Category Archives: music

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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Behind the Music: Edison Phonograph Spools

Over the next several weeks, we will be discussing the various music mediums used throughout history. I’ll be discussing the Edison phonograph wax cylinder. There were early prototypes of the phonographs around 1857; however, Thomas Edison is credited to inventing … Continue reading

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Music for your Mind

So, music. It can range from soothing lotion for your senses, or a truly horrifying rash your doctor can’t explain. Around this time of year, we could all use some of that nice music for the soundtrack of Finals Week. … Continue reading

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