Night Mare / Hound Dog

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Published by
Peacock Records, Inc., American, founded 1949
Recorded by
Thornton, Big Mama, American, 1926 - 1984
Medium
vinyl, adhesive, paper
Dimensions
Diameter: 9 7/8 × 1/16 in. (25.1 × 0.2 cm)
Type
78 rpm records
Place depicted
Houston, Texas, United States, North and Central America
Date
1953
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].
Topic
African American
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
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Exhibition
Musical Crossroads
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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