Popular music--United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Found in: Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library / The Hugo Keesing collection on popular music and culture
Overview The Hugo Keesing collection on popular music and culture consists of books, serials, recordings, sheet music, clippings, memorabilia, and teaching and research materials related to twentieth-century American popular music, and to rock and roll music in particular. The materials were collected by Hugo Keesing, a popular culture scholar and former professor of American Studies at the University of Maryland, and by Dr. Keesing's brother, Wouter Keesing. The bulk of the collection covers the period...
Found in: Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library / The Hugo Keesing collection on popular music memorabilia
Overview The Hugo Keesing popular music memorabilia finding aid describes all popular music memorabilia throughout the Keesing Collections at the University of Maryland. The listed materials belong to six separate collections on popular music and culture. All materials are gifts of Dr. Hugo Keesing, a former professor of American Studies at the University of Maryland, and Dr. Keesing's brother, Wouter Keesing. Included are items such as ticket stubs, apparel, jewelry, games, cups, and stickers. The bulk...
Overview Roy Orbison (b. Vernon, Texas, April 23, 1936; d. Hendersonville, Tennessee, December 6, 1988) was a famous American singer and song-writer, with the peak of his career taking place in the 1950s and 1960s. He is arguably best known for his 1964 hit single, "Oh, Pretty Woman." This collection consists of clippings, magazines, realia, ephemera, recordings, sheet music, and other miscellaneous documents. These materials span the length of most of Orbison's career, with the majority of materials...
Found in: Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library / The Wouter Keesing collection on Fats Domino and New Orleans R&B
Overview Antoine "Fats" Domino, Jr., (b. New Orleans, LA, February 26, 1928; d. Harvey, LA, October 24, 2017) was an iconic figure in the history of rock 'n' roll in the United States. The peak of his career took place in the 1950s, but he was actively involved in the music industry for most of his life. Renowned as a pianist and singer-songwriter, some of Fats Domino's greatest hits include "Blueberry Hills" (1956) and "Ain't That A Shame" (1955). This collection has been separated into six series...