Category Archives: Soul and R&B

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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Four Tops Concert Poster 1960s Fillmore Auditorium – Autographed

A vintage, authentic cardboard concert poster for The Four Tops appearing at the Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco on September 27, 1966. This particular Four Tops placard was autographed by all four members of the legendary singing group, although decades … Continue reading

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Nat King Cole Window Card 1950s with Segregated Audience

An original, old Nat King Cole window card used to advertise tickets for Cole’s appearance in Chattanooga, Tennessee on September 15, 1954. This concert poster has a startling “segregation line” which informs customers that white spectators will be charged less … Continue reading

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Ruth Brown Window Card 50’s R&B Tour Poster – Wichita, Kansas

An authentic, original Ruth Brown concert poster advertising her performance at the Mambo Club in Wichita, Kansas on August 5, 1956. As you can see, this item’s condition is really nice for an old cardboard telephone-pole concert poster.  The first … 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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