Finding aid for the Johnny Rivers collection 2495

Marissa Chavez for History Associates Incorporated
USC Libraries Cinematic Arts Library
2022 May
Doheny Memorial Library G4
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, California 90089-0185

Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Cinematic Arts Library
Title: Johnny Rivers collection
Creator: Rivers, Johnny
Identifier/Call Number: 2495
Physical Description: 1.563 Linear Feet 1 box
Date (inclusive): 1964-1968
Abstract: This collection consists of 15 arrangements and 3 vinyl LP records of American musician Johnny Rivers.
Language of Material: English.
Container: 1

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 15 sheet music arrangements and 3 vinyl LP records of American musician Johnny Rivers. These include the arrangements for the songs "Baby I Need Your Lovin'," "Positively 4th Street," "Better Life," "Brother Where Are You," "Right Relations," "Whiter Shade of Pale," "Mountain of Love," "Secret Agent," "Do What You Gotta Do," "Tune Smith," "Poor Side of Town," "Summer Rain," "Look to Your Soul," "Tracks of My Tears," and "California Dreamin'."

Biographical / Historical

Johnny Rivers (born 1942) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer. His popular 1960s singles include "Memphis" (a Chuck Berry cover), "Mountain of Love" (a Harold Dorman cover), "The Seventh Son" (a Willie Mabon cover), "Secret Agent Man," "Poor Side of Town," "Baby I Need Your Lovin'" (a 1967 cover of the Four Tops single from 1964), and "Summer Rain."

Conditions Governing Access

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Rights Statement for Archival Description

Finding aid description and metadata are licensed under an Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Cinematic Arts Library at Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Cinematic Arts Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Johnny Rivers, December 30, 1968.

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder no. or item name], Johnny Rivers collection, Collection no. 2495, Cinematic Arts Library, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

Processing Information

This collection is unprocessed.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Musicians -- United States -- 20th century -- Archival resources
long-playing records
Arrangement (Music)
scores (documents for music)
Rivers, Johnny -- Archives