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Found in 3 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...
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...
Overview The Beatles were an English rock band that formed in Liverpool in 1960 and eventually became one of the best selling artists worldwide. The Fab Four was comprised of John Lennon (1940-1980), Paul McCartney (b. 1942), George Harrison (1943-2001), and Ringo Starr (b. 1940). After disbanding in 1970, all four members had successful solo careers. This collection consists of books, serials, clippings, sheet music, and memorabilia related to this band. Collected by Hugo A. Keesing, a professor at...