Night Mare / Hound Dog

Published by
Peacock Records, Inc., American, founded 1949
Recorded by
Thornton, Big Mama, American, 1926 - 1984
Date
1953
On View
Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Museum MapsObjects in this Location
Exhibition
Musical Crossroads
Medium
vinyl with ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
Diameter: 9 7/8 × 1/16 in. (25.1 × 0.2 cm)
Description
A black vinyl record with a red label at its center filled with silver text. Above the record's center is the record label logo, an illustrated peacock perched on the "c" in "Peacock" of the text [Peacock RECORDS]. Beneath the record's center it lists the song title and its production information; one side reads [HOUND DOG / (J. Leiber - M. Stroller - J. Otis) / WILLIE MAE / "Big Mama" THORNTON / Kansas City Bill & Orchestra]. The other side reads [Night Mare (J. Leiber - M. Stroller - J. Otis) / WILLIE MAE / "Big Mama" THORNTON / Kansas City Bill & Orchestra]. Text aligned with the arc beneath the song title reads [PEACOCK RECORDING CO. 4104 LYONS AVE. HOUSTON, TEXAS].
Place depicted
Houston, Texas, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Type
78 rpm records
Topic
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Rhythm and blues (Music)
Rock and roll (Music)
Singers (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2016.68.12
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
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