BUDDY HOLLY Notebook page with his handwritten answers to a high school English quiz, signed by him at the top with the original spelling of his name ("Holley") Autograph Manuscript signed: "Buddy Holley" at upper margin, 1 page, 8x10½ lined sheet. Holly's answers to a ten-question test, likely for an English class as the answers refer to types of sentences. He answered seven questions correctly. Holly, who was graduated from Lubbock High School in 1955, was recording for Decca Records within a year. Born on September 7, 1936 in Lubbock, Texas as Charles Hardin Holley, the future recording star became known as "Buddy". His first record contract dropped the "e" in Holley, and he adopted the spelling. Before going to Lubbock High School, Holly had attended Lubbock's J.T. Hutchinson Junior High, where he met Bob Montgomery. The duo quickly became known for their musical talent and lack of stage fright. Buddy, Bob and a friend, Jerry Allison, began performing at school functions, and by September of 1953, Buddy had a regular show on Lubbock radio station KDAV. It was in Allison's home that "The Crickets" were born (with Niki Sullivan on rhythm guitar, Allison on drums and Joe B. read more...
Stage Performers | Pamphlets
LINA BASQUETTE Lina Basquette signs brochure promoting her upcoming autobiography Pamphlet signed: "Lina Basquette", 4p, 7x8½. Titled, "Lina Basquette: Her Story, a brochure promoting her autobiography, on sale Fall, 1984. Signed on printed photo reproduction (blue-hued b/w, 3½x4½) on cover. read more...
Sale Price $144.00
PIETRO MASCAGNI Pietro Mascagni signs a pamphlet for a charity fundraiser in Vienna. Pamphlet signed: "P. Mascagni", 3½x5½ overall, image 2¾x2¾ (one surface) card. Italian composer and conductor Pietro Mascagni (1863-1945) was thrust into fame by fate. read more...
Sale Price $680.00
PHYLLIS McGINLEY. Pamphlet inscribed and signed: "Best wishes to/Sylvia Rosado and the/hope that this booklet/will answer some of/her questions/Phyllis McGinley/3-21-61"", 16 p, 8½x5¼. Titled The Wide World of Phyllis McGinley, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, J. B. Lippincott Company, October 1959. read more...
Sale Price $198.00
VINCENT PRICE Pamphlet announcing Vincent Price's lecture at The Society of the Four Arts February 5, 1980. Pamphlet signed: "All my Best/Vincent Price", 7x10. Advertising Vincent Price's lecture "Diversions and Delights" The Poetry and Plays of Oscar Wilde Tuesday, February 5 at 3 p.m. read more...
Sale Price $234.00
SANDY SANDFORD The comedian known for his impersonations signs this pamphlet Pamphlet Signed: "Sincerely,/ Sandy/ Sandford" 6¾x5¼ folded and 13½x5¼ unfolded. Sandy Sandford was a comedian who performed throughout the UK during the middle part of the 20th century, achieving great popularity in the 1950s. read more...
Sale Price $180.00
IRVING STONE A pamphlet for Stone's exhibition at the Patten Free Library in Maine, inscribed by the author to a fan Inscribed Pamphlet signed: "Irving Stone/To Roz Carter, from her friend", 4 pages, 6x9. Brochure for an untitled exhibition at the Patten Free Library, Bath Maine, 1965 February 1-26. read more...
Sale Price $324.00
MILBURN STONE He inscribes and signs the first inside page of a 12-page pamphlet about an historic site "Ranch House" maintained by the US Marine Corps at Camp Pendleton. Pamphlet inscribed and signed: "To Catherine & Strohm/My dear friends/'Doc' Milburn Stone" on first inside page, 12 pages, 5¼x8. read more...
Sale Price $396.00
Advertising pamphlet for Val Parnell's 1951-1952 variety show The Peep Show at the London Palladium, signed "(Wiere Bros)" by Harry Wiere of the Wiere Brothers. Accompanied by an unsigned 1963 pamphlet for a Wiere Brothers show at Harold's Club in Reno, Nevada. read more...
Sale Price $108.00