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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
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
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1997-ref1184

Tennessee Fieldwork: A. McDaniel & E. Jameson; Rufus Thomas

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Tennessee Program 1986 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Peiser, Judy (field worker)  Search this
Bowman, David (field worker)  Search this
Thomas, Rufus, 1917-2001  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.)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound cassettes
Place:
Memphis (Tenn.)
Tennessee
Date:
1980 December 9
Local Numbers:
FP-1986-CT-0089
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:
Rhythm and blues music  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1986 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1986, Item FP-1986-CT-0089
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1986 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1986 Festival of American Folklife / Series 5: Japan: Rice in Japanese Folk Culture / Fieldwork
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1986-ref1279

Rufus Thomas Tribute Concert 1997, part 3 [sound recording]

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
Physical description:
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Mississippi
Tennessee
Memphis (Tenn.)
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Rhythm and blues music  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Piano  Search this
Local number:
FP-CDR-0277-7
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records, 1967-2010 228797
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_349975

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

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
Physical description:
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Tennessee
Memphis (Tenn.)
Texas
Virginia
Maces Springs (Va.)
North Carolina
Mississippi
Ohio
Missouri
Saint Louis (Mo.)
Topic:
Rhythm and blues music  Search this
String band  Search this
Folk songs  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
Local number:
FP-CDR-0278-7
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only; No Duplication
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records, 1967-2010 228797
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_349976

Tennessee Fieldwork: A. McDaniel & E. Jameson; Rufus Thomas [sound recording]

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Tennessee Program 1986 Washington, D.C  Search this
Thomas, Rufus 1917-2001  Search this
Field worker:
Peiser, Judy  Search this
Bowman, David  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound cassette : analog
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
Memphis (Tenn.)
Tennessee
Date:
1980
Topic:
Rhythm and blues music  Search this
Local number:
FP-1986-CT-0089
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records, 1967-2010 228797
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_313169

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
See more items in:
Rock ' n ' Soul Audiovisual History Project Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0879

Festival Recordings: Dance Party: Rufus Thomas Group [sound recording]

Creator:
Thomas, Rufus 1917-2001  Search this
Recorder:
Nienstadt, Felix E. 1960-  Search this
Mills, Rebecca  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound cassette : analog
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Tennessee
Memphis (Tenn.)
Date:
1997
Topic:
Guitar  Search this
Keyboards (Music)  Search this
Rhythm and blues music  Search this
Local number:
FP-1997-CT-0396-7
FLP 123246
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. SI Permission
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records, 1967-2010 228797
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_349744

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