A Guide to the Texas Music Collection, 1971-1995
The Texas Music Collection, 1971-1995, contains photographs and negatives, posters, and publicity materials of musicians from Texas as well as Texas music festivals and locations. The musicians represent a wide-range of musical styles: Tejano and Chicano artists, German and polka bands, country and western music, psychedelic rock, and more. The photographs and posters depict numerous musicians and bands, including Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Johnny Copeland, Mance Lipscomb, Lisa Lopez, Asleep at the Wheel, Joe Ely, Alejandro Escovedo, a German band in Fredericksburg, Kris Kristofferson, Lyle Lovett, Huey Meaux, Willie Nelson, Roky Erickson, and Sherman Robertson, among others. Additionally, the photographs portray festivals and music clubs, such as the Armadillo World Headquarters in Austin, the Ballet Folklórico Festival in San Antonio, and the 12th Annual Texas Heritage Music Festival in Kerrville.
Some photographs contain copyright information, and commercial use of photographs may require permission by the copyright holders.
Use of photographic negatives by appointment only; please contact photo archivist for more information.
Texas Music Collection, 1971-1995, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
This collection contains unprocessed materials.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.
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