Dick’s Picks: Vintage Autographed Cliff Richard & The Shadows Vinyl LP

Dick’s Picks:


This week’s choice from our resident vinyl guru ‘Mr A’ is this rather wonderful autographed Cliff Richard & The Shadows Vinyl LP

1968 UK first issue 14-track stereo LP, full info here
‘Factory Sample’ stickered label, complete with correct period catalogue inner, front laminated internal flipback gatefold picture sleeve with biographyand extensive discography notes inside. This astonishing copy has not only managed to remain near ‘as new’ but has also been FULLY AUTOGRAPHED inside by Brian Bennett, Bruce Welch, Hank Marvin, John Rostill & Cliff Richard in bluemarker pen, full info here

Normally at this point I would be trying to explain exactly what scars of war this LP has collected over the last forty five years or so, but in this case, I won’t.

You know that lovely sheen that laminated sleeves have when they are fresh from the shops ? This has it.
Shelfwear is practically non-existent. The outside remains white and more importantly so does the inner gatefold.

The inner gatefold has all the signatures nicely laid out, either on or close to their respective portraits. The signatures are large & bold and obviously written in an unhurried manner. Cliff has even added the message ‘Good To Be With You’ by his signature.

It is clear that the sleeve has been well looked after in a smoke free environment and is pristine.

The vinyl too is astonishing with almost no signe of play at all, no spindlemarks and no scuffs or hairlines.

I do not recall ever seeing a copy of this album in better condition and this copy is a Sample & fully autographed to boot !

Satisfaction guaranteed.

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