Collection Number: 20497

Collection Title: Southern Culture on the Skids Collection, circa 1980s-2000s

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Size .5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 130 items)
Abstract Sound recordings, posters, and ephemera related to the surf rock and rockabilly music group Southern Culture on the Skids of Chapel Hill, N.C.
Creator Southern Culture on the Skids (Musical group)
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
Use of audio materials may require production of listening copies.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
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 Southern Culture on the Skids Collection #20497, Southern Folklife Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Rick Miller in December 2013 (Acc. 101939) and December 2014 (Acc. 102152 and 102153).
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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Southern Culture on the Skids (SCOTS), a surf rock and rockabilly music group, was founded in Chapel Hill, N.C., in 1983. Original members of the band are guitarist and vocalist Richard (Rick) Miller, lead vocalist Stan Lewis, bassist Leslie Land, and drummer Chip Shelby. Current members are Rick Miller, bassist and singer Mary Huff, and drummer Dave Hartman.

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Sound recordings, posters, and ephemera related to the surf rock and rockabilly music group Southern Culture on the Skids (SCOTS) of Chapel Hill, N.C. Posters and ephemera include SCOTS concert posters and flyers, a promotional puzzle for Countrypolitan Favorites (2007, Yep Roc Records), a SCOTS Barbie doll, wrestling mask, and other materials. Sound recordings consist of multitrack masters related to the band's 1995 release Dirt Track Date (DGC) and a 12" LP test pressing of Zombified (2001, Kudzo Records). The collection also includes track sheets and lyric sheets related to the Dirt Track Date multitrack masters found in the collection.

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Contents list

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 1. Posters and Ephemera, circa 1980s-1990s.

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About 30 items.

Processing information: Titles compiled from original containers.

Multitrack masters related to the Southern Culture on the Skids release Dirt Track Date (1995, Geffen Records) and a 12" LP test pressing of Zombified (2001, Kudzo Records). Also includes track sheets and lyric sheets related to the Dirt Track Date multitrack masters found in the series.

Folder 4

Track sheets and lyric sheets: FT-15448-15451 #20497, Series: "2. Sound Recordings and Related Materials, circa 1990s-2000s." Folder 4

Folder 5

Track sheets and lyric sheets: FT-15452-15453 #20497, Series: "2. Sound Recordings and Related Materials, circa 1990s-2000s." Folder 5

Folder 6

Track sheets and lyric sheets: FT-15454-15455 #20497, Series: "2. Sound Recordings and Related Materials, circa 1990s-2000s." Folder 6

Folder 7

Track sheets and lyric sheets: FT-15456-15457 #20497, Series: "2. Sound Recordings and Related Materials, circa 1990s-2000s." Folder 7

SFC Audio Open Reel FT-20497/15448

Southern Culture on the Skids, multitrack master 1: "Soul City" take 1 (fast), "Soul City" take 2 (lead edit), 15 November 1994 #20497, Series: "2. Sound Recordings and Related Materials, circa 1990s-2000s." FT-20497/15448

2" Open Reel Audio

SFC Audio Open Reel FT-20497/15449

Southern Culture on the Skids, multitrack master 2: "White Trash" take 1, "White Trash" take 2, 16 November 1994 #20497, Series: "2. Sound Recordings and Related Materials, circa 1990s-2000s." FT-20497/15449

2" Open Reel Audio

SFC Audio Open Reel FT-20497/15450

Southern Culture on the Skids, multitrack master 3: "Dirt Track Date", 16 November 1994 #20497, Series: "2. Sound Recordings and Related Materials, circa 1990s-2000s." FT-20497/15450

2" Open Reel Audio

SFC Audio Open Reel FT-20497/15451

Southern Culture on the Skids, multitrack master 4: "Skullbucket", "Nitty Gritty", 23 January 1995 #20497, Series: "2. Sound Recordings and Related Materials, circa 1990s-2000s." FT-20497/15451

2" Open Reel Audio

SFC Audio Open Reel FT-20497/15452

Southern Culture on the Skids, multitrack master 5: "Moonshine Martini", "Voodoo Cadillac", 24 January 1995 #20497, Series: "2. Sound Recordings and Related Materials, circa 1990s-2000s." FT-20497/15452

2" Open Reel Audio

SFC Audio Open Reel FT-20497/15453

Southern Culture on the Skids, multitrack master 6: "Fried Chicken and Gasoline", "Greenback Fly", 25 January 1995 #20497, Series: "2. Sound Recordings and Related Materials, circa 1990s-2000s." FT-20497/15453

2" Open Reel Audio

SFC Audio Open Reel FT-20497/15454

Southern Culture on the Skids, multitrack master 7: "Slave Galley", "Make Mayan a Hawaiian", 31 January 1995 #20497, Series: "2. Sound Recordings and Related Materials, circa 1990s-2000s." FT-20497/15454

2" Open Reel Audio

SFC Audio Open Reel FT-20497/15455

Southern Culture on the Skids, multitrack master 8: "Firefly", "Camel Walk" take 2, "Camel Walk" take 1 (for parts), 31 January 1995 #20497, Series: "2. Sound Recordings and Related Materials, circa 1990s-2000s." FT-20497/15455

2" Open Reel Audio

SFC Audio Open Reel FT-20497/15456

Southern Culture on the Skids, multitrack master 9: "8 Piece Box", "Whole Lotta Things" take 1, "Whole Lotta Things" take 2, 1 February 1995 #20497, Series: "2. Sound Recordings and Related Materials, circa 1990s-2000s." FT-20497/15456

2" Open Reel Audio

SFC Audio Open Reel FT-20497/15457

Southern Culture on the Skids, multitrack master: "Camel Walk" take 2, "Santos", "Tijuana Pearl", "Walleye", 9 February 1992 #20497, Series: "2. Sound Recordings and Related Materials, circa 1990s-2000s." FT-20497/15457

2" Open Reel Audio

Audiodisc FC-20497/1

Southern Culture on the Skids, Zombified, Kudzu Records test pressing, circa 2001 #20497, Series: "2. Sound Recordings and Related Materials, circa 1990s-2000s." FC-20497/1

12" LP record

Issue number: KUD-LP-003

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Processing Information

Processed: May 2019

Encoded by: Laura Smith, August 2017

Updated by: Laura Hart and Anne Wells, May 2019

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