2 reel to reel audio tapes (TTA-0106, TTA-0107)
1 video tape cassette (VCH-0108)
1 45 rpm sound disc
Donated by Louisiana Lighting, Matteson, Maine.
Scope and Content
Materials about, and interviews with, blues music performers Willie
Dixon (1915- ) and Joe Willie "Pinetop" Perkins (1913- ), collected by
Maine blues musician and disc jockey Louisiana Lighting, arranged in two
series by performer.
10" analog reel to reel audio tape (TTA-0106) of telephone interview
of blues bassist and songwriter Willie Dixon conducted by Louisiana Lighting
13 November 1986. 45 rpm sound disc "It Don't Make Sense" by Willie Dixon
(Blues Heavens Foundation label, BHFI). Promotional flyer and mailing envelope
from Blues Heaven Foundation, an organization created by Dixon to promote
and preserve blues and blues performers, and a flyer listing Dixon's cover
songs and performers thereof.
Joe Willie "Pinetop" Perkins:
10 analog reel to reel audio tape (TTA-0107) of telephone interview
with blues pianist "Pinetop" Perkins by Louisiana Lightning 29 October
1985 and of performance, n.d., by Perkins and his band. 1/2" video tape
(VCH-0108) of performance by Louisiana Lighting and "Pinetop" Perkins.
The audio and video tapes are filed by tape number with other audio
visual archival materials; reference copies of the audio tapes only have
been filed with commercial audio tapes. The flyer, box labels, etc. are
filed by accession number with other manuscripts. The 45 rpm disc is filed
by label and issue number with other 45 discs.
The Center for Popular Music Performances (#88-57) includes an audio tape of a performance by Louisiana Lighting.