Collection of radio stations' recognizable logos and melodies

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Title
Collection of radio stations' recognizable logos and melodies
Collection

Eric Siday collection of sound recordings

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1960 - 1979 (Approximate)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 4133
Topics
Radio advertising -- United States
Radio announcing
Radio broadcasting -- Sound effects
Radio music
Electronic music
Genres
Radio commercials
Radio music
Music
Advertising
Notes
Content: Title created by cataloger from audition; date approximated.
Content: "Westinghouse logo presentation ; Ed Anderson and Eric Siday"-- On back of container.
Content: "Westinghouse with Ed Anderson"-- On spine of container.
Content: Enclosed in container 3 pencil written notes: 1st note. "Excellent Radio Sta ID's." 2nd note. "Excellent radio sta IDs Ray listened to it all stations 8/25/92." 3rd note. "This was just taken from the box in Mother room 8/11/94."
Content: Four items (reel and 3 notes) have Steve Horenstein's catalog numbers 71a (reel), 71b (note 1), 71c (note 2), and 71d (note 3) listed and described in "Eric Siday Archive : original tapes and soundfiles copies" and "Siday tape list (original by Alice Shields)" held by LPA.
Content: Streaming file transferred from original audio tape.
Venue: Recorded in New York 1960s and 1970s.
Acquisition: Gift; Eric & Edith Siday Charitable Foundation, 1998.
Language: In English and Spanish.
Content: Forms part of: Eric Siday collection, *L(Special) 98-17, 99-06.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 39 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips., full track, mono ; 7 in.
Description
The first part of the recording (33 min.) consists of a few radio stations' (WABC, WWDC Washington, WCKY, WXYZ Detroit) musical logos, melodies, commencement of programs, weather and traffic reports, announcements and such, all presented as songs. Some are in Spanish. The rest of the recording (5 min.) is unidentified music performed on various musical instruments. The last minute is a recording of a waltz performed by an orchestra. It's not established in what capacity Eric Siday and Ed Anderson took part in these works.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Spanish, Castilian
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 953104157
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21009482
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9675a890-2a10-0136-12c8-53587659d22e
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

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

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Collection of radio stations' recognizable logos and melodies" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1960 - 1979. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f2b2b090-3b97-0134-6f48-60f81dd2b63c

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Collection of radio stations' recognizable logos and melodies" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 15, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f2b2b090-3b97-0134-6f48-60f81dd2b63c

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1960 - 1979). Collection of radio stations' recognizable logos and melodies Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f2b2b090-3b97-0134-6f48-60f81dd2b63c

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Collection of radio stations' recognizable logos and melodies