Richie Unterberger Collection
- Physical description
- 5.25 linear ft. (257 audio cassettes, 1 cd rom, 436 computer files (42.1 megabytes))
- Unterberger, Richie, 1962- interviewer, donor.
- Finding aid
- Finding aid available online
- Organization & arrangement
- This collection is in original order. [Box inventory] cassettes 1-37 (Box 1), cassettes 38-75 (Box 2), cassettes 76-113 (Box 3), cassettes 114-149 (Box 4), cassettes 150-186 (Box 5), cassettes 187-223 (Box 6), cassettes 224-257 and transcription CD (Box 7).
- The Richie Unterberger collection consists of audio cassette recordings and electronic documents comprised of cassette interview transcripts and email interviews. The interviewees include pop culture musicians, managers, music producers, record executives, and journalists. These interviews are source material for many of Mr. Unterberger's books including "Unknown legends of Rock 'n' roll", "White Light/White Heat: The Velvet Underground Day-By-Day", "Turn! Turn! Turn!: The 60s Folk-Rock Revolution" and others.
- Earliest date
- Latest date
- Open for research; material must be requested at least two business days in advance of intended use. Contact the Archive of Recorded Sound for assistance.
- Cite as
- Richie Unterberger Collection, ARS-0082. Stanford Archive of Recorded Sound, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, CA.
- Property rights reside with repository. Publication and reproduction rights reside with the creators or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Head Librarian of the Archive of Recorded Sound.
- Gift; Richie Unterberger; 2011.
- Richie Unterberger is the author of numerous rock history books, including "Unknown Legends of Rock'n'Roll" and a history of 1960s folk-rock, "Jingle Jangle Morning." His book "The Unreleased Beatles: Music and Film" won a 2007 Association for Recorded Sound Collections Award for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research. His other books include "White Light/White Heat: The Velvet Underground Day-By-Day" and "Won't Get Fooled Again: The Who from Lifehouse to Quadrophenia." He gives regular presentations on rock and soul history throughout the Bay Area incorporating rare vintage film clips and audio recordings, at public libraries and other venues. He teaches courses on rock history at the University of San Francisco-affiliated Fromm Institute, the College of Marin, and Osher Lifelong Learning Institute branches in San Francisco, San Rafael, Berkeley, and Santa Clara. He has also written several hundred liner notes for reissues on various labels, including Rhino, Universal, Collectors’ Choice, and Real Gone Music. Adapted from a biography provided by Richie Unterberger.
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