Author Archives: Susan Sliwicki

Reward offered for Willie Brown’s legendary blues records

Two of bluesman Willie Brown’s three Paramount records have never been found, but a $25,000 bounty may change all of that ... You know you’re a big deal when blues legend Robert Johnson name-checks you in a song (“Crossroads”), and you’re backing Charley Patton and Son House. So why are two of...

Clark Gable enameled handbag claims top slot

A rare Whiting and Davis Clark Gable enameled handbag was the top seller at the Auctions Collectibles Auction No. 1. The auction, which closed Dec. 16, 2009, saw 215 lots sell for a total of $26,001, including the buyer’s premium.