A scarce cardboard boxing-style poster advertising a limited early 1980’s re-release of George A. Romero’s classic film Dawn of the Dead. Printed by Colby Posters of Los Angeles, these were posted …more
An original handbill for a June 24, 1973 concert by Al Green and The Chi-Lites at the Boston Music Hall. This was classic era Al Green, coming only two months after the release of his album Call Me, …more
A original concert poster advertising ten German dates on Black Sabbath’s 1980 Heaven and Hell tour. By the time of these dates, Ronnie James Dio had replaced Ozzy Osbourne as the band’s …more
A small publicity photograph of Bo Diddley, The Duchess and Jerome (Arnold) signed on the back “Love From Bo Diddley/1965.”
We acquired this from the original owner, who noted “As teenagers, my friends …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
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 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
An extremely rare Bob Marley and the Wailers concert poster, for their show at Cleveland’s Public Hall on May 19, 1978.
The poster’s designer, Jay Rabinowitz, explains in his accompanying letter …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
Buffalo Springfield – 1966 Engraved Invitation Announcing Debut Single ‘Nowadays Clancy Can’t Even Sing’ (Neil Young, Stephen Stills)
An exceedingly rare engraved invitation announcing the August 1966 release of Buffalo Springfield’s debut single, ‘Nowadays Clancy Can’t Even Sing,’ sent out by the group’s managers, Charlie Greene and Brian …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 scarce cardboard boxing-style concert poster advertising David Bowie’s August, 1983 shows at the Los Angeles Forum, during his “Let’s Dance” tour. Printed by Colby Posters of Los Angeles, these were posted on …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 24 page Ella Fitzgerald concert program from the early 1960s, signed by the legendary jazz singer ‘Sincerely Ella Fitzgerald.’ The program is in very good condition; the outside cover has some scuffing and …more
An original concert poster advertising an October, 1973 show by the Faces (with Rod Stewart) and Rory Gallagher at Big Surf, in Tempe (Phoenix,) Arizona.
The Faces were touring to promote their album …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
A laminate all access backstage pass for the Grateful Dead’s Tour 1979-1980, made out to the name of 15th Century Dutch painter Hieronymus Bosch (see explanation below.)
This pass is from the collection …more
A laminate backstage pass for the Grateful Dead’s October, 1980 shows at New York’s Radio City Music Hall. The Dead played Radio City from October 22-31, 1980; the last two concerts were filmed and released as …more
A stunning 1968 easel-backed small poster/standee advertising the original San Francisco production of HAIR: The American Tribal-Love Rock Musical, at the Geary Theatre.
The unforgettable …more
Howlin’ Wolf, Lightnin Hopkins, Sonny Boy Williamson, Etc. – 1964 UK ‘American Blues Festival’ Handbill
An original handbill advertising the 1964 American Negro Blues Festival’s stop at Fairfield Hall, England.
Headlining this almost too-good-to-be-true lineup are Howlin’ Wolf, Sonny Boy Williamson, …more
Jimi Hendrix – 1969 ‘Band of Gypsys’ Fillmore East Ticket Stub & Concert Program / Grateful Dead, Allman Brothers Band
A concert program and ticket stub for Jimi Hendrix’s legendary Band of Gypsys shows, at New York’s Fillmore East on December 31, 1969, and January 1, 1970.
Hendrix and his new group played two shows each …more
A 20 page program from the first ever tour by The Jimi Hendrix Experience, opening for The Walker Bros on their April 1967 UK Tour.
Also on the bill were Cat Stevens, Engelbert Humperdinck, and a number …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
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
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
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
A mint condition, unused record store display/mobile for Little Feat’s The Last Record Album, featuring artwork by the band’s frequent collaborator Neon Park.
This double-sided cardboard display …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
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 rare vintage 1982 handbill/flyer for the Velvet Underground’s Nico with Open Arms, playing July 29 at On Broadway in San Francisco. Measures 8 1/2 x 13 1/2′, with corner tape pulls on the back, …more
A rare poster promoting the “1st Annual Punk Magazine Awards Ceremony,” held at Club Hollywood, NYC, October 13, 1978. “Scheduled to appear and present awards” were “members of the following famous rock groups” …more
An exceedingly rare double-sided handbill advertising an April 4, 2003 Rolling Stones concert at the Beijing Worker’s Arena in Beijing, China, as part of their LICKS World Tour. This and a show scheduled in …more
An unused UK Sex Pistols handbill/gummed sticker, designed by Jamie Reid and used to promote the Pistols 1977 single “God Save the Queen.”
A poster advertising the 2013 Paris museum exhibition Eur0-Punk: Une Revolution Artistique 1976-1980 (An Artistic Revolution), held at the Cite de la Musique. The poster utilizes Jamie Reid’s iconic …more
A UK promotional poster for Slaughter & The Dogs second single, Dame to Blame; the band was Joy Division/New Order manager Rob Gretton’s first management client. Slaughter & The Dogs were the first UK …more
A rare UK promotional flyer advertising the impending release of The Clash’s 1980 triple album Sandinista!, which as this notes was to be ‘liberated soon!’
We obtained this from a fan who picked …more
A very rare concert poster advertising a show by The Cramps and The Debbies at Seattle’s Showbox Theatre on May 18, 1980; and upcoming appearances by Gang of Four and D.O.A.. …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 scarce cardboard boxing-style poster advertising The Pretenders 1984 third album, Learning to Crawl. Printed by Colby Posters of Los Angeles, these were posted on telephone poles around Los Angeles. …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 rare original 1971 promotional poster advertising The Who’s landmark album Who’s Next. In unused, and very close to Mint condition, with just a small bit of creasing to the top left edge. Only the …more
A scarce program for The Who’s October, 1969 six-night residency at New York’s Fillmore East, during which they performed their new rock opera, Tommy.
This deluxe program includes a 12-page …more
A program for Thelonious Monk’s 1965 First Australian Tour, with a printed signature by Monk on the front cover, who adds ‘Good luck always.’ While this looks like an original …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
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
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