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    Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, and J. P. Richardson Photo Collection. These three rare color photographs titled "Six Days Before the Music Died" were taken January 28, 1959 by Timothy D. Kehr at the Prom Ballroom in St. Paul, Minnesota. Six days before a tragic plane crash took the lives of the three Rock 'n Roll greats at 1:00 a.m. on February 3, 1959, Buddy Holly, J.P. Richardson and Ritchie Valens each posed for the photographer before they went on stage to perform. The photographs were taken in a small room off the stage area at the Prom Ballroom. Included in this lot are the three photos, digital negatives for each of the photos and the certificate of registration from the United States copyright office which will be assigned over to the winning bidder by Timothy D. Kehr. The photos are 8" x 10". Note This lot is not part of the Maria Elena Holly Collection.

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    April, 2006
    14th-15th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 21
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