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Collection Number: 20409

Collection Title: Larry Manuel Collection on Joe Manuel and the Saturday Night Jamboree, Memphis, Tenn., 1999, 2005 and undated

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Size 19 items
Abstract The collection assembled by rockabilly musician Larry Manuel contains three typescripts and sixteen captioned photographs pertaining to his father and hillbilly musician Joe Manuel (1912-1959) and the elder Manuel's stage act and radio show called Saturday Night Jamboree. The Jamboree ran from 1953 to 1954 in Memphis, Tenn. Typescripts are a profile of Joe Manuel's music career, copy of a letter Larry wrote about the Memphis music scene of the 1950s, and a description of the Saturday Night Jamboree. Photographs are chiefly copies of promotional pictures for the radio show and include handwritten labels identifying the individuals and groups depicted. Acquired as part of the Southern Folklife Collection.
Creator Manuel, Larry.
Language English
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Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Larry Manuel Collection on Joe Manuel and the Saturday Night Jamboree, Memphis, Tenn. #20409, Southern Folklife Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Larry Manuel of Memphis, Tenn., is a retired firefighter, rockabilly musician, and recording artist. He is the son of Joe Manuel (1912-1959), a hillbilly musician and radio star of the 1930s, 1940s, and early 1950s. Larry Manuel performed with Joe Manuel's band on the elder Manuel's stage act and radio show called the Saturday Night Jamboree, which ran from 1953 to 1954 in Memphis.

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Processing Information

This summary description was created in June 2018 to provide information about unprocessed materials in Wilson Special Collections Library.

Encoded by: Laura Smith, June 2018

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