Archival collection Frederick S. Boros Audio Recordings

Collection Number:
Inclusive, 1962-2012, undated
25.0 Linear feet (25 audiovisual boxes) 

[Identification of Item], Frederick S. Boros Audio Recordings, Library and Archives, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum.

Over two thousand bootleg concert recordings from 1962 to 2012, many at Northeast Ohio venues.
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Scope and Contents note

The Frederick S. Boros Audio Recordings span the years 1962 to 2012 and contain some undated materials. The collection contains 1,607 bootleg concert recordings on compact disc; many of the recordings consist of multiple discs. The discs are arranged alphabetically by artist, and then chronologically by date of concert. There are an additional 437 digital recordings not on compact disc that are not listed in this finding aid. The digital files are in FLAC format. A copy of the inventory of FLAC files is available upon request. Artists featured prominently in the collection include Bob Dylan, the Grateful Dead, Bruce Springsteen, U2, and Tom Waits. Many of the recordings were made at venues throughout the Northeast Ohio area.

Custodial History note

The Frederick S. Boros Audio Recordings were received by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Inc., as a gift from Boros on February 21, 2013.

Processing Information

Processed by Ned Denby, Intern. Completed July 1, 2013. Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS and local processing manual.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research. Patrons must sign the Acknowledgment of Legal Responsibilities and Privacy Rights statement on the Researcher Registration form before using this collection. The digital files are available only upon advanced request. Consult the Library and Archives staff to access these materials.

Conditions Governing Use note

The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Inc. For more information, please consult the staff of the Library and Archives.

Subject Headings

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AC/DC (Musical group)
Aerosmith (Musical group)
Alice Cooper (Musical group)
Alice in Chains (Musical group)
Audioslave (Musical group)
Baez, Joan
Band (Musical group)
Bangles (Musical group)
Barenaked Ladies
Beach Boys
Benatar, Pat
Bon Jovi (Musical group)
Boros, Frederick S.
Boston (Musical group)
Bowie, David
Breeders (Musical group)
Browne, Jackson
Burdon, Eric, 1941-
Byrds (Musical group)
Cars (Musical group)
Clapton, Eric
Clash (Musical group)
Cohen, Leonard, 1934-
Costello, Elvis
Cowboy Junkies (Musical group)
Croce, Jim
Crosby, Stills & Nash
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Cure (Musical group)
Danko, Rick
Darkness (Musical group)
Dave Matthews Band
Davies, Dave, 1947-
Davies, Ray, 1944-
Davis, Miles
Diamond, Neil
Dire Straits (Musical group)
Doors (Musical group)
Dylan, Bob, 1941-
Eagles (Musical group)
Earle, Steve
Etheridge, Melissa
Fleetwood Mac (Musical group)
Fogerty, John, 1945-
Garbage (Musical group)
Garcia, Jerry, 1942-1995
Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993
Gov't Mule (Musical group)
Grand Funk Railroad (Musical group)
Grateful Dead (Musical group)
Gray, Macy
Green Day (Musical group)
Guns n' Roses (Musical group)
Guthrie, Arlo
Harrison, George, 1943-2001
Heart (Musical group)
Hole (Musical group)
Hunter, Ian, 1939-
James Gang (Musical group)
Jane's Addiction (Musical group)
Jerry Garcia Band
Jethro Tull (Musical group)
Joel, Billy
John, Elton
Joplin, Janis
Kinks (Musical group)
Knopfler, Mark
Led Zeppelin (Musical group)
Library and Archives
Mann, Aimee
Marley, Bob
McCartney, Paul
McGuinn, Roger
McLachlan, Sarah
Meat Loaf (Vocalist), 1947-
Mellencamp, John, 1951-
Merchant, Natalie
Michael Stanley Band
Morrison, Van, 1945-
Mott the Hoople (Musical group)
Nelson, Willie, 1933-
New Barbarians
Newman, Randy
Nine Inch Nails (Musical group)
Nirvana (Musical group)
No Doubt (Musical group)
Northeast Ohio Popular Music Archives
Oasis (Musical group)
Osbourne, Ozzy, 1948-
Page, Jimmy
Pearl Jam (Musical group)
Petty, Tom
Phair, Liz
Pink Floyd (Musical group)
Pop, Iggy, 1947-
Presley, Elvis, 1935-1977
Pretenders (Musical group)
Prine, John
Psychedelic Furs (Musical group)
Queen (Musical group)
R.E.M. (Musical group)
Raconteurs (Musical group)
Raitt, Bonnie
Ramones (Musical group)
Red Hot Chili Peppers (Musical group)
Reed, Lou
Rolling Stones
Ronstadt, Linda
Runaways (Musical group)
Rush (Musical group)
Seger, Bob
Sex Pistols (Musical group)
Simon and Garfunkel
Simon, Paul, 1941-
Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998
Slayer (Musical group)
Smashing Pumpkins (Musical group)
Southside Johnny.
Spears, Britney
Springsteen, Bruce
Squeeze (Musical group)
Steely Dan (Musical group)
Sting (Musician)
Strokes (Musical group)
Supertramp (Musical group)
Taylor, James, 1948-
Tool (Musical group)
Trower, Robin
U2 (Musical group)
Van Halen (Musical group)
Vaughan, Stevie Ray
Velvet Underground (Musical group)
Waits, Tom, 1949-
Waters, Roger
White Stripes (Musical group)
Who (Musical group)
Wilco (Musical group)
Wilson, Brian, 1942-
Yes (Musical group)
Young, Neil, 1945-
Zevon, Warren
Concert television programs
Popular music--United States
Rock concerts
Rock music festivals
Rock music--1961-1970
Rock music--1971-1980
Rock music--1981-1990
Compact discs
Digital audio formats
Live sound recordings
Sound recordings--Pirated editions
Collection Inventory
Item Materials
10,000 Maniacs
Adams, Ryan
Aerosmith, Columbus, Ohio, 1978 March 24
Box: 1, Disk: 17 (Audio)
Alice in Chains
Amos, Tori
Apple, Fiona, Orpheum Theatre, Boston, Mass., 1997 November 8
Box: 1, Disk: 24 (Audio)
Artful Dodger, Agora Theatre, Cleveland, Ohio, 1976 September 22
Box: 1, Disk: 25 (Audio)
Baez, Joan, Lakewood Civic Auditorium, Lakewood, Ohio, 2004 March 27
Box: 1, Disk: 28-29 (Audio)
Bangles, Second City, Cleveland, Ohio, 2003 November 20
Box: 1, Disk: 48 (Audio)
Barenaked Ladies
Bauhaus, Verizon Amphitheater, Irvine, Calif., 2006 July 7
Box: 1, Disk: 52 (Audio)
Beach Boys, Tampa, Fla., 1974 April 12
Box: 1, Disk: 53-54 (Audio)
Beck, House of Blues, Cleveland, Ohio, 2005 September 25
Box: 1, Disk: 60-61 (Audio)
Belly, La Luna Club, Portland, Or., 1993 April 11
Box: 1, Disk: 62 (Audio)
Benatar, Pat, Agora Theatre, Cleveland, Ohio, 1979 November 6
Box: 1, Disk: 63 (Audio)
Bob and Tom Band, Indianapolis, Ind., 2006 May 26
Box: 1, Disk: 64-65 (Audio)
Bon Jovi
Bowie, David
Breeders, Beachland Ballroom, Cleveland, Ohio, 2002 February 15
Box: 1, Disk: 105 (Audio)
Bright Eyes, Botanique, Brussels, Belgium, 2005 February 21
Box: 1, Disk: 106 (Audio)
Browne, Jackson
Buchanan, Roy, Live in Shiba, Tokyo, Japan, 1977 June 15
Box: 1, Disk: 116 (Audio)
Buckley, Jeff, Live at the Loft, Berlin, Germany, 1994
Box: 1, Disk: 117 (Audio)
Burdon, Eric
Byrds, Reunion Special, Live at the Hammersmith Odeon in London, 1978
Box: 1, Disk: 123-124 (Audio)
Byrne, David, Red Bank, N.J., 1992 October 31
Box: 1, Disk: 125 (Audio)
Cantrell, Laura, Beachland Tavern, Cleveland, Ohio, 2005 August 16
Box: 1, Disk: 130 (Audio)
Cars, Agora Theater, Cleveland, Ohio, 1978
Box: 1, Disk: 131 (Audio)
Cash, Johnny
Chapin, Harry
Clapton, Eric
Cohen, Leonard, 1976-1993
Cohn, Mark, Empire Concert Club, Cleveland, Ohio, 1991 May 23
Box: 2, Disk: 21 (Audio)
Colvin, Shawn
Cooper, Alice, Tower City Amphitheater, Cleveland, Ohio, 2006 October 8
Box: 2, Disk: 27 (Audio)
Corrs, Unplugged, 1999
Box: 2, Disk: 28 (Audio)
Costello, Elvis
Counting Crows
Coverdale Page, Jo Hall, Osaka, Japan, 1993 December 21
Box: 2, Disk: 52 (Audio)
Cowboy Junkies, 1989-2006
Croce, Jim, Cleveland, Ohio, 1972 November 15
Box: 2, Disk: 69 (Audio)
Crosby, Stills and Nash, Fred Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks, Calif., 1999 March 3
Box: 2, Disk: 70-71 (Audio)