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cover of Original poster for a 1976 performance by Patti Smith at Longbranch Saloon

Original poster for a 1976 performance by Patti Smith at Longbranch Saloon

by Patti Smith (performing); Neil Cassidy (photographer)

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Published
1976
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Berkeley: Longbranch Saloon, 1976. Vintage poster printed on pale yellow paper for a February 17, 1976 performance by Patti Smith at Longbranch Saloon, Berkeley. An uncommon poster, featuring a photograph of Smith with an overlaid image of a race horse, made for a single return performance three months after the November 10, 1975 release of Smith's seminal… Read more
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cover of Original Ralph Records catalog poster for Fall 1981

Original Ralph Records catalog poster for Fall 1981

by Ralph Records (label); [The] Residents, Fred Frith, Yello, Tuxedomoon, Snakefinger, Renaldo and the Loaf, MX-80 Sound (artists); Pore Know Graphics (design)

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Published
1981
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$375.00

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San Francisco: The Cryptic Corporation / Ralph Records, 1981. Vintage two-sided, two-color, fold-out Ralph Records catalog poster for Fall 1981. Featuring releases from Fred Frith, MX-80 Sound, Renaldo and the Loaf, [The] Residents, Snakefinger, Tuxedomoon, and Yello, as well as compilation lps, t-shirts, badges, and short films, as well as guidance for not submitting your music to Ralph Records. … Read more
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cover of Original 1979 [James Chance and the] Contortions tour poster

Original 1979 [James Chance and the] Contortions tour poster

by [James Chance and the] Contortions (artist)

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Published
1979
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$425.00

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N.p.: ZE Records, 1979. Vintage two-color Contortions poster, a "tour blank," with space at the lower margin on which a venue could add performance date information. The tour was launched to promote the band's debut album, "Buy," released in 1979 on ZE Records. One of the most important and influential musicians of New York's No Wave scene in… Read more
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$425.00
cover of Original poster for the 1985 Stockholm Monsters single, "How Corrupt is Rough Trade?

Original poster for the 1985 Stockholm Monsters single, "How Corrupt is Rough Trade?

by Stockholm Monsters (artist); Trevor Johnson (designer)

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Published
1985
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$450.00

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Manchester: Factory Benelux, 1985. Vintage poster for the 1985 Stockholm Monsters single "How Corrupt is Rough Trade?", designed by Trevor Johnson for Factory Records and released by Factory Records Belgian imprint Factory Benelux. The Stockholm Monsters were an integral but often overlooked part of the Manchester/Factory Records scene of the early 1980s. Their highest charting single "How Corrupt… Read more
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$450.00
cover of Original poster for The Ex: Single Weapons for El Salvador

Original poster for The Ex: Single Weapons for El Salvador

by The Ex (artist)

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Published
1981
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$475.00

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N.p.: Gramschap and Ex, 1981. Vintage poster for an early 1981 single by The Ex, "Weapons for El Salvador." Discogs, which lists the single as "War is Over (Weapons for El Salvador)" notes that the single was released with a poster and lyric booklet, likely the poster found here. The poster features text in Dutch in the left border… Read more
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$475.00
cover of Original poster for the first US performance of New Order, with Ike Yard, at The Ukranian Ballroom, New York, November 19, 1981

Original poster for the first US performance of New Order, with Ike Yard, at The Ukranian Ballroom, New York, November 19, 1981

by New Order, Ike Yard (artists); Michael Shamberg, Stuart Argabright (designers)

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Published
1981
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$750.00

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New York: Factory America, 1981. Vintage poster for the November 19, 1981 performance by New Order and Ike Yard at The Ukrainian Ballroom in New York City. The poster was designed by Ike Yard member Stuart Argabright and Michael Shamberg, the head of the newly formed Factory Records outpost, Factory America. The poster would be-along with the concert… Read more
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$750.00
cover of Original poster for a 1978 performance by The Patti Smith Group at Paradiso, Amsterdam

Original poster for a 1978 performance by The Patti Smith Group at Paradiso, Amsterdam

by The Patti Smith Group (performing); Martin Kaye (designer)

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Published
1978
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$2,250.00

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Amsterdam: Paradiso, 1978. Vintage single color silkscreen poster for a March 23, 1978 performance by The Patti Smith Group at Paradiso, Amsterdam, designed by Martin Kaye. The opening act, Cake, was a Dutch reggae pop group, not to be confused with the 1990s alternative rock band from Sacramento, California. In 1978 The Patti Smith Group was touring in… Read more
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cover of Original poster for a performance by the Johnny Griffin Quartet, circa 1960s

Original poster for a performance by the Johnny Griffin Quartet, circa 1960s

by Johnny; Griffin Jimmy Woode, Ruphert Clemendore, Henno Tooming

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Published
1960
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$875.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1960. Vintage poster for a performance by jazz saxophonist Johnny Griffin at the Gyllene Cirkeln (Golden Circle) club in Stockholm, Sweden, circa 1960s. Text in Swedish, with a brief biography of Griffin, noting this is his first visit to Sweden, and he is accompanied by Jimmy Woode on bass, Ruphert Clemedor on drums, and Henno Tooming on… Read more
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$875.00
cover of Original antiwar poster from an unknown artist

Original antiwar poster from an unknown artist

by [Unknown]

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Published
1960
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$125.00

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Washington D.C.: Peace Papers, 1960. Vintage two-color antiwar poster likely dating from the late 1960s, featuring a repeated image of a green sweater covered in pins that tout anti-nuclear proliferation and antiwar slogans. From the estate of McKendree Spring violinist Michael Dreyfuss, who in 1936 as a child fled the Nazis, likely contributing to this later antiwar… Read more
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$125.00
cover of COUM Transmissions: Jusqua la balle crystal (Original poster for the 1975 performance in Belgium)

COUM Transmissions: Jusqua la balle crystal (Original poster for the 1975 performance in Belgium)

by [Genesis P-Orridge, COUM Transmissions, Throbbing Gristle]

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Published
1975
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$3,500.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1975. Original poster for a performance by COUM Transmissions held on February 18, 1975 at the Stedelijk Academy in Ghent, Belgium. The third in a series of five performances in the "Omissions" series, the previous two taking place that same month in Belgium and the final two in May and June in Germany. Scarce, with OCLC locating… Read more
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Beverly Hills, CA: Julien's Auctions, 2016. One corner bumped, else Fine condition. Perfect bound. Auction catalog for items belonging to Prince, Michael Jackson, James Brown, Elvis, The Beatles, members of KISS, and many more.
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cover of Original flyer for a performance by Bush Tetras

Original flyer for a performance by Bush Tetras

by [Bush Tetras] Pat Place, Dee Pop, Cynthia Sley, Val Opielski

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Published
1980
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$350.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1980. Original flyer for a performance by pioneering post-punk band Bush Tetras at the legendary club Hurrah on March 26, 1980. Although mainstream success alluded the female-fronted band, they were mainstays of the New York and college radio scenes, and charted two singles ("Too Many Creeps," (1981) "Cant' Be Funky" (1982)) on the Billboard charts.… Read more
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cover of Original flyer for two performances at the Music Gallery by Derek Bailey and The Saxophone Quartet, 1984

Original flyer for two performances at the Music Gallery by Derek Bailey and The Saxophone Quartet, 1984

by Derek; Bailey Maury Coles, Nobuo Kubota, John Oswald, Bill Smith (performing)

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Published
1984
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$325.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1984. Original flyer for two shows at the legendary Music Gallery in Toronto, featuring avant garde guitarist Derek Bailey performing a solo show on Saturday, September 29, 1984 and a performance by a saxophone quartet featuring Maury Coles, Nobio Kubota, John Oswald, and Bill Smith on Sunday, September 30th. The flyer also mentions residencies by microtonal ensemble… Read more
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$325.00
cover of I Will Follow" / "Boy" double-sided U2 promotional poster (Original poster for U2's first US tour in 1980)

I Will Follow" / "Boy" double-sided U2 promotional poster (Original poster for U2's first US tour in 1980)

by [U2] Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen, Jr.

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Published
1980
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$550.00

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New York: Island Records, 1980. Vintage black and white double-sided poster for U2's 1980 US tour promoting their debut album "Boy" and hit single "I Will Follow." One side of the poster advertises press responses to U2's debut album "Boy," alongside a list of the band's upcoming US tour dates, while the other side has a close up… Read more
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$550.00
cover of Camouflage Presents Gary Glitter with guests The Meteors (Original Music Poster)

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London: Hammersmith Palais, 1984. Vintage mini-poster for a concert featuring artists Gary Glitter, The Meteors, and The Sid Presley Experience, performing at London's Hammersmith Palais on Sunday July 8th, 1984. Known largely for "Rock and Roll, Parts I and II," an essential for any ballpark experience and musical influence on countless other recording artists, this poster dates… Read more
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$75.00
cover of Camouflage Present Gary Glitter with guests The Rapiers (Original Music Poster)

Camouflage Present Gary Glitter with guests The Rapiers (Original Music Poster)

by Gary; Glitter The Rapiers

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Published
1986
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$75.00

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London: Hammersmith Odeon, 1986. Vintage mini-poster for a concert featuring artists Gary Glitter and The Rapiers, performing at London's Hammersmith Odeon on Friday June 13th, 1986. Glitter here is seen at his glam rock peak, wearing a deeply v-necked white jumpsuit and large shining shoulder armor. Known largely for his "Rock and Roll parts I and II,"… Read more
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cover of Promotional poster blank for U2's "The Joshua Tree" tour (Original poster for U2's 1987 tour)

Promotional poster blank for U2's "The Joshua Tree" tour (Original poster for U2's 1987 tour)

by [U2] Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen, Jr.

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Published
1987
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$175.00

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New York: Island Records, 1987. Vintage black, white, and gold US promotional poster blank for U2's 1987 tour in support of their phenomenal smash hit album "The Joshua Tree." Promotional poster blank for the tour supporting their fifth studio album "The Joshua Tree," with boxes reading "VENUE" and "DATE" that would later be replaced by said pertinent information.… Read more
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With or Without You" U2 promotional banner poster (Original poster for U2's 1987 "maxi-single")

by [U2] Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen, Jr.

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Published
1987
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$200.00

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New York: Island Records, 1987. Vintage black and white US promotional banner poster for U2's 1987 "maxi-single" release of their chart-topping hit "With or Without You." Promotional poster for the "With or Without You" single from the band's fifth studio album "The Joshua Tree." Critically acclaimed and publicly beloved, "The Joshua Tree" won U2 their first two Grammy… Read more
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$200.00
cover of Fear of Music (Original poster for the 1979 album)

Fear of Music (Original poster for the 1979 album)

by The Talking Heads

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Published
1979
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$625.00

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1979. Original poster promoting the release of the 1979 album, the band's second collaborative effort with Brian Eno. Like its predecessor, "More Songs about Buildings and Food," "Fear of Music" accomplished several things at once. A rollicking (and today classic) single, "Life During Wartime" put the record immediately in the black, but at the same time the… Read more
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$625.00
cover of Odds and Sods (Original poster for the 1974 album)

Odds and Sods (Original poster for the 1974 album)

by The Who

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Published
1974
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$850.00

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London and New York: Track / MCA, 1974. Original promotional poster for the 1974 album. In the autumn of 1973, while members of The Who were preparing for the film version of "Tommy," John Entwistle was put in charge of compiling an album to counter the widespread bootlegging of the band's concerts. "I tried to arrange it… Read more
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$850.00