An important collection of twenty-seven Motown artists signed contracts, relating to 1960's and 1970's television appearances, including signatures of The Supremes and Marvin Gaye, together with a collection of Motown artists autographed sheet music,
Lot 460*
An important collection of twenty-seven Motown artists signed contracts, relating to 1960's and 1970's television appearances, including signatures of The Supremes and Marvin Gaye, together with a collection of Motown artists autographed sheet music,
Sold for £5,040 (US$ 7,886) inc. premium

Lot Details
An important collection of twenty-seven Motown artists signed contracts, relating to 1960's and 1970's television appearances, including signatures of The Supremes and Marvin Gaye, together with a collection of Motown artists autographed sheet music, An important collection of twenty-seven Motown artists signed contracts, relating to 1960's and 1970's television appearances, including signatures of The Supremes and Marvin Gaye, together with a collection of Motown artists autographed sheet music,
An important collection of twenty-seven Motown artists signed contracts, relating to 1960's and 1970's television appearances, including signatures of The Supremes and Marvin Gaye,
together with a collection of Motown artists autographed sheet music,
the contracts including; a Supremes contract signed on three individual contracts, by Florence Ballard, Mary Wilson and Diana Ross for an appearance on "The Clay Cole Show", two "Shivaree" related contracts, signed by The Temptations (all five original members) and The Four Tops (all four original members), "The Clay Cole Diskotek" programme contracts signed by Brenda Holloway, The Miracles (signed on individual contracts by Smokey Robinson, Ronnie White, Bobby Rogers and Pete Moore), Chuck Jackson, Kim Weston, Stevie Wonder, Dean Taylor, Chris Clarke, Gladys Knight, The Isley Brothers (signed on individual contracts by Rudolph Isley, O’Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley), Tammi Terrell, Marvin Gaye, Martha Reeves And The Vandellas (signed on individual contracts by Martha Reeves, Betty Kelly, Rosalind Ashford) an "American Bandstand" contract signed by all four members of The Marvellettes, two "The Midnight Special" contracts one signed by six members of Rare Earth, the other signed by four members of The Miracles, together with autographed sheet music including three pieces signed by Edwin Starr for "I'm A Struggling Man", "Twenty-Five Mile" and "War", three pieces signed by Jimmy Ruffin for "I've Passed This Way Before", "Gonna Give Her All The Love I've Got" and "I'll Say Forever My Love", two pieces signed by Kim Weston for "Take Me In Your Arms" and "Helpless", The Jackson 5, Michael Jackson, and five pieces signed by Martha Reeves and The Vandellas for "Nowhere To Run", "Jimmy Mack", "My Baby Loves Me", "Honey Chile" and "I Can't Dance To That Music You're Playin'".

Footnotes

  • Autographs signed by all members of groups unless stated otherwise.
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