Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 06-228
Creators:
Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1996-1997
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of audiovisual materials created during the production of the radio program, "Guitar: Electrified, Amplified, and Deified." This program celebrates electric guitar players who changed the course of popular music. This 2-hour program features Joe Louis Walker, The Ventures, Junior Brown, Jim Hall, and Les Paul. The radio program was created in conjunction with the symposium, "Electrified, Amplified, and Deified: The Electric Guitar, Its Makers, and Its Players," held November 9-16, 1996, and the exhibition, "From Frying Pan to Flying V: The Rise of the Electric Guitar." The symposium was organized by the Lemelson Center, the National Museum of American History, and The Smithsonian Associates. Also included in this accession is a 53-minute television program, "The Electric Guitar: Its Players and Its Makers," which was produced by the sponsors of the symposium and distributed in 1997 by Fairfax County Public Schools on its television network. The exhibition was organized by the Lemelson Center. Materials include session tapes, original masters, 2" masters, interviews, narration, and some video footage. A folder in Box 2 includes track sheets, scripts, a brochure, and related information.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-228, Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions, Productions
Access Restriction
Special restrictions on use of these materials may apply. Listening copies are not currently available, but can be made for a fee, Transferring office; 4/10/2002 memorandum, Peters to SIA; Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Brown, Junior Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hall, Jim, 1930- Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Walker, Joe Louis Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Paul, Les Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fairfax County Public Schools Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lemelson Center Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Associates. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ventures (Musical group) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Electrified, Amplified, Deified: The Electric Guitar, Its Makers, and Its Players (Symposium) (1996: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
From Frying Pan to Flying V: The Rise of the Electric Guitar (Exhibition) (1996-1997: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Electric Guitar: Its Players and Its Makers (Television program : 1997) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Guitar: Electrified, Amplified, Deified (Radio program : 1996) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Congresses and conventions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Electric guitar music Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Electric guitar Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Exhibitions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Radio programs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Audiotapes Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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