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B-A-B-Y / What Have You Got To Offer Me

Published by:
Stax Records, American, founded 1957  Search this
Recorded by:
Carla Thomas, American, born 1942  Search this
Medium:
(2010.34.4a): vinyl;
(2010.34.4b): ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (sleeve): 7 x 7 1/8 in. (17.8 x 18.1 cm)
Diameter (record): 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm)
Type:
45 rpm records
Place made:
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1966
Topic:
African American  Search this
Soul (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.34.4ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© Stax Records. Permission required for use.
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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/fd55137edec-9cc3-420d-b67e-a93510a7e780
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.34.4ab
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Soul Limbo / Heads or Tails

Published by:
Stax Records, American, founded 1957  Search this
Recorded by:
Booker T. Jones, American, born 1944  Search this
Medium:
(2010.34.5a): vinyl;
(2010.34.5b): ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (sleeve): 7 x 7 3/16 in. (17.8 x 18.3 cm)
Diameter (record): 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm)
Type:
45 rpm records
Date:
1968
Topic:
African American  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.34.5ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© Stax Records. Permission required for use.
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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/fd50561b88f-c916-44c3-80c8-e2636027f73d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.34.5ab
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Playbill for Comin' Uptown

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Used by:
Winter Garden Theatre, American, founded 1911  Search this
Subject of:
Gregory Hines, American, 1946 - 2003  Search this
Larry Marshall, American, born 1943  Search this
Robert Jason Jackson, American  Search this
Saundra McClain, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 1/4 x 6 x 1/4 in. (23.5 x 15.2 x 0.6 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
December 1979
Topic:
African American  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.21
Restrictions & Rights:
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
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Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd553d368d6-5368-4bb2-911e-f84de9a22707
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.21
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Isaac Hayes in His Office at Stax Records, Memphis, Tennessee

Created by:
Dr. Ernest C. Withers, American, 1922 - 2007  Search this
Subject of:
Isaac Hayes, American, 1942 - 2008  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image and Sheet): 19 15/16 × 16 in. (50.6 × 40.6 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted:
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1970s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Photography  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Soul (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, © Ernest C. Withers, Courtesy of the Withers Family Trust
Object number:
2009.16.24
Restrictions & Rights:
© Ernest C. Withers Trust
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58e3ca3be-d458-496c-81b7-b6f99e62f52f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.16.24
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R&B Trivia: Otis Redding and the Stax Legacy

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Sat, 18 Jun 2011 14:58:00 GMT
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
See more posts:
Festival Blog
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_6ba95c4d4c9368e1468d49e5f805ac53

Rock ' n ' Soul Audiovisual History Project Collection

Interviewer:
Daniel, Pete  Search this
McGovern, Charles  Search this
Meehan, John P.  Search this
Less, David  Search this
Sponsor:
National Museum of American History (U.S.)  Search this
Author:
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum (Memphis, Tennessee)  Search this
Names:
Stax Records  Search this
Sun Records  Search this
Presley, Elvis, 1935-1977  Search this
Interviewee:
Anderson, Clara  Search this
Berger, Bettye  Search this
Blackwood, James, 1919-2002  Search this
Burlison, Paul  Search this
Dickinson, Jim, 1941-  Search this
Fontana, D.J., 1954-  Search this
Ford, Fred  Search this
Gist, Morse  Search this
Gordon, Willie  Search this
Jackson, Cordell, 1923-  Search this
Kesler, Stan  Search this
Lansky, Bernard  Search this
Manuel, Bobby, 1945-  Search this
Mitchell, Willie, 1928-  Search this
Moore, Scotty, 1931-  Search this
Nelson, Ford  Search this
Newborn, Calvin  Search this
Novarese, John, 1923-1996  Search this
Perkins, Carl  Search this
Phillips, Sam, 1923-  Search this
Porter, David, 1941-  Search this
Rich, Charlie, 1932-1995  Search this
Riley, Billy Lee, 1933-  Search this
Roll, Bobby  Search this
Sammons, George  Search this
Stewart, Jim  Search this
Talley, Bob  Search this
Thomas, Rufus, 1917-  Search this
Withers, Ernest  Search this
Yelvington, Malcolm, 1918-2001  Search this
Extent:
20 Cubic feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Video recordings
Interviews
Oral history
Audio cassettes
Transcripts
Audiovisual materials
Place:
Memphis (Tenn.)
Date:
1992 and 1999
Summary:
In 1990, curators at the National Museum of American History began a project to develop a traveling exhibition about American music, and in the course of research, curators repeatedly returned to the Mississippi Delta area and Memphis, Tennessee to conduct interviews. A group in Memphis organized to raise the funds to complete the research, to acquire objects and artifacts, and the project ultimately became the Smithsonian-affiliated Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, which opened in 2000 at 191 Beale Street.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of oral and video history interviews conducted by curators at the National Museum of American History with musicians, recording executives, disc jockeys, and others involved with the development of rock'n'soul music. Complete transcripts of all of the interviews exist.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged in four series.

Series 1, Original Interviews

Series 2, Reference Copies

Subseries 1, Umatic Videos

Subseries 2, Reference DVDs

Series 3, Audio Cassettes

Series 4, Transcripts
Biographical / Historical:
In 1990, National Museum of American History curators Dr. Pete Daniel and Dr. Charles McGovern, began conducting research with the intention of creating a traveling exhibit about "American music." Their investigations led them to the Mississippi delta and ultimately to Memphis Tennessee, which had developed as a crossroads where people and musical traditions met beginning in the 1930s. Based on their discoveries they refined their scope in order to focus on the music that grew out of the traditions that met and mixed in Memphis. They weren't able to secure funding for the originally proposed exhibit, but instead partnered with the Memphis Rock'n'Soul Museum to develop the exhibit Rock'n'Soul: Social Crossroads. The museum and exhibit opened in 2000 and explores the influential musical form that has its roots in Memphis.

Much of the basic research for the exhibit as well as the production elements for the companion radio series, "Memphis: Cradle of Rock'n'Soul" came from oral and video history interviews conducted with musicians, record producers, radio disc jockeys and others involved with the development and popularization of rock'n'soul during 1992 and 1999. Daniel and McGovern partnered with John Meehan of Smithsonian Productions to create high-quality, informative interview tapes. The Rock'n'Soul Video History Collection is comprised of these unedited interviews.
Provenance:
Made at the National Museum of American History for the Smithsonian-affiliated Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum in 1992 and 1999.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Only refrence DVDs and digital reference copies in the Smithsonian Institution's Digital Asset Management System (DAMS) may be used.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Soul musicians  Search this
Soul music  Search this
Rockabilly music  Search this
Rock musicians  Search this
Rock music -- Interviews  Search this
Rock music  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings -- 1990-2000
Interviews -- 1990-2000
Oral history -- 1990-2000
Audio cassettes -- 1990-2000
Transcripts
Audiovisual materials
Citation:
Rock 'n' Soul Videohistory Collection, 1990-1999, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0879
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Rock ' n ' Soul Audiovisual History Project Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0879

Hold On, I'm Comin'

Recording artist:
Sam and Dave  Search this
Manufacturer:
Atlantic  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in; x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Place made:
Japan: Japan
Date made:
1972
ID Number:
1996.0153.04662
Catalog number:
1996.0153.04662
Label number:
6027 A
Accession number:
1996.0153
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Music & Musical Instruments
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-cc72-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1229235

Gold Record, “If You’re Ready (Come Go With Me)”

Recording artist:
Staple Singers  Search this
Maker:
Disc Award, Ltd.  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
glass (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 12 in x 1 1/2 in; 30.48 cm x 30.48 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
award
Place made:
United States: California, Los Angeles
Date made:
1973-1974
ID Number:
2002.0319.05
Accession number:
2002.0319
Catalog number:
2002.0319.05
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Popular Entertainment
American Enterprise
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-580a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1190157
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Gold Record, I Believe In You (You Believe In Me)

Recording artist:
Taylor, Johnnie  Search this
Maker:
Disc Award, Ltd.  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
glass (overall material)
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 5/8 in x 12 in x 12 in; 4.1275 cm x 30.48 cm x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
award
Place made:
United States: California, Los Angeles
Date made:
1973-1974
ID Number:
2002.0319.06
Accession number:
2002.0319
Catalog number:
2002.0319.06
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Popular Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-5241-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1190158
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Hang 'Em High; Over Easy

Recording artist:
Booker T. and the M.G.'s  Search this
Composer:
Jones, Booker T.  Search this
Cropper, Steve  Search this
Jackson, Jr., Al  Search this
Dunn, Donald  Search this
Frontiere, Dominic  Search this
Manufacturer:
Stax Records  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 in; x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Place made:
United States: Tennessee, Memphis
Date made:
1968
Credit Line:
The Sam DeVincent Collection of American Sheet Music
ID Number:
2000.3053.2173
Label number:
STA-0013
Catalog number:
2000.3053.2173
Nonaccession number:
2000.3053
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-d83e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1025160

Time Is Tight; Johnny, I Love You

Recording artist:
Booker T. and the M.G.'s  Search this
Manufacturer:
Stax Records  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 in; x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Place made:
United States: Tennessee, Memphis
Date made:
1969
Credit Line:
The Sam DeVincent Collection of American Sheet Music
ID Number:
2000.3053.2174
Label number:
STA-0028
Catalog number:
2000.3053.2174
Nonaccession number:
2000.3053
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-d83f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1025161

Pop-Eye Stroll; Po-Dunk

Recording artist:
Mar-Keys  Search this
Composer:
Cropper, Steve  Search this
Jones, Booker T.  Search this
Manufacturer:
Stax Records  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 in; x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Place made:
United States: Tennessee, Memphis
Date made:
1962
Credit Line:
The Sam DeVincent Collection of American Sheet Music
ID Number:
2000.3053.3360
Nonaccession number:
2000.3053
Catalog number:
2000.3053.3360
Label number:
S-121
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-4fa8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1026347

In the Christmas Spirit

Recording artist:
Booker T. and the M.G.'s  Search this
Manufacturer:
Stax Records  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in; x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Place made:
United States: Tennessee, Memphis
Date made:
1966
Credit Line:
The Sam DeVincent Collection of American Sheet Music
ID Number:
2000.3053.0173
Catalog number:
2000.3053.0173
Label number:
713
Nonaccession number:
2000.3053
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-2a9f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1023159

Doin' Our Thing

Recording artist:
Booker T. and the M.G.'s  Search this
Manufacturer:
Stax Records  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in; x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Place made:
United States: Tennessee, Memphis
Date made:
1968
Credit Line:
The Sam DeVincent Collection of American Sheet Music
ID Number:
2000.3053.0174
Catalog number:
2000.3053.0174
Label number:
724
Nonaccession number:
2000.3053
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-d7e7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1023160

McLemore Avenue

Recording artist:
Booker T. and the M.G.'s  Search this
Manufacturer:
Stax Records  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in; x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Place made:
United States: Tennessee, Memphis
Date made:
1970
Credit Line:
The Sam DeVincent Collection of American Sheet Music
ID Number:
2000.3053.0175
Catalog number:
2000.3053.0175
Label number:
STS-2027
Nonaccession number:
2000.3053
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-d7e8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1023161

Knock On Wood

Recording artist:
Floyd, Eddie  Search this
Manufacturer:
Stax Records  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in; x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Place made:
United States: Tennessee, Memphis
Date made:
1967
Credit Line:
The Sam DeVincent Collection of American Sheet Music
ID Number:
2000.3053.0462
Nonaccession number:
2000.3053
Label number:
714
Catalog number:
2000.3053.0462
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-bca1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1023448

Rare Stamps

Recording artist:
Floyd, Eddie  Search this
Manufacturer:
Stax Records  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in; x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Place made:
United States: Tennessee, Memphis
Date made:
1969
Credit Line:
The Sam DeVincent Collection of American Sheet Music
ID Number:
2000.3053.0463
Nonaccession number:
2000.3053
Label number:
STS 2011
Catalog number:
2000.3053.0463
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-bca2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1023449

Stax 15 Original Big Hits

Manufacturer:
Stax Records  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in; x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Place made:
United States: Tennessee, Memphis
Date made:
1981
Credit Line:
The Sam DeVincent Collection of American Sheet Music
ID Number:
2000.3053.1574
Nonaccession number:
2000.3053
Catalog number:
2000.3053.1574
Label number:
MPS-8501
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-c150-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1024561

Challenge, The; Gardener, The

Recording artist:
Staple Singers  Search this
Composer:
We Three  Search this
We Three  Search this
Manufacturer:
Stax Records  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 in; x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Place made:
United States: Tennessee, Memphis
Date made:
1969
ID Number:
2000.0165.7399
Label number:
STA-0039
Catalog number:
2000.0165.7399
Accession number:
2000.0165
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-915b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1211320

Brand New Day; God Bless the Children

Recording artist:
Staple Singers  Search this
Composer:
Holiday, Jimmy  Search this
Kooper, Al  Search this
Manufacturer:
Stax Records  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 in; x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Place made:
United States: Tennessee, Memphis
Date made:
1970
ID Number:
2000.0165.7403
Label number:
STA-0074
Catalog number:
2000.0165.7403
Accession number:
2000.0165
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-915f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1211324

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