Finding aid for Blues Clothing

MUM01739

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Summary Information

Repository
University of Mississippi Libraries
Title
Blues Clothing
Date [inclusive]
1980s-1990s
Extent
6.0 Linear feet (6 boxes)
Location:
Blues Archive
Abstract:
Collection of blues-themed shirts, hats, and jackets sampling official blues festival, concert, and world tour clothing merchandise in the 1980s and 1990s.

Preferred Citation

Blues Clothing, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Mississippi Libraries

Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Copyright Restrictions

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use", that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

Additions

Periodic additions are expected to this collection.

Acquisition Information

Collection obtained through various donors.

Processing Information

Collection processed by student worker David Horton under the guidance of Blues Curator Greg Johnson, 2011.

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Related Materials

Resources at the University of Mississippi

For additional Blues related materials housed at the University of Mississippi Archives & Special Collections, see our Blues subject guide.

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Controlled Access Headings

Format(s)

  • clothing
  • hats
  • jackets (garments)
  • T-shirts

Subject(s)

  • Blues (Music)
  • Blues musicians
  • Clothing and dress

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Collection Inventory

 1.1 "B. B. King Worldtour 1988-89" - Caricature of a giant B. B. King playing guitar, while standing on an image of Earth, 1988-1989 (t-shirt . pink . large) 

 1.2 "B. B. King - King of the Blues" - Graphic image of B. B. King playing guitar (t-shirt . black . large) 

 1.3 "B: B: King - Thank You For Loving The Blues European Tour 1981" - B. B. King's name bordererd with lights (t-shirt . white . large) 

 1.4 "B: B: King - World Tour 1980" - Graphic image of B. B. King's guitar, 1980 (t-shirt . red . x-large) 

 1.5 "B. B. King - World Tour 1979 U.S.S.R. " , 1979 (t-shirt . blue . large) 

 1.6 "B: B: King - World Tour '88-'89" - Graphic image of B. B. King performing (t-shirt . blue . medium) 

 1.7 "Blue Chicago" - Painting of B. B. King playing guitar, 1988-1989 (t-shirt . black . large) 

 1.8 "Love Me Tender - B. B. King" - Graphic image of two people kissing (t-shirt . grey . medium) 

 1.9 "B: B: King World Tour 1988-89" - Graphic image of B. B. King playing guitar, 1988-1989 (t-shirt . yellow . x-large) 

 1.10 "Baltimore Blues Society" - Image of a Super Chomonize Chromatic Harmonica (t-shirt . blue . medium) 

 1.11 "Bucks County Blues Society - "Killer Guitar Thriller" 2/25/83 J.B Hutto Tom Larsen Matt " Guitar" Murphy" - Image of guitars ablaze, 1983 (t-shirt . red . medium) 

 1.12 "Bucks County Blues Society - Halloween 1984 the Rhythm Masters James Cotton" - Image of a skull over a piano keyboard overlaped by two crossed guitars, 1984 (t-shirt . blue . large) 

 1.13 "WOKJ 155+" - Image of Mississippi with a star indicating a location (t-shirt . blue . large) 

 1.14 "B. B. King - Bring the Blues" - Overlaping graphic images of B. B. King (t-shirt . black . large) 

 1.15 "B: B: King - '84 World Tour" - Image of B. B. King overlaping an image the U.S. filled with the image of the U.S. flag, and behind the location of the tour countries are listed in spherical form , 1984 (t-shirt . blue . medium) 

 1.16 "B: B: King - World Tour '88-'89" - Graphic Image of B. B. King playing guitar, surrounded by the flags of the countries included on the tour, 1985 (t-shirt . orange . large) 

 1.17 "Bucks County Blues Society - Halloween 1985" - Image of a skull over a keyboard overlaped by two crossed guitars, 1985 (t-shirt . white . small) 

 1.18 "Blues America's Classical Music J. Autry " (t-shirt . yellow . medium) 

 1.19 "Bucks County Blues Society - Spring Fever Foot-Stomper 1986 Bobby Rush Tom Larsen The Excellos" - Image of a derby hat, guitar, and a harmonica, 1986 (t-shirt . grey . small) 

 1.20 "Bucks County Blues Society - "W.C. handy Award Celebration" 2/25/84 Eddy Clearwater Jr. Cline & The Recliners Uptown Rhythm Kings" - Image of a derby hat and harmonica, 1984 (t-shirt . blue . medium) 

 1.21 "John R. The Hitmaker WLAC 1942-1973" - Image of an LP with an image of John R. as the label (t-shirt . blue . large) 

 1.22 "John R. The Hitmaker WLAC 1942-1973" - Image of an LP with an image of John R. as the label (t-shirt . blue . large) 

 1.23 "Bucks County Blues Society - "Killer Guitar Thriller,PT.4" 5-15-87 Eddy Clearwater Duke Rabillard and the Pleasure Kings Flamin Harry" - Image of a harmonica, derby hat , and guitars all ablaze, 1987 (t-shirt . yellow . small) 

 1.24 "The Mississippi Delta Blues Project" - Grayscale image of B. B. King (t-shirt . black . x-large) 

 1.25 "Muddy Waters - Laclede's landing 724 North 1st St. St. Louis, Mo." (t-shirt . burgundy . large) 

 1.26 "B: B: King - World Tour 1988-89" - Image of B. B. King playing guitar, 1988-1989 (t-shirt . white . large) 

 1.27 ""The Heritage of the Blues" Southern Arkansas Univeristy Gifted and Talented Summer 1986" - Image of B.B. King playing guitar, 1986 (t-shirt . orange . large) 

 1.28 "Jazz W. C. Handy Music Festival '86" - Images of music notes spouting from the "J" in jazz, 1986 (t-shirt . white . small) 

 1.29 "Grand Emporium (on the Back it list the bands in attendance)" (t-shirt . white . small) 

 1.30 "Juneteenth Blues Festival 1983 Texas Tour Houston,Dallas, Fort Worth, Beaumont" - Graphic image of Eddie " CLEANHEAD" Vinson, 1983 (t-shirt . white . small) 

 1.31 "Bucks County Blues Society - Spring Fever Foot Stomper 4/23/88 Acred and Spark Plugs The Buicks Ronnie Earl and Jerry Portroy and The Broadcasters" - Image of a derby hat, harmonica, saxophone, guitar and music notes, 1988 (t-shirt . green . small) 

 2.1 "(front)" Blues in America: "A Mississippi Delta Heritage"; (back) Delta Blues Festival '86 in honor of the late Charles D.Bannerman (1940-1986) Mace" - (front) guitar; (back) Silhouette of a dove, 1986 (t-shirt . white . white) 

 2.2 "Oldies For Goodies Magic Sounds Doctor of Oldies E.G.D.O" - Image of an LP with graphic text (t-shirt . black . large) 

 2.3 "(front) Benson and Hedges Blues; (back)The Biggest Blues Celebration Ever St.Louis, Atlanta, New York Fall 1988" - Images of torn colored paper (t-shirt . black . xx-large) 

 2.4 "Sounds of the South Southern Forklife Collection - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill April 6-8 1989" - Images of record labels, 1989 (t-shirt . yellow . x-large) 

 2.5 "The Rockport Rhytm Blues Festival Newport 1996; (back lists artists that will perfom)" - Image of blues artist playing the saxophone, 1996 (t-shirt . black . x-large) 

 2.6 "Big Joe Turner Musicians' Fund Celebration of the Blues Los Angeles, California" - Image of Big Joe Turner (t-shirt . white . x-large) 

 2.7 "ZZ Top's Muddy Wood World Tour - Delta Blues Museum Clarksdale, Mississippi" - Oversized guitar overlapping an image of the planet earth (t-shirt . white . x-large) 

 2.8 "3rd Annual Jersey Shore Jazz and Blues Festival June 6-10 1990" - Image of a saxophone, guitar, and piano overlaping , 1990 (t-shirt . black . large) 

 2.9 "King Biscuit Time KFFA 1360 Helena,ARK" - Image of a crown (collar-shirt . red . x-large) 

 2.10 "Sunflower River Festival Clarksdale,Mississippi" - Images of sunflowers and silhouettes of guitar player (t-shirt . blue . x-large) 

 2.11 "1995 NEH Summer Seminar " The Blues as History, Literature and Culture" University of Mississippi June 12 August 4 The Center for the Study of Southern Culture at Ole Miss" - Image of a Charley Patton album cover (t-shirt . blue . x-large) 

 2.12 "King Biscuit Time KFFA 1360 Helena,ARK" - (front) Image of a Crown; (back) Image of Sonny Boy Williamson II sitting on an oversized corn cob (t-shirt . green . x-large) 

 3.1 "The Blues Project April-November Prince George's Community College Largo,Maryland" - Image of a man in a suit and sunglasses, playing guitar (t-shirt . grey . x-large) 

 3.2 "(front) JoJo's Blues Bar New Orleans,LA; (back) Ace Atkins 2000 Book Tour Leavin' Trunk Blues a Nick Travers Mystery Ace Atkins " , 2000 (t-shirt . grey . x-large) 

 3.3 "my soul responds… to Acoustic Blues Fruteland Jackson 1992" - Abstract scribbles, 1992 (t-shirt . white . x-large) 

 3.4 "Blind Boy Fuller 1909-1941 Step it Up and Go" - Image of Blind Boy Fuller (t-shirt . grey . medium) 

 3.5 "BB King's Blues Club 143 Beale Street Memphis "The World's Premier Blues Address"" - Image of a neon sign B.B. Kings Blues Club (t-shirt . black . x-large) 

 3.6 "Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival Clarksdale, Mississippi 1994" - Image of a blues artist included as the center of a large sunflower, 1994 (t-shirt . white . x-large) 

 3.7 "Notodden Blues" - Image of a blues artist included as the center of a large sunflower (t-shirt . black . x-large) 

 3.8 "(front) Blues Notodden 1995; (back) The 8th International Notodden Blues Festival" - Image of a blues artist, 1995 (t-shirt . grey . x-large) 

 3.9 "Southern Calfornia Blues Society - 86 Big Joe Turner" - Image of Big Joe Turner, 1986 (t-shirt . blues . small) 

 3.10 "B: B: King World Tour '84" - Image of B. B. King playing guitar surrounded by the flags of the countries included on the tour, 1984 (t-shirt . blue . large) 

 3.11 "Breminale Blues Nights '94" - Image of Jack Owens, 1994 (t-shirt . black . x-large) 

 3.12 "San Francisco Blues Festival" - Image of an unidentified blues artist (t-shirt . pink . large) 

 3.13 "(front) Johnny Little John Touch Me Easy Kiddyo; (back) Can't Nobody Hurt you But Your So-called Friends" - Image of Johnny Little John playing guitar (t-shirt . blue . large) 

 3.14 "(front) Clifton Chenier - The 1981 Nineteenth Blues Festival; (back) Juneteenth is Miller Time" - (front) Image of Clifton Chenier; (back) Miller Life Logo , 1981 (t-shirt . blue . medium) 

 3.15 "2nd Annual Chunky Rhythm and Blues Festival" - Image of guitar (t-shirt . blue . x-large) 

 3.16 "Joe Louis Walker and the Bosstalkers 1988 US-UK Tour" - Image of the Bosstalkers, 1988 (t-shirt . black . medium) 

 3.17 "Sweet Home Blue Chicago" - Painting of a blues performance (t-shirt . white . large) 

 3.18 "Blues Country" - Images of various blues artists (t-shirt . tan . large) 

 3.19 "World Blues Blues-Gospel-Dance Festival 93" - Image of a blues artist playing harmonica in between a guitar and saxophone , 1993 (t-shirt . white . x-large) 

 3.2 "You Don’t know Diddley" - Image of an unidentified blues artist (t-shirt . white . x-large) 

 3.21 "B. B. World Tour '88-'89" - Image of B. B. King playing guitar surrounded by the flags of the countries included on the tour, 1988-1989 (t-shirt . pink . large) 

 3.22 "King of the Blues BB King World Tour 1991 " , 1991 (t-shirt . black . x-large) 

 3.23 "BB King - When Love Comes to Town Tour with U2 1989 Japan" - Image of B. B. King playing guitar, 1989 (t-shirt . black . medium) 

 3.24 "B.B. Southern Tour Spring 91" - Image of an LP, 1991 (t-shirt . white . x-large) 

 3.25 ""If you don’t dig the blues, you've got a hole in your soul.' - The Blues Doctor, Bill Ferris" (t-shirt . white . x-large) 

 3.26 "1995 NEH Summer Seminar " The Blues as History, Literature and Culture" University of Mississippi June 12 August 4 The Center for the Study of Southern Culture at Ole Miss" - Image of a Charley Patton album cover, 1995 (t-shirt . green . large) 

 3.27 "Code Blue" (t-shirt . white . x-large) 

 3.28 "Delta Blues Museum " - Compiled images of various blues artists (t-shirt . yellow . x-large) 

 3.29 "Blues San Luis Obisp" - Image of a cat playing the saxophone (t-shirt . pink . large) 

 3.30 "Santa Barbara Blues Society" (t-shirt . blue . large) 

 3.31 "(front) Blues Heaven - Willie Dixon - It don't make sense you can't make peace; (back) Red Rooster Hoochie Coochie Man" - Image of Willie Dixon (t-shirt . black . medium) 

 3.32 "Sacramento Blues Society" - Image of cartoon figures playing blues instruments (t-shirt . blue . medium) 

 3.33 "The Blues Are All Right - The Britsh Blues Connection" - Image of a guitar in the shape of the British Isles (t-shirt . blue . large) 

 3.34 "Baltimore Blues Society" - Image of an unidentified blues artist (t-shirt . red . medium) 

 3.35 "The Blues Are All Right - The Britsh Blues Connection" - Image of a guitar in the shape of the British Isles (t-shirt . blue . x-large) 

 4.41 "BB King - When Love Comes to Town Tour with U2 1989 Japan" - Image of B. B. King playing guitar, 1989 (t-shirt . black . medium) 

 4.2 "Tulsa Blues Club" - Image of a guitar (t-shirt . blue . large) 

 4.3 "Rhythm the Jazz Theatre Blues Festival " - Images of blues instruments (t-shirt . black . medium) 

 4.4 "WMNF Gives Me the Blues 88.5 FM" (t-shirt . grey . large) 

 4.5 "Delta Blues Museum " - Compiled images of various blues artists (t-shirt . yellow . large) 

 4.6 "B. B. King" - Image of a guitar (t-shirt . tan . large) 

 4.7 "Blues Country" - Images of various blues artists (t-shirt . tan . large) 

 4.8 "Ole Miss Sam '94 - Southern Studies " - Painting of a magnolia and a building, 1994 (t-shirt . white . x-large) 

 4.9 "Johnny Little John - "Kiddyo" "Touch me easy"" (t-shirt . burgundy . x-large) 

 4.10 "(front) Big Joe Turner; (back) 1993 Topanga Canyon Blues Festival Rain Date 6-26" - Painting of Big Joe Turner, 1993 (t-shirt . black . medium) 

 4.11 "Baltimore Blues Society - Sonny Boy Williamson" - Image of Sonny Boy Williamson (t-shirt . white . x-large) 

 4.12 "10th Annual Juneteenth Blues Festival '86" - Image of an unidentified blues artist, 1986 (t-shirt . blue . x-large) 

 4.13 "Living Blues" (t-shirt . white . small) 

 4.14 "Delta Blues Museum " - Compiled images of various blues artists (t-shirt . yellow . x-large) 

 4.15 "(front) King Biscuit Time KFFA 13609; (back) King Biscuit Blues Festival Helena,Ark." - (front) Image of a crown; (back) Image of Sonny Boy Williamson II sitting on an oversized corn cob (t-shirt . yellow . x-large) 

 4.16 "Piedmont Blues Preservation Society" - Graphic image of an unidentified blues artist (t-shirt . blue . small) 

 4.17 "Mississippi Valley Blues Society" - Graphic of an unidentified blues artist (t-shirt . blue . x-large) 

 5.1 "(back) B. B. King - King of the Blues Worldwide; (sleeve) BB King World Tour " - Globe with an oversized guitar overlapping it (jacket . Blue and Brown . large) 

 5.2 "B. B. King" - Colorful image of a guitar with a crown overhead (jacket . blue . 44 R) 

 5.3 "B. B. King - King of the Blues Worldwide (back) " - Globe with an oversized guitar overlapping it (jacket . blue . large) 

 6.1 "Keep on Harpin' Hohner" - Embroidered harmonica (hat . blue . one-size-fits-all) 

 6.2 "Baltimore Blues Society" - Image of a blues artist (hat . red . one-size-fits-all) 

 6.3 "Chunky Rhythm and Blues" (hat . blue . one-size-fits-all) 

 6.4 "Benson and Hedges " (hat . black . one-size-fits-all) 

 6.5 "B. B. King" (hat . blue . one-size-fits-all) 

 6.6 "Olympia Beer - ChicagoFest Blues WXRT 93FM Deluxe" (visor . cream . one-size-fits-all) 

 6.7 “Detroit Blues Festival – Belle Isle Band Shell” – Silhouette of guitarist, Sunday, September 22 (tank top . tangerine . women’s large) 

 6.8 “Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival In Exile, Windsor, Ontario 1974” (t-shirt . yellow . large) 

 6.9 “Detroit Blues Festival 1981” – drawing of partial guitar player (t-shirt . black and white . large) 

 6.10 “Detroit Sings the Blues – Detroit Blues Festival 1980” (t-shirt . black and white . large) 

 6.11 “Kingston Mines Blues & Bar-B-Q” – 2548 North Halsted Street, Chicago (t-shirt . black and gold . large) 

 6.12 “Juke” – drawing ostensibly of Little Walter (t-shirt . white and blue . large) 

 6.13 “Ohio Blues Too” – drawings of two blues performers on front; list of almost 40 performers on the back (t-shirt . blue and white . large) 

 6.14 "Roy Rogers - Chops not Chaps" - drawing of a guitar; list of albums on the back (t-shirt . black . large) 

 6.15 "Otis Taylor - White African" (t-shirt . white . x-large)