HERB ALPERT - INSCRIBED PRINTED PHOTOGRAPH SIGNED IN INK - HFSID 269693
Sale Price $162.00
Black and white publicity photograph of the musician holding a trumpet behind his head
Inscribed Printed Photograph Signed in Ink: "To Thea/Herb Alpert" in white grease pencil. B/w, 10x8 overall, image 9¼x7¼ (one surface). Name imprinted at lower margin. Trumpet player, occasional vocalist (most notably Burt Bacharach's "This Guy's In Love With You", which was a No. 1 hit in 1968) and leader of The Tijuana Brass, Herb Alpert had his first big hit, "The Lonely Bull", in 1962. The Tijuana Brass was the fourth leading album seller of the 1960s, after Elvis, The Beatles and Sinatra. Alpert, the co-founder of A&M Records (1962), has also co-written songs (with Lou Adler) for Sam Cooke (including Cooke's hits, "Wonderful World" and "Only Sixteen"), exhibited his paintings, co-produced Broadway shows and founded the Herb Alpert Foundation, which funds educational, artistic and environmental programs for children. Minor surface creases (not evident head on), one at the "A" of Alpert. Light surface scratch at upper background. Fine condition.
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