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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Robert N. Simmons Audio Collection, circa 1970s-2007



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Simmons, Robert N.
Title: Robert N. Simmons Audio Collection
Dates: circa 1970s-2007
Abstract: Robert (Bob) Simmons was a radio producer during the 1970s at San Francisco’s KSAN FM radio station.Collection contains documents, DVDs, and recorded music and interviews on audiocassette and open-reel tape.
Accession No.: [87-167]
Extent: 2 feet, 6 inches
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Robert (Bob) Simmons was a radio producer during the 1970s at San Francisco’s KSAN FM radio station.

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Scope and Contents

Collection contains recorded music and interviews on audiocassette and open-reel tape. Many of the recordings were used in the 24 hour documentary radio show, Texas Special, and deal mostly with Texas music and musicians, including Willie Nelson, Janis Joplin, Johnny Winter, Doug Sahm, western swing music, and others.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Use of audio material by appointment only; please contact sound archivist to make arrangements.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Robert N. Simmons Audio Collection, circa 1970s-2007, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2.325/S103 Open Reel Interviews & Music:
Gary White
Kell Robertson (includes recorded LP acetate [?] sheet) (2 reels)
Kinky Friedman/Freddy King/Jim Franklin
Boz Scaggs
Texas Oldies
Evelyn Johnson/Duke Records
Steve Miller
Doug Sahm
Crusaders/Stix Hooper
Hoo Doo Rhythm Devils, 1977
Jas R. Brown Demo Tape
Johnny Nash
Texas Swing Bands
Bob Simmons (Air check and excerpts from “Texas Special”)
Jim Franklin Capitol Tour/Duck Woman
Hoo Doo Rhythm Devils
Ronnie Dugger/Ken Weaver/Jim Franklin Vignettes
Unidentified Rock Ballad Group
Cross Country – Ray & Linda Robinson (2 reels)
Texas Prison Music (J.H Faulk, Lead Belly, Smokey Hodd)
Janis Joplin
Gary White, “Long, Long Time”
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2.325/S89 Audiocassette Tapes:
Boz Scaggs
Jerry Wexler with Bob Banks/Gary B. White
Jerry Wexler
Henry Carr Interviews Martin Fierro and Frank Morin
John Cooke (Janis Joplin’s road manager)
Jerry Jeff Walker, 1972
Jim Franklin/Elmo & Jenny (3 tapes), 1972
Jim Franklin, 1972
Doctor John and Doug Sahm
Steve Fromholz/Jerry Jeff Walker
Billy Lee Brammer with Larry King
Lee Harvey Oswald, New Orleans Radio Interview (2 duplicate copies), August 1963
Huey Meaux
Ken Weaver/Bob Simmons
Doug Sahm
Willie Nelson
Grover Lewis
Ronnie Dugger with Billy Lee Brammer and Larry King
John Henry Faulk
Powell St. John
Chet Flippo
Norman Petty (Buddy Holly’s producer)
DVD:
Jack Jackson (known as Jaxon) tribute, Texas State Historical Association Annual Meeting, 2007
Documents:
Article, 2007
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