Grace Slick – Signed Pre-Jefferson Airplane ‘Great Society’ Songwriter Contract

A Grace Slick signed 1966 songwriting contract for her song “Often As I May.” Grace wrote this for her pre-Jefferson Airplane band The Great Society and it appears on numerous albums by the band including the 1968 LP “Conspicuous Only In Its Absence.” The website Bay Area Bands notes “Although The Great Society lasted for […]

Monterey Pop Festival – 1967 Program With Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, The Who, Grateful Dead

An original program sold at the legendary Monterey Pop Festival, Monterey Fairgrounds, June 16-18, 1967.  This perfect bound book is filled with full color ads, illustrations, photographs, and much editorial about the concert from the most important rock festival ever. Full pages are devoted to Jimi Hendrix, Otis Redding, Jefferson Airplane, The Who, Simon & […]

Otis Redding, Jefferson Airplane, Muddy Waters – 2 American Festival of Music ’67 Concert Posters

Two very rare concert posters for the American Festival of Music ’67, a three day festival in Boston bringing together some of the greatest acts in Rock, Blues, Folk, Gospel and Country.  Artists performing included Otis Redding (who died only a few months later,) Muddy Waters, the Jefferson Airplane (in their first Boston appearance,) Chuck […]

Grateful Dead – Great Society – Mystery Trend – Mime Troupe Appeal III 1966 Handbill

A historic and rare handbill for the San Francisco Mime Troupe benefit concert known as “Appeal III,” held at the Fillmore Auditorium on January 14, 1966. The Mime Troupe had been arrested for performing in San Francisco parks, and their business manager, Bill Graham, organized a series of 3 benefit concerts to pay for their […]

Grace Slick/Jefferson Airplane – Owned and Worn 1960’s Handmade Dress

A wonderful 1960’s burgundy velvet dress with gold embroidery, owned and worn by legendary Jefferson Airplane singer Grace Slick. This dress was custom made for Slick, during her time as lead singer of the Jefferson Airplane.  Recordmecca’s Jeff Gold obtained this directly from Grace Slick and her daughter, China Kantner (who’s father is the Airplane/Starship’s […]

GRATEFUL DEAD, JANIS JOPLIN, JEFFERSON AIRPLANE – HOLLYWOOD BOWL ’67 COCNERT PROGRAM

A concert program for Bill Graham Presents “The San Francisco Scene”, a September 1967 concert at the Hollywood Bowl featuring the Grateful Dead, Big Brother and the Holding Company (with Janis Joplin) and the Jefferson Airplane.  This 18 page program features photographs of the Airplane and Dead, a profile of Graham, three pages of editorial […]

Jefferson Airplane – 1966 Band Signed Postcard Sent To Ralph J. Gleason

A wonderful postcard sent by the Jefferson Airplane (and autographed, very humorously, even psychedelically, by the whole band) while on tour in Boston, to legendary SF Chronicle music critic Ralph J. Gleason. Gleason was a vocal supporter of the band from their earliest days, and wrote the liner notes to their 1966 debut album. This […]

Jorma Kaukonen / Jefferson Airplane – Letter To Steve Katz of Blood Sweat & Tears

A fantastic 1982 letter from Jefferson Airplane/Hot Tuna guitar legend Jorma Kaukonen to former Blues Project/Blood Sweat & Tears guitarist Steve Katz about producing a new album for Jorma. Katz was the brother of RCA head of A&R Dennis Katz, and had produced hit albums for Lou Reed, among others. The letter is very funny […]

Traffic – Quicksilver Messenger Service – 1968 Pinnacle L.A. Concert Poster

A stunning 1968 first printing concert poster for Traffic, Quicksilver Messenger Service and Crumbs at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles; artwork by John Van Hamersveld. This is one of our favorite psychedelic posters ever, with eye-popping artwork and unique type created by Van Hamersveld. Evidently Van Hamersveld stood on top of a table to […]

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 […]

Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, Jefferson Airplane – 1967 Hollywood Bowl Concert Poster

An absolutely flawless first printing concert poster advertising an all-star concert featuring the Jefferson Airplane, Grateful Dead and Big Brother and the Holding Company (featuring Janis Joplin) at the Hollywood Bowl, September 15, 1967.  This poster, designated BG-81 in the Bill Graham poster series, features great psychedelic artwork by Jim Blashfield, and a photograph of […]

Janis Joplin & Grace Slick – Original Jim Marshall Photograph

A superb hand printed 5″ x 7″ silver gelatin photograph of the Jefferson Airplane’s Grace Slick and Janis Joplin, by the legendary Jim Marshall.  The photograph is in mint condition with the negative number and Marshall’s studio stamp on the reverse.  The late Jim Marshall was one of the most highly acclaimed music photographers ever; […]

Jefferson Airplane – Original Jim Marshall Photograph

A superb hand printed 5″ x 7″ silver gelatin photograph of the Jefferson Airplane, by the legendary Jim Marshall.  The photograph is in mint condition with the negative number and Marshall’s studio stamp on the reverse.  The late Jim Marshall was one of the most highly acclaimed music photographers ever; he was the chief photographer […]

Woodstock – Original 1969 Press Pass

An extremely rare Press 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 […]

Woodstock Festival – Original Backstage Pass and Business Card

A rare backstage pass and business card 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 […]

Monterey Pop Festival – Original Concert Poster – Jimi Hendrix, Grateful Dead, Etc.

An original concert poster from the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival.  Monterey Pop was arguably the most important music festival ever, featuring the first US appearance of Jimi Hendrix, as well as Janis Joplin with Big Brother, the Grateful Dead, Buffalo Springfield, The Byrds, The Who, Jefferson Airplane, Otis Redding and so many more.  This is […]

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