Duane Allman: A two-page letter, March 1970,

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Lot 124
Duane Allman: A two-page letter,
March 1970,

Sold for £ 2,000 (US$ 2,627) inc. premium
ROCK & POP
Duane Allman: A two-page letter,
March 1970,
in blue ballpoint, dated Thursday, addressed to 'Holly', stating We're playing tonight with Santana in Atlanta...The Atlanta folks are really nuts..., mentioning a forthcoming trip to Montreux and his baby's 'Half-birthday', reverse of one page annotated in red ballpoint and pencil; together with a card tag, one side inscribed in black marker 567 Allman 179, the other inscribed in blue ballpoint by Duane, Duane's second run-in (little pun-ishment for you, there!) with LAPD, letter 5in x 8in (12.7cm x 20.3cm)

Footnotes

  • The Allman Brothers opened for Santana at the Municipal Auditorium, Atlanta, on Thursday 26th March 1970. Holly's husband, Ralph Barr, was a member of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, and they befriended Duane and Gregg Allman when the brothers shared a house in LA with the Dirt Band, 1967/68.
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