Grateful Dead – Unused Backstage Pass and Complementary Ticket for Jerry Garcia’s Final Show

An unused backstage pass and complementary ticket for the Grateful Dead’s last show with Jerry Garcia. On Sunday, July 9, 1995 The Grateful Dead performed at Soldier Field in Chicago, with The Band opening the show. This was final show of the Dead’s tour, and the Dead’s last ever concert to feature Jerry Garcia, who […]

Grateful Dead – Jerry Garcia-Owned Skull & Roses’ Acetates / 2 LP’s, With Perfect Provenance, 2 Letters of Authenticity (Artist Owned)

Jerry Garcia’s personal acetates of the Grateful Dead’s 1971 self-titled double album, better known as Skull and Roses.  These acetates were sold by Garcia’s widow, Deborah Koons Garcia, at a Bonhams auction of Garcia’s personal property. Wikipedia notes the album, “Although published without a title, it is generally known by the names Skull and Roses […]

Grateful Dead – Jerry Garcia-Owned ‘Europe ’72’ Test Pressings / 3 LP’s, With Perfect Provenance, 2 Letters of Authenticity (Artist Owned)

Jerry Garcia’s personal test pressings of the Grateful Dead’s 1972 live triple album, Europe ’72.  These test pressings were sold by Garcia’s widow, Deborah Koons Garcia, at a Bonhams auction of Garcia’s personal property. Wikipedia notes the album, recorded during the band’s 1972 tour of Western Europe “was expensive and logistically complicated, and the band’s […]

Jerry Garcia – Garcia Owned & Used Beaded Guitar Strap, With Full Provenance (Grateful Dead)

A beautiful handmade beaded leather guitar strap, owned and used by Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead.  We purchased this and another of Garcia’s guitar straps in a single lot at a Bonham’s auction of Jerry Garcia’s personal property, consigned by his widow Deborah Koons Garcia. The strap features fourteen beaded butterflies, each unique in […]

Jerry Garcia – Garcia-Owned Acetate of His 1974 Second Solo Album, “Garcia” aka “Compliments” (Grateful Dead) (Artist Owned)

Jerry Garcia’s personal acetate of his 1974 second solo Album, Garcia (aka Complements).  We acquired this acetate at a Bonham’s auction of Jerry Garcia’s personal property, consigned by his widow Deborah Koons Garcia. Garcia titled both his 1971 debut album and this, his 1974 second solo album, Garcia.  The second album soon became known as […]

Jerry Garcia – Autographed 1974 ‘Garcia’ LP (aka “Compliments”) with Lifetime Guarantee (Grateful Dead)

A copy of Jerry Garcia’s 1974 album Garcia (aka Complements), signed on the back cover by the Grateful Dead guitar legend.  This album was signed for a woman who ran the Dead’s San Rafael office. Garcia titled both his 1971 debut album and this, his 1974 second solo album, Garcia.  The second album soon became […]

Woodstock Festival – Original 1969 ‘Press’ Backstage Pass (Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin)

An original ‘Press’ backstage pass for the 1969 Woodstock Festival (short for the Woodstock Music & Art Fair – An Aquarian Exposition: 3 Days of Peace and Music.) The story of the Woodstock Festival and the artists who performed is familiar to any fan of 60’s rock– the rain, the mud, the crowd of 500,000 watching Jimi Hendrix, […]

Grateful Dead – Jerry Garcia Owned & Used Guitar Strap

A C.F. Martin Co. leather guitar strap, owned and used by Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead.  We purchased two of Garcia’s guitar straps in a single lot at a Bonham’s auction of Jerry Garcia’s personal property, consigned by his widow Deborah Koons Garcia. The off-white strap measures 43.5″ end to end, and is in […]

Grateful Dead – Jerry Garcia’s Personal “Aoxomoxoa Remix” LP Test Pressing, With His Handwritten Annotations, and Lifetime Guarantee

Jerry Garcia’s personal test pressing of the 1972 remix of the Grateful Dead’s classic album Aoxomoxoa, with his  handwritten notations. The original Aoxomoxoa was released by Warner Bros. Records in 1969, but in 1971 Garcia and Phil Lesh remixed the album, with their new mix replacing the original.  This is one of two test pressings […]

The Grateful Dead – 1969 Japanese Picture Sleeve 45 “Good Morning, Little School Girl/The Golden Road”

An extremely clean example of the Grateful Dead’s 1969 Japanese single “Good Morning, Little School Girl/The Golden Road (To Unlimited Devotion” with  fold-open picture sleeve/lyric insert.  The single grades NM and looks possibly unplayed, while the insert is NM- with a faint bit of handling.  The first copy we’ve had, and one you’ll never need […]

Jerry Garcia Band / Bob Weir and Rob Wasserman – The Long Island Sound Collector’s Edition, With Signed Stanley Mouse Silkscreen Poster, in Custom Frame/Box (Grateful Dead)

A very rare “collector’s edition” of the Jerry Garcia Band with Bob Weir and Rob Wasserman’s”Fall 1989: The Long Island Sound.”  This 6 CD box set, issued in a long-sold-out edition of 750, includes a signed limited edition silkscreen by Stanley Mouse, is housed in an ingeniously designed custom built box/frame that can be hung […]

Grateful Dead – 1969 Sealed 1st Pressing AOXOMOXOA, With Original Mix

A beautiful factory sealed first pressing of the Grateful Dead’s Aoxomoxoa.  This is the first pressing, as identified by the W7 logo on the back cover, and contains a copy of the original mix.  Later copies on Warner Bros (without the W7 or Warner 7 Arts logo) have the text “Remixed by Phil Lesh…September 1971” […]

Grateful Dead & Quicksilver Messenger Service – Original FD 12 Handbill ‘The Quick & The Dead’

An first printing concert handbill advertising the Grateful Dead and Quicksilver Messenger Service at San Francisco’s Avalon Ballroom, June 11 & 12, 1966.  This famous Wes Wilson designed handbill is FD 12 in the Family Dog Series, was only printed once, and is commonly known as ‘The Quick and The Dead’. This example has been […]

Grateful Dead – Warlocks-Era 11″ x 14″ Signed Photograph by Herb Greene

A rare original 11″ x 14″ photograph of the pre-Grateful Dead Warlocks taken by legendary San Francisco photograper Herb Greene in 1965, and hand titled and signed on the front by Greene, who also signed it on the back in pencil. This is an original hand-printed photograph, made from the original negative. Herb Greene is a […]

Grateful Dead – 1967 WB Publicity Photos, Fan Club Zine, Mini Poster

An exceptionally rare collection of Grateful Dead memorabilia, from the time of the release of their first album in early 1967.  Included are two 8″ x 10″ publicity photographs, one with the Warner Brothers Reocrds logo, an 8 1/2″ x 11″ mini poster with band photos and biographical details, and a four page zine, The […]

Monterey Pop Festival – 4 Rare Ticket Stubs (Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, The Who, Grateful Dead, etc)

A very rare set of 4 ticket stubs and a business card from the June 1967 Monterey Pop Festival.  Monterey Pop was arguably the most important rock festival ever–the seminal rock event of the “Summer of Love”. The 3 day festival had 5 separate concerts, each ticketed individually.  This set includes stubs from shows #1,2,3 and 5.  […]

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