Lot 34: 1958 Johnny Cash Signed Sheet Music for "The Ways of a Woman in Love"
October 29, 2016
Memphis, TN, USALive Auction
Johnny Cash had a style and sound all his own for which he became recognized and renowned. Offered is signed sheet music for "The Ways of a Woman in Love" by this iconic singer. "The Ways of a Woman in Love" reached number two on the country charts and the sheet music is accompanied by a Sun Records 45 single (Sun 302) with "You're the Nearest Thing to Heaven" on side B. The sheet music is signed on the front in black ink "Best Wishes Johnny Cash" and the 45 is in its original Sun Records paper sleeve. This visual combo with strong signature will make an ideal display and tribute to the "Man in Black," especially offered with the glossy reprint of an original 8 x 10 Sun Records Johnny Cash promotional photograph and two black-and-white reprints of Johnny Cash and his guitar. The sheet music measures approximately 12 by 9 inches (30.48 x 22.86 cm) and is accompanied by a letter of authenticity from Graceland Authenticated.
Condition Report: The sheet music has wear along the edges and a diagonal crease along the lower left; the 45 and original sleeve are in excellent condition overall.