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Accession 06-228,  Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions,  Productions, 1996-1997

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions
Title: Productions
Dates: 1996-1997
Quantity: 5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes)
Collection: Accession 06-228
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

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.

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.

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.

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-228, Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions, Productions

Container List

Box 1

Guitar Sounds, Matt Sakekeeny, 9/27/1996, DAT

Box 1 of 6

Les Paul Interview, Baird Auditorium, 11/13/1996, DAT

Box 1 of 6

Les Paul Video, Interview by Charlie M., 11/13/1996, DAT

Box 1 of 6

The Ventures, Oral History, 11/13/1996, DAT

Box 1 of 6

Les Paul Interview, 11/14/1996, DAT

Box 1 of 6

GE Smith Interview, 11/14/1996, DAT

Box 1 of 6

Electric Guitars, Ventures, 11/15/1996, Tape 1A, Original Master, DAT

Box 1 of 6

Electric Guitars, Ventures, 11/15/1996, Tape 1B, Original Master, DAT

Box 1 of 6

Electric Guitars, Ventures, 11/15/1996, Tape 2A, Original Master, DAT

Box 1 of 6

Electric Guitars, Ventures, 11/15/1996, Tape 2B, Original Master, DAT

Box 1 of 6

Junior Brown Interview by Matt Wilson, 11/15/1996, DAT

Box 1 of 6

Ted McCarty Interview, 11/15/1996, DAT

Box 1 of 6

Tom Wheeler Interview by Marge Oustrushko, 11/15/1996, DAT

Box 1 of 6

Ken Parker and Larry Fishman Interview, 11/15/1996, DAT

Box 1 of 6

Duke Kramer Interview, 11/15/1996, DAT

Box 1 of 6

Guitar Show, 11/16/1996, Tape 1A, Original Master, DAT

Box 1 of 6

Guitar Show, 11/16/1996, Tape 1B, Original Master, DAT

Box 1 of 6

Guitar Show, 11/16/1996, Tape 2A, Original Master, DAT

Box 1 of 6

Guitar Show, 11/16/1996, Tape 2B, Original Master, DAT

Box 1 of 6

Electric Guitar Symposium, 11/16/1996, morning, Tape 1, DAT

Box 1 of 6

Electric Guitar Symposium, 11/16/1996, morning, Tape 2, DAT

Box 1 of 6

Electric Guitar Symposium, 11/16/1996, morning, Tape 3, DAT

Box 1 of 6

Joe Louis Walker, Interview by Bob Soutelli, 11/16/1996, DAT

Box 1 of 6

Pat Metheny Interview by Reuben Jackson, 11/16/1996, DAT

Box 1 of 6

Lemelson Center, Electronic Field Trip, 12/4/1996, Reels A1, A2, A3, A4, DAT

Box 1 of 6

Lemelson Center, Electronic Field Trip, 12/4/1996, Reels A5, A6, DAT

Box 1 of 6

Lemelson Center, Clevelend Feed, Kids Questions, and Reactions, 1/9/1997, Reels 1 and 2, DAT

Box 1 of 6

Ventures Remix, 6/23/1997, Production Master, DAT

Box 1 of 6

Electric Guitar, GE Smith Narration, 7/1-2/1997, Original Master, DAT

Box 1 of 6

Electric Guitar, GE Smith Narration, 7/2/1997, Tape 2, Original Master, DAT

Box 1 of 6

GE Smith TV Narration, Original Master, DAT

Box 1 of 6

Electric Guitar, 2 hour Labor Day Special, 7/29/1997, DAT (2 tapes)

Box 1 of 6

"The Electric Guitar: Electrified, Amplified, Deified," Safety Copy, 1:59:00, DAT

Box 1 of 6

Guitar Show, Tape 2, DAT

Box 1 of 6

Electric Guitar, Marero Duff Voice-over, DAT

Box 1 of 6

Guitars, Merse Voice-over, DAT

Box 1 of 6

GE Smith and Saturday Night Live Band, DAT from CD

Box 1 of 6

Ventures/Joe Louis Walker, Session Tape, Metal E digital cassette

Box 1 of 6

Junior Brown/Joe Louis Walker, Session Tape, Metal E digital cassette

Box 1 of 6

Electric Guitar Symposium #1, 11/16/1996, Digital BF-8mm cassette

Box 1 of 6

Electric Guitar Symposium #2, 11/16/1996, Digital BF-8mm cassette

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Electric Guitar Symposium #3, 11/16/1996, Digital BF-8mm cassette

Box 1 of 6

Electric Guitar Symposium #4, 11/16/1996, Digital BF-8mm cassette

Box 1 of 6

Box 2

Guitar Show, Ventures, 11/15/1996, Tape 1, Hi 8 cassette

Box 2 of 6

Guitar Show, Junior Brown, 11/15/1996, Tape 2, Original Master, DA8 MP-113 cassette

Box 2 of 6

Guitar Show, Jim Hall Trio, 11/16/1996, Tape 1, Original Master, Metal E digital cassette

Box 2 of 6

Guitar Show, Joe Louis Walker, 11/16/1996, Tape 2, Original Master, Metal E digital cassette

Box 2 of 6

Guitar Radio Show, Final, 9/8, D-8 cassette

Box 2 of 6

Howard/Guitar Tape, 10/31, D-8 cassette

Box 2 of 6

Dubs for WNVC, 4/8/1997, Digital BF-8mm cassette

Box 2 of 6

Guitars, ex9, 4/14/1997, D-8 cassette

Box 2 of 6

Electric Guitar, ex9, D-8 cassette

Box 2 of 6

Guitar Show, Tape 2, Hi 8 cassette

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Guitar Show, Tape 3, Original Master, Metal E digital cassette

Box 2 of 6

"Electrified, Amplified, Deified," Hour 1 of 2, CD

Box 2 of 6

"Electrified, Amplified, Deified," Hour 2 of 2, CD (2 CDs)

Box 2 of 6

Electric Guitars, Jim Hall/Joe Louis Walker, VHS

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Electric Guitars, Ventures/Junior Brown, VHS

Box 2 of 6

"The Electric Guitar: Its Players and Its Makers," Fairfax County Public Schools, Close-captioned, 1997, 53 minutes, VHS

Box 2 of 6

Folder 1 Track Sheets, Scripts, Brochure, and Related Information

Box 2 of 6

Box 3

Guitars, Ventures, Reel 1, 11/15/1996, Original Master, 2" audiotape

Box 3 of 6

Guitars, Ventures, Reel 2, 11/15/1996, Original Master, 2" audiotape

Box 3 of 6

Guitars, Ventures/Junior Brown, Reel 3, 11/15/1996, Original Master, 2" audiotape

Box 3 of 6

Box 4

Guitars, Junior Brown, Reel 4, 11/15/1996, Original Master, 2" audiotape

Box 4 of 6

Guitars, Junior Brown/Jim Hall Trio, Reel 5, 11/15-16/1996, Original Master, 2" audiotape

Box 4 of 6

Guitars, Jim Hall Trio, Reel 6, 11/16/1996, Original Master, 2" audiotape

Box 4 of 6

Box 5

Guitars, Jim Hall Trio/Joe Louis Walker, Reel 7, 11/16/1996, Original Master, 2" audiotape

Box 5 of 6

Guitars, Joe Louis Walker, Reel 8, 11/16/1996, Original Master, 2" audiotape

Box 5 of 6

Guitars, Joe Louis Walker, Reel 9, 11/16/1996, Original Master, 2" audiotape

Box 5 of 6

Box 6

Guitars, Joe Louis Walker, Reel 10, 11/16/1996, Original Master, 2" audiotape

Box 6 of 6