ASCAP radio interview with Ervin Drake

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Title
ASCAP radio interview with Ervin Drake
Names
Rhodes, Roger (Donor)
Drake, Ervin (Interviewee)
Bookspan, Martin (Interviewer)
Collection

ASCAP sponsored radio interviews with musicians and composers collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1960 - 1969 (Approximate)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 2832
Topics
Drake, Ervin
Drake, Ervin -- Friends and associates
Lyricists -- United States
Composers -- United States
Television producers and directors
Radio programs
Genres
Radio programs
Radio interviews
Interviews
Notes
Additional physical form: Service compact disc (1 sound disc : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.) available in *LDC 50233, tracks 1-4.
Acquisition: Gift; Roger Rhodes; 2007.
Citation/reference: Forms part of the ASCAP sponsored radio interviews with musicians and composers collection, *L(Special) 07-11.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 sound tape reel (20 min.) : analog, mono. ; 7 in.
Description
Martin Bookspan interviews American lyricist and songwriter Ervin Drake during an undated broadcast. Drake discusses his studies for graphic design, and switching his career from visual artist to lyricist and composer; his hit songs like Tico-Tico (1942), Perdido (1944), and The rickety rickshaw man (1945); his work as a producer in television; his collaborators; and the Broadway productions such as What makes Sammy run? (1964) for which he wrote music and lyrics, including his famous song A room without windows.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 462997195
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18168620
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c60f4cc0-764b-0136-7cd5-77423e2de5c2
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1960: Created (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "ASCAP radio interview with Ervin Drake" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1960 - 1969. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/686a9590-c35d-0133-7ade-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "ASCAP radio interview with Ervin Drake" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/686a9590-c35d-0133-7ade-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1960 - 1969). ASCAP radio interview with Ervin Drake Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/686a9590-c35d-0133-7ade-60f81dd2b63c

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ASCAP radio interview with Ervin Drake