Request Material

June J. Willis collection of music ephemera

June J. Willis collection of music ephemera

Descriptive Summary

Title: June J. Willis collection of music ephemera
Creator: Willis, June J.
Inclusive Dates: 1970s
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 Linear Feet (1 box)
Collection Number: ms3991
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Macon Georgia based Capricorn Records began in 1969 as an independent record label. The founders were Phil Walden, Alan Walden and Frank Fenter. During the 1970s, Capricorn was the label for many Southern rock and soul bands with artists ranging from Elvin Bishop to Bonnie Bramlett.

Scope and Content

This collection mostly consists of promotional posters for Capricorn recording artists. The musicans are: Billy Joe Shaver, Elvin Bishop, Bonnie Bramlett, The Marshall Tucker Band, Wet Willie and Dr. John. Also included in the collection are T-shirt iron-ons for Elvin Bishop and a "Save the Whales" poster. All the material dates from the 1970s.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

June J. Willis collection of music ephemera, ms3991, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Bishop, Elvin
Bramlett, Bonnie
Entertainers -- United States.
John, Dr.
Radio -- United States.
Shaver, Billy Joe

Related Collections in this Repository

Related audiovisual materials from this collection are housed in the Walter J. Brown Media Archive:

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1"Devil or Angel" poster (Billy Joe Shaver), 1970s
12"Capricorn Airborne Division", 1976
13"Fooled around and fell in love" (Elvin Bishop), 1970s
14"Lady's choice" (Bonnie Bramlett), 1970s
15-6"Carolina dreams" (The Marshall Tucker band), 1970s
17-8"You're all wet" (Wet Willie), 1970s
19"Dr. John" , 1970s
110"Save the whales", 1970s
11-2Elvin Bishop T-shirt iron-ons, 1970s