Category Archives: Soul and R&B

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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Fantabulous Rock ’N’ Roll Show of ’57 Window Card w/R&B Stars

An old, collectible concert poster known as the Fantabulous Rock ’N Roll Show of ’57, with a great line-up of rhythm & blues musicians including Bo Diddley, The Coasters, The Drifters and Ruth Brown. This scarce, collectable rock ’n’ roll … Continue reading

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James Brown Show Poster 1960s Window Card – Eagles Ballroom

A highly attractive early 1960s James Brown concert poster from December 9, 1961 at the Eagles Ballroom in Seattle, WA. A lot of collectors feel this is the best-looking James Brown concert placard ever made, with its colorful layout of … Continue reading

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