RR Auction: Marvels of Modern Music

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Another installment in RR Auction's Marvels of Modern Music series brings to market an amazing variety of remarkable material—from a comprehensive collection of jazz and blues autographs to Kurt Cobain's stage-worn hospital gown from the 1992 Reading Festival, this catalog tells the story of modern music through the decades. With a multitude of Beatles signatures, guitars played by rock legends like Prince and Eddie Van Halen, and important autographs of Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, Elvis Presley, Bob Marley, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Nirvana, and more, this can't-miss music auction closes on March 14th.
ALS - Autograph Letter Signed
ANS - Autograph Note Signed
AQS - Autograph Quotation Signed
AMQS - Autograph Musical Quotation Signed
DS - Document Signed
FDC - First Day Cover
Inscribed - “Personalized”
ISP - Inscribed Signed Photograph
LS - Letter Signed
SP - Signed Photograph
TLS - Typed Letter Signed
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Louis Armstrong Collection4209 - Louis Armstrong Collection
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Collection of items signed by Louis Armstrong and various members from his band, dating to a performance in upstate New York in 1964. The small archiv
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American Folk Blues Festival 1963–1964 Signatures (Signed by 15)4210 - American Folk Blues Festival 1963–1964 Signatures (Signed by 15)
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Fantastic pair of vintage off-white 7 x 8 album pages signed in ballpoint by 15 legendary performers from the American Folk Blues Festivals of 1963 an
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Blues Legends Signed Guitar4211 - Blues Legends Signed Guitar
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Fantastic cream-bodied Westone X125 electric guitar, signed on the body in black felt tip by B. B. King, Bo Diddley, Buddy Guy, Clarence 'Gatemo...
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John Coltrane Signature4212 - John Coltrane Signature
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Vintage ballpoint signature, "John Coltrane,” on an off-white 2.25 x 1.25 slip affixed to a slightly larger sheet. Removably corner-mounted to ...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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John Coltrane Signed Album4213 - John Coltrane Signed Album
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Someday My Prince Will Come album signed neatly on the back cover in black ballpoint by John Coltrane. In very good to fine condition, with light scuf
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Miles Davis and Birdland All-Stars Signatures4214 - Miles Davis and Birdland All-Stars Signatures
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Vintage ballpoint signatures of Miles Davis, Lester Young, Bud Powell, Milt Jackson, Percy Heath, and Rene Urtreger on the reverse an off-white 5.25 x
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Miles Davis Signature4215 - Miles Davis Signature
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Vintage ballpoint signature, "Miles Davis,” on an off-white 4.75 x 3 card bearing an affixed image of the virtuoso trumpeter. In fine condition...
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Billie Holiday Signature4216 - Billie Holiday Signature
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Vintage ink signature, "Sincerely, Billie Holiday,” on a beige 4 x 2.25 sheet. Matted with a glossy photo of 'Lady Day' to an overall s...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Billie Holiday Signed Photograph4217 - Billie Holiday Signed Photograph
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Vintage glossy 8 x 10.25 publicity portrait of Holiday by Robin Carson, signed and inscribed in white ink, "For Andy, Sincerely, Billie Holiday...
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John Lee Hooker's Personally-Owned and Played 'Parlor' Guitar4218 - John Lee Hooker's Personally-Owned and Played 'Parlor' Guitar
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Amazing black-bodied 1969 Nola acoustic guitar with a sunburst finish, formerly owned and used by blues legend John Lee Hooker as his personal home or
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Howlin' Wolf Signature4219 - Howlin' Wolf Signature
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Very desirable ballpoint signature, "Howling Wolf, Chester Burnett,” on an off-white lightly lined 3.5 x 1.5 sheet. Matted and framed with thre...
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B. B. King Signed Guitar4220 - B. B. King Signed Guitar
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Cream-bodied Affinity series Fender Squier Stratocaster electric guitar, nicely signed on the body in blue felt tip by B. B. King. In fine condition.
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Little Walter Signed Photograph4221 - Little Walter Signed Photograph
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Famous for his blues harmonica playing (1930-1968), he was the first and only musician to ever be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for har
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Charlie Parker Signature4222 - Charlie Parker Signature
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Vintage ink signature, "Charlie Parker,” on an off-white 4 x 2.75 album page. Matted with a glossy photo of 'Bird' to an overall size o...
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Django Reinhardt and Band Signatures4223 - Django Reinhardt and Band Signatures
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Uncommon set of five ink signatures of the Quintette du Hot Club de France on individual off-white 3.75 x 2.25 sheets, including: Django Reinhardt (“D
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Frank Sinatra Signature4224 - Frank Sinatra Signature
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Vintage ballpoint signature, "Frank Sinatra,” on an off-white 3 x 2 card. Removably corner-mounted to a display sheet with an image of the famo...
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Django Reinhardt Signed Photograph4225 - Django Reinhardt Signed Photograph
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Striking vintage pearl-finish 7 x 9.25 portrait of the legendary jazz guitarist smoking a cigarette by Paris photographer Teddy Piaz, neatly signed an
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Nina Simone Collection of (29) Candid Photographs4226 - Nina Simone Collection of (29) Candid Photographs
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Collection of 29 unpublished glossy candid photos from the estate of singer-songwriter and Civil Rights activist Nina Simone, dating between 1967 and
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Muddy Waters Signed Menu4227 - Muddy Waters Signed Menu
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Wine list from the famous Speakeasy Club in London featuring a classic design on the cover, 5 x 7, signed on the back page and inside the back cover i
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Muddy Waters Signed Photograph4228 - Muddy Waters Signed Photograph
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Glossy 10 x 8 Blue Sky publicity photo of the blues songwriter smiling near a microphone, signed and inscribed in black ink, "To Mel, Muddy Wat...
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Louis Armstrong and Band Signatures4229 - Louis Armstrong and Band Signatures
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Pencil and ink signatures of Louis Armstrong and his band on the reverse of a beige 5.75 x 8.25 telegram, with signers including: Louis Armstrong, Bar
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Louis Armstrong and Band Signed Album4230 - Louis Armstrong and Band Signed Album
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Hello, Dolly! album signed on the back cover in black ballpoint by Louis Armstrong, with several members of his band signing and inscribing in ballpoi
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Count Basie and His Orchestra Signatures4231 - Count Basie and His Orchestra Signatures
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Collection of 17 vintage ink signatures from members of the Count Basie Orchestra, penned on seven separate off-white album pages, each approximately
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Count Basie Signed Photograph4232 - Count Basie Signed Photograph
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Vintage glossy 8 x 10 publicity photo of Count Basie in a handsome half-length pose, signed in blue fountain pen. In very good condition, with moderat
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Tony Bennett Signed Albums4233 - Tony Bennett Signed Albums
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Two Tony Bennett albums—My Heart Sings and Tony's Greatest Hits, Vol. III—both signed on the front cover in blue felt tip. In overall very good ...
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Tony Bennett Signed Photograph4234 - Tony Bennett Signed Photograph
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Vintage glossy 7 x 9 close-up photo of the young crooner by James J. Kriegsmann of New York, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, "To the Reco...
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Tony Bennett Signed Photograph4235 - Tony Bennett Signed Photograph
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Glossy 8 x 10 half-length photo of a young Tony Bennett smiling and holding a Columbia Records microphone stand, signed in blue felt tip. In fine cond
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Tony Bennett Signed Print4236 - Tony Bennett Signed Print
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Color limited edition 19 x 28.75 print honoring the 127th Kentucky Oaks, numbered 144/300, signed in the lower right corner in pencil by the artist, T
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Blues Legends Signed Photograph (39 Signatures)4237 - Blues Legends Signed Photograph (39 Signatures)
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Excellent color satin-finish 11 x 14 photo entitled 'Blues Club Jam,' showing a band and dancing couple in a small makeshift venue, signed i...
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Blues Legends Signed Photograph (39 Signatures)4238 - Blues Legends Signed Photograph (39 Signatures)
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Satin-finish 14 x 11 photo of 'The Windy City Blues House,' signed in blue felt tip by numerous blues musicians and legends, including: Roy ...
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Blues Musicians Signed Album4239 - Blues Musicians Signed Album
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10 Days Out: Blues from the Backroads album by the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band album signed on the front cover in silver ink by Kenny Wayne Shepherd, wh
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Blues Musicians Signed Menu4240 - Blues Musicians Signed Menu
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House of Blues dinner menu from the Harvard Square restaurant, 11 x 15.5, signed on the front cover in black felt tip by 28 blues greats, including: R
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Juke Boy Bonner Signature4241 - Juke Boy Bonner Signature
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Weldon H. Philip Bonner (1932–1978) was an Texan blues singer, harmonica player, and guitarist who was influenced by Lightnin' Hopkins, Jimmy Re...
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Big Bill Broonzy Signature4242 - Big Bill Broonzy Signature
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American blues singer, songwriter and guitarist (1893–1958), who was one of the key figures in the development of blues music in the 20th century; he
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Clifford Brown Signature4243 - Clifford Brown Signature
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American jazz trumpeter (1930–1956) who tragically died at the age of 25 in a car accident; three of his compositions, 'Sandu,' 'Joy Spr...
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Dave Brubeck German Concert Posters4244 - Dave Brubeck German Concert Posters
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Two original color posters for Dave Brubeck concerts in Germany: a 23.25 x 33 poster for the International Jazz Tage Festival at the Musikhalle in Ham
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Paul Butterfield Signed Document4245 - Paul Butterfield Signed Document
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Blues harmonica player and singer (1942–1987) who formed the Paul Butterfield Blues Band. DS, signed “Paul V. Butterfield,” one page, 8.5 x 11.25, Nov
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Clarence Carter Victory Club Poster4246 - Clarence Carter Victory Club Poster
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Original color 22 x 28 cardboard boxing-style poster advertising a 'Strokin' Clarence Carter concert at the Victory Club in Fort Stewart, Ge...
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Big Sid Catlett Signed Photograph4247 - Big Sid Catlett Signed Photograph
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American jazz drummer (1910–1951) who was known for his versatility and for playing with bandleaders like Benny Goodman, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellingt
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Paul Chambers Signature4248 - Paul Chambers Signature
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Jazz double bassist (1935–1969) who was a fixture of rhythm sections during the 1950s and 1960s, anchoring the Miles Davis Quintet and playing with pi
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Clifton Chenier Signature4249 - Clifton Chenier Signature
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Louisiana French-speaking performer and recording artist of Zydeco (1925–1987) who played the accordion and won a Grammy Award in 1983. Among his othe
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Clef Recording Signed Photograph4250 - Clef Recording Signed Photograph
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Vintage multi-signed book page, 7.75 x 10, with both sides showing images of musicians involved in a 1955 Clef recording session, signed on both sides
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Nat King Cole Document Signed4251 - Nat King Cole Document Signed
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Twice-signed DS, three pages, 8.5 x 11, August 2, 1957. Contract between the Paramount Pictures Corporation and Carlos Gastel and Associates, in which
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Albert Collins Signed Album4252 - Albert Collins Signed Album
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Don't Lose Your Cool album signed on the front cover in blue ballpoint, "Peace & Love, from, Albert Collins." In fine condition, w...
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Willie Dixon Signature4253 - Willie Dixon Signature
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Blues bassist, vocalist, and songwriter (1915–1992) known for compositions like 'Hoochie Coochie Man,' 'Little Red Rooster,' and ...
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Eric Dolphy Signature4254 - Eric Dolphy Signature
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Innovative jazz alto saxophonist, flautist, and bass clarinetist (1928–1965) who died suddenly at the age of 36 from a diabetic coma. Vintage ballpoin
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Harry 'Sweets' Edison Signed Photograph4255 - Harry 'Sweets' Edison Signed Photograph
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American jazz trumpeter (1915–1999) and a member of the Count Basie Orchestra who made important contributions to recordings by such artists as Billie
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Honeyboy Edwards Signed Photograph4256 - Honeyboy Edwards Signed Photograph
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Delta blues guitarist and singer from Mississippi (1915–2011) who was closely associated with famed bluesmen Big Joe Williams and Robert Johnson. Red-
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Roy Eldridge Signed Photograph4257 - Roy Eldridge Signed Photograph
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Highly appealing 10.75 x 13.75 book photo of Roy Eldridge playing the trumpet, an image used for the cover of the compilation album Miles Ahead, signe
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Duke Ellington Orchestra Signatures4258 - Duke Ellington Orchestra Signatures
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Very attractive assemblage of 17 vintage ink signatures of Duke Ellington’s Orchestra, individually signed on off-white 3.25 x 1.5 cards, with musicia
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