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Still Boss of the Blues

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Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
A twelve-inch 33 1/3 rpm LP recording of the album "Still Boss of the Blues" recorded by Big Joe Turner. The front of the album jacket is blue with a white border at top. It has blue, white and yellow text. A color illustration of Joe Turner wearing a blue turtleneck is on the right side.
Recorded by
Big Joe Turner, American, 1911 - 1985
Distributed by
United Superior Records, American
Manufactured by
Cadet Records, American, 1965 - 1974
Owned by
Ginger Smock, American, 1920 - 1995
Date
1970s
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Lydia Samuel Bennett
Medium
vinyl, ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (album jacket): 12 5/16 × 12 5/16 in. (31.3 × 31.3 cm)
Diameter (record): 12 in. (30.5 cm)
Type
long-playing records
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Object number
2016.161.3.11ab
Topic
African American
Blues (Music)
Singers (Musicians)
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible