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Musician, member of The Beatles. Harrisongs Ltd. business check, 7.5 x 3.5, filled out in another hand and signed by Harrison, payable to David Tabb for £820.0.0, January 10, 1972. Double-matted and framed with a large color portrait of Harrison on stage as a member of the Beatles to an overall size of 12.5 x 20.5. In fine condition, with a bank stamp over first name of signature, a couple other stamps and notations, and two punch holes to top edge.

Item Number: 14105
Price: $1,450


Mamas and Papas Rock group. Monterey Pop was the birth of Rock , the Monterey International Pop Festival laid the groundwork for future "love-ins" of the late 1960s with similar talent, including the Mamas and the Papas, Simon and Garfunkel, The Who, Jimi Hendrix Experience. MONTEREY POP: THE FILM a vital concert film expertly captures the essence of the music festival. The documentary contains some of the best performances of a decade that was principally defined by its music. The film has a hauntingly apt rendition from the Mamas and Papas of "California Dreaming." 2 Contracts, each 1 page dated March 1, 1978. The contracts are Film Clip releases for the film "Monterey Pop". Signed "Michelle Phillips", "John Phillips". The film is still selling well in DVD format. Important Rock history. Both contracts in excellent condition.

Item Number: 10133
Price: $550


French Composer. Handwritten Autograph Letter Signed, November 14, 1930, 1 page, on the back of a postcard. Dear Friend, your program seems very good to me, and your idea to give one or two records is excellent. Unfortunately, I have extremely difficult work at this time and I cannot assure you of my cooperation. I would prefer if you would take a pianist... I will be Sunday night in Paris, call me. With friendship" Signed "Milhaud".

Item Number: 10167
Price: $385


Musician; Founding Member and keyboardist for The Doors. Signed check, on Raymond and Dorothy Manzarek heading dated Oct. 2, 1990. Signed "RD Manzarek". Manzarek has also written the payee in his hand "Capitol", the date, and the amount. In the memo line he has written "L.A. Woman." LA Woman was the Doors last album. They were on tour for LA Woman when lead singer Jim Morrison had a breakdown on stage and the band retired from performance. Three months later, Morrison died. In the years that followed the band reformed with the remaining members, playing and promoting their song LA Woman once again. In 1985 Ray Manzarek directed a music video for LA Woman which played on MTV. He continued to tour and perform until his death in 2013. In excellent condition.

Item Number: 10798
Price: $300


Legendary rock musician. Signed check with Zappa's "DiscReet Records" heading from Crocker National Bank. DiscReet issued many albums by Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention between 1973 and 1979. DiscReet was shut down in 1979 following the decision by Warner Bros. to release 3 albums for which Zappa claimed Warner did not have proper authorization. Signed by Frank Zappa in ink. In very good condition. A great example of an authentic signature on a check.

Item Number: 12937
Price: $250


Legendary rock musician. Signed check with Zappa's "DiscReet Records" heading from Crocker National Bank. DiscReet issued many albums by Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention between 1973 and 1979. DiscReet was shut down in 1979 following the decision by Warner Bros. to release 3 albums for which Zappa claimed Warner did not have proper authorization. Signed by Frank Zappa in ink. In very good condition. A great example of an authentic signature on a check.

Item Number: 12942
Price: $225


Classical Musician. One of the best Violinists of our time. Inscribed Signed photo, b/w, glossy, 5" x 7". Great shot of Stern with his violin. Signed boldly in black on the lower white margin "To Lee Varon-Codially Isaac Stern -1993". In excellent condition.

Item Number: 8957
Price: $195


Musician. Document Signed, 2 pages, quarto, June 2, 1992. Agreement between Money and Sony Music Corp., regarding music royalties. Signed in black, "Edward Mahoney." staple holes in upper left corner. In excellent condition.

Item Number: 6510
Price: $175


Pop musician whose famous songs include "Maggie May" and "Tonight's the Night". Document Signed, 7 pages, quarto, 1983. Part of an agreement for Stewart to purchase property in Hollywood. Signed in black ink, "Rod Stewart." In excellent condition.

Item Number: 6525
Price: $175


Legendary rock musician. Signed check with Zappa's "DiscReet Records" heading from Crocker National Bank. DiscReet issued many albums by Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention between 1973 and 1979. DiscReet was shut down in 1979 following the decision by Warner Bros. to release 3 albums for which Zappa claimed Warner did not have proper authorization. Signed by Frank Zappa in ink. In very good condition. A great example of an authentic signature on a check.

Item Number: 12951
Price: $125


Document Signed , dated January 10, 1978, AlmoIrving Letterhead, 3 pages. Contract reads: " Reference is made to the Exclusive Songwriter's Agreement of April 27, 1977, between Norman Randolh Bishop, and us..we have not exercised our option to extend the term of the Agreements beyond October 31, 1977, and as a result the Agreements have expired by their own terms..". Signed boldly in blue "Norman Randolph Bishop". Staple and paper clip holes, staining on signature page but otherwise in good condition.

Item Number: 8493
Price: $95


American Pop Musician whose hits include "Baby Hold On" and "Two Tickets to Paradise". Typed Letter Signed, TLS, 2 pages, quarto, New York, July 1, 1985. Eddie Money agrees to repay $227,500 to CBS. In part, "...the undersigned, Edward Mahoney p/k/a "Eddie Money'' ("Maker"), promises to pay CBS Records, a Division of CBS Inc. ("Payee") on or before December 1, 1987..." Signed "Edward Mahoney" Some creases and marks. In very good condition.

Item Number: 6431
Price: $95


Lead singer of the band The Missing Persons. Signed check, on Dale Bozzio heading. Signed in black ink "Dale Bozzio". In excellent condition.

Item Number: 10947
Price: $85


Lead singer of the band The Missing Persons. Signed check, on Dale Bozzio heading. Signed in black ink "Dale Bozzio". In excellent condition.

Item Number: 10950
Price: $85


Member of the rock band The Go-Go's. Personalized Check completed entirely in Carlisle's hand. Dated August 9, 1994, made payable to Mrs. Goocing in the amount of $103.52. Signed Boldly in black, "Belinda Carlisle". A great example of an authentic signature on a check.

Item Number: 8370
Price: $85


One of Motown's most successful singers, songwriters and producer. Signed Check with William Robinson, Jr. heading, dated March 28, 1992. Made payable for the amount of $270.00. Entirely in his own hand, Robinson adds the notations "(Demos Mixed tape)" and "Living Proof - Relentless." Robinson signs in blue. In excellent condition.

Item Number: 7452
Price: $75


Composer and writer for many film and music recordings. His most famous work is as creator of "We've Only Just Begun," a huge hit for The Carpenters, and the Oscar-winning song "Evergreen" for Stresiand's "A Star is Born." Signed check dated December 15, 1976 on "Paul H. Williams - Katherine Williams" heading. Signed in blue, "Paul Williams". In excellent condition.

Item Number: 6663
Price: $75


Musician. Signed check dated April , 1975. A $1000 salary advance for Rogers from the Las Vegas Hilton. Stapled to the check are also two deposit slips for dressing room keys. Signed in black, "Kenny Rogers". In excellent condition.

Item Number: 6657
Price: $75

Signed Check

Linda Ronstadt

Singer. Signed check, dated March 7, 1975, Linda Ronstadt heading, written entirely in her own hand. Payable to "The Store", for the amount of "$32.44" . Signed in blue ink, "Linda Ronstadt". In excellent condition.

Item Number: 6022
Price: $75


Composer. Document Signed, 2 pages - recto and verso of 1 page, dated September 25, 1941. This document is Gorin's application for a driver's license. Signed twice by Gorin, once on the front and once on the back: "Igor Gorin." Also has Gorin's right thumb print. In excellent condition.

Item Number: 5285
Price: $75


Jazz Singer. Signed Check, dated June 9, 1989. Made payable for the amount of $256.45. Signed in blue, "Mel Torme." A great example of an authentic signature on a check.

Item Number: 7887
Price: $75


Musician with the legendary Earth, Wind & Fire. Signed Document, DS, 2 pages, 8 1/2" x 11", dated September 30, 1980. Contract to Rhythm Records concerning Al McKay's recent acquisition of 100 shares of stock in their company. In part; "I hereby acknowledge receipt of 100 shares of the Stock..." Singed boldly in black, "Al McKay." In excellent condition.

Item Number: 7974
Price: $75


Musician, Founding Member and keyboardist for The Doors. Signed Check, dated November 8, 1990. Signed in black, "Raymond Manzarek" . In excellent condition. A great example of an authentic signature on a check.

Item Number: 7898
Price: $75

The Doors Signed Check

Ray Manzarek

Musician; Founding Member and keyboardist for The Doors. Signed extra large check, on Raymond and Dorothy Manzarek heading. Signed "RD Manzarek". Original mailing fold is present. In excellent condition.

Item Number: 10797
Price: $75

Joe Walsh

Guitarist with the James Gang, and later The Eagles, contributing to many of their greatest works, including "Hotel California." Signed Check, entirely in his own hand, Singed boldly in black, "Joe Walsh." In excellent condition. A great example of an authentic signature on a check.

Item Number: 7920
Price: $75


American Singer and Bandleader. Partially printed check signed "Rudy Valle" and boldly printed with his name at the top. Payroll check to Harry Stanton for $30.40 on check number 2523 dated December 10, 1945. Before there was Sinatra or Crosby, there was Rudy Vallee.

Item Number: 14220
Price: $50