Monthly Archives: June 2011

BB King Concert Poster ’60s Blues Boy Window Card (long version)

The King of the Blues, B.B. King himself, is well represented on this vintage 1964 boxing-style concert poster from Kilgore, Texas. Tickets were only $1.75 for this club date. B.B. was in tip-top form, and this poster has great orange … Continue reading

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Jimi Hendrix Concert Poster 1969 w/John Mayall, Albert King

Rick Griffin’s poster masterwork for the Jimi Hendrix Experience live at the Fillmore Auditorium and Winterland in San Francisco, CA in early 1968. Known as “BG-105″ and “the flying eyeball” to poster collectors, this iconic image is one of the … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan Concert Flyer Gerdes Folk City 1962 Pink Handbill

A Spring 1962 concert handbill for Bob Dylan’s headlining stand at Gerde’s Folk City in NYC. This flyer was designed by Dylan’s girlfriend, Suze Rotolo, famous for later gracing the cover of his Freewheelin’ album. Not only did she sign … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan Concert Flyer Gerdes Folk City 1961 Part III

A Fall 1961 concert handbill for Bob Dylan’s stand at Gerde’s Folk City in NYC. The New York Times glowingly reviewed one of these shows, after which Dylan’s career would never look back. ERRATA: I keep saying “September,” but of … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan Concert Flyer Gerdes Folk City 1961 Part II

CONTINUED FROM PT. 1: The first known concert piece (poster, handbill or flyer meant to be posted) for Bob Dylan, dating from April 1961. What’s exciting is that this exact item was actually mailed by Dylan back to his Minnesota … Continue reading

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