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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Allan Vorda Music History Collection



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Vorda, Allan
Title: Vorda, Allan, Music History Collection
Dates: 1977-1993
Abstract: Composed of audiocassettes and transcripts of interviews, photographs, magazines, and his book, Psychedelic Psounds, the Allan Vorda Music History Collection, 1977-1993, chronicle musicians and groups from the 1960s.
Accession No.: 2012-059, 2012-090
Extent: 4 ft., 5 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Music writer Allan Vorda began interviewing 1960s rock groups in 1981. He wrote Psychedelic Psounds: Interviews from A to Z with 60s Psychedelic and Garage Bands as well as being published by DISCoveries, Relix, and Cum Notis Variorum, among others.

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Scope and Contents

Composed of audiocassettes and transcripts of interviews, photographs, magazines, and his book, Psychedelic Psounds, the Allan Vorda Music History Collection, 1977-1993, chronicle musicians and groups from the 1960s. Artists include Ted Nugent, Big Brother and the Holding Company, Archie Bell, Arthur Brown, the Buckinghams, the Coachmen, the 13th Floor Elevators, Fever Tree, Bubble Puppy, Josefus, the Kingsmen, Martha and the Vandellas, Question Mark, the Rascals, Seeds, Small Faces, Spirit, the Turtles, and Vanilla Fudge. Interviews include transcripts, notes, questions, contact information, and research on the band. Photographs are of interview subjects, while publications (mostly DISCoveries) include his interviews.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Written permission to publish direct quotes or excerpts must be granted by donor. Proper citation when using the collection as a source is also requested.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Vorda, Allan -- Archives
Nugent, Ted
Big Brother and the Holding Company (Musical group)
Bell, Archie
Brown, Arthur
Coachmen (Musical group)
13th Floor Elevators (Musical group)
Fever Tree (Musical group)
Kingsmen (Musical group)
Martha and the Vandellas (Muscial group)
Question Mark (Musical group)
Rascals (Musical group)
Seeds (Musical group)
Small Faces (Musical group)
Spirit (Musical group)
Turtles (Musical group)
Vanilla Fudge (Musical group)
Subjects
Rock musicians -- Interviews.
Rock music -- 1961-1970 -- History and criticism.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Allan Vorda Music History Collection, 1977-1993, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Ryder Kouba, March 2012

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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4Jc63 Interviews
Chameleons U. K. - As High as You Can Go
Coachmen
Fever Tree Imitation Situation
Josefus
Kingsmen: An Interview
Love: Alone Again OR
Martha and the Vandellas
Question Mark and the Mysterians
Rascals: Interviews with Felix Cavaliere, Dino Danelli, and George Cornish
The Rascals
Steve Reich
Seeds: An Interview with Sky Saxon
Small Faces: An Interview with Ronnie Lake
Spirit: An Interview with Ed Cassidy and Randy California
13th Floor Elevators: Psychedelic Sounds
13th Floor Elevators: Psychedelic "Where Are You?"/"Where Were You?"
Turtles: An Interview with Mark Volman
Vanilla Fudge: An Interview with Carmen Appice and Mark Stein
Zephyr
Psychedelic Psounds: Interviews from A to Z with 60s Psychedelic and Garage Bands
Photographs of bands interviewed
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2Q126 Interviews
Ted Nugent and Amboy Dukes
Archie Bell and The Drells
Big Brother and the Holding Company
Arthur Brown: Dynamic Explosions in my Brain
Bubble Puppy
The Buckinghams
Eric Burdon: An Interview
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4Jc17 Interview with Bryan Maclean of Love, conducted by Neal Skok with questions composed by Skok and Vorda, 1993
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2Q126 Blitz and Relix magazines, 1983, 1984, 1987
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4Jc64 DISCoveries, 1989-1993
Goldmine, 1987, 1993
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4Jc65 Houston's Music News Magazine, 1982
DISCoveries, 1993-1994
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4Jc66 DISCoveries, 1989-1992
Goldmine, 1986, 1991, 1992
Ballroom Blitz, 1977
Magazine of the Midlands, 1990
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2x326 Interviews on audio cassettes
Archie Bell
Big Brother (2)
Arthur Brown (3)
Buckinghams
Coachmen
Elevators
Fever Tree
Josefus
Kingsmen
Martha and Vandellas/Int.
Nugent
Question Mark (2)
Rascals (2)
Rascals/Cornish
Rascals/Danelli
Seeds
Small Faces
Spirit
Turtles
Vanilla Fudge

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