Omega Productions Collection, 1974-2003
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Brief Description:

The collection consists of twelve boxes of reel-to-reel audio tapes, various video formats, digital audio tapes (DAT), and cassettes that chronicle live performances and other special events between 1974 and 2003. The performances and events took place primarily in Texas, but also in Nevada (Las Vegas and Reno), Orlando, Detroit, Nashville, Kansas City, Memphis, St. Louis, New Orleans, and Little Rock, among others.

Artists in this collection include Willie Nelson, B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Bobby "Blue" Bland, Soul Asylum, Lyle Lovett, Ben Vereen, Merle Haggard, Fats Domino, Johnny Cash, Ernest Tubb, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Billy Eckstine, Anne Murray, Tanya Tucker, and Chubby Checker. Also present are recordings from Dallas Cowboys coach Tom Landry's 70th birthday party, and the opening celebration of the 1994 World Cup.

The collection captures the intersection of national, local, and regional music history in Texas, and the role of a Texas organization in chronicling these events.

Held at:
Music Library
Record Series Number: 06/138
Created by: Omega Productions (Dallas, Tex.)
Volume: 12.0 Boxes
Acquired: 01/00/2019.
Biographical Note for Omega Productions (Dallas, Tex.) :

From omegalive.com/about: Paul Christensen and his wife Donna founded Omega Productions in March of 1973. The Company produces live concert television specials, as well as live entertainment oriented events. Omega also provides live event production and consulting services to the Entertainment and Sports Industries.

While the Library of Congress authority file locates the company according to its prior studio location in Dallas, the company is now headquartered in Palacios, Texas.

Access Restrictions: Access to this collection is provided only by special arrangement. Please contact the Music Library for more information.
Subject Index
Blues (Music)
Country music.
Dallas Cowboys (Football team)
Gospel music.
Jazz
Music.
Rock music
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Music Library. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Notes: Collection is housed in remote storage. Advance notice for use is required. Please contact the Music Library for further information.
Acquisition Notes: Paul and Donna Christensen  Gift