On View
Musical Crossroads Gallery
Musical Crossroads
Recorded by
Jackson, Janet, American, born 1966
plastic , magnetic tape , ink on paper
H x W x D (cassette): 2 1/2 × 4 × 1/2 in. (6.4 × 10.2 × 1.3 cm)
H x W (jacket): 4 × 5 1/2 in. (10.2 × 14 cm)
H x W x D (case): 2 3/4 × 4 5/16 × 11/16 in. (7 × 11 × 1.7 cm)
An audio cassette of Janet Jackson "Control" (1986).
2015.263.18a: An audio cassette tape. The cassette is white plastic with black type on each side. Both sides have headers reading: [PROGRAM 1 19:53 / CONTROL/NASTY/WHAT HAVE YOU DONE FOR ME LATELY / YOU CAN BE MINE / JANET JACKSON / CONTROL] on side 1 and [PROGRAM 2 21:33 / THE PLEASURE PRINCIPLE*/WHEN I THINK OF YOU / HE DOESN’T KNOW I’M ALIVE/ LET’S WAIT AWHILE* / FUNNY HOW TIME FLIES (WHEN YOU’RE HAVING FUN) / JANET JACKSON / CONTROL]] on side 2. The A&M Records logo, copyright information, and the cassette number [CS 5106] are featured on both sides.
2015.263.18b: An audio cassette paper jacket. The jacket features a black and white photograph of Janet Jackson outlined in yellow and set against a red background. White type reads: [JAJANET JACKSON / CONTROL] in the top right corner. Black type at the bottom has the cassette number and production information. The back of the jacket has a white background with black type with a list of songs and production information.
2015.263.18c: An audio cassette tape case made of clear plastic on the front and clear plastic on the back. The case has interior holders to insert an audio cassette jacket.
Place printed
United States, North and Central America
Place depicted
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, United States, North and Central America
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
audio cassettes
Rhythm and blues (Music)
Singers (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Timothy Anne Burnside
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
© 1989 A&M Records, Inc
Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.

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