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Jefferson Airplane Concert Poster – Grateful Dead Charity BG-222

One of the most popular higher-number Bill Graham concert posters of all time is BG-222, for this 1970 benefit concert held at Winterland in San Francisco to raise funds for the Grateful Dead’s recent drug bust in New Orleans. Headliners … Continue reading

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Santana Concert Poster 1968 Lee Conklin Classic Artwork BG-134

On the rare occasion when a concert poster subsequently gets turned into album-cover art, that poster quickly becomes immortalized. Such is the case with this summer 1968 masterpiece by poster artist Lee Conklin. It’s often thought of as “a Santana … Continue reading

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Grateful Dead Concert Poster w/ Quicksilver Messenger Service

Never mind its black & white coloring, this Grateful Dead and Quicksilver Messenger Service concert poster is one of the most enduring and popular in the Dead’s entire canon. This poster marks the first time that a skull or skeleton … Continue reading

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Janis Joplin Grateful Dead Concert Poster 1966 Fillmore Benefit

A highly unusual 1966 Bill Graham benefit concert poster at the Fillmore Auditorium featuring Janis Joplin fronting Big Brother & the Holding Company, the Quicksilver Messenger Service, soon-to-be huge hit-makers The Grass Roots, and even famed poster artist Rick Griffin … Continue reading

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Grateful Dead Concert Poster w/ Oxford Circle at Avalon Ballroom

The term “iconic image” is thrown around too often, but that sobriquet was practically invented for this ultra-famous Grateful Dead concert poster from 1966. Nicknamed “skull & roses” or “skeleton & roses,” this masterwork was created by poster artists Stanley … Continue reading

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