Gregory Heath Papers, 1971-2015
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Brief Description: Consists of photographs, news clippings, contracts, audio and video recordings, address books, and posters documenting Gregory "Flea" Heath's work as a concert promoter in Carbondale, IL in the 1970s, and as owner of Celebrations, a Central Illinois music booking agency during the 1980s and 1990s. Includes materials related to music ensembles active in central and southern Illinois such as Head East, REO Speedwagon, the Finchley Boys, One-Eyed Jacks, and Pork and the Havana Ducks. Also consists of photographs, news clippings, flyers, and audio recordings documenting Alan York's involvement in the music scene during the same era.
Held at:
The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music
236 Harding Band Building
1103 South 6th Street
Champaign, IL 61820 6223
Phone: 217-244-93093
Fax: 217-244-8695
Email: schwrtzs [at]
Record Series Number: 12/9/135
Created by: Heath, Gregory "Flea"
Volume: 2.5 cubic feet
Acquired: 02/28/2014.

Initial gift made by Gregory Heath on February, 28, 2014.

A second gift was made by Gregory Heath on October 13, 2015. This included materials from Alan York, which were integrated into the Gregory Heath Collection as Series 3, the Alan York Papers.

Arrangement: Original order, except where noted at the Series or Sub-Series level.
Subject Index
Carbondale, Illinois
Music - United States
Music business
Popular Music--Illinois--Urbana-Champaign
Rock Music
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes: Gregory Heath  Gift