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    Motown: Benny Benjamin's Drum Folder with Original Score for "Get Ready". This remarkable piece of rhythm and blues history was acquired directly from Motown. Benny Benjamin, newly elected into the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame, was known for his incendiary drum work on the Temptations' version of Get Ready. He was a key player in Motown's Funk Brothers and only now is he receiving the recognition he has long deserved as the man who anchored the beat of the Motown signature style. This is Benny's Temptations drums folder, complete with his Get Ready recording score. The folder not only has "Drums" and "Temptations" embossed on it, someone, probably Benny, has used a drumstick (what else?) to imprint a cross on the folder's back cover. Faint, but definitely there. Included is a photo of Benjamin and a letter of authenticity from the wife of famed Motown musical director Cornelius Grant. (folder dimensions: 11 x 14; score dimensions: 9-1/2 x 12)

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2004
    17th Saturday
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