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M. Music and Popular Culture

 Record Group
Identifier: M

Found in 80 Collections and/or Records:

7 Stages Theatre (Atlanta, Ga.) records

 Collection
Identifier: M219
Abstract The 7 Stages Theatre (Atlanta, Ga.) records give a view into the daily operations of a major local theatre. Founded by Del Hamilton and Faye Allen in 1979 in Little Five Points, Atlanta, the humble beginnings took off to showcase productions not only by famous play wrights but also emerging international and local theatrical groups. The prolific series of productions over the course of 30 plus years culminated into a creative gem, addressing complex issues that face contemporary society. The...
Dates: 1960-2014; Majority of material found within 1979 - 2010

Alan Dion collection

 Collection
Identifier: M245
Abstract:

The Alan Dion Collection primarily contains comic books and comic art panels that reflect the popular reading taste of American children and adults, 1947-2020, including Marvel and DC comics, as well as Archie, Image Comics, Vertigo Comics, and others.

Dates: 1947-2020; Majority of material found within 1974-2020

Alex Cooley collection

 Collection
Identifier: M207
Abstract: Alex Cooley has been a promoter of musical acts and entertainment in the Atlanta area for more than three decades. In the 1980s, after partnering with Peter Conlon, the duo promoted more than 300 shows a year, including concerts at Phillips Arena and the Fox Theatre. Cooley and Conlon also produced the Chastain Park Summer Concert Series and created the Music Midtown Festival in downtown Atlanta. The Alex Cooley collection is comprised of administrative information and promotional materials...
Dates: 1969-1976, 1978

Anne Bolton collection

 Collection
Identifier: M208
Abstract:

Anne and Horace Bolton were promoters for the Central Alabama Music Park (C.A.M.P.), an outdoor venue in Jemison, Alabama, which hosted concerts by Country music and Bluegrass artists. The collection contains press releases, fact sheets, phonograph records, posters, contracts, artifacts, and approximately 460 press photographs, many of them autographed by the artists.

Dates: 1981-1990

Atlanta Jazz and Blues Show collection

 Collection
Identifier: M240
Abstract

The Atlanta Jazz and Blues Show was a television program created in 1988 to showcase live performances of talented jazz and blues musicians in the South. These materials focus on the program's broadcasts dated from 1999 to the show's end in 2018.

Dates: 1999-2019

Billy Carrier papers

 Collection
Identifier: M032
Abstract: William S. Carrier ("Billy") was a guitarist and member of the popular Swanee River Boys, playing white southern gospel as well as traditional folk songs and African-American spirituals. In 1941, the group joined WSB Radio's "Barn Dance," broadcast from Atlanta. In 1952, Carrier left the Swanee River Boys, but he continued to perform in the Landmark Church Quartet until May 1956. His papers contain fifty-seven photographs and a photocopy of a datebook recording Swanee River Boys engagements,...
Dates: circa 1935-1957

Bing Crosby Show videotape collection

 Collection
Identifier: M102
Abstract:

The collection consists of seven discrete programs of The Bing Crosby Show dating from 1959 through 1962.

Dates: 1959-1962

Bobby Atcheson papers

 Collection
Identifier: M040
Abstract:

Fiddler and vocalist Bobby Atcheson (1920-1978) was a popular performer on the WSB "Barn Dance" radio program in the 1940s, and performed on WATL radio with his wife, Jane. His papers include correspondence, handbills, news clippings, and articles, and photographs of the Atchesons and other country music performers. The papers are photocopies of originals.

Dates: 1932-1973; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1953

Boots Woodall photographs

 Collection
Identifier: M039
Abstract: Dennis "Boots" Woodall (1921-1988) was a guitarist who belonged to several bands that performed on Atlanta radio before World War II. After Air Corps service, he returned to Atlanta and founded his own band, the Radio Wranglers, which became well known on radio and on WAGA-TV (as the TV-Wranglers). His collection consists of 119 photographs, including individual shots of Woodall, group photos of him and other country musicians, pictures of other country music groups, and an artist's sketch...
Dates: circa 1940-circa 1960

Charles Knox scores collection

 Collection
Identifier: M238
Abstract

The Charles Knox Scores collection (1950-2014) consists of 105 musical scores written by Charles Knox. Charles C. Knox (born April 19, 1929, Atlanta, Georgia) is an American composer and music educator.

Dates: 1950-2014

Charles S. Tigerman papers

 Collection
Identifier: M214
Abstract:

The Charles S. Tigerman Papers contain legal documents and notes related to the copyright of lyricist Johnny Mercer's songs and the estate of his widow, Ginger Mercer, 1975-1995, as well as material related to Mercer festivals, 1994-1996. Charles S. Tigerman is a practicing attorney who has served as the Secretary on the Board of Directors for the Johnny Mercer Foundation.

Dates: 1975-2017

Chick Kimball papers

 Collection
Identifier: M051
Abstract:

Harrison "Chick" Kimball worked in a number of capacities for WSB Radio in Atlanta, mainly in country music programming. His papers consist of a news clipping, portion of a script, and photographs of Kimball by himself or with friends and associates.

Dates: circa 1942-1949

Clayton McMichen papers

 Collection
Identifier: M059
Abstract:

Country musician Clayton McMichen (1900-1970) performed as a fiddler on WSB Radio in Atlanta from 1922 and recorded with the Skillet Lickers from 1926. He had an active career after leaving Atlanta in 1931, later fronting the Georgia Wildcats and retiring from music in 1955.

Dates: 1944-1984

Come Rain or Come Shine collection

 Collection
Identifier: M152
Abstract:

One folder, containing one copy of the script, three programs, and one review of the Los Angeles production Come Rain or Come Shine.

Dates: 1997

Comic books collection

 Collection
Identifier: M249
Abstract

The Comic Books collection primarily contains comic books from a variety of genres, such as Superheroes, Romance, and others. It includes comic books from several publishers such as DC Comics, Marvel, Charlton, Archie Enterprise, as well as many imprint and independent publishers. They date from 1944 to 2013 with the majority from the 1970s to 1990s.

Dates: 1944-2013; Majority of material found within 1970-1999

Cotton Carrier papers

 Collection
Identifier: M029
Abstract A talented musician, Joseph "Cotton" Carrier become a well-known broadcaster on Atlanta radio and television, beginning on WSB's "Barn Dance" in 1942. Later in his career, he worked alternately as a songwriter and promoter. His papers consist of photocopied printed materials, part of one reel of microfilm, and twenty-three photographs, and contain biographical material, including information on his professional activities for WSB Radio, WAGA-TV, and the Lowery Music Group, and some details...
Dates: circa 1940-1950, 1984

Curley Collins collection

 Collection
Identifier: M190
Abstract:

Ruey Culbertson ("Curley") Collins (1915-1986) played the fiddle, guitar, and banjo in country and western bands of the 1930s-1980s, in his native Kentucky, Atlanta, Georgia, and Richmond, Virginia. The collection documents his career with ephemera including clippings, programs, and advertisements; photographs; periodical articles and book excerpts; correspondence; legal documents; and writings. The material dates 1928-1956, 1964-1969, 1975-2002, and is in photocopied form.

Dates: 1928-1956, 1964-1969, 1975-2002

David Lennox concert recordings collection

 Collection
Identifier: M203
Abstract:

The David Lennox concert recordings collection (1968-2001) consists of audio and video recordings of rock music performances, primarily by the Grateful Dead.

Dates: 1968-2001

Don Kennedy papers

 Collection
Identifier: M223
Abstract: Don Kennedy is an Atlanta-based radio and television station founder, manager, broadcaster, and actor, known for playing Officer Don on children’s television as well as creating and hosting the radio program Big Band Jump. The Don Kennedy papers, 1956-2013, contain writings, audio recordings, photographs, printed materials, and awards related to Kennedy’s television and radio broadcasting career. The bulk of the materials relate to the production of the ...
Dates: 1956-2013

Don Naylor papers

 Collection
Identifier: M103
Abstract: Don Naylor (1910-1991) was production manager of radio station WGST in Atlanta, Georgia, 1936-1950, and program director at WAGA Radio and later television in Atlanta, 1950-1959. His papers include scrapbooks he compiled about his career, and scripts for radio programs he wrote and produced. Most of the scripts were written during Naylor's years with WGST Radio; a few were written for KTAT and KFJZ in Fort Worth, Texas. Listener correspondence and background materials are filed with many of...
Dates: 1934-1970