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Boogie And Blues

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Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
A twelve-inch 33 1/3 rpm LP vinyl record (a) of the album "Boogie and Blues" recorded by the Aristocats, with album cover (b). The album cover shows the members of the group leaning and sitting on a car. They are wearing light orange colored tuxedos and are holding their instruments. Pictured from left to right is Al Mitchell, Art Maryland and Joe Alexander. The record is stamped in red [NOT FOR SALE / DEMONSTRATION ONLY]
Recorded by
The Aristocats, American
Al Mitchell, American
Art Maryland, American
Joe Alexander, American
Distributed by
HiFi Records, American, founded 1956
Owned by
Ginger Smock, American, 1920 - 1995
Date
1958
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
2016.161.3.2ab
Topic
African American
Jazz (Music)
Rhythm and blues (Music)
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible