Quicksilver Messenger Service / Taj Mahal / Sons of Champlin – 1967 First Printing FD-89 Concert Poster / Family Dog – Avalon Ballroom

A beautiful first printing poster advertising October, 1967 concerts featuring Quicksilver Messenger Service, the Sons of Champlin and Taj Mahal at San Francisco’s Avalon Ballroom, This Rick Griffin designed poster is number FD-89-OP-1 in the Family Dog series, and one of Griffin’s most sought-after designs.  It has undergone expert minor restoration to repair pinholes, and […]

Quicksilver Messenger Service – Classic 60’s Lineup Fully Signed Graduation Card

A ‘pop-up’ congratulatory graduation card, signed by the classic 1960s lineup of Quicksilver Messenger Service–John Cippolina, David Freiberg (who adds “love” and a symbol, Greg Elmore (who signs using his full name Gregory) and Gary Duncan (who adds “From” and the same symbol as Freiberg). A beautiful set of Quicksilver signatures from in our opinion […]

Quicksilver Messenger Service / Electric Flag / Charlie Musselwhite – 1968 Los Angeles High Torr Concert Poster

A 1968 concert poster advertising a show by The Electric Flag, Quicksilver Messenger Service and Charlie Musselwhite at Los Angeles’ Shrine Exposition Hall, as part of the High Torr concert series.  With art by R. Ramirez. In Very Good+ condition with minor handling, creasing along the left edge, and a small horizontal bend in the […]

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 […]

Quicksilver Messenger Service – 1967 Photograph By Herb Greene

A rare 11″ x 14″ photograph of the Quicksilver Messenger Service taken by Herb Greene in 1967. 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 […]

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 […]

Quicksilver Messenger Service – Perfect Factory Sealed Debut LP

A stunning factory sealed first pressing of the self titled debut album by Quicksilver Messenger Service on Capitol Records, with the foil Rick Griffin album cover. This is by far the best example of this we’ve ever seen, with fully intact shrink wrap and perfect square corners (other than a tiny breach to the bottom […]

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 […]

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 […]

Quicksilver Messenger Service, Taj Mahal – FD-89 1st Printing Family Dog Concert Poster (Designed by Rick Griffin)

A beautiful first printing of FD-89 (OP-1), the Rick Griffin designed poster advertising Quicksilver Messenger Service, the Sons of Champlin and Taj Mahal at San Francisco’s Avalon Ballroom, in October 1967.  This is one of Griffin’s most sought-after designs, and this example, in near mint condition, is as nice as you’re likely to ever find.  […]

Quicksilver Messenger Service – Dino Valenti’s Stage Used Tambourine From the Fillmore East

A tambourine used by Quicksilver Messenger Service singer Dino Valenti on April 4, 1970 at the Fillmore East, and thrown to a fan; and a concert program from the show. Excerpts from the letter of authenticity of music critic and label executive Alan Edwards tell the story best (read the whole letter, below–it’s hysterical)– “..my […]

Quicksilver Messenger Service – 1967 Fluxfest Handbill

A rare virtually mint condition handbill for FLUXFEST held March 31, 1967 at San Francisco’s Longshoreman’s Hall and featuring performances by Quicksilver Messenger Service, The Wildflower and the SF Mime Troupe. This near mint condition beauty has the barest traces of handling but is crisp and clean, and measures 7.5″ X 10.25″. Scarce

The Who / The Grateful Dead – Mint 1968 Fillmore Concert Poster ( BG-133 ) Signed by Kelley

A superb example of Rick Griffin & Alton Kelley’s classic double-size concert poster advertising a series of concerts at San Francisco’s Fillmore East by The Who (with James Cotton and Magic Sam); Creedence Clearwater Revival (with It’s A Beautiful Day and Albert Collins); the Grateful Dead (with Kaleidoscope and Albert Collins); and Quicksilver Messenger Service […]

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 […]