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Recorded by
Franklin, Aretha, American, 1942 - 2018
Subject of
Rev. Cleveland, James, American, 1931 - 1991
Medium
vinyl , ink on cardboard , paper
Dimensions
Diameter (2015.191.9a): 11 7/8 in. (30.2 cm)
Diameter (2015.191.9b): 11 7/8 in. (30.2 cm)
H x W (2015.191.9c): 12 3/8 × 12 1/4 in. (31.4 × 31.1 cm)
H x W (2015.191.9d): 12 × 12 1/8 in. (30.5 × 30.8 cm)
H x W (2015.191.9e): 12 × 12 1/8 in. (30.5 × 30.8 cm)
Type
long-playing records
Place depicted
75 Rockefeller Plaza, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1972
Description
An Atlantic Records album SD 2-906. The album is named Amazing Grace and performed by Aretha Franklin. It contains two records.
2015.191.9a: A vinyl long-playing record with a red, white and green label at the center on each side. Side one has four songs: Mary, Don't You Weep, Precious Lord, Take My Hand/You've Got a Friend, Old Landmark, Give yourself to Jesus. Side four has three songs: Wholy Holy, You'll Never Walk Alone, and Never Grow Old.
2015.191.9b: A vinyl long-playing record with a red, white and green label at the center on each side. Side two has songs: How I Got Over, What A Friend We Have In Jesus, Amazing Grace. Side three has four songs: Precious Memories, Climbing Higher Mountains, Remarks by Reverend C. L. Franklin, God Will Take Care of You.
2015.191.9c: A cardboard album cover. The album cover features a photo of Aretha Franklin sitting barefoot on steps in a pink dress and head wrap. The interior of the cover has additional photos, comments about Aretha Franklin, a list of songs, and production information. The back of the album depicts Franklin in the same outfit dipping her toe into a small pond.
2015.191.9d: A paper album sleeve for (2015.11.9a). The paper sleeve looks like a black and white marble composition book. The front of the paper sleeve has text that reads: [Compositions from Atlantic Records] and the Atlantic Records logo. The back has text that reads: [Property of / Subject].
2015.191.9e: A paper album sleeve for (2015.11.9b). The paper sleeve looks like a black and white marble composition book. The front of the paper sleeve has text that reads: [Compositions from Atlantic Records] and the Atlantic Records logo. The back has text that reads: [Property of / Subject].
Topic
African American
Gospel (Music)
Rhythm and blues (Music)
Singers (Musicians)
Soul (Music)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.191.9a-e
Restrictions & Rights
© 1972 Atlantic Recording Corporation. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture