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
Leonard Cohen – Original Handwritten Poem Manuscript, Published in his books ‘The Energy of Slaves’ and ‘Stranger Music’
An extraordinarily rare handwritten manuscript for Leonard Cohen's poem Terez and Diane Elude Me, sent by Cohen to his editor at Viking Books, Corleis ‘Cork’ Smith.
This poem appears (with ...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 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
Miles Davis / Gil Evans / John Coltrane – Unreleased 1959 ‘The Sound of Miles Davis’ Acetate LP, Documents (‘Kind of Blue’ era)
An almost certainly unique 1959 acetate of the CBS television program The Sound of Miles Davis, filmed while he was recording his landmark album Kind of Blue. This acetate and the accompanying ...more
Jim Morrison & Michael McClure – Unpublished ‘Saint Nicholas’ Screenplay, From Danny Sugerman Collection
One of only three known copies of the unpublished Jim Morrison/Michael McClure film script Saint Nicholas (with Morrison writing as 'James Douglas Morrison,' the name he used with his privately printed ...more
An exceedingly rare original 1987 U.S. compact disc of Prince’s legendary The Black Album. Scheduled for release by Warner Bros. Records on December 8, 1987, Prince cancelled The Black Album ...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
Jimi Hendrix / Pink Floyd with Syd Barrett – Near Mint Orig. 1967 Saville Theatre Concert Poster / Hapshash & The Coloured Coat Artwork
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
Rolling Stones – Bill Wyman’s 2 ‘Sticky Fingers’ German One-Sided Test Pressing LP’s / Alternate Cut / Fully Documentation
Bill Wyman’s German Rolling Stones Sticky Fingers test pressings, sold by him in the Juliens auction Bill Wyman and his Rolling Stones Archive (Lot 265).
The two single-sided discs, with ...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 rare handwritten letter from Billie Holiday (1915-1959,) presumably to her third and last husband, Louie McKay, described by Wikipedia as a 'mob enforcer.' Holiday signs as 'Lady Day,' using the nickname ...more
David Bowie – 1970 Signed US White Label Promo ‘Man Who Sold The World’ LP / With Andy Peters COA, Lifetime Guarantee
A beautiful white label promotional copy of David Bowie's album The Man Who Sold The World, on US Mercury Records, boldly signed by Bowie with his full name circa 1970.
Promotional copies of ...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
Joy Division – 1979 Factory Manchester Concert Poster / Signed by Artist & Joy Division biographer Jon Savage / From Manager Rob Gretton Collection / Archivally Framed
A very rare concert poster advertising Joy Divison at The Factory in Manchester, England on July 13, 1979. This concert was Joy Division’s first hometown show after the release of their debut album, Unknown ...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
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 extremely rare oversize A&M Records UK promotional poster advertising the never-issued Sex Pistols’ single ‘God Save the Queen.’
This was produced in early 1977 for flyposting, during the short ...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
Grateful Dead – Jerry Garcia-Owned ‘Skull & Roses’ Test Pressings / 2 LP’s, Alternate Coupling/ Perfect Provenance, 2 Letters of Authenticity (Artist Owned)
Jerry Garcia’s personal test pressings of the Grateful Dead’s 1971 self-titled double album, better known as Skull and Roses. These ...more
Neil Young's handwritten setlist for his June 23, 1984 concert at the Austin Texas Opera House. This setlist includes a number of Young's best loved songs, including 'Are You Ready For the Country,' 'Comes a ...more
An RIAA Gold Record Award for Prince’s album 1999. This award was presented to Russ Thyret (1944-2021), the former Chairman and CEO of Warner Bros. Records, and the executive responsible for signing ...more
A wool sweater owned by Velvet Underground guitarist Sterling Morrison, who can be seen wearing it in numerous photographs with the band.
We acquired this directly from Morrison's widow Martha Morrison, ...more
Woody Guthrie & Pete Seeger – 1941 Signed Almanac Singers Album Cover / Seeger Signs With His Very Short-Lived Alias ‘Pete Bowers’
An impossibly rare Almanac Singers Talking Union album, with three 78 RPM discs, autographed and inscribed by group members Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger. Seeger signs using his very short-lived alias ...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
Otis Redding’s signed contract with Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) for the calendar year of 1963. This agreement, dated April 29, 1963, allowed BMI to collect royalties for his first two singles, ‘Fat Gal/Shout ...more
The Police – Original Stewart Copeland Photograph from ‘Synchronicity’ Album Cover / Signed by Photographer Duane Michals / 16″ x 20″
An original 16" x 20" photograph of Police drummer Stewart Copeland, by famed fine art photographer Duane Michals, shot during the photo sessions for The Police’s best selling album Synchronicity. ...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
An exceptional and seemingly unplayed promotional first pressing of Nirvana's 1991 masterpiece Nevermind, on DGC Records.
The disc, with the earliest matrix numbers, shows no sign of ever having ...more
A Joni Mitchell signed limited-edition lithograph of her self-portrait Taming the Tiger. This painting is reproduced on the front cover of Mitchell’s 1998 album of the same name. According to ...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
A very clean copy of the highly collectible 1966 album The Acid Test, featuring Ken Kesey and the Grateful Dead.
Kesey has signed the front cover just to the left of his image, writing 'My god ...more
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
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
Grateful Dead – Jerry Garcia-Owned ‘Skull & Roses’ Acetate LP / Perfect Provenance, 2 Letters of Authenticity (Artist Owned)
Jerry Garcia’s personal acetate of side 1/side 2 of the Grateful Dead’s 1971 self-titled double album, better known as Skull and ...more
Lou Reed & Mick Rock – Signed Limited Edition Genesis Publications Book “Transformer” (One of a small number signed by Reed) / Velvet Underground
A mint, unused example of the Genesis Publications book Transformer, hand signed by Lou Reed and photographer Mick Rock.
Transformer, a collaboration between Reed and Rock, was published ...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
A rare and wonderfully evocative handbill advertising a May, 1950 all-star jazz concert at Pittsburgh's Syria Mosque, with Charlie Parker and His Orchestra, George Shearing and his Quintet, and Slam Stewart and ...more
A mint condition signed limited edition of LSD: My Problem Child/Reflections on Sacred Drugs, Mysticism and Science by Albert Hofmann, Ph.D., the Swiss ...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
An original RIAA Platinum Record Award for Prince & The New Power Generation's Love Symbol, presented to a former Senior Vice President of the Prince’s record ...more
A very rare spiral bound advance long galley proof of Richard Farina's novel Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up To Me. Labeled on the front cover ADVANCE PROOFS/Uncorrected, this has the publication ...more
A rare and wonderful concert poster silkscreened on silver foil advertising a July 1971 show featuring The Stooges, the GTO's and the Cockettes at Hollywood Palladium.
Billed appropriately as Hollywood ...more
A beautiful metallic ink handbill advertising the Velvet Underground and Quicksilver Messenger Service at the Hippodrome in San Diego, on July 5 & 6, 1968. This handbill is from the archive of the late ...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
David Bowie – Undocumented 1969 Belgian Radio Interview Tape / Bowie speaks about the Beckenham Arts Lab, and his developing career
A previously undocumented David Bowie interview tape, recorded on October 11, 1969. Part of a radio documentary on Swinging London, Belgian journalist Ward Bogaert spoke to Bowie about the phenomenon of Arts ...more
Neil Young's personal DMM (direct metal mastering) copper Album Reference Discs for his 1992 album Harvest Moon.
As explained below, DMM was a record mastering technology whereby a copper disc ...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
A beautiful unfolded, never used one-sheet poster for the original 1967 release of D.A. Pennebaker's celebrated Bob Dylan documentary, Don't Look Back. Every other example we've seen of this scarce ...more
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
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.
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
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