4 Concert Tour Books – 3 Different Kenny Rogers and 1 Garth Brooks.
Lot 718. 4 Concert Tour Books – 3 Different Kenny Rogers and 1 Garth Brooks. Oddly enough, three of these books have a Pittsburgh Steelers connection. In one, Rogers , in a Steelers #1 jersey, is held aloft by Joe Greene and Rocky Bleier as Terry Bradshaw looks up at the famous entertainer. This photo occupies one-half of two pages. In another book, Rogers and his wife wear Steelers jerseys. On a full page in the Garth Brooks book, he and 25 members of his crew all wear Steelers #1 jerseys. Each Rogers book is 11” x 14”. One from 1980 has 20 pages of Rogers photos and articles, including coverage of his 1979 CBS-TV Special and his role as “The Gambler.” Vg+, center folio loose. A 1982 “Live in Concert” book provides 32 pages on Rogers’ life and singing and acting careers. Twelve photos occupy a full page or more. Vg-ex with a cover that has a small scuff and a date lightly added. The 1987 book for Rogers’ “10th Anniversary Tour” summarizes his career with an abundance of photos and emphasis on 1977-87. Vg-ex, 36 pages, “3-19-87” added to the title page and a ticked for a 1989 Pittsburgh concert stapled inside the front cover. Garth Brooks’ book measures 12” x 16” with 28 pages of photos and text that quote the superstar, show him in action and introduce key members of his crew. A two-page photo of Brooks is at the center of the 1996 publication, vg+. All of the books have ex or better pages. Minimum Bid $10.