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    Sam Cooke Live Stock Auditorium Concert Poster (1958). Extremely Rare. Window card printed on card stock for the "Bigest [sic] Dance of 1958", in Valdosta, GA. on Thursday Dec. 11th. The poster shows a publicity shot of Sam Cooke and a list of his recent hit songs: "'You Send Me' - 'Sentimental Reasons' - 'Old Man River' - 'Summertime'" and "'Win Your Love'". Also on the line-up, with photos are The Travellers and "Kansas City Bell's Hollywood Band". Printed by Keystone Poster Printing Co...Pa.". Measures 17' x 26". In Good condition, with significant restoration and touchups, particularly along left and right sides, to the center of the red lettering to the top, and to the upper left corner.

    We believe this is the first time an example of this poster has ever been offered at auction. To many Sam Cooke was the quintessential Soul singer. Originally he was a member of the Gospel group the Soul Stirrers, but chose to go solo in 1957. His first release was "You Send Me", a number one hit on the Billboard charts and the first of twenty-nine Top Forty hits in total. He was inducted in to the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame in 1986.


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