The Doors, Byrds, Jefferson Airplane – KFRC Fantasy Fair Concert Program (The world’s first rock festival)

A four page program for the June 10 & 11, 1967 KFRC Fantasy Fair and Magic Mountain Music Festival, considered to be the real start of the Bay Area’s “summer of love” and the world’s first rock festival.  The concert, presented by San Francisco AM Radio station KFRC, was a benefit for the Hunter’s Point […]

Captain Beefheart – Flea’s “Some Unusual Skull Sleigh” Box Set With Signed Lithograph (Red Hot Chili Peppers)

A copy of the long-out-of-print Don Van Vliet (a.k.a. Captain Beefheart) box set Riding Some Kind of Unusual Skull Sleigh, ordered and sent to Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers. This extraordinary box set contains a Van Vliet hand-signed etching (this example #275/1500), two books, “Splinters” (with photos, artwork, lyrics and cuttings; 96 pages) […]

Captain Beefheart – Signed Cal Schenkel 1979 Silkscreen Lithograph (Frank Zappa)

An original silkscreen lithograph by Cal Schenkel, creator of many Mothers of Invention and  Captain Beefheart album covers, titled “Apesma” and featuring Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band.  Signed by Cal Schenkel, dated 1-79, and numbered A.P. (Artist’s Proof) we are near certain that the edition was never issued or completed.  Below the title Schenkel […]

Rolling Stone Magazine – Bound Volumes #1 – 7 (Issues #1 – 105)

A rare set of Rolling Stone magazine, issues #1 – 105, bound in a limited edition of seven volumes and gifted by Rolling Stone co-founder Jann Wenner to former Warner Bros. Records president Joe Smith.  Wenner and legendary San Francisco Chronicle music critic Ralph J. Gleason launched Rolling Stone with their debut issue on November […]

Frank Zappa – Original “Captain Beefheart vs. The Grunt People” Script

An original script for Frank Zappa’s notorious unproduced film, “Captain Beefheart vs. The Grunt People !”  Zappa originally conceived of this film in 1964; it’s title gave his longtime friend Don Vliet his pseudonym, Captain Beefheart.  In 1969 Zappa created this fully developed screenplay and attempted to get financing for the film.  It was to […]