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Funk, R & B, & Soul in the Twin Cities: More

A guide to MNHS resources on Twin Cities R & B, funk, and soul from the late 1960s through the early 1980s.

Online Resources


Minneapolis Music Collection, Minnesota Historical Society
Website documenting Minneapolis musicians and related resources from the mid 1970s-1980s.

Collections Outside of MNHS

Performing Arts Archives, University of Minnesota
The Performing Arts Archives was established in 1971 by the University of Minnesota Libraries for the preservation and study of the records relating to the history of theatre, music, dance, and associated organizations in Minnesota.

Twin Cities Funk and Soul, Secret Stash Records
Record compilation put out by Minneapolis-based record label Secret Stash records.  This compilation features Twin Cities R & B/funk/soul musicians from 1964-1979 (many of which are mentioned in this guide).

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Gale Family Library • Minnesota Historical Society • 345 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55102-1906 • 651-259-3300
Currently open by appointment only.