Lot 2222: Unsigned business card for "Buddy and Bob, 'Western and Bop,'" 3.5 x 2, listing the band members at the top as "Buddy Holley," "Larry Wellborn," and "Bob Montgomery." In fine condition. Holly and Montgomery had met in middle school and shared an interest in music, teaming up as 'Buddy and Bob' to perform at talent shows and local clubs. On October 15, 1955, the trio named on this business card performed as the opening act for Elvis Presley's show in Lubbock, Texas, where they first caught the eye of a Nashville talent scout; within six months, Holly would be signed to Decca Records.
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Thursday, 12th November 2015
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