Monthly Archives: October 2012

BG-1 FD-1 Concert Posters 1966 First in Their Series (Jefferson Airplane)

These are the two posters that launched the Bill Graham Fillmore and Family Dog Avalon series of concert posters that defined an era in late-60s San Francisco. FD-1, the first Family Dog concert poster, features the Jefferson Airplane with Big … Continue reading

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Stevie Wonder, Temptations Window Card 1960s Chuck Jackson

Two of Motown’s five biggest acts ever, Stevie Wonder and The Temptations, emblazon this beautiful, large 1964 concert poster from Richmond, VA. And both acts were “rookies,” as evidenced by their first big hits being listed on the poster by … Continue reading

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Miami Pop Festival Posters – Jimi Hendrix, Grateful Dead 1960s

There were two different Miami Pop Festival concerts in 1968, separated by seven months. Here we take a look at an original advertising poster from each event. The May festival’s poster prominently features The Jimi Hendrix Experience, and in fact … Continue reading

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BB King Concert Posters 1950’s Ruth Brown, Jimmy Reed (Blues, R&B)

Here we have a couple of late-50s colorful B.B. King concert posters that feature a very slim-looking King of the Blues back in his early years. The larger window card is from 1957 and includes stellar opening acts such as … Continue reading

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Beatles Record Store Display 1960s Promotional Cardboard VJ Records

Here’s one I’ll bet you haven’t seen before… a March 1964 in-store point-of-purchase display advertising sign for The Beatles’ four-song EP on Vee Jay Records. Made of thick cardboard and much larger in size than the EP’s actual picture sleeve, … Continue reading

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