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The magic ingredient that could take a song from "good" to "legendary"
"An essential part of the fabric of rock & roll, Billy Preston blazed a path with the smoking sounds of his 83 organ, the funky rhythms of his clavinet, and the exciting tones of his gospel-inspired vocals and piano." More at rockhall.com...
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Michael Ochs Collection
The Michael Ochs Collection spans the years 1948 to 1994, with the bulk of the material dating between 1975 and 1985. The documents pertain to Ochs’ career as a rock and roll photographer, his career as a publicist for Columbia Records, the courses he taught at UCLA, and his radio programs. The collection provides rich documentation of both Ochs’ role in the rock and roll music industry and a history of the rock and roll genre itself. Ochs' research and interviews provide intricate details for those interested in the history of rock and roll music.
East Baton Rouge Parish Library Advocate Historical Archive Photographs and Clippings
The East Baton Rouge Parish Library Advocate Historical Archive Photographs and Clippings contains photographic publicity material and clippings on popular musicians, spanning 1957 to 1998. The collection was originally a part of the The Advocate Historical Photograph Archive at East Baton Rouge Parish Library. This collection will be of interest to researchers who are looking for images of musicians from almost any popular music genre.
Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss Posters
The Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss Posters span the years 1970 to 1975, and consist of 23 promotional posters from A&M and Ode Records. The collection provides a glimpse into the promotion of artists on a major American record label, A&M Records. Seen in a broader context, the collection provides insight to the popular music scene of the early to mid-1970s and to how those popular artists were promoted to the public. It also serves as a reference for the artists that played during that era.
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