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Jackie Brenston 1950s R&B Concert Poster “Rocket 88″ Originator

“Rocket 88″ with Ike Turner’s band and Jackie Brenston on sax and lead vocals was one of the earliest rock ‘n roll hits in 1951, and here’s a Brenston concert poster from the following year when he was very much … Continue reading

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Fats Domino Concert Poster – Early ’50s w/ Professor Longhair

A wonderfully early Fats Domino boxing-style concert poster from 1952, just a couple of years into The Fat Man’s career and before he had logged his first #1 R&B hit. Only Elvis Presley sold more records than Fats in the … Continue reading

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