Columbus, Ohio: [circa 1964]. Item #1832
10” x 6½”. Single sheet, folded, making four pages. Near fine: bright and fresh, with a small patch of faint foxing on the back page. The Saints and Sinners first performed in 1960. According to Manfred Selchow in Ding! Ding! (Westoverledingen Germany, self published, 1998) , “Charles 'Red' Richards was offered the opportunity to lead his own band by the booking agent Lou Posey who also handled Billy Maxted and Muggsy Spanier. Posey owned Ciro's in Columbus, OH, and had connections with the Sheraton chain. Richards asked his buddy Vic Dickenson (the two had known each other since 1937) to become co-leader of the group. ” This a promotional touting the band's recent successful performances. This is Dickenson's own copy as we explain more fully below. Provenance: acquired directly from Vic Dickenson's estate, this a duplicate of Dickenson's archive that we'll be offering in the near future. Dickenson's affairs were managed by his niece, Victorita Thompson, who apparently ended up with several generations of her family's belongings. It all ended up in a storage unit in rural Ohio, purchased by a picker, who sold us the Dickenson material. This item is offered by Langdon Manor Books, LLC, antiquarian booksellers. Please do not hesitate to contact us for additional information and/or photos and we will respond promptly. We package our items carefully, ship daily, and have a no hassle returns policy--your satisfaction is guaranteed. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA) , the International League of Antiquarian Booksllers (ILAB) and the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA) and adhere to their rules of ethics.