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Boogie And Blues

Recorded by:
The Aristocats, American  Search this
Al Mitchell, American  Search this
Art Maryland, American  Search this
Joe Alexander, American  Search this
Distributed by:
HiFi Records, American, founded 1956  Search this
Owned by:
Ginger Smock, American, 1920 - 1995  Search this
Medium:
vinyl, ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (album jacket): 12 5/16 × 12 5/16 in. (31.3 × 31.3 cm)
Diameter (record): 12 in. (30.5 cm)
Type:
record covers
long-playing records
Date:
1958
Topic:
African American  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Lydia Samuel Bennett
Object number:
2016.161.3.2ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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/fd569ce7872-02de-45a1-b5fc-1e99c0339d89
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.161.3.2ab
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Ross

Recorded by:
Diana Ross, American, born 1944  Search this
Distributed by:
Motown Record Corporation, American, founded 1959  Search this
Owned by:
Ginger Smock, American, 1920 - 1995  Search this
Medium:
record (a): vinyl;
jacket (b): ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (album jacket): 12 5/16 × 12 5/16 in. (31.3 × 31.3 cm)
Diameter (record): 12 in. (30.5 cm)
Type:
record covers
long-playing records
Date:
1978
Topic:
African American  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, Gift of Lydia Samuel Bennett
Object number:
2016.161.3.5ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1978 Motown Record Corporation. 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/fd5742368dc-8d09-40db-8140-8192b00c71db
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.161.3.5ab
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Flier advertising performances at the Apollo Theater

Commissioned by:
Apollo Theater, founded 1934  Search this
Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Nina Simone, American, 1933 - 2003  Search this
Sam Cooke, American, 1931 - 1964  Search this
Aretha Franklin, American, 1942 - 2018  Search this
Horace Silver, American, 1928 - 2014  Search this
Sonny Stitt, American, 1924 - 1982  Search this
James Moody, American, 1925 - 2010  Search this
Brook Benton, American, 1931 - 1988  Search this
Bunny Briggs, American, 1922 - 2014  Search this
Eddie Jefferson, American, 1918 - 1979  Search this
The Flamingos, American, founded 1953  Search this
Little Anthony and the Imperials, American, founded 1958  Search this
Owned by:
Ginger Smock, American, 1920 - 1995  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 × 4 1/4 in. (28 × 10.8 cm)
Type:
fliers (printed matter)
Date:
1961
Topic:
African American  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Soul (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Lydia Samuel Bennett
Object number:
2016.161.8
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd585a5518e-fdc4-4110-9c97-7afdd50197a2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.161.8
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Little Richard & Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Recorded by:
Sister Rosetta Tharpe, American, 1915 - 1973  Search this
Little Richard, American, 1932 - 2020  Search this
Distributed by:
Marble Arch Records, British, 1964 - 1994  Search this
Manufactured by:
Pye Records, British, 1953 - 2013  Search this
Medium:
vinyl, ink on paper
Dimensions:
Diameter (record): 11 13/16 in. (30 cm)
H x W (album jacket): 12 3/8 × 12 3/8 in. (31.5 × 31.5 cm)
Type:
record covers
long-playing records
Date:
1970
Topic:
African American  Search this
Gospel (Music)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Mass media  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 Gayle Wald
Object number:
2014.98.17ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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/fd503bfe412-267a-43ee-94d3-4cbba9f5e0e0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.98.17ab
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Costume worn by Beyoncé as Deena Jones in the film Dreamgirls

Designed by:
Sharen Davis, American, born 1957  Search this
Worn by:
Beyoncé, American, born 1981  Search this
Manufactured by:
tapemeasure  Search this
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
.1: cotton and rayon blend cloth, silk cloth, and plastic buttons;
.2: polyester, rayon, and spandex blend cloth, polyester cloth, and plastic and metal fasteners;
.3: polyester chiffon
Dimensions:
H x W x D (.1 flat): 23 × 21 3/4 × 1/2 in. (58.4 × 55.2 × 1.3 cm)
H x W x D (.2 flat): 25 3/8 × 36 × 1 in. (64.5 × 91.4 × 2.5 cm)
H x W x D (.3 flat): 43 1/4 × 12 1/2 × 1/8 in. (109.9 × 31.8 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
scarves (costume accessories)
skirts
cardigans
Date:
2006
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Hollywood (Film)  Search this
Motown (Music)  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Soul (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.118.2.1-.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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/fd5669e7821-b777-4ba3-84e6-17361f574e72
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.118.2.1-.3
Online Media:

Stevie Wonder Thought Shares

Manufactured by:
Jobete Music Co., Inc., American, founded 1959  Search this
Black Bull Music, American  Search this
Published by:
Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc., founded 1919  Search this
Subject of:
Stevie Wonder, American, born 1950  Search this
Quincy Jones, American, born 1933  Search this
The Pointer Sisters, American, founded 1969  Search this
Michael Jackson, American, 1958 - 2009  Search this
Spinners, American, founded 1954  Search this
Aretha Franklin, American, 1942 - 2018  Search this
Sir Paul McCartney, British, born 1942  Search this
Jermaine Jackson, American, born 1954  Search this
Dionne Warwick, American, born 1940  Search this
Jeff Beck, English, born 1944  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 11 15/16 x 8 15/16 x 1/2 in. (30.3 x 22.7 x 1.3 cm)
Type:
record covers
songbooks
45 rpm records
Date:
1984
Topic:
African American  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Motown (Music)  Search this
Popular 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:
2014.71
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1984 Jobete Music Co. and Black Bull Music (ASCAP). Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Sheet music
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/fd562b71370-6098-4e36-8c39-9403a6cb32c1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.71

Griffith family papers

Creator:
Griffith, Delaphine  Search this
Griffith, Jacqueline  Search this
Thomas, Sarah  Search this
Names:
Griffith family  Search this
Cole, Nat King, 1917-1965  Search this
Grantz, Norman, 1918-2001  Search this
Jordan, Louis, 1908-1975  Search this
Extent:
4.21 Linear feet (7 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Phonograph records
Correspondence
Marriage certificates
Ephemera
Financial records
School records
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1907-1950
bulk 1913-1945
Summary:
The Griffith Family papers, which dates from 1907 to 1950 and measures 4.21 linear feet, documents the personal lives of three generations in the Griffith family: Sarah Thomas, Delaphine and Jacqueline Griffith. The papers are comprised of personal and professional correspondence, receipts, bills, newspaper clippings, photographs, record albums, and legal documents.
Scope and Contents note:
The collection which dates from 1907 to 1950, bulk dates 1913-1945, documents the lives of three generations of the Griffith family: Sarah Thomas, Delaphine Griffith, and Jacqueline Griffith, while primarily focused on Delaphine (Della) Griffith. The papers document Mrs. Griffith's relationships with friends and family through extensive correspondence, as well as, her experiences as a domestic servant and federal employee. It also documents daily life in Washington D.C. through receipts and bills of sales. Mrs. Griffith and Ms. Griffith also retained a large phonograph record collection comprised of jazz, swing band, and rhythm and blues music.
Arrangement note:
The papers are arranged into three series one of which contains four subseries. Folders are arranged alphabetically within series, while documents are organized chronologically. Undated material appears in the front of folders. Oversized material appears in the series: Music Collection and Photographs. In box 7 of Oversized the folder entitled "Allen Griffith, 1915" appears before the phonograph record booklet covers because of the fragile nature of the portrait's frame.

Series 1: Biographical

Subseries 1.1: Correspondence

Subseries 1.2: Financial Records

Subseries 1.3: General

Subseries 1.4: Miscellaneous

Series 2: Music Collection

Series 3: Photographs
Biographical/Historical note:
Delaphine (Della) Griffith was born in Washington, D.C. on December 13, 1896 to Sarah Thomas. She lived in D.C. with her mother until 1916 when she moved to Atlantic City, New Jersey for work. Later that year she moved on to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Mrs. Griffith moved back to Washington, D.C. and met and married Alan Griffith in 1919. Together they had a daughter whom they named Jacqueline.

Throughout her adult life, Mrs. Griffith lived with her mother and family on the northwest side of Washington, D.C. She worked for the federal government during two different periods: the early 1930s and during World War II. On November 19, 1950, Mrs. Delaphine Griffith died at the age of 54. Jacqueline Griffith continued to live in the family home until her death in the early 1990s.
Provenance:
The Griffith Family papers were donated to the Anacostia Community Museum in May 1995 by June Brown.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for unrestricted research. Use requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Griffith Family papers are the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with the Anacostia Community Museum. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Topic:
Popular music  Search this
African American women  Search this
World War 1939-1945 -- Economic aspects -- United States  Search this
African American -- Social life and customs  Search this
African American household employees  Search this
African American families  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Phonograph records
Correspondence
Marriage certificates
Ephemera
Financial records
School records
Citation:
The Griffith Family papers, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of June Brown.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-004
See more items in:
Griffith family papers
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-06-004

Whodini: Jalil & Ecstacy at the Ritz

Photograph by:
Harry Allen, American, born 1964  Search this
Subject of:
Jalil Hutchins, American, born 1963  Search this
Ecstasy, American, born 1964  Search this
Whodini, American, founded 1981  Search this
The Ritz, American, 1980 - early 1990s  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 10 7/8 × 13 15/16 in. (27.7 × 35.4 cm)
H x W (Image): 8 9/16 × 12 7/8 in. (21.8 × 32.7 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
early 1980s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Gesture  Search this
Hip hop (Music)  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Photography  Search this
Rappers (Musicians)  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.132.41
Restrictions & Rights:
© Harry Allen. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Eyejammie Hip Hop Photography Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54a41eaf2-c7fc-4a10-b15d-e84d642044da
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.132.41
Online Media:

Rufus Thomas Tribute Concert 1997, part 3

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife (1997)  Search this
Performer:
Thomas, Rufus, 1917-2001  Search this
Mississippi Burning Blues Band  Search this
Sweet Miss Coffy  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound disc (digital, 4 3/4 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound discs
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Mississippi
Tennessee
Memphis (Tenn.)
Contents:
Sweet Miss Coffee and the Mississippi Burnin' Blues Band 1. Pistol Knife & a Razor Too/ Nobody'd Happy/ Broken Hearted Woman medley 2. I'm In Love With a Man I Just Can't Stand Rufus Thomas Group/ Delta Dance Hall 3. Interview with Rufus Thomas by Joe Mulherin 4. Band Introduction 5. Instrumental 6. Walkin' the Dog 7. Fine Hunka' Woman 8. Today I Started Loving You All Over Again (cut)
Track Information:
101 Pistol, Knife and Razor Too / Mississippi Burning Blues Band, Sweet Miss Coffy. Guitar,Piano.

101 Nobody's Happy / Mississippi Burning Blues Band, Sweet Miss Coffy. Guitar,Piano.

101 Broken Hearted Woman / Mississippi Burning Blues Band, Sweet Miss Coffy. Guitar,Piano.

102 I'm in Love with a Man I Just Can't Stand / Mississippi Burning Blues Band, Sweet Miss Coffy. Guitar,Piano.

105 Instrumental / Rufus Thomas. Guitar,Piano.

106 Walkin' the Dog / Rufus Thomas. Guitar,Piano.

107 Fine Hunka Woman / Rufus Thomas. Guitar,Piano.
Local Numbers:
FP-CDR-0277-7
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, 1997.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Rhythm and blues music  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Piano  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1997 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1997, Item FP-CDR-0277-7
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1997 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1997 Festival of American Folklife / Series 3: The Mississippi Delta / Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1997-ref1183

DAT Transfer: Rufus Thomas Tribute Concert, part 4/ Anthology of American Folk Music, Part 4

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Folkways/Festival of American Folklife (1997)  Search this
Performer:
Thomas, Rufus, 1917-2001  Search this
Mainer, Wade, 1907-2011  Search this
Gilmore, Gene, vocalist  Search this
Lockwood, Robert Jr., 1915-2006  Search this
Gibson, Clifford, 1901-1963  Search this
Johnson, Robert, 1911-1938  Search this
White, Bukka  Search this
East Texas Serenaders  Search this
Carter Family (Musical group)  Search this
Jesse Young's Tennessee Band  Search this
Joe Werner and the Ramblers  Search this
Jimmy Wilson's Catfish String Band  Search this
Happy-Go-Lucky Boys (Musical group)  Search this
Heavenly Gospel Singers  Search this
Mitchell's Christian Singers  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound disc (digital, 4 3/4 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound discs
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Tennessee
Memphis (Tenn.)
Texas
Virginia
Maces Springs (Va.)
North Carolina
Mississippi
Ohio
Missouri
Saint Louis (Mo.)
Contents:
Blues Evening/Delta Stage- December 1997 Rufus Thomas Group/Delta Dance Hall 1. Today I Started Loving You Are Over Again 2. Rufus' Got It 3. Funky Chicken (cut) Harry Smith Anthology Vol 4 4. East Texas Serenaders- Ozark Rag 5. Carter Family- Lonesome Valley 6. Wade Mainer- Wild Bill Jones 7. Jess Young's Tennessee Band- Old Weary Blues 8. Joe Werner And Ramblers- Rang Tang Bully 9. Jimmy Wilson's Catfish String Band- Catfish Whiskers 10. Happy-Go-Lucky-Boys- Come Back Sweetheart 11. Gene Gilmore- The Natchez Fire 12. Robert Lockwood- Little Boy Blues 13. Clifford Gibson- Old Time Rider 14. Robert Johnson- Stop Breakin' Down 15. Bukka White- Black Train Blues 16. Heavenly Gospel Singers- I'm a Pilgrim and a Stranger 17. Mitchell's Christian Singers- Blessed Are the Poor In Spirit
Track Information:
101 Today I Started Loving You Again / Rufus Thomas. Guitar,Piano.

102 Rufus' Got It / Rufus Thomas. Guitar,Piano.

103 The Funky Chicken / Rufus Thomas. Guitar,Piano.

104 Ozark Rag / East Texas Serenaders. Guitar.

105 Lonesome Valley / Carter Family. Guitar,Autoharp.

106 Wild Bill Jones / Wade Mainer. Banjo.

107 Old Weary Blues / Jesse Young's Tennessee Band. Guitar,Banjo,Fiddle.

108 Rang Tang Bully / Joe Werner and the Ramblers. Guitar,Banjo,Fiddle.

109 Catfish Whiskers / Jimmy Wilson's Catfish String Band. Guitar,Banjo,Fiddle.

110 Come Back Sweetheart / Happy-Go-Lucky Boys (Musical group). Guitar,Banjo,Fiddle.

111 The Natchez Fire / Gene Gilmore.

112 Little Boy Blue / Robert Jr. Lockwood. Guitar.

113 Old Time Rider / Clifford Gibson. Guitar.

114 Stop Breaking Down / Robert Johnson. Guitar.

115 Black Train Blues / Bukka White. Guitar.

116 I Am a Pilgrim / Heavenly Gospel Singers.

117 Blessed are the Poor in Spirit / Mitchell's Christian Singers.
Local Numbers:
FP-CDR-0278-7
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only; No Duplication.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
Rhythm and blues music  Search this
String band  Search this
Folk songs -- United States  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Gospel music  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Piano  Search this
Autoharp  Search this
Banjo  Search this
Violin  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1997 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1997, Item FP-CDR-0278-7
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1997 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1997 Festival of American Folklife / Series 3: The Mississippi Delta / Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1997-ref1184

I'm Ready

Published by:
Qwest Records, American, founded 1980  Search this
Recorded by:
Tevin Campbell, American, born 1976  Search this
Produced by:
Quincy Jones, American, born 1933  Search this
Benny Medina, American, born 1958  Search this
Babyface, American, born 1959  Search this
Prince, American, 1958 - 2016  Search this
Daryl Simmons, American  Search this
Narada Michael Walden, American, born 1952  Search this
Medium:
plastic , tape , paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Case): 4 1/4 × 2 3/4 × 5/8 in. (10.8 × 7 × 1.6 cm)
Type:
audio cassettes
Date:
1993
Topic:
African American  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  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:
2018.100.1abc
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1993 Qwest Records. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
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/fd500b11eb0-c5e6-4771-9fc4-fb067742c63c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.100.1abc
Online Media:

Songs in A Minor

Published by:
J Records, American, 2000 - 2011  Search this
Recorded by:
Alicia Keys, American, born 1981  Search this
Produced by:
Clive Davis, American, born 1932  Search this
Peter Edge, English  Search this
Alicia Keys, American, born 1981  Search this
Jeff Robinson  Search this
Medium:
plastic , paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Case): 4 7/8 × 5 9/16 × 3/8 in. (12.4 × 14.1 × 1 cm)
Type:
compact disks
Date:
2001
Topic:
African American  Search this
Hip hop (Music)  Search this
Neo-Soul (Music)  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Timothy Anne Burnside
Object number:
2018.100.5abc
Restrictions & Rights:
© 2001 Arista Records, Inc. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
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/fd5d8bb4aff-10bd-4599-ab8f-b36fc87e9168
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.100.5abc
Online Media:

Glossy color concert poster for Labelle at the Metropolitan Opera House

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Labelle, American, founded 1962  Search this
Medium:
paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 29 1/8 × 23 in. (74 × 58.4 cm)
Type:
posters
Place used:
Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, Manhattan County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1974
Topic:
African American  Search this
Disco (Music)  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  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 Nona Hendryx of Labelle
Object number:
2014.246.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd553a9bf29-579d-4a39-bf76-350d9c9ff7e5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.246.1

Festival Recordings: South Studio Stage: Warwick with the Louisiana Hayride Band; Freedom Singers; Skeeter Brandon & HWY 61

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. The American South Program 1996 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Boas, Gary (recorder)  Search this
Louisiana Hayride Band  Search this
Performer:
Warwick, Margaret Lewis  Search this
Franks, Tillman  Search this
Fikes, Betty Mae  Search this
Harris, Rutha  Search this
Lenchek, Armand  Search this
Brandon, Skeeter  Search this
Louisiana Hayride Band  Search this
Freedom Singers  Search this
Highway 61 (Musical group)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Shreveport (La.)
Georgia
Mississippi
Alabama
North Carolina
Louisiana
Date:
1996 June 26
Track Information:
101 Country / Louisiana Hayride Band, Margaret Lewis Warwick, Tillman Franks. Hawaiian guitar,Keyboards (Music),Guitar,Fiddle.

102 Songs of Stuggle / Freedom Singers, Bettie Mae Fikes, Rutha Harris.

103 Low Country Blues / Highway 61 (Musical group), Armand Lenchek, Skeeter Brandon. Keyboards (Music),Guitar,Saxophone,Trombone.
Local Numbers:
FP-1996-CT-0003
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, June 26, 1996.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
Country music  Search this
Gospel music  Search this
Acappella Vocal Band  Search this
Topical songs  Search this
Struggle  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Rhythm and blues music  Search this
Hawaiian guitar  Search this
Keyboards (Music)  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Violin  Search this
Saxophone  Search this
Trombone  Search this
Civil rights  Search this
String band  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1996 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1996, Item FP-1996-CT-0003
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1996 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1996 Festival of American Folklife / Series 2: The American South / 2.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1996-ref553

Festival Recordings: South Studio Stage: Warwick w Louisiana Hayride Band; Eddie Pennington; Skeeter Brandon & HWY 61

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. The American South Program 1996 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Howard, Timothea, 1953-2017 (recorder)  Search this
Artist:
Warwick, Margaret Lewis  Search this
Pennington, Eddie  Search this
Brandon, Skeeter  Search this
Performer:
Warwick, Margaret Lewis  Search this
Pennington, Eddie  Search this
Brandon, Skeeter  Search this
Franks, Tillman  Search this
Pennington, Alonzo  Search this
Pennington, Rosebud  Search this
Lenchek, Armand  Search this
Louisiana Hayride Band  Search this
Highway 61 (Musical group)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Shreveport (La.)
Kentucky
Princeton (Ky.)
Muhlenberg (Ky.)
North Carolina
Louisiana
Date:
1996 June 27
Track Information:
101 Country / Louisiana Hayride Band, Margaret Lewis Warwick, Tillman Franks. Hawaiian guitar,Keyboards (Music),Guitar,Fiddle.

102 Country,Kentucky Thumbpicking / Alonzo Pennington, Eddie Pennington, Rosebud Pennington. Guitar.

103 Low Country Blues / Highway 61 (Musical group), Armand Lenchek, Skeeter Brandon. Keyboards (Music),Guitar,Saxophone,Trombone.
Local Numbers:
FP-1996-CT-0007
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, June 27, 1996.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
Country music  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Rhythm and blues music  Search this
Hawaiian guitar  Search this
Keyboards (Music)  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Violin  Search this
Saxophone  Search this
Trombone  Search this
String band  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1996 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1996, Item FP-1996-CT-0007
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1996 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1996 Festival of American Folklife / Series 2: The American South / 2.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1996-ref557

Festival Recordings: South Studio Stage: Skeeter Brandon & HWY 61; New Coon Creek Girls

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. The American South Program 1996 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Mitchell, John N. (recorder)  Search this
Performer:
Lenchek, Armand  Search this
Brandon, Skeeter  Search this
Kuhn, Kathy  Search this
Simmons, Vickie  Search this
Highway 61 (Musical group)  Search this
New Coon Creek Girls  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
North Carolina
Kentucky
Tennessee
Date:
1996 June 28
Track Information:
101 Low Country Blues / Highway 61 (Musical group), Armand Lenchek, Skeeter Brandon. Keyboards (Music),Guitar,Saxophone,Trombone.

102 Bluegrass / New Coon Creek Girls, Kathy Kuhn, Vickie Simmons. Guitar,Fiddle,Banjo.
Local Numbers:
FP-1996-CT-0008
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, June 28, 1996.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Rhythm and blues music  Search this
Bluegrass music  Search this
Keyboards (Music)  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Saxophone  Search this
Trombone  Search this
Violin  Search this
Banjo  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1996 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1996, Item FP-1996-CT-0008
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1996 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1996 Festival of American Folklife / Series 2: The American South / 2.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1996-ref558

Festival Recordings: South Studio Stage: Freedom Singers; Skeeter Brandon & HWY 61; Geno Delafose

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. The American South Program 1996 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Mitchell, John N. (recorder)  Search this
Russell, Liz (recorder)  Search this
Performer:
Fikes, Betty Mae  Search this
Harris, Rutha  Search this
Lenchek, Armand  Search this
Brandon, Skeeter  Search this
Broussard, Bobby  Search this
Delafose, Geno, 1972-  Search this
Freedom Singers  Search this
Highway 61 (Musical group)  Search this
French Rockin' Boogie (Musical group)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Georgia
Mississippi
Alabama
North Carolina
Louisiana
Eunice (La.)
Date:
1996 June 28
Track Information:
101 Songs of Stuggle / Freedom Singers, Bettie Mae Fikes, Rutha Harris.

102 Low Country Blues / Highway 61 (Musical group), Armand Lenchek, Skeeter Brandon. Keyboards (Music),Guitar,Saxophone,Trombone.

103 Zydeco / French Rockin' Boogie (Musical group), Bobby Broussard, Geno Delafose. Guitar,Bass,Drum,Washboard band music,Diatonic,Acadian,Accordion.
Local Numbers:
FP-1996-CT-0010
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, June 28, 1996.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
Gospel music  Search this
Acappella Vocal Band  Search this
Topical songs  Search this
Struggle  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Rhythm and blues music  Search this
Zydeco music  Search this
Keyboards (Music)  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Saxophone  Search this
Trombone  Search this
Bass  Search this
Drum  Search this
Washboard band music  Search this
Diatonic  Search this
Acadian  Search this
Accordion  Search this
Civil rights  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1996 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1996, Item FP-1996-CT-0010
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1996 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1996 Festival of American Folklife / Series 2: The American South / 2.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1996-ref560

Festival Recordings: South Music Stage: Opening Ceremony, Gov. Rand, Gov. Bransted; Skeeter Brandon & HWY 61

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. The American South Program 1996 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Bransted, Jerry  Search this
Leach, James, 1942-  Search this
Harkin, Tom  Search this
Patten, Marian (recorder)  Search this
Boas, Gary (recorder)  Search this
Performer:
Rand, Robert D.  Search this
Cochran, Fav  Search this
Lenchek, Armand  Search this
Brandon, Skeeter  Search this
Highway 61 (Musical group)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Iowa
Mississippi
North Carolina
Date:
1996 June 26
Track Information:
101 null / Opening Ceremony, Robert D. Rand, Fav Cochran.

102 Low Country Blues / Highway 61 (Musical group), Armand Lenchek, Skeeter Brandon. Keyboards (Music),Guitar,Saxophone,Trombone.
Local Numbers:
FP-1996-CT-0042
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, June 26, 1996.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Rhythm and blues music  Search this
Keyboards (Music)  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Saxophone  Search this
Trombone  Search this
Function:
Festivals
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1996 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1996, Item FP-1996-CT-0042
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1996 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1996 Festival of American Folklife / Series 2: The American South / 2.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1996-ref592

Festival Recordings: South Music Stage: Skeeter Brandon & HW Y 61; Ife Ile; Treme Brass Band

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. The American South Program 1996 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Brugman, David (recorder)  Search this
Mullen, Mary (recorder)  Search this
Performer:
Lenchek, Armand  Search this
Brandon, Skeeter  Search this
Torres, Luis E.  Search this
Torres, Neri  Search this
Shepard, Frederick  Search this
Baptiste, Lionel  Search this
Highway 61 (Musical group)  Search this
Ife Ile (Musical group)  Search this
Treme Brass Band  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Afro-Cuban  Search this
Hispanic Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
North Carolina
Florida
Miami (Fla.)
Louisiana
New Orleans (La.)
Date:
1996 June 27
Track Information:
101 Low Country Blues / Highway 61 (Musical group), Armand Lenchek, Skeeter Brandon. Keyboards (Music),Guitar,Saxophone,Trombone.

102 Afro-Cuban Music and Dance / Ife Ile (Musical group), Luis E. Torres, Neri Torres. Conga (Drum),Bata (Drum).

103 Jazz,Parade,Rhythm and Blues / Treme Brass Band, Frederick Shepard, Lionel Baptiste. Trombone,Drum,Trumpet,Tuba,Snare drum.
Local Numbers:
FP-1996-CT-0047
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, June 27, 1996.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Rhythm and blues music  Search this
Cuba -- Songs and music  Search this
World music  Search this
New Orleans jazz  Search this
Brass band music  Search this
Keyboards (Music)  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Saxophone  Search this
Trombone  Search this
Conga (Drum)  Search this
Bata (Drum)  Search this
Drum  Search this
Trumpet  Search this
Tuba  Search this
Snare drum  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1996 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1996, Item FP-1996-CT-0047
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1996 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1996 Festival of American Folklife / Series 2: The American South / 2.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1996-ref597

Festival Recordings: South Music Stage: New Coon Creek Girls; Skeeter Brandon & HWY 61; Eddie Pennington

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. The American South Program 1996 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Ireland, Carol (recorder)  Search this
Mitchell, John N. (recorder)  Search this
Artist:
Brandon, Skeeter  Search this
Pennington, Eddie  Search this
New Coon Creek Girls  Search this
Performer:
Brandon, Skeeter  Search this
Pennington, Eddie  Search this
Kuhn, Kathy  Search this
Simmons, Vickie  Search this
Lenchek, Armand  Search this
Pennington, Alonzo  Search this
Pennington, Rosebud  Search this
New Coon Creek Girls  Search this
Highway 61 (Musical group)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Kentucky
Tennessee
North Carolina
Princeton (Ky.)
Muhlenberg (Ky.)
Date:
1996 June 29
Track Information:
101 Bluegrass / New Coon Creek Girls, Kathy Kuhn, Vickie Simmons. Guitar,Fiddle,Banjo.

102 Low Country Blues / Highway 61 (Musical group), Armand Lenchek, Skeeter Brandon. Guitar,Keyboards (Music),Saxophone,Trombone.

103 Country,Kentucky Thumbpicking / Alonzo Pennington, Eddie Pennington, Rosebud Pennington. Guitar.
Local Numbers:
FP-1996-CT-0056
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, June 29, 1996.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
Bluegrass music  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Rhythm and blues music  Search this
Country music  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Violin  Search this
Banjo  Search this
Keyboards (Music)  Search this
Saxophone  Search this
Trombone  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1996 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1996, Item FP-1996-CT-0056
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1996 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1996 Festival of American Folklife / Series 2: The American South / 2.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1996-ref606

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