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    Buddy Holly and the Crickets - Norman Petty Signed Contract for Brooklyn Paramount Theatre (December 25, 1957-January 6, 1958). For much of the second half of 1957, the Crickets toured with the traveling super shows staged by legendary DJ Alan Freed. Compared to gigs earlier in the year, the Freed-fests were much more lucrative for the group. For the 12-day engagement at the Paramount, the group earned $4,000. Included here is a copy of the signed contract for the engagement, signed on behalf of Buddy Holly by the band's manager, the famed Norman Petty. The Crickets were in fast company now -- joining Fats Domino, Jerry Lee Lewis, the Everly Brothers, the Rays, Paul Anka, and Danny and the Juniors for the engagement.

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    July, 2011
    29th Friday
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    The movie quite literally changed my life. I have included a pic of me in Sly's Rocky 3 Cashmere overcoat, would much appreciate if it is possible for you to forward this email to Sly to let him know the overcoat is in good hands, and will be well taken care of, (as will be the Rambo knife forging tools, the other lot I won!) Wish you very happy holidays and a great 2016!
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