The Doors – Full Band Signed Contract for ‘Absolutely Live’ Album / Exhibited at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame / Authenticated by Elektra Records Founder Jac Holzman (Jim Morrison)
A five-page contract between The Doors and Elektra Records signed by all five band members, regarding live tapes recorded at Los Angeles’s Aquarius Theater and used for their 1970 album Absolutely ...more
A unique collection of X rarities, circa 1977-1979, including nine original lyric typescripts typed by guitarist-songwriter John Doe, some with titles handwritten by singer and co-writer, Exene Cervenka, along ...more
An extremely rare and highly desirable concert poster advertising Bob Dylan's November 27, 1964 performance at San Francisco's Masonic Temple--his first ever San Francisco concert.
This show took place at ...more
Two extraordinary pieces of original album cover artwork used for Fleetwood Mac's highly-acclaimed album Tusk, including "the floating collage," which author Ryan Reid notes in his book Fleetwood ...more
An extraordinarily rare handwritten manuscript for Leonard Cohen's poem Calm, Alone, The Cedar Guitar, sent by Cohen to his editor at Viking Books, Corleis ‘Cork’ Smith. This poem appears on page 228 ...more
A Martin D1 acoustic guitar owned and played by British folk giant Davy Graham.
Graham’s 2008 obituary in The Wire noted “As a singer and arranger Davy Graham revolutionized guitar playing in the ...more
A pair of purple grosgrain custom-made pants owned and worn circa 1982-1985 by Prince. These pants are identical in color and fabric to a jacket Prince wore during a photo session with legendary photographer ...more
A large and extremely rare UK promotional poster for the 1979 release of Joy Division's debut album Unknown ...more
Bob Dylan – 4 Dylan-Owned Alternate ‘Self Portrait’ LP Acetates, With His Handwritten Notation / Used During Album’s Production
Four one-sided 12” acetates of an alternate sequence of Bob Dylan’s 197o album Self Portrait, owned by Dylan and used by him during the making of the LP. The sequence on each of disc differs from the ...more
Velvet Underground – Sterling Morrison’s Stage and Studio Used Custom Leather Guitar Strap / With Extensive Photo Documentation
Sterling Morrison’s custom-made leather guitar strap, used extensively during Velvet Underground live performances and recording sessions.
This heavyweight guitar strap was made for Morrison, and features ...more
The Doors – 1967 Crosstown Bus/Boston Concert Poster – Unknown Variant (Just After “Light My Fire” Was #1)
A previously unknown version of the rare original concert poster advertising two August, 1967 shows by The Doors at Boston's short-lived Crosstown Bus. Just weeks before these shows, "Light My Fire" spent three ...more
An impossibly rare boxing-style concert poster for a March 1960 jazz concert San Francisco's Civic Auditorium, headlined by the Miles Davis Quintet (with John Coltrane.) This show, billed as Dimensions in ...more
A beautiful mint condition concert poster advertising the Berlin Super Concert 70, featuring the Jimi Hendrix Experience, Ten Years After, Procol Harum, Cold Blood and Cat Mother (who's debut album was produced ...more
A small slip of paper signed by reggae legend Bob Marley, who adds "All the best" before his signature. Authentic Marley autographs are highly sought after.
We purchased this from a collector who told us ...more
Grateful Dead – Jerry Garcia’s Personal Backstage Pass For 15th Anniversary Warfield Concerts & Grateful Dead Business Card
Jerry Garcia's personal laminate backstage pass for the Grateful Dead’s 15th Anniversary Shows at San Francisco's Warfield Theatre, given by Garcia to the band's ...more
Grateful Dead – Jerry Garcia-Owned Skull & Roses’ Acetates / 2 LP’s, With Perfect Provenance, 2 Letters of Authenticity (Artist Owned)
Jerry Garcia’s personal acetates of the Grateful Dead’s 1971 self-titled double album, better known as Skull and Roses. These acetates were sold by Garcia’s widow, ...more
A rare concert poster from the spring 1976 leg of Bob Dylan's legendary Rolling Thunder Review tour.
Two nearly identical versions of this poster were produced; this is identified as coming from the ...more
Rolling Stones – Mick Taylor’s Australian “Sticky Fingers” Gold Record Award / From Bill Wyman’s Legendary Archive (Artist Owned)
A beautiful custom Australian gold record award for the Rolling Stones 1971 classic album Sticky Fingers, presented to guitarist Mick Taylor. This was part of Stones bassist Bill Wyman's legendary ...more
An extraordinary concert poster advertising a November 1962 show by John Coltrane and his Group at Theaterkasse Collien in Hamburg, Germany.
Coltrane was in his prime during this period, touring with his ...more
Thelonious Monk – Beautifully Signed 1966 Detroit Jazz Festival Program (Also Signed by Charlie Rouse & George Wein)
A program for the 1966 Detroit Jazz Festival, beautifully signed by Thelonious Monk (who adds "Good luck always"). This is one of the most extraordinary signed Monk items we've seen; his large signature ...more
Rolling Stones – 4 Alternate “Love You Live” Test Pressings From Label President Earl McGrath’s Collection
Four likely unique test pressings used in the production of the Rolling Stones’ 1977 double album Love You Live, from the estate of the former president of Rolling Stones Records. Remarkably, one has ...more
David Bowie & Spiders From Mars – 5 Autographed Petty Cash Receipts and Vintage Promotional Photograph
Elvis Presley – Circa 1956 Acetate With All Sun Singles Tracks / With Graceland Letter of Authenticity
A historic Elvis Presley 10" acetate, circa 1956, with all ten Elvis tracks released by Sun Records; authenticated by Graceland.
The accompanying Letter of Authenticity from Graceland Authenticated ...more
An RIAA Platinum Record Award for Prince’s album 1999. This award was presented to Russ Thyret (1944-2021), the former Chairman ...more
Bill Withers – Signed Recording Contract with Sussex Records, For Debut Album (with ‘Ain’t No Sunshine,’ ‘Grandma’s Hands’)
Bill Withers' original recording contract with Sussex Records, initialed on each page and fully signed on the final page by Withers. One year after signing this historic agreement, Withers' released his debut ...more
Rolling Stones – Bill Wyman’s Personal ‘Black and Blue’ Test Pressing LP, with His Handwritten Track Listing, Fully Documented (Artist Owned)
A rare test pressing of the Rolling Stones 1976 album Black and Blue from the collection of longtime Stones' bassist Bill Wyman, with his handwritten notations and track listing on the front ...more
Jerry Garcia – Garcia-Owned Acetate of His 1974 Second Solo Album, “Garcia” aka “Compliments” (Grateful Dead) (Artist Owned)
Jerry Garcia's personal acetate of his 1974 second solo Album, Garcia (aka Complements). We acquired this acetate at a Bonham’s auction of Jerry Garcia’s personal property, consigned by his ...more
A list of fifty folk and original songs, typed and hand-annotated by Woody Guthrie, presumably for a songbook. Woody lists 50 favorite songs from his repertoire, including virtually all his classics--This ...more
The autograph of Bebop giant Charlie Parker. The signature, in pencil, is on a 5" x 4 5/8" page torn from a lined paper book (the tear is along the left edge, far from the signature and easily matted out when ...more
Elvis Presley – 1972 Signed Las Vegas Hilton Table Card, with Roger Epperson Authentication, Lifetime Guarantee
A table card from the Las Vegas Hilton International Hotel showroom, signed on the back “To Maggie, Elvis Presley.”
As explained in the lengthy accompanying letter from the original recipient, she was one ...more
Velvet Underground – Sterling Morrison Owned and Used Leather Guitar Strap, With Full Authentication
A Sterling Morrison-owned leather guitar strap, used by the Velvet Underground guitarist after that band's breakup.
Morrison is pictured using a virtually identical strap on the back cover of The Velvet ...more
An authentic 1966 Capitol Records promotional poster for the Beatles' Yesterday and Today album, with the banned "Butcher Cover".
This rare and never distributed poster is in exceptional ...more
A stunning one-sheet poster for the original 1967 release of D.A. Pennebaker's celebrated Bob Dylan documentary, Don't Look Back.
Filmed during Dylan's 1965 UK tour, Don't Look Back ...more
The Beatles / Rolling Stones – Bill Wyman’s Mono 1st Pressing of “The White Album” With His Signed Letter of Authenticity (Non-EMI Labels) (Artist Owned)
A UK Mono first pressing of The Beatles self-titled 1968 album, aka the White Album, from the personal record collection of Bill Wyman of the Rolling Stones.
Recordmecca’s Jeff Gold acquired this ...more
An original program and handout from John Coltrane's funeral service, held on July 21, 1967 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in New York City, four days after the jazz giant's tragic passing.
The program, ...more
Velvet Underground – 1970 Max’s Kansas City Poster Signed By Artist Steve Nelson (Mint Condition Artist’s Proof)
A superb and unused first printing of the iconic poster advertising the Velvet Underground's final shows with Lou Reed, at Max's Kansas City during June, July and August of 1970. The group's run was extended ...more
An original RIAA Certified Platinum Record Award for The Doors album 13, presented to longtime Doors associate and manager Danny Sugerman (1954-2005).
13 was the first Doors Greatest ...more
An original RIAA Gold Record Award for Jimi Hendrix's Rainbow Bridge, presented Recordmecca's Jeff Gold, a former Executive Vice President/General Manager of Warner ...more
Rolling Stones – Bill Wyman Owned “It’s Only Rock ‘N Roll” UK Test Pressing / With Full Authentication
A rare UK test pressing of the Rolling Stones 1974 album It's Only Rock 'n Roll from the collection of longtime Stones’ bassist Bill Wyman, with his handwritten notations on the front cover.
Prince – ‘Graffiti Bridge’ RIAA Gold Record Award / Presented to Warner Bros. Exec Who Signed Prince
An original RIAA Gold Record Award for Prince’s Album Graffiti Bridge presented to Russ Thyret ...more
Velvet Underground – Vintage Proof Sheet With 12 Unpublished Images From ‘Loaded’ Recording Sessions
A vintage 8" x 10" proof sheet with twelve unpublished photographs of the Velvet Underground recording their 1970 album Loaded, taken by photographer Henri ter Hall.
This is one of a group of ...more
An extremely rare handbill advertising Joy Division’s first performance at Manchester’s Factory Club, on June 9, 1978; from the archive of Factory Records co-founder Tony Wilson.
This show, Joy Division’s ...more
A rare and wonderful concert poster advertising a July 1971 show featuring The Stooges, the GTO's and the Cockettes at Hollywood Palladium.
Billed appropriately as Hollywood Babylon, this concert was to ...more
A mid-1960s signed letter from Gram Parsons and his fellow members of The Shilos, soliciting a recording contract. This letter was reproduced in the booklet included in the album Gram Parsons: The Early ...more
A group of four UK Apple Records 45s, comprising a solo single by each member of the Beatles, from the record collection of Ringo and his first wife, Maureen “Mo” Starkey.
These singles were part of a ...more
The original photograph used to create the cover for the Crusaders 1979 smash album Street Life, signed and titled "Original Album Art" by photographer Jayme Odgers.
Street Life, the ...more
An original photograph of Sting by famed photographer Duane Michals, used on the cover of The Police’s album Synchronicity. This is the actual print used to produce the album cover.
Gram Parsons – Original Photo Page From His Personal Scrapbook / Pictured in ‘The Early Years’ LP Booklet (Byrds, Flying Burrito Brothers)
A double-sided page from Gram Parsons' personal scrapbook with original photos of a young Gram with his family and early band members, one side of which is reproduced in the booklet from the album Gram ...more
A beautiful Miles Davis boxing-style cardboard concert poster advertising his September, 1981 performance at the Hollywood Bowl. After a six year hiatus, Miles had only returned to playing concerts two months ...more
Two 10 1/2" reel-to-reel master tapes of The John Coltrane Quartet performing live in Berlin, Germany on November 2, 1963.
These tapes, from the collection of a longtime Pablo Records executive, are in ...more
An exceedingly rare ‘In House’ Platinum Record Award for Van Halen's 1978 self-titled debut album.
This award was presented to Russ Thyret (1944-2021), the former Chairman and CEO of Warner Bros. ...more
A framed T-Shirt from Frank Zappa's 1984 Them or Us Tour, boldly signed by Zappa above his photograph (the signature measures 9 1/2" across). This is by far the largest and boldest Zappa autograph ...more
Sex Pistols – Dennis Morris Limited Edition ‘The Bollocks’ Book, In Custom Wooden Box With 2 Signed 11 x 14 Photographs (#58/200)
One of 200 Deluxe copies of photographer Dennis Morris' spectacular limited edition Sex Pistols book "The Bollocks," housed in a custom silk-screened wooden box, and accompanied by two original signed and ...more
A spectacular live photograph of Iggy Pop, by legendary photographer Mick Rock, measuring 20" x 24". This image was shot at The Stooges only UK date during their first ...more
An ultra rare, possibly unique pre-release acetate of an alternate version of Van Halen's 1982 album Diver Down, from the collection of a former senior executive of Warner ...more
Frank Zappa – 1970 “Intercontinental Absurdities” Employment Contract, signed by Frank & Gail Zappa + Legal Documents Contract
A fascinating four page Employment Contract, dated August 1970, whereby Frank Zappa's corporation, Intercontinental Absurdities, hires Zappa to provide services for the company, with two related legal ...more
As unique a Velvet Underground collectible as one could ever hope to find--Velvet's guitarist Sterling Morrison's birth certificate!
This "Certification of Birth" was issued by the New York State ...more
An ultra rare and possibly unique pre-release acetate of an alternate version of Van Halen's 1982 album Diver Down, from the collection of a former senior executive of Warner Bros. Records who worked ...more
A rare 1980 concert poster advertising two performances by The Ramones at Seattle's Showbox Theater. The bold design features the cover photograph from the Ramones album released that year, End of the ...more