A rare 1977 first printing of Jamie Reid’s classic UK promo poster for the Sex Pistols third single “Pretty Vacant” as released by Virgin Records in July, 1977. This iconic poster, in our opinion the best Reid created for this important band, measures 39 1/2″ x 29″ and has been conservation linen backed. A number […]
A clean, unused copy of the Anarchy in the UK newspaper (AKA Anarchy No. 1), sold as a tour program for the ill-fated 1976 Sex Pistols UK tour. This twelve page newspaper was designed by Jamie Reid, Sophie Richmond and Vivienne Westwood, published by Pistols management company Glitterbest, Ltd., and printed by UK magazine ZigZag. […]
Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones’ personal script for the aborted Pistols film Who Killed Bambi?. Who Killed Bambi? was Malcolm McLaren’s planned Sex Pistols film, intended to help break the band in the United States. McLaren hired legendary American sexploitation auteur Russ Meyer (Beyond the Valley of the Dolls) to direct, and future film critic […]
A rare 1978 Warner Bros. Records Sex Pistols US Tour itinerary, with a Warner Bros. Pistols press kit folder and twelve 8″ x 10″ promotional photographs of the band. The Sex Pistols famously toured the United States only once, in January 1978, breaking up immediately after the tour’s final show, at San Francisco’s Winterland, on […]
Two unused UK Sex Pistols handbills/gummed stickers, designed by Jamie Reid and used to promote their 1977 single “God Save the Queen.” “God Save the Queen” was released during Queen Elizabeth II’s Silver Jubilee; the record’s lyrics and the sleeve’s artwork were controversial, and the BBC refused to play it. The song reached #1 in […]
A very rare unused ‘Staff/Stage’ backstage pass from the legendary 1977 Sex Pistols American Tour. This paper pass has a crack-and-peel backing, fully intact, and is in near mint condition. This came from the collection of a concert promoter. 3 1/4″ x 3 7/8″. With Recordmecca’s written lifetime guarantee of authenticity.
A very rare 1977 Warner Bros. Records test pressing of the Sex Pistols’ album Never Mind the Bollocks Here’s the Sex Pistols. This was the first issue in the United States of this classic album. The test pressing is in beautiful NM- condition, with a few barely visible sleeve scuffs, but overall extremely shiny and clean. […]
A rare promotional UK copy of the Sex Pistols debut single on EMI, Anarchy in the UK/I Wanna Be Me, with the rare original black picture sleeve. The Near Mint disc has an EMI “Factory Sample NOT FOR SALE” sticker on the A-Side, and is the second variation with the correct Chris Thomas and Dave […]
A rare May 1977 press kit for the Sex Pistols issued by Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren’s Glitterbest Ltd., in conjunction with the release of the Sex Pistols’ second single, “God Save the Queen.” This is the fourth (and perhaps rarest) of the Glitterbest Sex Pistols press kits, and undoubtedly the most interesting, as it details […]
A beautiful (and large) 1977 UK Virgin Records promotional poster advertising the Sex Pistols second single, “God Save The Queen.” Pistols art director Jamie Reid appropriated photographer Cecil Beaton’s portrait of Queen Elizabeth, covering her face with his trademark “ransom note” lettering for this, arguably the best-known image he created for the band. This is […]
An unused backstage pass from the legendary 1977 Sex Pistols American Tour. This paper pass has a crack-and-peel backing, fully intact, and is in near mint condition, with just a bit of age related toning around the edges. 3 1/4″ x 3 7/8″. With Recordmecca’s written lifetime guarantee of authenticity.
A large size original handbill (actually a paper gummed-back sticker) made by the Sex Pistols UK management to advertise the Pistols second single, “God Save The Queen”. The single was released during Queen Elizabeth II’s Silver Jubilee in 1977; the record’s lyrics and the sleeve’s artwork were controversial at the time, and the BBC refused […]
A very rare unused full ticket for the Sex Pistols January 11, 1978 show at Cain’s Ballroom in Tulsa, OK, as part of their short 1978 US tour. Much has been written about this legendary tour, and this particular show. Because demand was higher than Cain’s anticipated, they raised the ticket price after they had […]
A beautiful (and large) 1977 UK Virgin Records promotional poster advertising the Sex Pistols third single, “Pretty Vacant.” Pistols art director Jamie Reid appropriated the Boredom/Nowhere buses image from a 1973 pamphlet by the San Francisco Situationalist group Point-Blank, and a similar image, with white buses and a black background, appears on the back cover of […]
A rare large handbill advertising the Sex Pistols May, 1976 Tuesday night residency at London’s legendary 100 Club. The poster, designed by Helen Wellington-Lloyd (aka Helen of Troy, who originated the first Sex Pistols “blackmail” typography for flyers and gig posters) features Ray Stevenson’s photograph of Johnny Rotten performing at the 100 Club in March […]
An original 1977 contract between Virgin Records UK and Warner Bros. Records US regarding distribution rights for the Sex Pistols records, hand signed by the Sex Pistols–Johnny Rotten, Sid Vicious, Steve Jones and Paul Cook. As typical in the music business, multiple copies of a contracts would be signed, so each party would have a […]