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 Autographed Albums
Brief Description: Three historic, country music recording artists, signed LP’s. Faron Young, Lynn Anderson and Sonny James. These signed LP’s are from the collection of a then young country music fan, who took thousands of photos and obtained hundreds of autographs in person, during the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s. The collection merits a book due to the quality of the never before seen photographs, the fan obtained in her lifetime.
Chance Martin, longtime manager and confidant to Johnny Cash, personal phone book. A very tattered, phone book, circa 1960’s – 1980’s, showing numerous entries for legendary recording artists, including Johnny Cash and family and of course Elvis Presley. A truly historical artifact from the hierarchy of country music.
Original artwork for a Hank Williams Jr. merchandise T-shirt concept. From the archives of one of Nashville’s most prolific merchandise designers. Unique vintage merchandise art, ideal for display purposes.