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    The Dells and Their Parents Signed Contract. One of the finest Soul vocal groups ever, the Dells are also one of the longest-lived -- they haven't even had a personnel change since the '60s. Featured here is a one-page Vee Jay Records recording artist contract dated September 29, 1956 (around the time they hit the top five on the R&B charts with "Oh What a Nite"), and signed by members Verne Allison, Michael McGill, Marvin Junior, Chuck Barksdale (as "Charles"), and Johnny Funches, as well as parents Allie Allison, Odessa McGill, and Jessie Dabon. In Excellent condition with almost no discoloration, no creases, a very, very faint rust stain from a paperclip, and very minor wear to the edges. With COA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2006
    14th-15th Friday-Saturday
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