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Percy Sledge LP ad
This is a newspaper ad from Woolco Department store for six different Percy Sledge LP's, from 1969.
Gary Weaver and the Underground Blues
This is a newspaper ad for Gary Weaver and the Underground Blues, from 1969.
"The Burrell Normal Musical"
These are newspaper clippings about the Burrell Musical featuring Madam Anita Brown, an African American soprano singer. The event was held at Burrell Normal School, with seats reserved for white people.
"Deep River Singers to Appear at F.S.T.C"
This is a newspaper article advertising the Deep River Singers, a quartet, who were preparing to perform at Florence State in 1950.
"Louis (Satchmo) Armstrong to Bring All-Stars to Sheffield"
This is a newspaper article about Louis Armstrong, who played at the Sheffield Community Center on February 22, 1957
"The Butler's Boogie"
This is the album cover for the Butler Twins album, "The Butler's Boogie: Live at the Attic 'Home of the Blues'." The Butler Twins were Clarence and Curtis Butler, born in 1942 in Killen, Alabama, and were inspired to play music by their father,…
"Muscle Shoals Horns' long career had endless hits"
This is a newspaper photograph and article about the Muscle Shoals Horns.
1983 Handy Festival Poster
This is a poster from the 1983 W.C. Handy Music Festival.
This is a photo of Harrison Calloway performing at the 1984 W.C. Handy Music Festival.