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    Chuck Berry, Everly Bros., Bo Diddley, Duane Eddy, Alan Freed 1958 Big Beat Program. An original 20-page rock 'n' roll concert program called Alan Freed Presents The Big Beat starring the musical talents of Bill Haley & His Comets, The Everly Brothers, Chuck Berry, Duane Eddy, Bo Diddley, Frankie Avalon, Jimmy Clanton, the Pony Tails, the Elegants, the Royal Teens, the Olympics, Bobby Freeman, the Cleftones, Teddy Randazzo, Ed Townsend, Jo Ann Campbell, the Kalen Twins, Jack Scott, the Danliers, Gino & Gina and Bobby Hamilton.

    The program is stuffed with beautiful, full-page photographs and bios on all the stars. There are no pages taken up by advertising.

    There are also three possible autographs on the inside front cover, but Heritage cannot vouch for them nor even identify one of them. They appear to read:
    Yours Truly Bobby Freeman,
    From Jimmy of the Danleers,
    And illegible.

    Measures 9" x 12" and grades to Very Good Minus condition. Program has a lot of handling creases and surface blemishes, and indents on the glossy front cover from writing on paper placed on top of it, plus light scratching and other random dings. There are also three purported autographs on the inside front cover that are so random that many will just consider them damage. Staples are rusty but intact. COA from Heritage Auctions.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2021
    1st-2nd Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 26
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