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 […]

Doors / Byrds / Jefferson Airplane / Moby Grape – 1967 Magic Mountain Festival Concert Poster

A first printing concert poster advertising the Magic Mountain Music Festival held on June 3-4, 1967 at the Mt. Tamalpais Outdoor Theatre, just north of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge. The all-star show, which took place two weeks before the Monterey Pop Fesitival, is considered to be the first rock festival.  It was presented by […]

Byrds / Fleetwood Mac / Velvet Underground / Muddy Waters – 1968 Kinetic Theatre Chicago Handbill

A handbill advertising a 1968 Electric New Year’s Eve All Night Gala at Chicago’s Kinetic Theatre, featuring The Byrds, Muddy Waters and Fleetwood Mac (with Peter Green.)  At the bottom there is a listing of upcoming shows by Albert King, the Velvet Underground with Spirit (Jan 24/25 1969,) Tim Hardin, Jeff Beck and 10 Years […]

Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Fairports, Zappa/Mothers, Jefferson Airplane, Etc. – 1970 Bath Festival Handbill, Program, NME Special Issue

Three rare collectibles from the 1970 Bath Festival of Blues & Progressive Music, featuring an incredible lineup with Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention, Jefferson Airplane, Fairport Convention, The Byrds, Santana, Moody Blues, Steppenwolf, Canned Heat, John Mayall, Colosseum, Keef Hartley, and more. First is a double-sided handbill listing all […]

Jimi Hendrix / The Byrds / Jethro Tull /CCR – 1969 Devonshire Downs Concert Poster

A classic concert poster for the “Newport ’69 at Devonshire Downs” festival in Southern California featuring the image of headliner Jimi Hendrix. Also on the bill were The Byrds, Jethro Tull, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Ike & Tina Turner, Steppenwolf, Spirit, Love, Johnny Winter, Joe Cocker, Eric Burdon, Albert King, Albert Collins, Booker T & The […]

Flying Burrito Brothers / Gram Parsons- Signed Limited Edition Photograph

A beautiful 17″ x 17″ limited edition photograph of The Flying Burrito Brothers (with Gram Parsons and Chris Hillman of The Byrds), titled and signed in pencil by legendary photographer Jim McCrary (1939-2002). McCrary has written along the bottom border “Burrito Bros. in A&M Photo Studio #3, 1/10, Jim McCrary, 1970”. This is a beautiful […]

Gram Parsons / Flying Burrito Brothers – Original 12″ x 18″ Jim McCrary Photograph

A beautiful original 12″ x 18″ photograph of Gram Parsons of the Flying Burrito Brothers, wearing his legendary custom suit made by Nudie’s Rodeo Tailors. This photograph was printed from the original photograph under the supervision of the photographer Jim McCrary (1939-2002). We obtained this directly from McCrary’s estate. McCrary, who at the time this […]

The Byrds – Unreleased Master Tape of “Change is Now” Alternate Version, Formerly Owned by David Crosby

An extraordinary Byrds collectible—a master tape of an alternate version of “Change Is Now’ with its original title, “Universal Decoder.”  “Change is Now” was eventually released on the 1968 album The Notorious Byrd Brothers. The origins of this extraordinary collectible are best explained by the included letter of authenticity from longtime Crosby, Stills, Nash & […]

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 […]

The Doors, Byrds, Jefferson Airplane – KFRC Fantasy Fair Concert Program (The world’s first rock festival)

A four page program for the June 10 & 11, 1967 KFRC Fantasy Fair and Magic Mountain Music Festival, considered to be the real start of the Bay Area’s “summer of love” and the world’s first rock festival.  The concert, presented by San Francisco AM Radio station KFRC, was a benefit for the Hunter’s Point […]

The Byrds – Unreleased Alternate “Dr. Byrds & Mr. Hyde” LP Acetate

An ultra rare acetate containing a completely alternate version of The Byrds 1969 album Dr. Byrds & Mr Hyde, taken exclusively from the initial recording sessions at Columbia Studios in Nashville (and dated October 16, 1968, before the band began further sessions in Nashville on 10/28/68). This seven track version is noted in the album’s […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Byrds – Alternate “Dr. Byrds & Mr. Hyde” Acetate LP

A rare acetate of The Byrds 1969 album Dr. Byrds & Mr. Hyde, cut at Columbia Records’ Los Angeles recording studios.  This acetate, dated 12/23/68, has some different song titles and a different side-break from the final album, released in May, 1969.  “Child of the Universe” is titled here “Candy II”, “Candy” titled “Candy I”, […]

Gram Parsons / International Submarine Band – Original 1st Press “Safe At Home” LP

A near mint first pressing of Gram Parsons and the International Submarine Band’s sole album, Safe at Home, on LHI Records.  This example has the color label (as all authentic copies do), and the disc looks barely if at all played. The EX++ album cover has the lightest of wear.  This title has been extensively […]

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