Category Archives: music

#OnThisDay: Remembering Freddie Mercury

*Post written by Jake Knecht, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Today we are going to discuss one of the most influential rock stars of all time, Freddie Mercury. Frederick Bulsara was born on September 5, 1946 … Continue reading

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Elvis: The One and Only King

    *Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections.         Larry Aiken was a well-known radio and television personality in Evansville. He also was a businessman and created his own … Continue reading

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Behind the Music: 8-Tracks with Jim Nabors

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. As we reach to the conclusion of our “Behind the Music” series, we are going to look at the 8-track. Similar to the cassette tape, the … Continue reading

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Behind the Music: The Vinyl Frontier – We Are the United Nations

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. As technology continued to improve, so did the music industry. As the wax cylinders were going out of style, vinyl records were becoming the next big … Continue reading

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Behind the Music: Evansville (in Old Indiana)

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. There are numerous song lyrics with references to well-known cities: Barcelona by Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballé, Empire State of Mind by Jay-Z featuring Alicia Keys, … Continue reading

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