Janis Joplin – Beautifully Signed Bank Signature Card, With 1966 Tax Document (With Roger Epperson COA)

A United California Bank signature card beautifully signed by Janis Joplin, with her 1966 Internal Revenue Service tax extension form and a copy of a Mainstream Records publicity photo. Joplin carefully signed the signature card in blue ballpoint, as it was to be used as an exemplar for her signature.  The IRS ‘Application for Extension […]

Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, The Band, Traffic, Etc. – 1970 Trans Continental Pop Festival Concert Poster (AKA Festival Express)

An original concert poster advertising the Trans Continental Pop Festival’s two June 1970 dates at the CNE Grandstand in Toronto, Canada.  Performers included the Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, The Band, Traffic, Ten Years Aftere, Delaney & Bonnie, Mountain and Buddy Guy. From Wikipedia: The Trans Continental Pop Festival was staged in three Canadian cities: Toronto, […]

Janis Joplin / Big Brother and the Holding Company – 1966 Concert Contract, Signed By Peter Albin

A contract for Big Brother and the Holding Company’s November 11, 1966 show at the Trip Room in Sacramento, Ca., signed on behalf of the band by bassist and ‘leader’ Peter Albin, and promoter William Hall. This dates from the very early days of Big Brother; the band played their first show in January 1966, […]

Janis Joplin / Big Brother and the Holding Company – 1967 Matrix Handbill (AOR 2.110)

A scarce handbill advertising a three day engagement by Big Brother and the Holding Company, with Janis Joplin, at San Francisco’s Matrix club in April, 1967.  Great period artwork by Leidenthal; this is illustrated on a full page in the definitive reference The Art of Rock (reference number: AOR 2.110). In near mint condition, with […]

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, […]

Janis Joplin – Original Francesco Scavullo Photograph

A superb 8″ x 10″ photograph of Janis Joplin, shot in 1969 by legendary American fashion photographer Francesco Scavullo. Scavullo recalled “I had one fabulous afternoon with Janis Joplin. She stayed the whole afternoon. I loved photographing Janis. I loved meeting her, and she was so different from what I thought she was going to […]

Janis Joplin / Guy Peellaert – Original Signed ‘Rock Dreams’ Lithograph, #104/500

An original lithograph of Janis Joplin by Belgian artist Guy Peellaert, from A Portfolio of Rock Dreams, published in 1973.  This impressive limited edition lithograph was printed in 29 colors by Dietz Offizin of Lengmoos, Germany; and is hand signed by Peellaert, and hand-numbered 104/500.  It measures 29 1/4″ x 22 3/4″ (image size 21″ x 14 1/2″).  […]

Janis Joplin – Original Signed Herb Greene 11″ x 14″ Photograph

A rare vintage photograph of Janis Joplin, taken in 1967 by Herb Greene.  This is an original hand-printed photograph, made from the original negative, and signed by Herb Greene. Herb Greene is a legendary San Francisco photographer known especially for his relationship with the Grateful Dead and the local San Francisco scene. He has also […]

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.  […]

Janis Joplin – Huge Jim Marshall 16″ x 20″ Original Photograph

A superb and very large hand printed 16″ x 20″ silver gelatin photograph of Janis Joplin by the legendary Jim Marshall.  Taken in 1968 backstage at San Francisco’s Winterland, this is one of Marshall’s classic images. This huge print is in mint condition, with Marshall’s studio stamp and negative number on the reverse.  In the […]

Monterey Pop Festival – Concert Program (Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, Etc.)

A very rare concert program from the Monterey International Pop Festival, held June 16-18, 1967 at the Monterey Fairgrounds. Monterey Pop was arguably the most important rock festival ever–the seminal rock event of the “Summer of Love”. If you’ve seen the film, you know the story. Jimi Hendrix smashing and burning his guitar in his […]

Jimi Hendrix / The Who / Janis Joplin – Monterey Pop Festival Ticket Order Form/Handbill

A rare ticket order form/handbill for 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”. If you’ve seen the film, you know the story. Jimi Hendrix smashing and burning his guitar in his first US concert; The Who destroying their […]

Janis Joplin – Original Francesco Scavullo 1969 Photograph

A superb 8″ x 10″ photograph of Janis Joplin, shot in 1969 by legendary American fashion photographer Francesco Scavullo. Scavullo recalled “I had one fabulous afternoon with Janis Joplin. She stayed the whole afternoon. I loved photographing Janis. I loved meeting her, and she was so different from what I thought she was going to […]

Woodstock Festival – 1969 Handbill / Ticket Order Form (Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, CSN, etc._

An original handbill/ticket order form booklet for the 1969 Woodstock Music Festival, aka An Aquarian Exposition: 3 Days of Peace and Music, held in White Lake, Bethel, New York. The festival, of course, included performances by Jimi Hendrix, The Who, the Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, Sly & The Family Stone, Canned Heat, Creedence Clearwater Revival, […]

John Van Hamersveld – Original ‘An American Music Show’ Poster Artwork / Janis Joplin, Mothers of Invention, The Byrds

John Van Hamersveld’s signed original artwork for his (and Bob Schnepf’s) classic poster advertising the September 1968 benefit concert “An American Music Show”.  This Pinnacle Productions show benefitted the Los Angeles Free Clinic.  Held at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Ca. this concert featured Big Brother & The Holding Company (with Janis Joplin), Frank Zappa […]

Woodstock – Original 1969 Concert Program (Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Janis Joplin, Grateful Dead, CSN, The Band, etc.)

A very rare original 58 page concert program from the 1969 Woodstock Festival. This beautiful program documents the most important and legendary rock festival ever. With full credits, essays, and individual pages dedicated to virtually every act on the bill, this extremely rare artifact beautifully captures “3 Days of Peace & Music,” as the concert […]

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