Music USA #434-B, Interview with Bob Shad

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The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, including tune selections and an interview with Bob Shad, director of artists and repertoire (A&R) at Mercury Records, broadcast March 7, 1956.

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Conover, Willis January 26, 1956.

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This audio recording is part of the collection entitled: Music Library Conover Collection and was provided by UNT Music Library to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 89 times . More information about this recording can be viewed below.

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The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, including tune selections and an interview with Bob Shad, director of artists and repertoire (A&R) at Mercury Records, broadcast March 7, 1956.

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Made possible by a grant from the Grammy Foundation.

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Music Library Conover Collection

This small selection of program lists, recording schedules, and promos comes from the collection of Willis Conover (1920-1996), a jazz producer and broadcaster on the Voice of America for over forty years. A much larger collection of Conover materials--including some 22,000 recordings--is available in tangible form at the UNT Music Library.

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  • January 26, 1956

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  • March 31, 2016, 9:57 a.m.

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  • March 31, 2016, 3 p.m.

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Conover, Willis. Music USA #434-B, Interview with Bob Shad, audio recording, January 26, 1956; Washington, DC. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc824271/: accessed September 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.