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    Badfinger's Original Signed Management Contract with Stan Polley! A document of dramatic importance to the unfortunate history of Badfinger, presented here is the band's original May 5th, 1970 management contract in which they hire Stan Polley as their manager. A brief but effective one page agreement, reading in part, "Dear Mr. Polley, Irrevokable permission is herein granted to Five Arts Management, Inc., to exclusively negotiate and consummate any and all contracts pertaining to the entertainment industry, both verbal and written... In addition, this letter is intended to serve as irrefutable power of attorney throughout the world." Signed at the conclusion by Pete Ham, Tom Evans, Joe Molland, Mike Gibbons and Bill Collins in a rich blue fountain pen ink. Polley would serve as the key figure in Badfinger's financial catastrophe that ultimately drove lead singer Pete Ham to take his own life in 1975. From The Tom Fontaine Music Memorabilia Collection.

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    April, 2004
    17th Saturday
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