JOHN RAITT - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED CIRCA 1951 - HFSID 22753
JOHN RAITT He pens a note to a fan on this album leaf with a newspaper photograph affixed Autograph Note Signed: "To Bev/with best wishes/John Raitt", 5½x4½ album leaf. Newspaper photo (b/w, 1¾x2½) affixed in lower right.
Sale Price $144.00
He pens a note to a fan on this album leaf with a newspaper photograph affixed
Autograph Note Signed: "To Bev/with best wishes/John Raitt", 5½x4½ album leaf. Newspaper photo (b/w, 1¾x2½) affixed in lower right. Ink note (unknown hand) at top: "Ackron [sic] July 30, 1951 'Three wishes for Jaimie'." Baritone singer John Raitt (1917-2005) came to national attention when he took over the role of Curly in the national tour of Oklahoma (1944). The following year, he debuted on Broadway as the star of Carousel. He took his stage role in The Pajama Game (1954) to the screen (1957). He didn't much like film work, however, preferring to tour in stage performances. Raitt, closely identified with standards he had made famous such as "If I Loved You" and "Hey There". He had a one-man show in the 1980s. John Raitt is the father of popular singer Bonnie Raitt. The two appeared together, and sang at each other's weddings. Lightly toned at lower edge. Fine condition.
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