Archives Collection
MID-SOUTH MUSIC AND HERITAGE FESTIVAL                         89-049

Physical description:

4 audio tape cassettes (TCA-0087A/D). 1 flyer.


15 July 1989


Tapes produced by Bruce Nemerov, audio archivist, Center for Popular Music.

Agency history:

The Mid-South Music and Heritage Festival was presented in Memphis, Tennessee, 14-16 July 1989 by the Center for Southern Folklore and included performances on three stages, a food sampler, a heritage and crafts pavilion, a quilt show, and other demonstrations and shows. A complete description of the festival and its sponsors is included in the brochure for the festival listed below.

Scope and content:

Festival flyer including lists of performers, vendors, and sponsors and map of festival site. Audio tapes cassettes of blues singer Jessie Mae Hemphill (TCA-0087A); Harps of Melody gospel singers (TCA-0087B); fife and drum music by Napoleon Strickland and Jessie Mae Hemphill (TCA-0087B); Spirit of Memphis gospel singers (TCA-0087C); blues singers Roosevelt Barnes and the Playboys (TCA-0087D); and blues singers Hollywood All-Stars (TCA-0087D).


The flyer is filed by accession number with other manuscript groups. The tape cassettes are filed by tape number with other archival audio visual materials.