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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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Royal Books, Inc.
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
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Movement (Original Factory poster for the 1981 New Order album)

by New Order (artist); Peter Saville (designer)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1981
Item Price
$1,500.00

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Manchester: Factory Records, 1981. Vintage offset lithograph poster for the release of the 1981 album. Based on the record sleeve designed by lead Factory designer Peter Saville. The band's debut album, after the dissolution of their previous band Joy Division following the death of lead singer Ian Curtis, a mix of their earlier post-punk style and the synth-pop that… Read more
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$1,500.00
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Original antiwar poster from an unknown artist

by [Unknown]

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1960
Item Price
$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. As a child Dreyfuss fled the Nazis in 1936, likely accounting for this later antiwar sentiment. Dreyfuss… Read more
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$125.00
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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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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1975
Item Price
$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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$3,500.00
image of Psychic TV, Tiny Lights, Zoskia, and others: Summer ov [of] L-OV-E (Original flyer for the 1987 performance)

Psychic TV, Tiny Lights, Zoskia, and others: Summer ov [of] L-OV-E (Original flyer for the 1987 performance)

by [Genesis P-Orridge] Psychic TV, Tiny Lights, Zoskia, Suzie Creemcheese, et al (performing)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1987
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$125.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1987. Original flyer for a concert headlined by Psychic TV at the Hackney Empire theatre in London held on July 3rd, 1987. Celebrating the twenty year anniversary of the Summer of Love through an Aleister Crowley, occult-infused aesthetic, the flyer advertises "6-6-60s dress gains entrance priority" and "Altered States Welcomed!!" 8.25 x 11.75 inches. Fine.
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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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$25.00
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Original flyer for a performance by Bush Tetras

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

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1980
Item Price
$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. 11 x… Read more
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$350.00
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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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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1984
Item Price
$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
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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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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1980
Item Price
$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 image of… Read more
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$550.00
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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 from Glitter's… Read more
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$75.00
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Camouflage Present Gary Glitter with guests The Rapiers (Original Music Poster)

by Gary; Glitter The Rapiers

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1986
Item Price
$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," an essential… Read more
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$75.00
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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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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1987
Item Price
$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. Critically acclaimed… Read more
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$175.00
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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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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1987
Item Price
$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 awards, topped… Read more
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$200.00
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Fear of Music (Original poster for the 1979 album)

by The Talking Heads

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1979
Item Price
$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 band took… Read more
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$625.00
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Odds and Sods (Original poster for the 1974 album)

by The Who

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1974
Item Price
$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 like a… Read more
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$850.00
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Stern: Jazz an einem Sommerabend [Jazz on a Summer's Day]

by Bert Stern (director, cinematographer); Louis Armstrong, Mahalia Jackson, Anita O'Day (performers)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1960
Item Price
$375.00

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Germany: Filmverleih Die Lupe, 1960. German poster for the original release of the legendary 1960 jazz documentary, set at the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival in Rhode Island, shot in high style by commercial and fashion photographer Bert Stern. In addition to the iconic figures noted on the poster, the film also features Theolonious Monk, Jimmy Giuffre, Dinah Washington, Chuck… Read more
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$375.00
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Jefferson Airplane and The Paupers at the Fillmore West, May 12-14, 1967 (Original Poster)

by [Jefferson Airplane] Bonnie MacLean (artist)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1967
Item Price
$450.00

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San Francisco: Bill Graham Productions, 1967. Original silkscreen poster for a performance by the Jefferson Airplane with The Paupers at the Fillmore West, May 12-14, 1967. King designation BG-63-OP-1. The poster that introduced noted psychedelic artist (and wife of Bill Graham) Bonnie MacLean to the poster world, .".the first of the sequence for which she is famous. It is… Read more
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$450.00
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Talking Heads 77 (Original tour poster for the band's first UK tour in 1977)

by Talking Heads

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1977
Item Price
$1,875.00

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New York: Sire Records, 1977. Vintage UK tour poster for "Talking Heads 77," promoting Talking Heads' first tour outside US borders in-you guessed it-1977. Any vintage posters from the first year of the band's existence are uncommon; this is one we have never encountered before. 27.5 x 19 inches, rolled. In a custom archival frame. Near Fine, with a… Read more
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$1,875.00
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Poster advertisement for the 1968 debut album by "The Move

by [Psychedelic Rock] [The Move]

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1968
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$325.00

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London: EMI Records, 1968. Original poster advertising the 1968 eponymous debut LP of the British Invasion band, The Move. The poster depicts the band's guitarist Trevor Burton in a Dylanesque pose, and on a Dylanesque motorcycle, noting at the bottom the Regal Zonophone release IDs of both the mono (LRZ1002) and stereo (SLRZ1002) pressings of the album. An image… Read more
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$325.00
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A WKCR benefit Concert at Carnegie Hall, April 1, 1979 (Original Poster)

by Steve Reich, Philip Glass, John Cale, Leroy Jenkins, and others (artists)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1979
Item Price
$450.00

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New York: Carnegie Hall, 1979. Original poster for a WKCR Benefit Concert at Carnegie Hall, featuring Philip Glass, Steve Reich, John Cale, Leroy Jenkins, The Model Citizens, and others. April 1, 1979. In the 1970s and 1980s, Carnegie Hall-as well as forward-looking radio stations such as WKCR and WNYC-hosted a number of important performances by Steve Reich, some of… Read more
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$450.00