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    Harry James / Buddy Rich 1953 South River, New Jersey Concert Poster. An original cardboard window card advertising legendary bandleader Harry James and His Music Makers - "starring Buddy Rich at the drums" - appearing at the Liberty Ballroom in South River, N.J. on Sunday, June 7, 1953.

    People often forget that it was Harry James' band that a young Frank Sinatra joined halfway through 1939. Tommy Dorsey gets a lot of credit because he employed Frank from 1940-43 and produced a few hits, but it was James who gave ol' blue eyes his first big-band break.

    This red, white & blue poster measures 14" x 21 3/4" and grades to Very Good Minus condition for four sets of staple holes, a few vertical creases (not tears) from the top edge, but mostly for prolific dirt, grime, toning and foxing to the formerly white board. COA from Heritage Auctions.


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    May, 2021
    1st-2nd Saturday-Sunday
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