|Creator:||Indiana University, Bloomington. Archives of African American Music and Culture|
|Title:||Al Hobbs Interview|
|Collection No.:||SC 147|
Quantity: 2 Videocassettes
Quantity: 1 transcript
Quantity: Word doc, 2 files
|Abstract:||Video recording of an interview with the legendary gospel music pioneer Al Hobbs by Keith McCutchen and Fredara Hadley at Hobbs' Indianapolis home in June of 2007.|
|Language:||Materials are in English.|
|Repository:||Archives of African American Music and Culture
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Al "The Bishop" Hobbs was born in Louisville, Kentucky and became involved with gospel music from an early age. After migrating to Indianapolis from Louisville as a teenager, Hobbs embarked on a radio career with WTLC filling multiple roles from on-air announcing to sales. Hobbs later became a member of the Gospel Music Workshop of America (GMWA). In 1971, Hobbs was one of the founders of the Gospel Announcers Guild within the GMWA. Beginning in 1991, Hobbs served for four years as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the GMWA. He later served as Vice-Chairman beginning in 2014. In addition to his work with the GMWA and WTLC, Hobbs launched Aleho International Records in 1992 as part of Aleho Enterprises, a company he founded in 1964. Hobbs was inducted into the Broadcasters Hall of Fame in 1998, and received awards, such as a 2007 Stellar Award, for his work in the gospel music industry. Al Hobbs passed away in 2014.
The collection is primarily comprised of 2 miniDV digital videocassettes of the interview. Digital video files of content transferred from the videocassettes and metadata files related to the digital video files are also included. Associated access and derivative files, such as digital transcripts, extracted audio files, and DVD-R project files are also stored with the collection materials.
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Al Hobbs Interview, SC 147, Archives of African American Music and Culture, Indiana University, Bloomington.
Quantity: 2 Videocassettes
Language: English .
Shelf Number: MDV 299-300
Online Access: https://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/iudl/media/q87b79133f