Interview with blues musician/singer Red Tam (Tony McQueen)

235316
Date
1988-08-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three audio cassettes. McQueen, also known as Red Tam, was leader of the Jacksonville-based Red Tam Blues Band. His father, also called Red Tam, was a popular local blues player (he died two years before this interview.) McQueen discusses his birth in Miami and living in various Florida towns; his ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 10
McQueen, Tony, 1970-

Practice session by the Red Tam Blues Band

235317
Date
1988-08-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of a practice session by the Red Tam Blues Band, performing classic blues songs and original songs. Also includes two songs by Red Tam Sr. recorded from a 45 rpm record. The band consisted of Red Tam (aka Tony McQueen; lead guitar, leader); Mike Gallen (keyboard); Kenn...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 11
McQueen, Tony, 1970-

Demo recording by the Red Tam Blues Band

235318
Date
1988-08-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Demo recording of a session by the Red Tam Blues Band performing classic blues songs and original songs. Also includes two songs written by Red Tam Sr. Recorded in a Jacksonville professional recording studio (not recorded by folkorist Hansen). The band consisted of Red Tam (aka...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 12
McQueen, Tony, 1970-

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