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    Gene Simmons Songbook. Here is something no self-respecting member of the KISS army can bear to pass up: Bass player and founding member Gene Simmons' song book, circa late '90s, featuring handwritten lyrics and notes regarding, among other things, KISS' 1997 and '98 releases "Carnival of Souls" and "Psycho Circus," respectively. Since the 1996 reunion tour had been a blockbuster success, Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons decided to keep Peter Criss and Ace Frehley long enough to record a full-fledged reunion album, "Psycho Circus." The book is -- appropriately enough -- bound in black leather with the infamous bass player's named stamped on the front in gold letters. Inside are handwritten notations, doodles, and lyrics for the songs "You Wanted the Best," "1,000 Dreams," and "Carnival of Souls." There are 57 total pages used by Simmons, including several unpublished songs never before seen by fans. The book is in excellent condition with some white-out stains on the cover and one loose page inside. With COA from PSA/DNA.

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