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Music USA #7879-A, Music of Johnny Mercer

Description: The entire program for the first hour of Music USA, and the first of seven programs in memory of Johnny Mercer.
Date: July 26, 1976
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Sound
Partner: UNT Music Library

Music USA playlists, 1976

Description: A partial set of playlists for individual Music USA programs 7673 through 8033, broadcast in 1976. There are 92 pages in this document.
Date: 1976
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Music Library

Music USA #7429-B, funeral of Duke Ellington, Part III

Description: The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, broadcast May 3, 1975. The program contains Part III of the funeral of Duke Ellington, on May 27, 1974, as broadcast on radio, possibly by station WRVR.
Date: May 3, 1975
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Sound
Partner: UNT Music Library

Music USA #7428-B, funeral of Duke Ellington, Part II

Description: The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, broadcast May 2, 1975. The program contains Part II of the funeral of Duke Ellington, on May 27, 1974, as broadcast on radio, possibly by station WRVR.
Date: May 2, 1975
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Sound
Partner: UNT Music Library

Music USA playlists, 1975

Description: A partial set of playlists for individual Music USA programs 7319 through 7669, broadcast in 1975. There are 81 pages in this document.
Date: 1975
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Music Library

Willis Conover's eulogy for Duke Ellington

Description: Recording of a eulogy for Duke Ellington by Willis Conover, likely incorporated into one of the memorial programs following Ellington's death. It may have been included in Music USA #7427-B, broadcast May 1, 1975.
Date: 1975
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Sound
Partner: UNT Music Library

Music USA #6999-B, Ruby Braff and George Barnes

Description: The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, broadcast February 27, 1974, including tune selections and an interview with Ruby Braff and George Barnes.
Date: January 29, 1974
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Sound
Partner: UNT Music Library

Music USA #7000-B, Ruby Braff and George Barnes

Description: The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, broadcast February 28, 1974, including tune selections and an interview with Ruby Braff and George Barnes.
Date: January 29, 1974
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Sound
Partner: UNT Music Library

Music USA playlists, 1974

Description: A partial set of playlists for individual Music USA programs 6951 through 7306, broadcast in 1974. There are 109 pages in this document.
Date: 1974
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Music Library

Music USA playlists, January-June 1973

Description: A partial set of playlists for individual Music USA programs 6581 through 6714, broadcast in 1973. There are 91 pages in this document.
Date: 1973
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Music Library

Music USA playlists, June-December 1973

Description: A partial set of playlists for individual Music USA programs 6731 through 6941, broadcast in 1973. There are 157 pages in this document.
Date: 1973
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Music Library

Music USA playlists, 1972

Description: A partial set of playlists for individual Music USA programs 6211 through 6572, broadcast in 1972. There are 134 pages in this document.
Date: 1972
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Music Library

Music USA playlists, November-December 1971

Description: A partial set of playlists for individual Music USA programs 6150 through 6209, broadcast in November and December of 1971. There are 25 pages in this document.
Date: 1971
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Music Library

Willis Conover interviews Johnny Mercer

Description: Part 3 of 4 segments of raw audio of Willis Conover's 1970 interview with Johnny Mercer, which was used in the series of seven memorial broadcasts between program numbers #7879-A and #7893-A.
Date: January 30, 1970
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Sound
Partner: UNT Music Library

Hand-Written Program Lists, 1981-1982

Description: Handwritten cue sheets for Music USA, 1981-1982. Includes: Individual Program Lists, February and March 1978; Handwritten Program Lists, December 1981; Handwritten Program Lists, January-March 1982; Interview with Lee Bark; Notes for Art Farmer program; UDC Lab Jazz Band; Toni Wilson notes.
Date: unknown
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Music Library

Hand-Written Program Lists, 1982-1983

Description: Handwritten cue sheets for Music USA, 1982-1983. Includes: Handwritten Program Lists, September-December 1982; Handwritten Program Lists, January-February 1983.
Date: unknown
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Music Library

Hand-Written Program Lists, Debrecen Jazz Days, September 8-13, 1981

Description: Handwritten cue sheets for Music USA, unknown dates. Includes: Gyorgy Szabados, piano: Budapest; "Philadelphia" Jerry Ricks, vocals & guitar: USA; Radio Big Band: Berlin; Pori Bigband featuring Ted Burson: Finland; Jazz group of Rousse/Bulgaria; Kati Bontovica and Supertrio: Budapest; Fusti-Lakatos Quintet featuring Tat Guinez, conga: Budapest; Thermacnius Quartet: Kobenhaven; Jana Koubkova Trio: Praha; Graham Collier Band: London; Team/Tamas Berki: Budapest; Binder Quintet: Budapest; Jazz Workshop of Debrecen; Pege Quintet: Budapest; Tomsits Quartet: Novi Sad, Yugoslavia; Albert Mangelsdorff, trombone & Weet Gev. Aladar Pege, bass: Budapest; String Connection: Warsaw, Poland; Markovic-Gut Sextet: Beograd, Yugoslavia; Christian Esconde and his Workshop: Paris, France; Siger Small Band: London; Workshop Group of Gyorgy Vukan; Saturnus, Budapest; Erich Klunshuster Quintet: Vienna, Austria; Jazz Band Radi Ostrava: Tscheckoslovakia; Enrico Rava Quartet: Milano, Italy; Workshop Group of Gyorgy Szabados: Budapest; Kaszako Group: Budapest; Hulin Quintet: Szeged, Hungary.
Date: 1981
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Music Library

Individual Program List, 1981

Description: Hour-by-hour breakdown of music played on Music USA, 1981. Includes: Duke Ellington Tribute Programs, April 1978. Handwritten program notes, 1978-1979 and unknown date.
Date: unknown
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Music Library