1962 The Beatles & others signed EMI advertisement
A 1962 EMI Records newspaper advertisement featuring head shots of over 40 of the label's musical acts, with central text reading, "EMI, Supreme Again! The Greatest Recording Organisation in the world." The Beatles are pictured on the right side, with each member signing near their respective youthful image in red ballpoint, "George Harrison," in blue ballpoint, "Ringo Starr," or in black ink, "John Lennon" and "Paul McCartney." The advertisement is also signed by a variety of other musicians, including: Ella Fitzgerald, The Four Seasons (Frankie Valli, Nick Massi, Bob Gaudio, and Tommy DeVito), Helen Shapiro, Carol Deene, Shane Fenton, and more. In very good condition, with professional flattening and backing on Japanese tissue paper. There are four small areas of tape residue to the edges, and multiple creases radiating from the center. The advertisement is designed as a vinyl record, with the impressive musical talent on the EMI roster showcased within. A very desirable and tough set of pre-Beatlemania autographs. Measures 13.75˝ in diameter.