Lot 7278: Collection of three items related to the underground music venue, The Cavern Club, including: a handbill for a Chuck Berry performance, 5 x 8, held on February 27, 1967; a handbill for VOX night, 5 x 8, held on February 13, 1967, urging groups to "see and hear the latest sounds from VOX, including the wonderful new VOX guitar–organ"; and a Cavern Club newsletter, 8 x 13, informing American teenagers that the Cavern Club is set to reopen. In overall fine condition, with slight toning and creasing to the letter, and show-through from writing to reverse of the VOX handbill. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Tracks. From the original collection of former Cavern Club compere Bob Wooler, a significant figure in the Merseybeat music scene who presented nearly three-hundred Beatles performances during the early sixties, and who is noted as introducing the band to their future manager, Brian Epstein.
RR Auction's Marvels of Modern Music Auction 457
Thursday, 23rd July 2015
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