sound recording: Bustin' Loose Part 1

Description (Brief)
Phonograph record is Bustin' Loose Part 1 by Chuck Brown and the Soul Searchers. It is housed in an album cover that is worn and torn with masking tape holding it together. The cover is blue with a red circle design in the left corner ans is autographed by DJ Grandmaster Flash. The phonograph record is marked with an arrow and is scratched in a circular pattern on one part of the record. This record was used by Grandmaster Flash to make the unique rap sound of "scratching" on a turntable.
Currently not on view
Object Name
sound recording
Date made
Nouveau Music Company
Physical Description
vinyl (overall material)
cardboard (overall material)
overall: 12 13/32 in; 31.50006 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Sound Recordings
Family & Social Life
Popular Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Sound Recordings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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