Otis Redding – Signed 1963 Contract, For Royalties For First Two Singles

Otis Redding’s signed contract with Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) for the calendar year of 1963.  This agreement, dated April 29, 1963, allowed BMI to collect royalties for his first two singles, ‘Fat Gal/Shout Bamalama’ (Confederate Records, 1961) and ‘These Arms of Mine/Hey Hey Baby’ (Volt, 1962.) This was almost certainly Redding’s first contract with a […]

Otis Redding – Bill Wyman (Rolling Stones) Owned ‘Live in Europe’ 1st Press LP w/’Satisfaction’ (Artist Owned)

A mono first pressing of Otis Redding’s 1967 album Live in Europe, from the legendary collection of Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman. Bill Wyman is legendary as a musician, a blues historian, an author and for his world-class collection of Rolling Stones memorabilia.  This album was sold by him in the Bill Wyman and his […]

Otis Redding – Signed 1966 “Dictionary of Soul” LP, With 2 COA’s, Lifetime Guarantee

A mono first pressing of Otis Redding’s 1966 Stax album The Otis Redding Dictionary of Soul, signed by the soul giant boldly on the back cover.  Redding died tragically in 1967, only 26 old, making his autograph, especially on an album, very rare. Redding has signed the back cover in blue ballpoint pen–the bold, undedicated […]

Otis Redding – Autographed “Apollo Saturday Night” LP, with Roger Epperson Letter of Authenticity

A 1964 UK first pressing of the album Apollo Saturday Night, signed boldly “Respect, Otis Redding” by the soul giant.  Redding’s signature is in blue ballpoint pen, directly above his photograph. This live R&B album was recorded in November 1963 at New York’s legendary Apollo Theatre, and features Redding, Ben E. King, Rufus Thomas, Doris […]

Otis Redding – Signed 1967 Concert Contract, 1 Month Before His Death

A contract signed by Otis Redding for a Ft. Worth, TX concert, exactly one month before his tragic death. The American Federation of Musicians contract provides for Redding and his road band, the Bar-Kays, to appear at the Ridglea Country Club in Ft. Worth, between 1:00 AM-5:00 AM on Saturday, November 11, 1967.  Their fee […]

Otis Redding – Superbly Signed 1966 UK 1st Pressing “The Soul Album” LP

A 1966 UK first pressing of Otis Redding’s  The Soul Album, beautifully signed on the back cover ‘Otis Redding/Respect’.  Redding autographs are scarce; he died in 1967 at age 26., Because few autograph seekers in the 1960’s carried around LP’s, Redding signed albums are virtually non-existent.  This album was signed for an English disc jockey […]

Otis Redding – “The Otis Redding Show” UK Tour Program with Booker T & the MG’s, Sam & Dave, etc.

A 12 page program for the 1967 UK tour The Otis Redding Show, with Booker T and the M.G.’s, Sam & Dave, Eddie Floyd, Arthur Conley, The Mar-Keys, and dj Emperor Rosko.  The Stax-Volt UK tour has become legendary, and this program documents it beautifully.  In excellent condition, with some barely noticeable moisture staining to […]

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 […]

Jimi Hendrix / Otis Redding – “Monterey Pop” Album Cover Artwork Proofs, Signed by Photographer Jim Marshall, WB Execs.

Two album cover proofs for the Jimi Hendrix Experience/Otis Redding album “Historic Performances Recorded at the Monterey International Pop Festival” used in the production of the album cover.  The front cover proof is signed by legendary photographer Jim Marshall, who shot the album cover photos. It measures  13 1/2″ x 14″ and is in excellent […]

Otis Redding & Jimi Hendrix -Sealed, Rare Cover “Monterey Pop” LP

A very scarce sealed copy of the Otis Redding/Jimi Hendrix Experience album generally referred to as “Monterey Pop”.  Issued in 1970, this album features a side each of Hendrix and Redding at the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival, both performing at the absolute peak of their powers.  For some reason, this album was released with two […]

Otis Redding – Signed 1963 Publishing Contract With Stax (Also Signed By Jim Stewart )

An ultra rare music publishing contract for Otis Redding’s classic soul ballad “Something Is Worrying Me”, from his 1963 debut album Pain in My Heart (also the B-Side to his single of the same name.) With this contract Redding sells the publishing rights to the song to East Publications, Inc. (one of Stax’s publishing companies.) […]

Monterey Pop Festival – Ultra Rare Backstage Pass (Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, The Who, Grateful Dead, Buffalo Springfield and many more)

An extremely rare original backstage pass from the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival–one of only three we know to have survived.  This legendary three day festival featured the first US performance by the Jimi Hendrix Experience, the first West Coast show by The Who, and performances by the Grateful Dead, Simon & Garfunkel, The Byrds, Buffalo […]

Otis Redding – 1965 “Respect” Boxing-Style Globe Promotional Poster

A stunning 1965 Globe boxing-style day-glo poster advertising Otis Redding and his hit single “Respect,” and Redding-produced singles by Arthur Conley and Billy Young.  This poster was sent to radio stations by Redding’s manager and business partner, Phil Walden. This oversized cardboard poster measures 22″ x 30 1/2″.   The day-glo inks and classic graphics […]

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 […]