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

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@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 the Rose Library 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, Stuart A. Rose 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.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 - Tapes 1-39
AV1 - The American Music Show, Season 14, Program 9, Spring 1989 Off Season Week 1, House o' Sofas, Tom Zarrilli as Work Boss for Factory Show, March 14, 1985 [Tape 1] [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Season 14, Program 6, RuPaul, Special Guest Host Ron, Catching the Man in Space, February, 21, 1985 [Tape 2] [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Season 14, Program 9, A Bowling Show, Man Falling Through Space, Tony Bingham, March 21, 1991 [Tape 3] [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Season 16, Program 10, Dick's trip to Fla, Heather, Young Maynard, Barbie, November 7, 1985 [Tape 4] [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Off Season 3, Fishing at Lake Clare, RuPaul sings Sex Freak in a boat, Piece of Meat video outtakes, May 9, 1991 [Tape 5] [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Season 15, Program 12, Heather's plan for McDonough plus the Cocktail Girlz, May 3, 1990 [Tape 6] [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Season 15, Program 4, Live call-in show, Commentaries on horse race, Coke protest footage, RuPaul, June 6, 1985 [Tape 7] [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Season 16, Program 7, The Paul Burke Eviction, Devil Head Reagan makes talk at United Nations, October 17, 1985 [Tape 8] [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Season 16, Program 11, Brant and Rhonda's wedding, Elouise, Cocktail Girlz, theme from Flogbride, Lapland and Barbie, November 14, 1985 [Tape 9] [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Season 16, Program 12, Entertainment Competition: New York vs. Atlanta, November 21, 1985 [Tape 10] [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Season 15, Program 13, 4th of July Special, Cocktail Girlz, Bunny, Heather, August 3, 1989 [Tape 12] [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Season 16, Program 9, Senior Citizen Exchange Program, Agnes God of Fashion Show, April 2, 1992 [Tape 13] [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Season 16, Program 5, The Most Fun Show and other stuff we like, June 8, 1989 [Tape 14] [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Season 15, Program 10, Bubba Goldd's Hour of Goldd, Peek Sisters sing, December 10, 1987 [Tape 15] [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Season 15, Program 13, never seen endings with the Cable Pirate, August 1, 1985 [Tape 16] [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Season 15, Program 9, the making of the American Music Show game, Maya and Dick at Challenger Launch, edited shuttle launch, Koko repents, July 11, 1985 [Tape 17] [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Season 15, Program 6, James, battle of the music videos, Cocktail Girlz tribute, Take a piece of meat with you, June 20, 1985 [Tape 18] [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Season 14, Program 3, live from New York with the Now Explosion, CNN Space coverage, James Michner's Space Part II, 1985 [Tape 19] [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Season 14, Program 4, Kennan, RuPaul debuts Sex Freak, February 7, 1985 [Tape 22] [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Off Season 4, Koko's first day at school with Mrs. Klarp, Now Explosion live, the Paul Burke Eviction, Pam's show and tell, September 12, 1991 [Tape 23] [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Season 14, Program 2, Judy LaGrange Highlights. James Michner's Space Part V, Space Shuttle Landing on Today Show, Zarrilli's intro for Wild Thing, January 24, 1985 [Tape 24] [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Season 14, Program 8, Kitchen Show, Chants, June 13, 1987 [Tape 25] [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Season 15, Program 5, Wanda Peek's Coke Test, Clubfoot, June 13, 1985 [Tape 26] [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Season 15, Program 2, Rosser, NY nightlife, May 23, 1985 [Tape 27] [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Season 14, Program 1, highlights of opening week at Celebrity Club, Bunny Chase, Bad Bad Bad music video, Black Space, 2001 Space Travel, Dick and Potsy read from their diaries in space, January 17, 1985 [Tape 28] [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Season 15, Program 3, Cocktail Girlz, Stop Burke, May 30, 1985 [Tape 29] [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Season 16, Program 8, Wanda Peek News, Pam's Music Video, Cruise Ship Disaster, October 24, 1985 [Tape 30] [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Season 14, Program 5, The American Music Show goes to space, Coke protest, Tom and RuPaul on news, June 20, 1991 [Tape 31] [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Season 14, Program 12, Factory Show, September 8, 1988 [Tape 32] [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Season 16, Program 12, Thanksgiving Day Parade from Macon, December 5, 1991 [Tape 33] [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Season 17, Offseason 1, "The Wild Thing" starring RuPaul, August 19, 1994, [Tape 34] [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Season 17, Program 9, Reina, Elouise, new Now Explosion, Wanda's makeover, March 13, 1986 [Tape 35] [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Season 18, Program 12, Lady Bunny, RuPaul at Saint, Elouise sings, Now Explosion with Juju at Limelight, August 8, 1991 [Tape 37] [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Season 31, Program 5, Elouise Montaque, Pam Perry and Aunt Bee, Wanda Peek in Africa, Tree Talkin Wife, June 7, 1990 [Tape 39] [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Winter 2005, Program 11, NASCAR race discussion, Betty Jack, To Tell the Truth, 2005 [Tape 739] [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Season 14, Program 5, Freedom of Speech Special, True Life Adventure at Stop-the-Road Rally, Views from Space, Wild Thing closing, February 14, 1985 [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Season 14, Program 7, Live from the Lounge, Space Shuttle Blastoff from Today Show, James Michner's Space Part 1, Herbalife Infomercial, June 11, 1987 [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Season 16, Program 4, Nelson's NYC with Bunny, Kennan, Now Explosion, Barbie in Lapland with Saints, October 3, 1985 [original: VHS]
AV1 - The American Music Show, Season 18, Program 1, Aunt Nancy, Now Explosion music video, James, Barbie, Judy's Tour of Madison, May 15, 1986 [original: VHS]
2 - Tapes 40-78
AV2 - The American Music Show, Season 6, Program 12, Rev. Damiem Swilly, Rev. Claude Wade, Pam, Geo. Bush, August 1-4, 1982, and Season 7, Program 1, Blanche D' Almono, Princess Di, Mike Malloy, Elouise, Video Dating, September 22, 1982 [Tape 45] [original: VHS]
AV2 - The American Music Show, Season 18, Program 6, RuPaul and his Star Booty video, Liz Turk's Curation, Duffy Odem, James Rond, June 19, 1986 [Tape 52] [original: VHS]
AV2 - The American Music Show, Season 17, Program 3, Yoko Ono, Princess Stephanie, December 15, 1988 [Tape 61] [original: VHS]
AV2 - The American Music Show, Season 17, Program 5, live phone call from Julian Bond, Ru Paul, the fabulous Rosser, February 13, 1986 [Tape 62] [original: VHS]
AV2 - The American Music Show, Season 20, Program 10, Mahogony II Preview, Now Explosion in Miami Beach, Dave Burke Song, March 19, 1987 [Tape 67] [original: VHS]
AV2 - The American Music Show, Season 20, Program 7, Smilin' Mighty Singers at Little 5 Points, Cocktail Girlz, John Sex, Blue Oasis, February 26, 1987 [Tape 71] [original: VHS]
AV2 - The American Music Show, Off Season Special, "Who's Home Drunk" plus The Women of Midtown, August 15, 1985; The Stone Pillow, CBS Movie with Lucille Ball and Daphne Zuniga [Tape 78] [original: VHS]
AV2 - The American Music Show (Bud), Season 21, Program 6, Bubba Goldd's Hour of Glodd with Conjurewoman, Beats Working & the Dale-Roys, RuPaul at Rio, August 17, 1989 [Tape 104] [original: VHS]
3 - Tapes 79-109
AV3 - The American Music Show, Off Season Special, RuPaul Farewell Message to Atlanta, New Music Seminar, August 30, 1984 [Tape 88] [original: VHS]
AV3 - The American Music Show, Season 19, Program 2, def mute, Rev. Bubba Goldd, Rosser, Response, Col. Lonnie Fain, September 18, 1986 [Tape 89] [original: VHS]
AV3 - The American Music Show, Season 19, Program 5, Koko sits for Potsy, Elouise sings with Blue Oasis, Bubba Goldd, Tom Zarrilli's Top 10 Anti-Christ Countdown, October 9, 1986; Mahogony II, The Connie Francis Story, Psycho-Bitch Preview [Tape 92] [original: VHS]
AV3 - The American Music Show, Season 19, Program 10, The Making of Mahogany II, Colonel Calling, Aunt Nancy, Paul with Blue Oasis, November 13, 1986 [Tape 96] [original: VHS]
AV3 - The American Music Show, Season 20, Program 5, Wanda Peek and RuPaul at the Brotherhood March in Forsyth County, Anvil Bacon Music Video, December 27, 1990 [Tape 98] [original: VHS]
AV3 - The American Music Show, Tams Explained, Gigi, Betty Jack DeVine, Michael Malone's Tabloid Update, Winter 2004, Program 10 [Tape 98.6] [original: VHS]
AV3 - The American Music Show, Season 22, Program 5, Zarrilli's Anti-Christ Countdown, Tammy Faye, Becky and Dick's RuPaul Videos, October 8, 1987 [Tape 107] [original: VHS]
4 - Tapes 110-146
AV4 - The American Music Show, Season 22, Program 1, The Colonel and Duffy at the beach, August 10, 1989 [Tape 110] [original: VHS]
AV4 - The American Music Show, Off Season 22, Program 5, Part 2 of Larry Tee and farewell bash with Opal Foxx, Judy LaGrange, Tom Zarrilli, Peek Sisters and Flashback memories, January 13, 1992 [Tape 111] [original: VHS]
AV4 - The American Music Show, Season 22, Program 13, Annual Christmas Party for Atlanta's Battered Wives, December 4, 1987 [Tape 112] [original: VHS]
AV4 - The American Music Show, Season 22, Program 4, A Mime, Shades of Shame, The Royal Family in China, Duffy's Vacation Tapes, October 1, 1987 [Tape 122] [original: VHS]
AV4 - The American Music Show, Season 21, Program 11, Train arrives in NYC, Nelson in hospital, Chaserville auction, DaleRoyes, RuPaul, July 23, 1987 [Tape 123] [original: VHS]
AV4 - The American Music Show, Season 22, Program 10, Cocktail Girlz, Blue Oasis, Love Tractor, answer questions from teens, Tom Zarrilli's funhouse booth, November 12, 1987; Raw footage from the MACK, downtown scenes, RuPaul's Promo for Starbooty II, Lizette at Peachtree Terrace, Just Between Friends, Boy George Heroin Bust from ABC [Tape 124] [original: VHS]
AV4 - The American Music Show, Season 22, Summer Off Season 3, Taking Aunt Nancy for a ride, Wanda Peek interviews, Duffy rides the Merry-go-round, Lashonda's Walkin' Dead School of Beauty, Wanda and R.M.F, Turn your life around Valentine Special, August 23, 1990 [Tape 125] [original: VHS]
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
AV14 - Queer Television Screening Tape, The American Music Show on Queer TV Canada [Tape 483] [original: VHS]
15 - Tapes 515-553
16 - Tapes 554-593
17 - Tapes 594-633
18 - Tapes 634-673
19 - Tapes 674-713
AV19 - The American Music Show, Season 9, Program 7, Jeopardy, August 3, 1983 and Season 9, Program 13, Gibbs Hasty: Art Opening, The Now Expolsion, RuPaul, September 14, 1983 [Tape 704] [original: VHS]
AV19 - The American Music Show, Season 8.5, Program 3, Off Season Special, The Singing Peek Sisters, May 18, 1983, and Season 9, Program 1, RuPaul, Kim Armstrong, June 22, 1983 [Tape 705] [original: VHS]
AV19 - The American Music Show, Off Season 8.5, Program 6, Kim Armstrong Revue, Theatrum Chemicum, June 8, 1983, and Season 10, Program 3, Jonathan Anvil Neptune, Kim Armstrong Showcase of Talent, October 26, 1983 [Tape 706] [original: VHS]
AV19 - The American Music Show, Season 9, Program 2, June 29, 1983, Season 9, Addendum 13A/13 1/2, Freddiman and Froggiboy, Rozzy, Misty April, RuPaul, She's Got Papers, Box of Stuff, September 21, 1983 [Tape 707] [original: VHS]
AV19 - The American Music Show, Season 8, Program 7, Merry Christmas Special, 2nd Christmas Special, Battered Wives Christmas Show, RuPaul and the U-Hauls, December 13, 1984 [Tape 708] [original: VHS]
AV19 - The American Music Show, Season 5, Program 10, Production Meeting, March 10, 1982 and Season 6, Program 8, RuPaul and the U-Hauls, June 30, 1982 [Tape 709] [original: VHS]
AV19 - The American Music Show, Season 13, Program 7, The Now Explosion in Concert, October 25, 1984 [Tape 710] [original: VHS]
AV19 - The American Music Show, Season 7, Program 7, Indiana Report, Urgent Message from the Vice President, November 3, 1982 and Season 7, Program 13, Sales Tax Scandal, Holiday Driving, RuPaul Heartbreaker, December 18, 1982 [Tape 711] [original: VHS]
20 - Memorabilia
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