1957 Buddy Holly Contract
I see you brought in a Buddy Holly contract from 1957. Where did you get it?
I grew up in Jacksonville, Florida, and I was buying postcards. Guy says, "Well, how about this contract?" He said it's $100, and I went whoa, that's a lot of money. So I bought it because it was from Jacksonville and about music, so.
This contract is one of his first contracts. This is for his Florida tour, touring in 1958.
I understand these are all the February tour dates, and then after his last tour date, that's when they, on March 1, appeared in the UK.
We know a year later he passed away in February on the plane crash. The Don McLean song "The Day the Music Died" is about his death. So I mean, what a legend when you compare his career to a lot of other early people, that he was about as good as it gets in the rock field.
So short, but so important, I think.
So short, but so important, yeah. This one is signed by his manager, and the ones signed by his manager, for a retail value they're at the $2,000 to $2,500 range.
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