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
A unique and previously undocumented master tape from the mixing session for David Bowie's hit single "Golden Years," containing thirteen partial and full mixes, all unreleased. Included is a professional ...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
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
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
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
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
A typed letter from Leonard Cohen to his friend and editor at Viking Books, Corleis ‘Cork’ Smith, asking "would you mind taking a look at a manuscript of an old friend of mine?"
Dated August 6, 1965, ...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 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
Graham Nash – Handwritten, Signed ‘Our House’ Lyrics in His ‘Eye To Eye’ Photography Book (CSNY, The Hollies)
A first edition of Graham Nash's stunning 2004 photography book Eye to Eye, in which he has handwritten the lyrics to his Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young classic "Our House," signing them "Graham Nash ...more
David Bowie & Spiders From Mars – 5 Autographed Petty Cash Receipts and Vintage Promotional Photograph
An impossibly rare set of David Bowie and the Spiders From Mars autographs on five petty cash receipts (for cash advanced to them by management).
The individual receipts are signed by David Bowie and ...more
An RIAA Platinum Record Award for Prince’s album 1999. This award was presented to Russ Thyret (1944-2021), the former Chairman ...more
Jim Morrison / The Doors – ‘Ode To LA While Thinking of Brian Jones, Deceased” Self-Published Pamphlet
One of a reported 500 copies of a poem by Jim Morrison, Ode to L.A. while thinking of Brian Jones, Deceased. Printed by Western Lithograph Co. in July 1969.
The poem is a meditation on the ...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
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
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
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
The signature of Bebop giant Charlie Parker on a page possibly clipped from an autograph book. Parker writes in black fountain pen "To Kay / Regards / Charlie Parker." Parker died in 1955 and his autograph is ...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
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
A rare 'contributor copy' of Johan Kugelberg's highly acclaimed 2009 book The Velvet Underground: New York Art, signed by Lou Reed, Moe Tucker and Doug Yule of the Velvet Underground and Kugelberg. ...more
A beautiful second printing of BG 105, Rick Griffin's famous poster for The Jimi Hendrix Experience, John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers, and Albert King ...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
13th Floor Elevators – Near Mint Stereo 1st Press ‘Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators’ Album / Shrink
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
Bob Marley & The Wailers – Ultra Rare 1978 Island Records Die-Cut Record Store Display / Over 3′ Tall
An exceptionally rare die-cut, easel-backed record store display (or standee,) made in 1978 by Island Records to promote Bob Marley and the Wailers album catalog, and his newest album, ...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 RIAA Double Platinum Record Award for Prince and the New Power Generation's album Diamonds & Pearls, presented to a former Senior Vice President of Warner Bros Records, Prince's label.
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – Sealed “Wildflowers & All The Rest” Ultra Deluxe Limited Edition Album
A factory sealed copy of the Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers 9 LP Ultra Deluxe Limited Edition Box Set Wildflowers & All The Rest. This is one of only 475 copies produced.
This lavish box ...more
A rare original handbill advertising Bob Dylan and the Rolling Thunder Revue's November 21, 1975 show at the Boston Music Hall. Pictured and listed on the handbill are Dylan, Joan Baez, [Ramblin'] Jack Eliott, ...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
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
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
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
Tim Buckley's handwritten and signed lead sheet (see below) for his song “I've Played That Game Before.”
Buckley recorded “I've Played That Game Before" with his group The Bohemians, as part of a 1965 ...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
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
The Doors – Signed Poster For 1997 Box Set Release Party / Signed by Manzarek, Kreiger, Densmore, Danny Sugerman
A Dutch copy of the soundtrack to the 1979 film Rockers, signed by Reggae giant and former Wailers member Peter Tosh (1944-1987.)
Tosh has signed 'Peter Tosh Rasta' on the front cover in black ...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
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, ...more
The Beatles – Very Clean UK Stereo 1st Press ‘White Album’ LP, With Poster, Photos, Black Inners (Top Loader)
A very clean Apple Records UK stereo first pressing of The Beatles' self-titled 1968 double album, aka The White Album.
The earliest "top loader" ...more
The Beatles, Rolling Stones – Limited Edition “Blinds & Shutters” Genesis Book, Signed by Peter Blake, Bill Wyman, Julie Driscoll and famed British artists Peter Blake, Bridget Riley, Etc.
A beautiful copy of Blinds & Shutters, the limited edition deluxe book of Michael Cooper’s photographs published by Genesis; this copy signed by John Mayall, Bill Wyman, Sgt. Peppers cover artists ...more
A one-of-a-kind Stereo Review ‘Record of the Year Award’ for Prince and the Revolution's Purple Rain, presented in 1884 to Prince’s record label, Warner Bros. Records. Stereo review was at the ...more
An ultra rare UK first pressing of Roy Harper's superb 1967 debut album, Sophisticated Beggar, on the Strike label.
The disc is a clean VG++, and plays very well, with just some light ticks at ...more
Ramones – 3 Different ‘Leave Home’ Test Pressing LPs from Producer Ed Stasium’s Collection (40th Anniversary Remix/Remaster/Rough Mixes)
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
The Stooges “Total Chaos” Iggy Pop Signed Limited Edition Book With 45, Poster, More…/Rare Gold Cover Edition, #136/400
A copy of the long-ago SOLD OUT deluxe, limited-edition of the acclaimed book Total Chaos: The Story of The Stooges/As Told By Iggy Pop, signed by Iggy Pop and author Jeff Gold. This is one of only 250 ...more
An beautiful original 1970 UK first pressing of Jimi Hendrix’s classic live album Band of Gypsys, with the withdrawn “puppet” or “doll” cover, on Track Records.
This legendary album cover, ...more
Velvet Underground guitarist Sterling Morrison’s Social Security Card, signed on the front in blue ink by Morrison.
This was likely carried by Sterling Morrison in his ...more