Gregory Heath Papers


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Gregory Heath Business Records

Gregory Heath Personal Papers

Alan York Papers

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Collection Overview

Title: Gregory Heath Papers, 1971-2015Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: 12/9/135

Primary Creator: Heath, Gregory "Flea"

Extent: 2.5 cubic feet

Arrangement: Original order, except where noted at the Series or Sub-Series level.

Date Acquired: 02/28/2014. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Carbondale, Illinois, Music - United States, Music business, Popular Music--Illinois--Urbana-Champaign, Rock Music

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

Subject/Index Terms

Carbondale, Illinois
Music - United States
Music business
Popular Music--Illinois--Urbana-Champaign
Rock Music

Administrative Information

Repository: The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music


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.

Acquisition Source: Gregory Heath

Acquisition Method: Gift

Box and Folder Listing

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[Series 1: Gregory Heath Business Records, 1971-2007],
[Series 2: Gregory Heath Personal Papers, 1971-2006],
[Series 3: Alan York Papers, 1970-2015],

Series 3: Alan York Papers, 1970-2015Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 3.1: Personal Memorabilia, 1970-2015Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Alan York Biography, Photographs, and Correspondence, 1970s-2015Add to your cart.
Includes 5-page biography (1992); two photographs (1970s and 2015); and correspondence (2015).
Folder 22: Photographs from Ruby Gulch Bar, circa 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Alan York Legal Declaration, 1995Add to your cart.
Legal declaration regardng the name "Captain Rat."
Folder 24: Jay Anthony "Tony" Stough Obituary, 2004Add to your cart.
Folder 25: The Fabs, 2007-2008Add to your cart.
Band flyers and photograph.
Folder 26: The Fabulous Chevelles, 2015Add to your cart.
Band flyers and photographs.
Folder 27: "Just Us" Press Clipping, circa 1970sAdd to your cart.
Folder 28: Albert King Photograph, 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 29: The Subterraneans, circa 1992Add to your cart.
Band photograph, flyers, press clippings, and song list.
Folder 30: Sunsinger Band, 1974Add to your cart.
Band photograph.
Folder 31: The Tyrones, 1990-2015Add to your cart.
Photographs (copies), flyers, and narrative about the band.
Folder 32: Uranium Savages, 1990Add to your cart.
Press releases and photographs (copies).
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Poster - Gonzales Main Street Summer Concert Series, 2015Add to your cart.
Poster featuring The Fabs, Redneck Jedi, Kyle Wane Kutscher Band, and The Sieker Band. Summer Concert Series in Gonzales, TX.
Sub-Series 3.2: Sound Recordings, 1972-1985Add to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Item 9: Dan Fogelberg - Home Free, LP, 1972Add to your cart.
Item 10: Dan Fogelberg - High Country Snows, LP, 1985Add to your cart.

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Gregory Heath Business Records, 1971-2007],
[Series 2: Gregory Heath Personal Papers, 1971-2006],
[Series 3: Alan York Papers, 1970-2015],

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