3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Blues musicians.

  1. Pete Welding collection, 1958-1995

    approximately 7865 items. 5091 items (16.25 linear feet). 832 sound tape reels ; various sizes. approximately 760 photographic prints and contact sheets : black-and-white ; various sizes . 1066 negatives : black-and-white negatives and copy negatives . approximately 113 slides and negatives: color ; 35 mm . 3 drawings . -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of over eight hundred sound tape reels, including blues and jazz music and interviews with musicians; several hundred photographs of prominent blues and jazz musicians, primarily from the 1960s and 1970s; manuscript materials about blues and jazz musicians, arranged by the name of performer; and articles, drafts, and notes written by Pete Welding, journalist, record producer, and historian of blues music.

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  2. Barbara Dane collection

    approximately 458 items. 43 sound tape reels : analog, various speeds ; 10 in.. 80 sound tape reels : analog, various speeds ; 7 in.. 35 sound tape reels : analog, various speeds ; 5 in.. 6 folders; 5 linear inches; 1 container. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of sound recordings of interviews, readings by authors, lectures and speeches, and radio broadcasts with songs and music, recorded and compiled by Barbara Dane and Irwin Silber for the Sing Out! radio program on WBAI-FM, New York City; and for other radio shows and documentation of other music and events from 1952-1978. Includes interviews with Vietnam War protesters, draft resisters, and topical songs written about the Vietnam War; many songs about other events of the 1960s and 1970s, including the African American civil rights movement; Native American survival movement; the women's rights and gay rights movements. The collection includes some tapes submitted by performers or listeners of Barbara Dane's shows, some with accompanying letters. Includes interview and songs performed by Catalan poet and composer, Raimon; Philippine songs; Cambodian songs; sound recordings of the Poor People's March on Washington, 1968; folk festivals and other recordings.

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  3. American Folk Blues Festival photograph collection, 1962-1965

    1 folder; 2.5 linear inches (1 box). 68 photographs : digital prints, black and white, color ; 8 x 10 in. . -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    This collection is a copyright deposit by Stephanie Wiesand of her photographs of the American Folk Blues Festival. The American Folk Blues Festival, promoted by German blues enthusiasts Horst Lippmann and Fritz Rau during the 1960s, brought American blues musicians to Europe for live concerts and studio performances. This collection of photographs of American blues musicians, taken by Stephanie Wiesand from 1962 to 1965, documented blues performances during television tapings at Südwestfunk, a television station in Baden-Baden, Germany.