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Image for Autographed Photograph of Herbie Hancock

Autographed Photograph of Herbie Hancock

By: (Herbie Hancock)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Unknown, UNknown: ca. 1995

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15537

Condition: Fine


Image is 7 1/2 X 9 1/2 ; outer dimensions of frame are 13 X 17. Photo, autograph and frame are all in beautiful condition. See photograph. The photo of Hancock, one of the most influential figures in modern jazz, looks to be from his 40's. Hancock, who still performs, started out with Miles Davis' second quintet. EXTRA POSTAGE WILL BE REQUIRED. ; B&W Photograph; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 1 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Jack Kingston, Autographed Photograph to Jerry Byrd, "King of the Steel Guitar"

By: (Jack Kingston)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Nashville, UNknown): ca. 1965

Seller ID: 16531

Condition: Near Fine


This is an 8X10, signed, B&W photograph of Canadian Country Music Hall-of-Famer, Jack Kingston. The photograph has some light edge wear but is overall near fine. The photo is inscribed to Jerry Byrd, The "King of the Steel Guitar." Byrd started out playing Hawaiian music then moved to the lap steel. He taught gave lessons to both Jimmie Ray Vaughan and Jerry Garcia. Jack Kingston was a Canadian singer/songwriter who appeared on the Louisiana Hayride and the Grand Ole Opry. He is in the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame. He wrote over 78 songs. Nice association between Kingston and By... View more info

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Jimmy James, Two 3 1/2 X 5 B&W Publicity Photographs, in Performance on WLS Chicago

By: (Jimmy James)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, (WLS): ca. 1955

Seller ID: 16537

Condition: Near Fine


These two B&W, 3 1/2 X 5 (approx.) snapshots have only light wear on the margins. Near fine. The photographs, taken by a young country music fan, show Jimmy James and others in performance on one of the WLS country radio shows. Jones was both a musician and a comedian. He started on WMMN in Fairmont, West Virginia as a trombone (?!) player with the Blue Ridge Ramblers and the Hickory Nuts. By the time he came to WLS after WWII, he was mainly a comedian. These are unique and evocative photographs from a time when WLS was a major source of countrified entertainment. ; B&W Photographs; 48mo 3½"... View more info

Image for Archive: Jimmy Lawson, Country Music, Photographs and Memorabilia

Archive: Jimmy Lawson, Country Music, Photographs and Memorabilia

By: (Jimmy Lawson)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Various, Various: ca. 1950

Seller ID: 16648


Jimmie Lawson was a country and western singer, songwriter and actor in the 1940's and 50's. This archive consists of 31 pieces. There are 7 photographs -- 4 8X10's and 3 smaller ones (all appear to be professionally done.) There are 17 sheets with song lyrics by Lawson -- 8 are typed; 9 are handwritten. One of the typescripts lists a copyright date and says that the words and music are by Lawson; none of these sheets includes the musical notation. There is a double-sided advertising sheet for Western Records that lists releases by Lawson and others. There is a copy of the Dallas Digest -- a f... View more info

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The Strawberry Roan

By: (Ken Maynard)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, M. M. Cole Publishing Co.: 1931 (1933)

Seller ID: 16654

Condition: Very Good


Large format sheet music with B&W portrait photo of Ken Maynard and three more photographic stills from the movie, The Strawberry Roan. The sheet music is in excellent condition except for rectangular residue from an old sticker on the top right edge just above the photo of the horse. None of this residue touches timages or text. Otherwise there is only light, gemneral wear and anticipated aging. The sheet music has the date 1931, but since this movie was released in 1933, this is undoubtedly from that date. Gene Autry would star in a remake in 1948. ; B&W Photographs on Cover; 4to 11" - 13" ... View more info

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"Little" Jimmy Dickens Song Folio No. 2

By: (Little Jimmy Dickens)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Nashville, Acuff-Rose Publications: ca. 1950

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16519


The covers of this song book were once detached but have now been professionally, and almost unnoticeably, reattached with archival material. The covers have some edge, corner and surface wear with some very minor chips and tears. Please see scan.There is minor aging as well. Overall the son book is G+ to VG-. It is autographed by Little Jimmy Dickens just to the left of his cover photo. Dickens is in the Country Music Hall of Fame. This song book has many photos and the words and music to many of his songs, including "Take an Old Cold Tater and Wait." ; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 4... View more info

Image for Grand Ole Opry, Folio No. 2, Lonzo and Oscar

Grand Ole Opry, Folio No. 2, Lonzo and Oscar

By: (Lonzo and Oscar)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Nashville, Grand Ole Opry: ca. 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16395


This is Grand Ole Opry Folio No. 2 featuring the comedy duo, Lonzo and Oscar. Jimmie Martin's rousing Grand Ole Opry Song on the Will the Circle Be Unbroken (by the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band) has the line"There'll be Lonzo and Oscar a-poppin' bubble gum." This folio has many photos of the two performers plus Tommy Warren and Cousin Jody. There are also lyrics to many of their songs including "Give Me An R. C. Cola and a Moon Pie." The duo was on the RC Cola sponsored segment of the Opry. And to top things off, there is a section of riddles, that gives a sense of their humor. "What sort of lions l... View more info

Image for Lonzo and Oscar Grand Ole Opry Picture Program, 1959

Lonzo and Oscar Grand Ole Opry Picture Program, 1959

By: (Lonzo and Oscar)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Nashville, Grand Ole Opry: ca. 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16522


This is a special Picture Program from the Grand Ole Opry featuring the comic singing duo of Lonzo and Oscar. The program has a several pages devoted to the comedy pair and ten others with full-page pictures of country stars like Minnie Pearl, Ernest Tubb, Webb Pierce and others. The program has only light edge and corner wear but also has an ink inscription on the front, which dates it to 1959, and a good bit of glue residue on the back where something was glued down. Overall, still a nice copy of this souvenir program. ; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Unpaginated pages; Signed by All... View more info

Image for Lonzo and Oscar, Photograph Archive, Candid and Publicity

Lonzo and Oscar, Photograph Archive, Candid and Publicity

By: (Lonzo and Oscar)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Nashville, Grand Ole Opry: ca. 1959

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16523


This is a small archive of B&W Photographs Grand Ole Opry comedy stars collected by a country music fan in the 1950' and 1960's. There are two publicity shots, one a 5X7 autographed by both Lonzo and Oscar and the other a post card that shows the duo and reads "Courtesy of Royal Crown Cola" -- the two recorded "Give me a Moon Pie and an R. C. Cola." The other ten photos are snapshots taken by the fan that show the pair both on and off stage. Most of these were from a Brownie camera and are 3.5" square, though sizes vary. The photos are in about near fine condition; they all have album residue ... View more info

Image for Autograph with Framed Photograph of Bandleader, Louis Jordan

Autograph with Framed Photograph of Bandleader, Louis Jordan

By: (Louis Jordan)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Unknown, UNknown: 1946

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15523

Condition: Near Fine


Photo and frame show no apparent wear. Autograph has very light aging. Frame is 12 X 16, photo, 7 1/2 X 9 1/2, and autograph, 3X2. Entire presentation is about fine. This is a press photo of famed "jump blues' bandleader Louis Jordan, matted with Jordan's autograph which he has dated 1/8.46. The autograph has a short personalized inscription that has been matted out but is still there. Jordan was one of America's most popular entertainers from the 1930 to the 1950's. We guarantee the authenticity of all autographs to the buyer. ; B&W Photograph ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 1 pages; Signed by Auth... View more info

Image for The Wynton Marsalis Quintet, Signed Programs, New Jersey, 1985

The Wynton Marsalis Quintet, Signed Programs, New Jersey, 1985

By: (Marsalis, Wynton; Branford Marsalis and Charnett Moffett) Signed Concert Programs

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Randolph, County College of Morris: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16226

Condition: Near Fine


There are three programs here from a concert by the Wynton Marsalis Quintet at The County College of Morris in Randoph, New Jerset on January 31, 1985. One program is unsigned but does have an insert listing the people at the college who contributed in some way to the event. The second program is signed by both Wynton and Branford Marsalis on the front. Branford Marsalis' signature also has an inscription to "Toni.: The third program is by bassist, Charnett Moffett, whose signature is relatively uncommon. The programs are all about fine, with only very light wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 4, 4, 6... View more info

Image for Mitchell Torok, Three B&W Photographs, One Autographed

Mitchell Torok, Three B&W Photographs, One Autographed

By: (Mitchell Torok)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Nashville, (Unknown): ca. 1958

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16532

Condition: Near Fine


These are three, 3 1/2 X 5, B&W Photographs of 1950's country music singer-songwriter, Mitchell Torok. Two of the photographs are on a heavier stock with lot numbers on the back. The signed photo is on thinner, photographic paper. All three photos have only light wear and all NF or better. Torok had a hit in the early 1950's with Caribbean and also wrote Mexican Joe for Jim Reeves, who went from obscurity to Number 1 on the charts with the song. Torok and Reeves wrote a number of songs together. Torok also painted murals and dioramas, one of which based on the life of Elvis can still be viewed... View more info

Image for WRVA, Richmond Virginia, Old Dominion Barn Dance, Autograph Sheet

WRVA, Richmond Virginia, Old Dominion Barn Dance, Autograph Sheet

By: (Old Dominion Barn Dance, Salty Holmes)

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Richmond, Old Dominion Barn Dance: ca. 1948

Seller ID: 16524


Single-sheet, letterhead for radio station WRVA in Richmond, Virginia. On the sheet someone, probably Salty Holmes, has done a pencil drawing of a microphone, with stylized radio waves emanating from it. On these waves a number of stars of the Old Dominion Barn Dance have signed their names. This sheet was from the collection of a woman who had travelled around the South to radio broadcasts, like the Old Dominion Barn Dance to collect autographs, take photos and acquire memorabilia. She likely wrote to Salty Homes at WRVA seeking autographs and he produced this sheet for her. I suspect that th... View more info

Image for The Bronco Busters Song Album

The Bronco Busters Song Album

By: (Owens, Texas Ruby and Zeke Clements)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Davis Printing Co.: ca. 1935

Seller ID: 16125

Condition: Very Good-


Stapled, beige wraps with photo of Texas Ruby and Zeke Clements, black titles. Some, generally light, edge and corner wear along with soiling and aging on surfaces with some stains, front and back and an old flattened crease on the back. Former owner's name in pencil twice in interior. Overall, very good to very good minus. This is a quite uncommon songbook (WorldCat locates one copy at Utah State) featuring lyrics and musical notation for songs by The Bronco Busters starring Texas Ruby and Zeke Clements. The booklet is not dated but is from the 1930's since Zeke Clements became leader of the ... View more info

Image for Harold Fielding Presents Paul Robeson, English Recital Tour Program, 1949

Harold Fielding Presents Paul Robeson, English Recital Tour Program, 1949

By: (Paul Robeson and Harold Fielding)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Fielding House: 1949

Seller ID: 16617

Condition: Very Good-


This stapled, generic (no city or venue listed) with a striking sepia-toned portrait of Robeson has some edge and corner wear along with a 1.5" slit on spine fold at bottom of the front wrap. Small closed tear on right edge. There is also a good bit of aging/soiling on the wraps. Overall the program is in the G+ to VG- range. This program is for Robeson's 1949 tour of England; the cities and dates are listed on the verso. Since the program does not list a specific city, I assume that this was the general program used throughout the tour with an insert for the specific city. WorldCat lists only... View more info

Image for Paul Robeson: Songs for Peace, Eine Sammlung der beliebtesten von Paul Robeson gesungenen Lieder

Paul Robeson: Songs for Peace, Eine Sammlung der beliebtesten von Paul Robeson gesungenen Lieder

By: (Paul Robeson)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Berlin, Veb Lied Der Zeit: 1963

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16615


Stapled, off-white wraps with B&W image of Robeson and titles. This songbook has some light, general wear along with anticipated age-toning, especially along edges. VG to VG+. This songbook was published in what was then East Germany and is written in German though the songs have their English titles and lyrics in both German and English. The publication of this book may have coincided with one of several trips Robeson made to East Germany. I can find no copies of this songbook on WorldCat. ; Musical Notation; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 28 pages View more info

Image for Autographed Photograph of Pee Wee King

Autographed Photograph of Pee Wee King

By: (Pee Wee King)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: (Nashville), Unknown: ca. 1965

Seller ID: 15511

Condition: Fine


Signed, publicity photograph of Country Music superstar and Hall of Fame star, Pee Wee King. sThe photo is inscribed to"Gil." Comes with our personal guarantee of authenticity to the initial buyer.; B&W Photograph; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 1 pages; This autographed photo came from the collection of Walter Glenn, Atlanta businessman (Geode at Lenox Square) and music collector. The autographs were obtained personally by Glenn who then had each custom framed for display. The display is not dated but is ca.1980. John Lee Hooker (1917-2001) was born in Coahoma County, Mississippi, ... View more info

Image for Print of Pete Fountain, Autographed

Print of Pete Fountain, Autographed

By: (Pete Fountain)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Orleans, Pete Fountain: 1986

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15529

Condition: Fine


This 10 X 13 print of Pete Fountain holding his clarinet is in F conditio with no noticeable wear. It is signed lower right by the artist, whose name I cannot read and by Fountain himself, with a inscription to Brett. I have been tod that these prints came from Fountain's Club in New Orleans and that he signed them for purchaser's. Condition is fine. ; B&W Drawing; 4to 11" - 13" tall; ` pages; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Pie Plant Pete and Bashful Harmonica Joe, Autographed Photograph

Pie Plant Pete and Bashful Harmonica Joe, Autographed Photograph

By: (Pie Plant Pete and Bashful Harmonica Joe)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Detroit), (WJR Radio): ca. 1950

Seller ID: 16529

Condition: Very Good+


This 8X10, B&W, publicity photo of Pie Plant Pete and Bashful Harmonica Joe has some light wear with minor creases in the margins. It is VG+ to NF. Pie Plant Pete's autograph is in a bluish green ink and is quite bold; Joe's is in blue and looks to be from an early ballpoint pen. I date this photo to 1950 because of other material that came with it and because WJR is a Detroit radio station and this duo played in Detroit in the early 1950's. Pie Plant Pete was an exceptional guitar player and was an influence on Les Paul. ; B&W Photographs; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 1 pages; Signed by All Aut... View more info

Image for Pie Plant Pete and Bashful Harmonica JoeArchive, Lyric Sheet plus Nine B&W Snapshots

Pie Plant Pete and Bashful Harmonica JoeArchive, Lyric Sheet plus Nine B&W Snapshots

By: (Pie Plant Pete and Bashful Harmonica Joe)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Detroit, WJR Radio: ca. 1950's

Seller ID: 16539


This lot includes a Lyric Sheet for "A House Inside of Me," with a photographic image of Pie Plant Pete and Bashful Harmonica Joe along with what I believe to be a preprinted autograph of the duo. I originally thought this was a real autograph but now consider it a preprint. There are also nine snapshots taken of the two in performance and backstage. One of these nine is a ticket to the Cleveland Clambake, indicating that not all of this material came from Detroit. These photos were taken by a young, female fan who travelled to various radio stations in the 1940's and 50's to meet and photogra... View more info

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Renfro Valley Barn Dance, Postcard

By: (Renfro Valley Barn Dance)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Renfro Valley, Renfro Valley Barn Dance: 1941

Seller ID: 15803

Condition: Very Good+


This slightly tinted, B&W, postally-used, photographic postcard has some light edge and corner wear but no creases or tears. It is postmarked 1941. It shows several photographic views of the buildings and grounds of the famed country music venue, at one time comparable to the Grand Ol' Opry and the Louisiana Hayride. It began as a radio broadcast in 1937 in Ohio but in 1939 moved to Kentucky. Though no longer a radio show, live music is still presented.; Postcard; B&W Photographs; Oblong 48mo 3½" - 4" tall; 1 pages View more info

Image for Ricky Sears, B&W Publicity Photograph

Ricky Sears, B&W Publicity Photograph

By: (Ricky Sears)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Nashville, Bob Neal Agency: ca. 1958

Seller ID: 16536

Condition: Near Fine


This B&W, 8X10, publicity photograph has only light wear on the top and bottom margins. Near fine. This photograph has a kind of bittersweet ambience about it. Ricky Sears is presented as a handsome young man in a 1950's era country music suit with the statement below his name, "The Young Prince of Country Music." Unfortunately, Hillbilly-Music.com, which had information on many, many obscure country singers, has only this photo and, "Sorry to say we don't have anything here for you to read about Ricky Sears." There are no songs by him on Spotify. I did find a single cut on YouTube, "Faded Mem... View more info

Image for Oscar Peterson, Advertising Card, Lisbon Portugal, 1966

Oscar Peterson, Advertising Card, Lisbon Portugal, 1966

By: (Robertson, Oscar)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lisbon, Teatro S. Jose em Cascais: 1966

Seller ID: 16225

Condition: Very Good+


3 1/2 X 5 1/2 card advertising a performance by jazz great, Oscar Peterson, at the Teatro S. Jose in Cascais, Portugal on April 15 and 16, 1966. There is a nice, B&W photograph of a young Peterson on the front of the card with information on the back. I do not read Portuguese so I may have missed some of the nuance here, though Peterson is called "grandioso" and "colosso." The card is in excellent condition with very light wear and aging. ; B&W Photograph of Oscar Peterson; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 1 pages View more info

Image for Roy Drusky, Autographed 8X10 Publicity Photograph

Roy Drusky, Autographed 8X10 Publicity Photograph

By: (Roy Drusky)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Nashville, Decca Record: ca. 1965

Seller ID: 16655

Condition: Very Good


This is an 8X10 of Roy Drusky, a popular country singer of the 1960's and 70's. The photo has some discoloration aon the right side which seems to have come from some sort of damage to the verso. There are a couple of pin holes and marks on the left edges.The autograph has an inscription to Johnny and has been done with a ballpoint pin. Nice image of a young Drusky, who holds the distinction of being the first person ever to record a song by Kris Kristofferson -- Jody and the Kid. ; B&W Photograph; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1 pages View more info

Image for Roy Drusky, Autographed 8X10 Publicity Photograph

Roy Drusky, Autographed 8X10 Publicity Photograph

By: (Roy Drusky)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Nashville, Decca Record: ca. 1960

Seller ID: 16656

Condition: Near Fine


This is an 8X10 of Roy Drusky, a popular country singer of the 1960's and 70's. The photo has just a hint of wear and is about fine. It is generically inscirbed, "Gratefully Yours." Nice image of a young Drusky, who holds the distinction of being the first person ever to record a song by Kris Kristofferson -- Jody and the Kid. Drusky was born near Atlanta and was a star in Nashville in the 60's and 70's. ; B&W Photograph; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1 pages View more info