Life Story and Picture Album of Ray R. Myers, World's Famous Armless Musician (Signed). Ray R. Myers.
Life Story and Picture Album of Ray R. Myers, World's Famous Armless Musician (Signed)
Life Story and Picture Album of Ray R. Myers, World's Famous Armless Musician (Signed)
Life Story and Picture Album of Ray R. Myers, World's Famous Armless Musician (Signed)
Life Story and Picture Album of Ray R. Myers, World's Famous Armless Musician (Signed)
Armless Man Can Drive, Smoke, Shoot a Rifle...

Life Story and Picture Album of Ray R. Myers, World's Famous Armless Musician (Signed)

(S.l.): (S.n.), [1940s]. Black & white halftones from photographs. Saddle-stapled wrappers. Octavo. [8] pages. Very good, with some edge wear and separation to covers at bottom 2" of spine.

Interesting booklet on Ray R. Myers, born without arms. Though a circus sought to employ him at age 3, his parents chose to give him as normal a life as they could. He learned to play the trombone and the guitar while in high school. He was discovered by Cowboy Loye and began a career in music.

Myers did a stint with Robert Ripley and his Odditorium in 1933, but decided against a career as a freak. He seemed able to overcome any obstacle, as photos herein show him driving a car, smoking cigarettes, firing a rifle, and more--all with his feet.

Myers has signed this copy under the photograph of him, his wife, and young son on the Dedication Page.


Item #798

Price: $75

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