CHuck white's wonderful
business card binders
[photo by Dennis Stein]
Chuck White -- a proud son of Quincy, MA -- has done a hell of a lot in the world of Boston entertainment: music performance (Drezniak, Alice D), music booking, management and promotions (Green Street Station, Bunratty's, The Middle East, Mellen & White Associates), art gallery management, radio production and music journalism. For starters...
Over the years, especially while he was booking Green Street and Bunratty's, he accumulated hundreds of business cards. And he kept them, organized in "family album" style binders. These cards are not solely music-related, although that is, unsurprisingly, the main category. Taken as a whole, they are a great glimpse at the rock-and-roll scene and lifestyle in Boston in the late '80s and early 1990s.
Chuck is currently the VP and chief archivist at the David Bieber Archives, where his business card "family albums" live. He also runs the website Motherlode, which contains a lot of amazing and very unique Boston pop culture content.