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Alan Freed Big Beat Concert Flyer 1950’s Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis

An authentic, vintage Alan Freed Big Beat concert handbill from 1958 at the RPI Field House in the city of Troy, N.Y. This Alan Freed Big Beat concert slinger is highly collectable due to the fact that it features several … Continue reading

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Sam Cooke, Drifters Concert Poster 1950s In-Person Window Sign

An original, authentic 1958 Sam Cooke window card with a total of six hit-making acts on the bill. You have to admire the way the blues, reds and yellows accentuate the message on this Sam Cooke show poster, making it … Continue reading

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Big Joe Turner Window Card – 1950’s Boxing-Style Beauty

Today I show you a ’50s vintage Big Joe Turner concert poster used to get the word out about his concert on April 25, 1958 in Sheffield, Alabama. The legendary blues shouter had a career which spanned the 1920s up … Continue reading

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Biggest In Person Show of ’56 Window Card – Bill Haley, Platters

An original Bill Haley – Platters 1956 concert poster featuring several great, early rock & roll and R&B touring musicians from mid-century. The first thing you’ll notice is that the top is missing from this Bill Haley – Platters 1956 … Continue reading

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Ray Charles Concert Poster ’50s Window Card – Atlantic Records

An original, fifties-vintage Ray Charles concert poster from the deep south – Clarksville, Tennessee – for a gig on March 27, 1956. You know this is an early Ray Charles broadside when it refers to Ray as “blind,” a specification … Continue reading

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