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Sgt Barry Sadler Autograph Signed LP Record "The Ballad Of The Green Berets" ITEM SOLD
The album "Ballads Of The Green Berets" signed on the front cover by S Sgt Barry Sadler (adding "The very best to you & yours, Sincerely"). Barry Sadler had a tumultuous life. He was wounded in Vietnam. His "The Ballad Of The Green Berets" was #1 for five weeks in 1966, knocking Nancy Sinatra's "These Boots Are Made For Walking" out of the top spot. In 1979, he was convicted of voluntary manslaughter in the shooting of a country music songwriter over a dispute involving a girlfriend. In the late 1980's, he was shot in the head while riding in a taxi in Guatamala City, and died about a year later. Some say he committed suicide, others say he was assassinated. Very rare autogaph. This is from the estate of Dan (Oberholtz) Diamond, a prominent Kansas City area DJ for decades. Besides his many years as a DJ and interviewing most of the top musical acts of his time, Dan was also known for his vast personal record collection.