Official Grand Ole Opry program, 8.5 x 11, signed in ink inside by more than 50 country stars near their respective photos. Signers include: Patsy Cline (adding “Many thanks”), Roy Acuff, Chet Atkins, Margie Bowes, Carl Butler, Archie Campbell, Bill Carlisle, June Carter, Cowboy Copas, Stoney Cooper and Wilma Lee, Skeeter Davis, Earl Scruggs and Lester Flatt, Don Gibson, Tompall Glaser, Billy Grammer, Grandpa Jones, George Hamilton IV, Hawkshaw Hawkins, Ferlin Husky, Stonewall Jackson, Jack Anglin and Johnnie Wright, Cousin Jody, four members of the Jordanaires, Lonzo and Oscar, the Louvin Brothers, Bill Monroe, George Morgan, Jimmy Newman, Minnie Pearl, Ray Price, Jim Reeves, Marty Robbins, Jean Shepard, Stringbean, Hank Snow, Justin Tubb, Ernest Tubb, Porter Wagoner, Kitty Wells (signed twice with a later signature dated 1982), Billy Walker, the Wilburn Brothers, the Willis Brothers, Del Wood, Faron Young, and two others. The back page bears ten additional signatures. The majority of the signatures have been inscribed and the original owner’s name is written on the front cover. In very good condition with scuff marks and old clear tape reinforcement of the spine not affecting any of the signatures. Cline joined the cast of the Grand Ole Opry in 1960 and became one of the Opry's biggest stars. She is believed to be the only person granted membership by asking. Ironically, singer Jack Anglin of the country duo Johnnie and Jack fame, was killed on the way to Cline’s services following her 1963 death. Pre-certified Roger Epperson/REAL and RR Auction COA.
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