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    A Frank Sinatra Group of Acetates and Ephemera, 1940s-1960s. Seven total including: 1) a 7" 45 acetate of Sinatra and the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra doing "The Starlit Hour," "Shake Down Stars," "Without a Song," and "Dolores," approximately 1940, includes a hand-designed outer sleeve showing the track list and likeness of the singer, condition: GD-VG 4; 2) a 10" acetate with blank label printed "Sample Record - Not for Sale" and "Come Fly With Me" written on one side, with "Tonight" on the other, condition: VG-EX 6; 3) a 10" acetate of "Flowers Mean Forgiveness," stamped "Barton Music Co," condition: GD 3, includes a "Mitchells of Erith" sleeve; 4) a 10" acetate featuring a blank blue Master Sound System label, with "A.F.R.S. Show / Sinatra" written in pencil on one side, condition: GD-VG 4; 5) a group of three 12" acetates - one marked "Unissued Test from Victor / 33 1/3 RPM / I Tried / Tommy Dorsey Orch / Vocal by Sinatra" in black ink, the second marked "33 1/3 / 1. My Melancholy Baby / 2. " " " / 3. Mighty Like a Rose" in black and blue ink, and the third simply marked sides one and two in blue ink, with "FS" written in pencil on side two; conditions range from GD 3 to VG 5. It's unknown if any of these recordings are released or unreleased versions. Also includes wonderful group of Sinatra ephemera: an 8.5" x 10.5" program and ticket stub from a 1962 Frank Sinatra concert benefiting children's charities, a 12" x 13" A Jolly Christmas from Frank Sinatra Capitol Records promotional poster, a 1962 London newspaper story detailing Sinatra's recording session in the city, a group of three 5" x 8" 1957 Capitol records single catalogs - with one Capitol promotional flyer, and a 3.5" x 8" 1957 Philips records catalog. Ephemera conditions range from Very Good to Fine.

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    April, 2018
    15th Sunday
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