Mathews, Claude Anthony

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A graduate student in the department of Radio-Television-Film at the University of Texas at Austin from 1981 through 1984, Claude Anthony Mathews created a video documentary for his Master’s thesis entitled, Singin’ the Yodeling Blues, which illustrates the musical interests of Kenneth Threadgill and his friendships with Texas musicians who performed at Threadgills, his restaurant and music club in Austin. Musicians featured in the documentary include Jimmie Rodgers, Kenneth Threadgill, Bill Neely, Mance Lipscomb, and Janis Joplin. The documentary also mentions Powell St. John and Julie Paul, two Austin folk singers who performed with Janis Joplin in her first appearances at Threadgills in the early 1960s.

From the guide to the Mathews, Claude A. Collection, [ca. 1925]-1983, (Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin)

A graduate student in the department of Radio-Television-Film at the University of Texas at Austin from 1981 through 1984, Claude Anthony Mathews created a video documentary for his Master's thesis entitled, Singin' the Yodeling Blues, which illustrates the musical interests of Kenneth Threadgill and his friendships with Texas musicians who performed at Threadgills, his restaurant and music club in Austin.

Musicians featured in the documentary include Jimmie Rodgers, Kenneth Threadgill, Bill Neely, Mance Lipscomb, and Janis Joplin. The documentary also mentions Powell St. John and Julie Paul, two Austin folk singers who performed with Janis Joplin in her first appearances at Threadgills in the early 1960s.

From the description of Mathews, Claude A., Collection, [ca. 1925]-1983 (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 733846782

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creatorOf Mathews, Claude A. Collection, [ca. 1925]-1983 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
referencedIn Mathews, Claude A. Mathews, Claude A., Collection, [ca. 1925]-1983 University of Texas Libraries
creatorOf Mathews, Claude A. Mathews, Claude A., Collection, [ca. 1925]-1983 University of Texas Libraries
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associatedWith Joplin, Janis person
associatedWith Joplin, Janis. person
associatedWith Lipscomb, Mance, 1895-1976 person
associatedWith Mathews, Claude person
associatedWith Neely, Bill person
associatedWith Neely, Bill. person
associatedWith Paul, Julie person
associatedWith Paul, Julie. person
associatedWith Rodgers, Jimmie, 1897-1933 person
associatedWith St. John, Powell person
associatedWith St. John, Powell. person
associatedWith Threadgill, Kenneth person
associatedWith Threadgill, Kenneth. person
associatedWith Threadgill's (Restaurant : Austin, Tex.) corporateBody
associatedWith University of Texas at Austin. Dept. of Radio-Television-Film corporateBody
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Austin
Austin (Tex.)
Austin (Tex.)
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Documentary films--Texas--Austin--20th century
Music--20th century
Documentary films--20th century
Music--Texas--Austin--20th century
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