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Jim Jacobi Papers

 Collection — Box: 2018-025
Identifier: MSS-0121

Content Description

The collection of Jim Jacobi's music includes recordings of music under the band names Crap Detectors, Jojakimbi Band, and Jim Jacobi from the late 1970s to the 2010s. In addition to audio recordings on CD (29), digital copied from CD (5), and 1 audiocassette tape, the collection also includes the documentary Ex-Patriots from Reality: The Jim Jacobi Story A Garage Documentary. Jacobi's releases:

2018 If only you had been paying attention (40 year anniversary) and Part 2

2017 The other side of the tunnel and Not a word

2016 Sleeping

2015 Doesn't work well with others and 32nd Time is a Charm and In Memory of the Telepathic Cat

2014 A case of Sour grapes and other stories and On the psychopath of life

2013 If the shoe fits

2012 Crap Detectors vs. Parrotman

2011 Prelude to the end of the dawn of destruction and Crescendo

2009 Live Crap and Cornfield savages

2008 It got too deep (30 year anniversary)

2007 Try'n to stay positive

2006 In strip mall land

2005 Solo you can't hear it.

2003 Get out

2002 I'm Datin' Satan!

1999 Jim Jacobi and the joe jakimbi band

1998 Cat Patrol

1995 Hidden Agenda

1993 A taste for the Absurd

Compilations: Ghosts from the past volume 2, Ghosts from the past Vol. 1, Crap Circles

Vinyl on CDs----Superficial world, 1970's, 1983-1984, 1985-1991


  • 1993-2018


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the Nebraska Public Records Statutes (Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 84-712 through 84-712.09), and other relevant regulations. Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Nebraska Omaha assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use

The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of copyright. Whenever possible, Archives & Special Collections will provide information about copyright owners and related information. Securing permission to publish or use material is the responsibility of the researcher. Note that unless specifically transferred to the University of Nebraska at Omaha, any applicable copyrights may be held by another individual or entity. Further information about copyright policy is available at


0.33 Cubic Feet (1 box) : Compact Discs, DVD, Audiocassette tape

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Custodial History

Acquired from Jim Jacobi in April 2018.


Jim Jacobi Papers
Amy Schindler; Angela Kroeger
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Archives & Special Collections Repository

Archives & Special Collections
Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library
6001 Dodge St.
Omaha Nebraska 68182-0237 United States