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Finding Aid for the Marina Bokelman Collection (MUM00584)

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The Marina Bokelman Collection is open for research only. Copying of materials is not permitted without permission from Marina Bokelman. Marina Bokelman retains copyright of all materials in this collection. Patrons will not be allowed to play the original audio and film reels, but access is available for some materials through digital copies.

Finding Aid for the Marina Bokelman Collection



Descriptive Summary

PURL: http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00584/
Title: Marina Bokelman Collection
Dates: 1967-1968
Collector: Bokelman, Marina
Physical Extent: 2 boxes (3.34 linear feet)
Repository: University of Mississippi. Department of Archives and Special Collections. University, MS 38677, USA
Identification: MUM00584
Language of Material: English
Abstract: Open reel audio tapes, film, and photographic negatives & contact sheets of the blues-rock band Canned Heat. These materials were all recorded, filmed, and photographed by Marina Bokelman in 1967 and 1968.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

These materials were donated to the Blues Archive by Marina Bokelman through a series of several gifts, beginning in 1988.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Greg Johnson. Finding aid encoded by Jason Kovari.

Alternative Formats

Open reel audio tapes have been digitized for preservation and access.


Subject Terms

Canned Heat (Musical Group)
Blues (Music)
Blues-rock music


Formats

sound recordings
audiotapes
film (material by form)
black-and-white negatives


Biographical Note

Marina Bokelman has been a teacher of American and European folklore and folksongs.


User Information

Prefered Citation

Marina Bokelman Collection, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

Access Restrictions

The Marina Bokelman Collection is open for research only. Copying of materials is not permitted without permission from Marina Bokelman. Marina Bokelman retains copyright of all materials in this collection. Patrons will not be allowed to play the original audio and film reels, but access is available for some materials through digital copies.


Arrangement

This collection is arranged in 4 series.

Series I. Negatives and Proofs
Series II. 7-inch Audio Reels
Series III. 5-inch Audio Reels
Series IV. Film

Container List

Series I. Negatives and Proofs of Canned Heat photographed by Marina Bokelman
1.1 Canned Heat at the Whiskey-a-Go-Go, Undated
1.2 Canned Heat at the Galaxy, 22 April1967
1.3 Canned Heat at the Galaxy, 22 April 1967
1.4 Canned Heat at the Ash Grove, 14 January 1967
1.5 Canned Heat at the Ash Grove, 20 January 1967
1.6 Canned Heat at the Ash Grove, 20 January 1967
1.7 Canned Heat at the Ash Grove, 20 January 1967
1.8 Canned Heat at the Ash Grove, 7 May 1967
1.9 Canned Heat at the Cheetah, 14 May 1967
1.10 Canned Heat unidentified negatives (outdoor festival)
Series II. 7-inch Audio Reels
Canned Heat at the Ash Grove Tape 1: 1/8/67A
Scope: Bob Hite, Henry Vestine, Al Wilson, Frank Cook, Mark Andes; vocals Bob Hite unless noted
1.11.1 Can’t Hold Out
1.11.2 300 Pounds of Heavenly Joy
1.11.3 Going Down Slow
1.11.4 Wang Dang Doodle
1.11.5 Louise (fragment)
1.11.6 You Know It Ain’t Right
1.11.7 Walking Blues (Bob Hite with Taj Mahal)
1.11.8 Hair Parted in the Middle
1.11.9 Man Got Your Woman
Canned Heat at the Ash Grove Tape 2: 1/8/67B
Scope: Bob Hite, Henry Vestine, Al Wilson, Frank Cook, Mark Andes; vocals Bob Hite unless noted
1.12.1 Next Time You See Me
1.12.2 Boogie Chillun (Bob Hite with Al Wilson)
1.12.3 The Story of My Life
1.12.4 Big Road Blues
1.12.5 Bullfrog Blues
1.12.6 I Left My Heart in San Francisco (Bob Hite with Taj Mahal)
1.12.7 Rain Keep a-Falling
1.12.8 Fast Shuffle
1.12.9 Slow Blues (Taj Mahal)
1.12.10 Catfish (Bob Hite with Taj Mahal)
Canned Heat at the Ash Grove Tape 3: 1/13/67A
Scope: Bob Hite, Henry Vestine, Al Wilson, Frank Cook, Mark Andes; vocals Bob Hite unless noted
1.13.1 Help Me (Al Wilson)
1.13.2 Catfish
1.13.3 Bullfrog
1.13.4 If You’ve Ever Been Mistreated
1.13.5 Three Hundred Pounds of Heavenly Joy
1.13.6 Pet Cream Man
1.13.7 Can’t Hold Out
1.13.8 Blues is a Feeling (Al Wilson)
Canned Heat at the Ash Grove Tape 4
Scope: Bob Hite, henry Vestine, Al Wilson, Frank Cook, Mark Andes; vocals Bob Hite unless noted
1/13/67B
1.14.1 Blues In
1.14.2 Big Road Blues
1.14.3 There is Something on Your Mind (Frank Cook)
1.14.4 Dust My Blues (Al Wilson) [fragment]
1/14/67
1.14.5 Terraplane Blues
1.14.6 Dealing with the Devil (Bob Hite and Al Wilson)
1.14.7 Rolling and Tumbling
1.14.8 Rain Keep a-Falling
1.14.9 Evil
1.14.10 Highway 61 etc (Al Wilson) [fragment]
Canned Heat at the Ash Grove Tape 5: 1/14/67
Scope: Bob Hite, Henry Vestine, Al Wilson, Frank Cook, Mark Andes; vocals by Bob Hite unless noted
1.15.1 Mojo
1.15.2 You’re So Fine (Al Wilson) [fragment]
1.15.3 Can’t Hold Out
1.15.4 Pet Cream Man
1.15.5 Must I Shake ‘Em on Down (Al Wilson) [fragment]
1.15.6 Dust My Broom
1.15.7 300 Pounds of Heavenly Joy
1.15.8 Slow Blues
1.15.9 There’s Two Ways to Skin a Cat
Canned Heat at the Ash Grove Tape 6: 1/20/67A
Scope: Bob Hite, Henry Vestine, Al Wilson, Frank Cook, Mark Andes; vocals by Bob Hite unless noted
1.16.1 E Shuffle (instrumental)
1.16.2 Madman Blues (Al Wilson)
1.16.3 Terraplane
1.16.4 Evil
1.16.5 Five Long Years
1.16.6 Rolling and Tumbling
1.16.7 Bullfrog
1.16.8 Cherry Ball (Al Wilson)
1.16.9 Catfish
1.16.10 Big Road Blues
1.16.11 In My Younger Days (Taj Mahal)
Canned Heat at the Ash Grove Tape 7
1/20/67B
Scope: Bob Hite, Henry Vestine, Al Wilson, Frank Cook, Mark Andes; vocals by Bob Hite unless noted
1.17.1 Fannie Mae (Taj Mahal)
1.17.2 61 Highway (Al Wilson)
1.17.3 There is Something on Your Mind (Frank Cook)
1.17.4 Dimples
1.17.5 Pony Blues (Bob Hite and Al Wilson)
1.17.6 Alley Blues (Bob Hite and Al Wilson)
1.17.7 Big Road Blues (Dave Evans)
3/29/67
Scope: Bob Hite, Henry Vestine, Al Wilson, Frank Cook, Larry Taylor; vocals by Bob Hite unless noted
1.17.8 Dust My Broom
1.17.9 Sloppy Drunk
1.17.10 Catfish
1.17.11 Snowcone (instrumental)
Canned Heat at the Ash Grove Tape 8: 3/29/67
Scope: Bob Hite, Henry Vestine, Al Wilson, Frank Cook, Larry Taylor
1.18.1 Someday Darling (Al Wilson) [fragment]
1.18.2 Slow Blues (instrumental)
1.18.3 Evil
1.18.4 Help Me (Al Wilson)
1.18.5 I Wish You Would [fragment]
Canned Heat Demo Tape, Undated
Scope: Recorded Eldorado Studio, 1717 North Vine St., Hollywood 28, California, HO-7-6151
1.19.1 Big Road Blues
1.19.2 Rollin’ and Tumblin’ (without harmonica)
1.19.3 Pretty Things
1.19.4 Louise
1.19.5 Dimples
1.19.6 Can’t Hold Out
1.19.7 Mojo Working
1.19.8 Rollin’ and Tumblin'
Reels without Track Lists
1.20 Al Wilson interview [2 track; 3-3/4 ips], 29 January 1968
1.21 Al Wilson - tape 1 [7-1/2 ips; full track], 31 March 1968
1.22 Al Wilson – tape 2 [7-1/2 ips; full track], 31 March 1968
1.23 Al Wilson – tape 1 [3-3/4 ips; full track], 5 April 1968
1.24 Al Wilson – tape 2 [3-3/4 ips; full track], 5 April 1968
1.25 Bob Hite – tape 1 [3-3/4 ips; full track], 8 April 1968 and 6 May 1968
1.26 Canned Heat rehearsal, 8 April 1968
1.27 Canned Heat rehearsal - tape 1, 10 April 1968
1.28 Al Wilson [3-1/2 ips; full track], 16 April 1968
1.29 Henry Vestine [3-3/4 ips; full track], 21 April 1968
1.30 Larry Taylor – Hollywood Kaleidoscope [3-3/4 ips; full track], 9 May 1968
Series III. 5-inch Audio Reels
1.31 Canned Heat Rehearsal # 1 and Conversation tape # 2 [3-3/4 ips]
1.32 Canned Heat I [7.5 ips tails]
1.33 Canned Heat - tape 1, 9 April 1968
1.34 Canned Heat [3.5 ips; full track], 10 April 1968
1.35 Canned Heat rehearsal - tape 2, 10 April 1968
1.36 Canned Heat at the Whiskey-a-go-go, 21 April 1968
1.37 Fito de la Parra [3 ¾ ips; full track], 6 May 1968
Series IV. Film
Restrictions: Due to preservation concerns, film reels are restricted until they undergo digitization.