MARC Record For Collection: Omega Productions Collection, 1974-2003
LDR 00000npcaa a 4500
099 9 _a06/138
110 2 _aOmega Productions (Dallas, Tex.)
245 00 _aOmega Productions Collection
506 _aAccess to this collection is provided only by special arrangement. Please contact the Music Library for more information.
520 2 _aThe 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.
541 _aPaul and Donna Christensen
545 1 _aFrom 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.
630 0 _aMusic.
650 0 _aBlues (Music)
650 0 _aCountry music
650 0 _aDallas Cowboys (Football team)
650 0 _aGospel music.
650 0 _aJazz
650 0 _aRock music
856 42 _3Control Card
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