Q128 Summary

Summary prepared by Fielding M. McGehee III. If you use this material, please credit The Jonestown Institute. Thank you.

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FBI Catalogue           Music

FBI preliminary tape identification note: One Capitol 60 eight-track tape cartridge/ Music on all four programs

Date cues on tape:     None

People named:           None

Bible verses cited:      None


This tape consists of music by numerous soul and funk artists listed in FBI summary.

FBI Summary:

Date of transcription: 3/12/79

In connection with the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s investigation into the assassination of U.S. Congressman LEO J. RYAN at Port Kaituma, Guyana, South America, on November 18, 1978, a tape recording was obtained. This tape recording was located in Jonestown, Guyana, South America, and was turned over to U.S. Officials in Guyana and subsequently transported to the United States.

On March 6, 1979, Special Agent (name deleted) reviewed the tape numbered 1B47 #2. This tape was found to contain the following:

Side A

Recording of Soul Groups Earth Wind and Fire, ARETHA FRANKLIN, JOHNNY MATHIS, Commodores and NATALIE COLE.

Side B

Recording of Soul Groups – BARRY WHITE, JOHNNY MATHIS, Earth Wind and Fire, STEVIE WONDER, Rolls Royce.

Differences with FBI Summary:

The summary is accurate and meets the FBI’s purposes.       

Tape originally posted March 2017.