The Texas Music Collection contains research files on the history of Texas music, particularly musicians and record labels, including the administrative and financial files of Duke/Peacock Records of the Houston area. Newspaper clippings, photographs, financial records, songbooks, and administrative files comprise the research files.
The collection is divided into six series, which are arranged in order of volume of material, from most to least represented: Artists; Production and Events; Geography; Genres; Reference; and Ephemera. The Production and Events series is further divided into five subseries: Labels and Studios; Radio; Producers; Venues; and Record Shops.
Special Collections owns the physical items in our collections, but copyright normally belongs to the creator of the materials or their heirs. The researcher has full responsibility for determining copyright status, obtaining permission to publish from copyright holders, and abiding by current copyright laws when publishing or displaying copies of Special Collections material in print or electronic form. For more information, consult the appropriate librarian. Reproduction decisions will be made by Special Collections staff on a case-by-case basis.
Andrew Brown is a Texas music historian who primarily writes biographies and histories of music artists and record labels for books, magazines, and album liner notes. Brown has also conducted interviews for major Texas music figures, including Huey Meaux.
Artist Direct: http://www.artistdirect.com/artist/bio/andrew-brown/2573116
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Texas Music Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. To cite a specific item from this collection, please consult the most recent edition of your style manual for the proper formatting. See the Citing Special Collections Materials page for more information. https://findingaids.lib.uh.edu/repositories/2/resources/12 Accessed May 11, 2021.
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