American Music Show (Television show) video recordings, 1981-2005

Emory University

Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

marbl@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/dzn3q


Descriptive Summary

Title: American Music Show (Television show) video recordings, 1981-2005
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 1256
Extent:20 linear ft. (20 boxes)
Abstract:Video recordings of American Music Show, an Atlanta, Georgia, public access television program.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Special restrictions apply: Researchers must contact MARBL in advance for access to video recordings in this collection.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Gift, 2013.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], American Music Show (Television show) video recordings, Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Unprocessed collection.


Collection Description

Historical Note

The American Music Show was an Atlanta, Georgia, public access cable TV show produced from 1981-2005. The weekly program featured musical performances as well as comedy skits, interviews and remote reports from Atlanta clubs and arts events. The unscripted and unedited show was recorded in private homes and co-produced by Dick Richards, James Bond, Potsy Duncan and Bud "Beebo" Lowry. Drag performer and actor RuPaul made his television debut on the American Music Show.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of 754 video recordings of the Atlanta public access television program American Music Show from 1981-2005. Recorded on VHS tapes, the shows include musical performances; as well as theatrical performances and skits, interviews, and reports on Atlanta underground arts and music.

Arrangement Note

Unprocessed collection.



Container List

Box Folder Content
1 - Tapes 1-39
2 - Tapes 40-78
3 - Tapes 79-109
4 - Tapes 110-146
5 - Tapes 147-161; 714-737
6 - Tapes 162-201
7 - Tapes 202-240
8 - Tapes 241-280
9 - Tapes 281-315
10 - Tapes 316-355
11 - Tapes 356-395
12 - Tapes 396-435
13 - Tapes 436-476
14 - Tapes 477-514
15 - Tapes 515-553
16 - Tapes 554-593
17 - Tapes 594-633
18 - Tapes 634-673
19 - Tapes 674-713
20 - Memorabilia
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