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Wolfman Jack Beatles Radio Show audio tape

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Physical Description

1 10' reel to reel analog audio tape (TTA-0127)



Provenance and Acquisition Information

This audio tape was retrieved from discard by Middle Tennessee State University Television Services by the Center audio archivist.  The date, source, etc. are unknown.

Biographical Sketch

Wolfman Jack, born Bob Smith in Brooklyn NY ca. 1939, was an early fan of rhythm and blues and rock music and spent over thirty years as a disc jockey in Nashville and southern California. He also hosted the television show Midnight Special for nine years and appeared in the film American Graffiti. (from clippings in Nashville Tennessean 6 April and 2 July 1988 in the biographical vertical file.)

Scope and Content

This radio show, written and produced by Jim Nettleton and Long John Wade (Wayne?) was a four-hour documentary of the history of the Beatles and includes narration and interviews as well as performances by the Beatles.


Audio visual materials are filed by tape number in the audio visual archives.




Nettleton, Jim

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