Peter Johnson concert recordings
Scope and Contents
Collection consists of 7” reel-to-reel magnetic tape recordings of concerts arranged and produced by Peter Johnson. Digital copies of some are available for access.
- 1960-1982, bulk 1975-1978
- Majority of material found within 1975-1978
Language of Materials
Materials entirely in English
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions if for consultation only. Most recordings accessible only on 7” magnetic tape reel. Any rebroadcast or duplication must be discussed with the archivist.
Biographical / Historical
Peter Johnson was founder of Living Folk Records and Concerts Inc., based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. As president, he organized some thirty folk music concerts a year for ten years while producing seven records. He also hosted many “open sing” events in the Boston area, most notably at Passim’s in Harvard Square (now Club Passim). In 1975 he received the Eisteddfod Award for his contribution to the field of folk music.
85 Cassettes (85 audio recordings)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Peter Johnson, Belmont, MA, January 2010 Accession #10-16
- Peter Johnson concert recordings
- Kaity Assam ’12 and Judy Farrar,
- April 2012
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