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    Buddy Holly Work Permit. One-page, double-sided British work permit, dated February 5, 1958 and made out to Holly, granting him permission to work in London for a period of five weeks. During that time, he and the Crickets toured the U. K., and in their audiences were teenagers named John Lennon and Paul McCartney, who later cited Holly as a primary influence. ("The Beatles" was later chosen as a band name partly in homage to Holly's Crickets.) This tour changed the course of Rock & Roll history. It not only laid the groundwork for the British invasion, but also introduced the Fender Stratocaster to England. A one-of-a-kind item in Excellent condition with one horizontal and two horizontal fold creases. With COA from Maria Elena Holly.

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    April, 2006
    14th-15th Friday-Saturday
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