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Bustin' Loose Part 1

Object Details

maker
Nouveau Music Company
Date made
1978
Physical Description
vinyl (overall material)
cardboard (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 31 cm x 31.5 cm; 12 3/16 in x 12 3/8 in
Credit Line
Gift of Grandmaster Flash
Description (Brief)
Phonograph record is Bustin' Loose Part 1 by Chuck Brown and the Soul Searchers. It is housed in an album cover that is worn and torn with masking tape holding it together. The cover is blue with a red circle design in the left corner and is autographed by DJ Grandmaster Flash. The phonograph record is marked with an arrow and is scratched in a circular pattern on one part of the record. This record was used by Grandmaster Flash to make the unique rap sound of "scratching" on a turntable.
ID Number
2006.0060.02.1
accession number
2006.0060
catalog number
2006.0060.02.1
Object Name
sound recording
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Exhibition
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Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
subject
Hip-Hop
place made
United States
Data Source
National Museum of American History
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-dd05-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
Record ID
nmah_1301249
Sound recording, Bustin' Loose Part 1, used by DJ Grandmaster Flash
Sound recording, Bustin' Loose Part 1, used by DJ Grandmaster Flash
Album sleeve for records used by DJ Grandmaster Flash
Bustin' Loose Part 1
Bustin' Loose Part 1
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