DescriptionSteve Schiff/Simple Minds - Collection of Memorabilia Related to "Don't You (Forget About Me)" from The Breakfast Club Motion Picture Soundtrack (1985). "Don't You (Forget About Me)" is one of the most beloved songs from any film, and was written by noted songwriters/producers Steve Schiff and Ken Forsey. Recorded for the film by English Pop/New Wave group Simple Minds, it soared to the top of the charts and into the collective consciousness of pop-culture, where the song has remained for decades.
Here is a fantastic collection of memorabilia - unlike any to be found anywhere else - relating to the timeless song, including: 1. a vintage Oberheim OB-8 synthesizer, serial number 025002, built in 1982, used in writing "Don't You (Forget About Me)", autographed on the keyboard's internal parts by Schiff, and accompanied by two instruction manuals and the power cord, measuring approximately 40" x 21" x 7"; 2. handwritten lyrics to the classic song, written during composition and penned in the songwriters' hands, framed to an overall 11" x 14"; 3. an RIAA gold record sales award for The Breakfast Club original motion picture soundtrack, presented to songwriter Steve Schiff in celebration of a half-million copies sold, framed to an overall 17" x 21" and autographed on the verso by Schiff in silver paint. 4. a letter from BMI certifying Million-Performance Status of "Don't You (Forget About Me)". All items in Very Good condition, showing light to moderate wear. COA from Heritage Auctions.
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