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Etta James Bo Diddley Window Cards 1950s R&B Revue Shows

Two gorgeous, colorful ’50s Top 10 Rhythm & Blues Review concert posters, both sharing Etta James and Bo Diddley early in their careers, and both featuring a lot of other significant Fifties R&B musicians at the dawn of rock ’n’ … Continue reading

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Charles Brown Window Card, Percy Mayfield Concert Poster 1950s

Here we have a pair of scarce 1952 concert posters from Charles Brown and Percy Mayfield, two practitioners of slow, smoky, piano-bar rhythm & blues music in the post-war era. Both are very colorful window cards from the deep south, … Continue reading

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Ray Charles Concert Posters (2) Original Window Placards

“Georgia On My Mind” from 1960 is generally regarded as Ray Charles’ signature song, so that year was very special for “The Genius.” And here we have two vintage concert posters from 1960 representing Ray, both from San Diego, California. … Continue reading

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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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