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Rock Hall’s Library Director Talks about the New Library and Archives

Thursday, October 22: 4:18 p.m.
Posted by Andy Leach
The Library and Archives will open in downtown Cleveland in 2010.

The Rock Hall's Library Director Andy Leach

 

We’re happy to report that construction of the Rock Hall’s new Library and Archives is complete!  Once our shelving, furniture, and workstations are installed in the next month or so, we’ll move our small but growing staff ...

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What's Happening at the Library and Archives

Thursday, March 4: 4:56 p.m.
Posted by Andy Leach

Andy Leach, director of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Library and Archives, gives a behind the scenes look at the Library and Archives in downtown Cleveland.

Things are coming along at the Library and Archives. Our staff ...

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Support the Rock Hall for SXSW 2012!

Monday, August 22: 11:59 a.m.
Posted by Rock Hall

Now in its 26th year, the SXSW Music and Media Conference has grown into the must-attend networking event for the 21st century music industry. Showcasing nearly 2,000 musical acts from around the globe at over 80 stages in downtown ...

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The Library and Archives Opens Today

Tuesday, January 17: 5 p.m.
Posted by Rock Hall
Andy Leach, director of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum's Library and Archives

Today, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum opened the world’s largest library and archives devoted to rock and roll music. The Library and Archives is located in downtown Cleveland at the Center for Creative Arts ...

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Austin City Limits Performance Collection Comes to Library and Archives

Thursday, June 21: 3:30 p.m.
Posted by Rock Hall
Neil Young is among the hundreds of artists who've performed live on Austin City Limits

Today, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced a partnership with KLRU-TV, Austin PBS to make nearly 40 years of Austin City Limits performances available to the public for the first time. The announcement came from Rock and ...

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Jane Scott Collection Arrives at the Rock Hall Library and Archives

Thursday, August 9: 5 p.m.
Posted by Jennie Thomas
Beginning to sort the Jane Scott papers at the Rock Hall Library and Archives

Recently, the Library and Archives acquired the collection of Cleveland’s own Jane Scott, which includes items accumulated over the course of Scott’s long career as the first rock critic at a daily newspaper: interview notebooks, autographs, personal ...

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Interview with James Brown Biographer RJ Smith

Monday, August 27: 11 a.m.
Posted by Rock Hall
Author RJ Smith discusses 1986 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee James Brown

After presenting at the Rock Hall Library and Archives in Cleveland, Ohio, on August 23, 2012, RJ Smith, author of The One: The Life and Music of James Brown, visited the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum ...

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Growing the Northeast Ohio Popular Music Archives

Friday, August 31: 11 a.m.
Posted by Jennie Thomas
Master tapes of Cleveland punk legends the Dead Boys are part of the NEOPMA

Earlier this month, myself, the Grateful Dead archivist Nicholas Meriwether (who contributed to the Rock Hall's Grateful Dead: the Long, Strange Trip exhibit and wrote about the Dead's "best performance") and nine other archivists from a wide ...

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