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Liner Notes is the AAAMC's annual newsletter and contains information about our recent activities and programs; interviews with musicians and music industry executives; book reviews; and collection features and highlights.

Liner Notes is a free publication. You can request a hardcopy of Liner Notes by completing the Circle of Friends application form or by sending an e-mail to aaamc@indiana.edu.

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Current issue: Liner Notes, no. 19
Liner Notes, no. 19

Liner Notes, no. 19 (2014-2015)

Contents:

  • From the Desk of the Director
  • In the Vault: Recent Donations
  • One on One: Interview with Petrella Pollefeyt
  • Featured Collection: Petrella Pollefeyt: First Lady of Country Soul
  • AAAMC and Robert Marovich Team Up to Preserve Gospel Music History
  • A Tribute to Al Hobbs
  • Themester 2014: Hot Buttered Soul
  • New Research Associate: Alisha Lola Jones
  • William Vanden Dries Joins AAAMC Staff
  • New Books by AAAMC Staff and Research Associates
Liner Notes, no. 18

Liner Notes, no. 18 (2013-2014)

Contents:

  • From the Desk of the Director
  • In the Vault: Recent Donations
  • Featured Collection: Black Gospel Music in the Netherlands
  • IU Embarks on 5-Year Media Digitization and Preservation Initiative
  • From Soul Syndicate to Super Scholar: Portia K. Maultsby
  • The AAAMC Welcomes Incoming Director Mellonee Burnim
  • One-On-One: Interviews with Al Bell, Shelly Berger, and Roy Rifkind
  • Logan H. Westbrooks Visits Bloomington
Corrections:

The AAAMC apologizes for the following errors in the hardcopy version of Liner Notes, no. 18, and thanks Ed Hines for bringing them to our attention:

  • On p. 21. Shelly Berger was born on Amboy Street in the Brownsville sectoin of Brooklyn, not Amber Street.
  • On p. 23. Former Motown President and Chief Executive Officer Jheryl Busby is misidentified as Berry Gordy.
  • On p. 26. Roy Rifkind was a card boy for opera singer James Melton, not Milton.
Liner Notes, no. 17

Liner Notes, no. 17 (2012-2013)

Contents:

  • From the Desk of the Director
  • In the Vault: Recent Donations
  • Logan H. Westbrooks: Music Industry Executive, Entrepreneur, Teacher, Philanthropist
  • Featured Collection: Logan H. Westbrooks
  • One-On-One: Interviews with Tom Draper, Ray Harris, and Virgil Roberts
  • Interview with Logan H. Westbrooks on CBS International in Africa
Liner Notes, no. 16

Liner Notes, no. 16 (2011-2012)

Contents:

  • From the Desk of the Director
  • Featured Collection: What Must Be Done: A Historic Civil Rights Era Rado Series
  • In the Vault: Recent Donations
  • Interview with Dr. Leonard Scott: Founder and Owner of Tyscot Records
  • Why We Sing: Indianapolis Gospel Music in Church, Community and Industry
  • One-On-One: Interviews with Lamar Campbell, Sherri Garrison, and Liz Dixson
  • AMGP Book Series: From Jim Crow to Jay-Z
Liner Notes, no. 15

Liner Notes, no. 15 (2010-2011)

Contents:

  • From the Desk of the Director
  • Featured Collection: Angela Brown
  • In the Vault: Recent Donations
  • Featured Collection: James Spooner
  • One-on-One with James Spooner
  • Fear of a Bleak Planet
  • From Records to Radio: Interview with Kirkland Burke
  • Music, Media & Museums
  • AMGP Book Series
  • AAAMC Finding Aids Online
Liner Notes, no. 14

Liner Notes, no. 14 (2009-2010)

Contents:

  • From the Desk of the Director
  • Featured Collection: Roni Sarig
  • In the Vault: Recent Donations
  • Regina Jones’ Soul Legacy
  • Reclaiming the Right to Rock
  • Reclaiming the Right to Rock—Student Coverage
  • In Their Own Words: Interviews with the Panelists
Liner Notes, no. 13

Liner Notes, no. 13 (Winter 2008-2009)

Contents:

  • From the Desk of the Director
  • Featured Collection: Patricia Turner
  • AMGP Book Series
  • Ronda L. Sewald Joins AAAMC Staff
  • AAAMC Receives Award from the GRAMMY Foundation® Grant Program
  • The Bishop of the Airwaves: An Interview with Al Hobbs
  • Rock, Rhythm, & Soul: A New Exhibit Traces and Shares the Influence of Black Musicians on Popular Music.
  • Getting to Know Linda Tillery
  • Index for Black Grooves, Nov. 2007-Oct. 2008
Liner Notes, no. 12

Liner Notes, no. 12 (Winter 2007)

Contents:

  • From the Desk of the Director
  • In the Vault
  • AMGP Series Book Release
  • Featured Collection: John A. Jackson
  • Roots of Techno
  • In Memorium: Phyl Garland
  • A Conversation with Murray Forman
  • Keith McCutchen
  • 2007 Extensions of the Tradition Concert
  • AAAMC Welcomes Visiting Scholars
  • James Brown Memorial.
  • Black Grooves
Corrections:

The AAAMC apologizes for the following errors in Liner Notes, no. 12:

  • On p. 4. Black Women and Music was announced as the second book in the AMGP series. It is actually the first book under the AMGP title from University of Illinois Press; an earlier publication had the same series editors but under a different press and series title.
  • On p. 5. Captions were switched for Leon Huff and Kenneth Gamble.
  • On p. 9. Paul Kane was accidentally identified as an undergraduate. He actually holds an MFA in Painting from IU.
Liner Notes, no. 11

Liner Notes, no. 11 (Fall 2006)

Contents:

  • From the Desk of the Director
  • In the Vault: Recent Donations
  • Featured Collection: Luvenia A. George Papers
  • Featured Collection: World Famous Lessons in Jazz
  • AAAMC launches Black Grooves
  • Extensions of the Tradition
  • Interview with gospel pioneer James Bullard
  • AAAMC Research Associate Fernando Orejuela
  • National Advisory Board Member Michelle T. Boone
  • Welcome to Sunni Fass
Liner Notes, no. 10

Liner Notes, no. 10 (Fall 2005)

Contents:

  • From the Desk of the Director
  • In the Vault: Recent Donations
  • Featured Collection: Otis-Griffith Videos
  • AAAMC Goes Online
  • Documenting Techno
  • Unearthing Indianapolis Funk & Soul
  • Naptown Sound Exhibit
  • Luther Vandross 1951–2005
  • National Advisory Board Member: Debbie May
  • Welcome to Carol Bennett
Liner Notes, no. 9

Liner Notes, no. 9 (Fall 2004)

Contents:

  • From the Desk of the Director
  • In the Vault: Recent Donations
  • Featured Collection: Nelson George
  • Featured Collection: Phyl Garland
  • Featured Collection: Arizona Dranes
  • Tribute: Ray Charles (1930-2004)
  • Visiting Scholar: Scot Brown
  • Visiting Scholar: Geneva Smitherman
  • Welcome to Jason Housley
  • Goodbye to Stephanie Shonekan
  • National Advisory Board Member: Suzan Jenkins
Liner Notes, no. 8

Liner Notes, no. 8 (Fall 2002/Spring 2003)

Contents:

  • From the Desk of the Director
  • In the Vault: Recent Donations
  • Featured Collection: Black Radio
  • Camilla Williams in Concert
  • Luvenia George Lectures at Indiana University
  • Jaap van Beusekom: Dutch Rock & Pop Institute Director Visits Indiana University
  • Michael Dyson on Hip Hop Music and Culture
  • New Head of Collections: Brenda NelsonStrauss
  • AAAMC Research Associate: Tyron Cooper
Liner Notes, no. 6/7

Liner Notes, no. 6/7 (Fall 2001/Spring 2002 - double issue)

Contents:

  • From the Desk of the Director
  • In the Vault: Recent Donations
  • Featured Collection: AAAMC General Collection
  • Donor Profile–Karen Shearer: From Rhythm to Rhinos
  • Visiting Scholar: Jennifer Searcy
  • Michael Lydon: Writer and Performer
  • Lutgard Mutsaers: Studying Black Music in the Netherlands
  • New AAAMC Assistant Director: Stephanie Shonekan
  • National Advisory Board Member: Patrice Rushen
  • Research Associate: Valerie Grim
Liner Notes, no. 5

Liner Notes, no. 5 (Spring/Summer 2001)

Contents:

  • From the Desk of the Director
  • Featured Collection: Westwood One Collection
  • In the Vault: Recent Donations
  • Visiting Scholar: LaMonda Horton-Stallings
  • Visiting Scholar: Michael Bertrand
  • Visiting Scholar: George Nettleton
  • Rowena Stewart: Black Museums’ Leading Lady
  • Donna Lawrence: The Experience and Expertise of Exhibit Design
  • National Advisory Board Member: Regina Harris Baiocchi
  • Research Associate: Charles Sykes
Liner Notes, no. 4

Liner Notes, no. 4 (Summer/Fall 2000)

Contents:

  • From the Desk of the Director
  • Featured Collection: Beyond Category: Duke Ellington Education Kit
  • Collection Highlights: Phyl Garland Collection
  • Collection Highlights: Music as Metaphor Production Materials
  • In the Vault: Recent Donations
  • Field Trips to AAAMC
  • Archivist Presentation at MLA
  • Ameritech Web site Grant
  • AAAMC's Publication
  • Visiting Scholar: Davarian Baldwin
  • National Advisory Board Member: Bobby M. Jones
Liner Notes, no. 3

Liner Notes, no. 3 (Spring 2000)

Contents:

  • Saying Goodbye: Jack "The Rapper" Gibson
  • Saying Goodbye: Thomas "Dr. Beans" Bowles
  • Featured Collection: William Barlow Collection
  • Collection Highlights: Johnny Griffith Collection
  • Collection Highlights: Miles White Collection
  • In the Vault: Recent Donations
  • Work in Progress: AAAMC Instructional Web sites
  • Research Associate: Mellonee Burnim
  • National Advisory Board Member: Michael McAlpin
  • List of AAAMC National Advisory Board Members
Liner Notes, no. 2

Liner Notes, no. 2 (Spring 1999)

Contents:

  • From the Desk of the Director
  • Featured Collection: DMC DJ Competition Videos
  • Collection Highlights: Michael Woods
  • Collection Highlights: Vy Higginsen
  • In the Vault: Recent Donations
  • "Something in the Water: The Sweet Taste of Dayton Street Funk"
  • The Johnny Otis Show and the Rhythm & Blues Exhibition
  • Extensions of the Tradition 1999 - Concert and Exhibition
  • Lecture: Harry Allen - Media Assassin and Hip-Hop Activist
  • Lecture: Jack Gibson - Black Radio Pioneer
  • Visiting Scholar: Gilbert Williams
  • Visiting Scholar: Kevin Seal
  • Visiting Scholar: Peter Davenport
  • Visiting Scholar: Christopher Johnson
  • Research Associate Highlight: Johnny Griffith
  • National Advisory Board
Liner Notes, no. 1

Liner Notes, no. 1 (Summer/Fall 1997 and Spring 1998 - Inaugural Issue)

Contents:

  • From the Desk of the Director
  • Greetings from the Development Office
  • Featured Collection: The Johnny Otis Collection
  • Collection Highlights: Special Edition Collection
  • Collection Highlights: Lee Bailey Collection
  • Archivist Presentation at INSLA Board Meeting
  • "Extensions of the Tradition" Exhibit and Concert
  • Visiting Scholar: "Back to the Roots '97" German Scholars
  • Visiting Scholar: Gonny Pasaribu
  • Visiting Scholar: Brian Ward
  • Visiting Scholar: Philip Herbert
  • National Advisory Board Member: Jack Gibson
  • Research Associate: Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson

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