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Press Kit collection

Physical Description

Open collection

Dates

1980s-

Provenance and Acquisition Information

Given by various donors, 1989- . See accession record for specific additions.

Scope and Content

Press kits included in this collection are generally those for performing artists prepared/distributed by the performer's record company, managers and/or talent agency. Also includes kits promoting specific tours, labels or agencies and press kits for sound track albums.  

Each kit usually includes biographical information on the artist, press releases about a specific discs and/or reviews. Some also include photographs, interviews with and articles about the performer, sample discs, posters and novelty items (e.g. buttons, bumper stickers).  

Kits are organized in three series: performer, label/agency/tour and soundtrack and arranged alphabetically within each series.  

A list of the kits, which is updated after each addition, follows.

Location

Kits are filed in separate drawers following the biographical vertical files.  

Related Materials

Single items are transferred to biographical vertical file or biographical photograph file as appropriate.

Series Description

Performer series:

7A3
.38 Special
A-ha
Aerosmith
Animotion
Anthony and the Camp
Aterberry, Trent,
Atlantic Starr
Austin, Patti
B-52s
Ball, Marcia
Bambi Slam
Bandana
Bare, Bobby
Barnes, Jimmy
Beleza Tropical
Benoit, David
Big Country
Bigstorm
Billy Montana and the Long Horns
Black 'n Blue
Black, Clint
Blackwood, R.W. & Donna
Blue Murder
Bo Deans
Book of Love
Brannon, Kippi
Brown, Jim Ed
Budd, Harold
Campbell, Archive
Canyon
Cash, Roseanne
Charlie Daniels Band
Cher
Clark, Roy
Clay, Andrew Dice
Clower, Jerry
Club Nouveau
Conlee, John
Costello, Elvis
Crenshaw, Marshall
Crossfire
Cruise, Julee
Dad
Dale
Dalton, Lacy J.
Danzig
Davis, Miles
Daye, Cory
Depeche Mode
Diana
Dillon, Dean
Dorsey, Gail Ann
Dottsy
Dr. John
Edie Bricknell and the New Bohemians
Ella Mental
Enya
Erasure
Everette, Leon
F Machine
Falco
Fargo, Donna
Fender, Freddy
Fibber McGee
Figures on a Beachg
Finley, Jerry
Fleetwood Mac
Flores, Rosie
Forbert, Steve
Ford, Robben
Forrester Sisters
Fricke, Janie
Gabriel, Peter
Garrett, Siedah
Gasparyan, Djivan
Gatlin, Larry
Gayle, Crystal
Gilley, Mickey
Goffin, Louise
Golden, William Lee
Good Question
Grace Pool
Gregory, Terry
Gutherie, Gwen
Hall, Jennifer
Hall, Tom T.
Harris, Emmy Lou
Head East
Henley, Don
Highfill, George
Highway 101
Honeymoon Suite
Horn, Jim
(A) House
Hubbard, Ray Wylie
Hugh Largo
Illsley, John
Ingram, James
Isaak, Chris
Isley Brothers
James
James, Rick
Jarreau, Al
Jennings, Waylon
Jesus and Mary Chain
Joy Division
Junkyard
Kane, Kieran
Keene, Tommy
Kendalls
Keys
Khan, Chaka
Kilger, John
King, Dee Dee
King, Don
Kinison, Sam
Kool J. Rap and D.J. Polo
L.T.D.
Lang, k.d.
Lindsey, George
Little Feat
Lofgren, Nils
Los Lobos
M. C. Shan
Madonna
Magione, Chuck
Mandrell, Barbara
Marienthal, Eric
Martini Ranc
Masters of Reality
Matrix
Maze
McCarters
McClain, Charley
McDowell, Ronnie
McKee, Maria
Mighty Lemon Drops
Miller, Dennis
Miller, Jody
Milsap, Ronnie
Ministry
Mitchell, Joni
Morris, Gary
Murphy, Michael Martin
Neff, Pete
Nelson, Willie
New Choice
New Order
Newman, Jimmy C. and Cajun Country
Nielsen, Shaun
Nightstreets
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Nitzer Ebb
O'Connor, Mark
Oak Ridge Boys
Ofrahaza
Ohlson, Curtis
Orion
Pablo Cruise
Page, Jimmy
Paris, Twilla
Parks, Van Dyke
Parliament
Parton, Dolly
Pat Metheny Group
Phillips, Shaun
Piggys
Platters
PM
Powermad
Price, Ray
Prince
Private Life
Reed, Jerry
Reed, Lou
Reggae Philarmonic Orchestra
REM
Replacements
Rich, Charlie
Ridgeway, Stan
Rodriguez, Johnny
Rogers, Kenny
Royalo Crescent Mob
Royalty
Rundgren, Todd
Sample, Joe
Scritti Politti
Semi-Twang
Sheppard, T.G.
Sioussie and the Banshees
Skaggs, Ricky
Slayer
Smith, Bobby
Soup Dragons
Southern Pacific
Stample
Statler Brothers
Stegall, Keith
Stevens, Jeff and the Bullets
Stewart, Rod
Stoneman, Roni
Strait, George
Styx
Summer, Donna
Sun and the Moon
Sunshine Express
Sure, Al B.
Talking Heads
Tennessee Express
Tesla
Thompson, Hank
Throwing Muses
Tikaram, Tanita
Tillis, Mel
Toll
Tom Tom Club
Traveling Wilburys
Travis, Randy
Trio
Troccoli, Kathy
Tubeg
Tumatoe, Duke
U.K. Squeeze
Van Dyke, Leroy
Van Halen
Van Sickle, Kurt
Vierra, Christina
Wakeman, Rick
Wang Chung
Ward, Jacky
Weller, Freddy
White Animals
White, Karen
Whitewater
Williams, Don
Williams, Hank Jr.
Wiseman, Mac
Wolfsbane
Wright Brothers
Wynette, Tammy
XTC
Yoakam, Dwight
Young, Neil
Zvuki Mu


Label/agency/tour series:

Epic Records
"Give 'Em A Hand" concert
McWing Management
Muscle Shoals Music Association
Opryland Talent Agency
RCA Records
Roy Thompson Hall
United Talent Inc. (Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty)
Warner Brothers Records
Warner Brothers Records: Bands

 

Soundtrack series:

Batman
Big City--Bright Lights
Earth Girls Are Easy
Rock, Rhythm and Blues
Shag

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