A signed publishing contract for “Cryin’, Prayin’, Waitin’, Hopin’. Signed by the legendary RCA Recording Artist, Hank Snow, who was instrumental in the discovery of Elvis Presley. Hank Snow as well sold 80 million records on the RCA label.
Name of Lot: Rhythm Country and Blues RIAA Platinum Record Award
Brief Description: Platinum record award (CD format), issued to an MCA affiliate, for the success of the Rhythm Country and Blues CD. This release featured numerous recording artists, including B.B. King, George Jones, Trisha Yearwood, Tanya Tucker, Little Richard, Aaron Neville, Gladys Knight, Vince Gill and more.
Name of Lot: Historic Country Music Photo / Autograph Scrapbook
Brief Description: A staggering collection of candid and stage photographs of many of the greatest country music stars of the 1960’s. The exterior of the notebook is covered with autographs including those of Ernest Tubb, Little Jimmy Dickens, Roy Clark, Roy Acuff, George Morgan, Kitty Wells, Jean Shepard, Pee King and more. Inside the scrapbook is a pocket photograph of Loretta Lynn signed.
This book was gifted to Grand Ole Opry star, Bill Anderson by a fan. The scrapbook was then acquired from Bill’s former manager. There are approximately 175 photographs in color and black and white. There is additional ephemera including a Grand Ole Opry program, fan club cards, greeting cards from Buck Owens and a Johnny Cash fan club card.
The photographs include unpublished photos of Bill Anderson, Ernest Tubb, Buck Owens, Loretta Lynn, Roy Clark, George Morgan, Johnny Cash (1) and more. Not all photographs are pictured. All are quality snapshots ideal for publication. A truly historic collection.