubber
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3 × 5 15/16 × 5 3/4 in. (7.6 × 15.1 × 14.6 cm)
Type:
sunglasses
Date:
1993-2013
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Bootsy Collins
Object number:
2015.234.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5431082e2-d20d-48b0-bbe4-b7ff0a3e7dcd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.234.3
Online Media:

Contact

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
Medium:
plastic , magnetic tape , ink on paper
Dimensions:
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)
Type:
audio cassettes
Place depicted:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1985
Topic:
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:
2015.263.3abc
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1985 RCA Records. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
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/fd52ab7816d-de92-476b-961f-fddd2d0e2cdf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.263.3abc
Online Media:

Baseball cap souvenir from Prince's Jam of the Year Tour

Manufactured by:
Yupoong, Korean, founded 1974  Search this
Subject of:
Prince, American, 1958 - 2016  Search this
Medium:
cotton and polyester fabric, plastic, cardboard and metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 × 6 1/4 × 10 1/2 in. (12.7 × 15.9 × 26.7 cm)
Type:
baseball caps
Place purchased:
Alamodome, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1997
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Rock and roll (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dwandalyn R. Reece in memory of Pauline Watkins Reece
Object number:
2015.45.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5144e8f5b-bbe6-44a7-86db-36e9ea3d1904
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.45.2

Prototype for Meshell Ndegeocello Reverend Fellowship Bass guitar

Designed by:
Meshell Ndegeocello, American, born 1968  Search this
Used by:
Meshell Ndegeocello, American, born 1968  Search this
Manufactured by:
Reverend Musical Instruments, American, founded 1996  Search this
Ace Products Group, American, founded 1983  Search this
Medium:
Guitar (.1): korina (wood), chrome, rosewood, walnut, graphite, metal, and plastic;
Case (.2): polyvinyl chloride, polyester, and plastic
Dimensions:
guitar (.1): 46 1/2 × 13 × 2 3/4 in. (118.1 × 33 × 7 cm)
case (.2): 49 × 17 11/16 × 4 1/2 in. (124.5 × 44.9 × 11.4 cm)
Type:
electric guitars
musical instruments
Place made:
South Korea, Asia
Date:
2014
Topic:
African American  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Neo-Soul (Music)  Search this
Rock and roll (Music)  Search this
Soul (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Meshell Ndegeocello
Object number:
2015.8.1-.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52646a30b-637d-4366-a324-217a94818a6d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.8.1-.2

Ticket for a Stevie Wonder performance in Japan

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Stevie Wonder, American, born 1950  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 2 × 5 1/2 in. (5.1 × 14 cm)
Type:
tickets
Place depicted:
Japan, Asia
Date:
1981
Topic:
African American  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Motown (Music)  Search this
Rhythm and blues (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
Object number:
2016.68.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5036b8f90-41c5-4cd4-9063-d607816a458c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.68.3
Online Media:

Three Times A Lady

Published by:
Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc., founded 1919  Search this
Composed by:
Lionel Richie, American, born 1949  Search this
Recorded by:
Commodores, American, founded 1968  Search this
Subject of:
Motown Record Corporation, American, founded 1959  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 12 × 9 1/16 × 1/16 in. (30.5 × 23 × 0.2 cm)
Type:
sheet music
Date:
1978
Topic:
African American  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Soul (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2016.68.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Sheet music
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd537c6f2b3-502b-46b5-954f-87c2eb62425d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.68.4

The Wiz (The Super Soul Musical "Wonderful Wizard Of Oz")

Published by:
Atlantic Records, American, founded 1947  Search this
Directed by:
Geoffrey Holder, Trinidadian American, 1930 - 2014  Search this
Recorded by:
Tiger Haynes, American, 1914 - 1994  Search this
Ted Ross, American, 1934 - 2002  Search this
Hinton Battle, American, born 1956  Search this
Stephanie Mills, American, born 1957  Search this
André De Shields, American, born 1946  Search this
Clarice Taylor, American, 1917 - 2011  Search this
Tasha Thomas, American, 1950 - 1984  Search this
Mabel King, American, 1932 - 1999  Search this
Dee Dee Bridgewater, American, born 1950  Search this
Illustrated by:
Milton Glaser, American, born 1929  Search this
Composed by:
Harold Wheeler, American, born 1943  Search this
Written by:
William F. Brown, American, born 1928  Search this
Medium:
(2018.6a) vinyl with ink on paper;
(2018.6bc) ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (a. LP): 11 7/8 × 11 7/8 in. (30.2 × 30.2 cm)
H x W (b. Jacket): 12 3/8 × 12 5/16 in. (31.4 × 31.3 cm)
H x W (c. Sleeve): 11 15/16 × 12 1/8 in. (30.3 × 30.8 cm)
Type:
record covers
long-playing records
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1975
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Black power  Search this
Disco (Music)  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Gregory and Helynsia Brown
Object number:
2018.6abc
Restrictions & Rights:
© The Wiz Company. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Movement:
BAM (Black Arts Movement 1965-1976)
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ff01c47c-b03e-4ddc-9d38-e0508e8a8b4d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.6abc

Coat worn by George Clinton

Designed by:
Manuel, Mexican American, born 1933  Search this
Manufactured by:
Swarovski, Austrian, founded 1895  Search this
Worn by:
George Clinton, American, born 1941  Search this
Medium:
wool (textile) and silk (textile) with metal , rhinestone and plastic
Dimensions:
H x W (Flat): 61 × 25 3/16 in. (155 × 64 cm)
Type:
coats
Place made:
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Tyrol, Austria, Europe
Date:
2008-2009
Topic:
African American  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of George Clinton
Object number:
2019.91
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5570ff6f6-83f9-46cd-ad1e-ba3a2ca3fe34
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2019.91

Bass guitar used by Norwood Fisher in the band Fishbone

Created by:
Peavey Electronics, American, founded 1965  Search this
Used by:
John Norwood Fisher, American, born 1965  Search this
Subject of:
Fishbone, American, founded 1979  Search this
Medium:
hardwood with polyurethane , maple, rock , steel , nickel silver , chrome , polycarbonate and nylon
Dimensions:
H x W x D (2012.53.1a): 47 3/4 x 14 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. (121.3 x 36.2 x 5.7 cm)
H x W x D (2012.53.1b): 16 3/4 x 50 1/4 x 4 5/8 in. (42.5 x 127.6 x 11.7 cm)
Type:
double basses
Date:
1980s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Punk (Music)  Search this
Rock and roll (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, From the Heart of the Family Hood, a Gift to the Ever Expanding Present
Object number:
2012.53.1ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Musical Instruments
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52314372b-6749-4b49-ae67-7e5af1e44103
EDAN-URL:
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Guild Thunderbass amplifier

Created by:
Guild Guitar Company, American, 1952 - 1995  Search this
Used by:
Christopher Dowd, American  Search this
Subject of:
Fishbone, American, founded 1979  Search this
Medium:
plastic , metal , wood , cloth , plant fiber
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 12 x 21 1/2 x 12 1/4 in. (30.5 x 54.6 x 31.1 cm)
Type:
amplifiers
Date:
before 1978
Topic:
African American  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Punk (Music)  Search this
Rock and roll (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, From the Heart of the Family Hood, a Gift to the Ever Expanding Present
Object number:
2012.53.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Audiovisual
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
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