On View
Musical Crossroads Gallery
Exhibition
Musical Crossroads
Published by
Sam Fox Publishing Company, American, founded 1906
Philips Records, American, founded 1950
Recorded by
Simone, Nina, American, 1933 - 2003
Produced by
Mooney, Hal, American, 1911 - 1995
Date
1964
Medium
vinyl , ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 6 7/8 x 6 7/8 in. (17.5 x 17.5 cm)
Description
A 7 inch, 45 rpm single of the edited version of "Mississippi Goddam" and "Sea Lion Woman" recorded by Nina Simone. The vinyl record (a) has a white label with black text at the center. The paper album sleeve (b) is also white with black. Across the top it has [MISSISSIPPI / *@!!?*@!] in a hand-drawn font along with the [PHILIPS] logo. At center is [BY NINA SIMONE], followed by smaller text reading [FROM THE ALBUM "NINA SIMONE IN CONCERT" PHS 600-135/PHM 200-135 / This single has been issued for DJ's in answer to your many requests. It has been specially edited for air play, featuring the "BEEP-BEEP" in place of @*?!!??]. The back of the sleeve has no text, marks, or inscriptions.
Classification
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Movement
Civil Rights Movement
Type
record covers
45 rpm records
Topic
Civil rights
Composers (Musicians)
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Jazz (Music)
Popular music
Resistance
Singers (Musicians)
U.S. History, 1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2011.132.9ab
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f13ae961-8948-4337-a877-b3f8ccece6e2

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