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image of The Last Waltz (Original poster for the 1976 performance)

The Last Waltz (Original poster for the 1976 performance)

by The Band

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1976
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$875.00

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San Francisco: Bill Graham Productions, 1976. Original poster advertising the final performance by The Band at Bill Graham's Winterland in San Francisco on Thanksgiving Day, November 25, 1976. Not to be confused with the resulting film of the same name directed by Martin Scorsese. By the mid-1970s, after a furious number of performances with The Band, Robbie… Read more
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$875.00
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Original antiwar poster from an unknown artist

by [Unknown]

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Royal Books, Inc.
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. As a child Dreyfuss fled the Nazis in 1936, likely accounting for this later antiwar… Read more
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$125.00
image of Symphony 6 [Devil Choirs at the Gates of Heaven] (Original poster for the world premiere)

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N.p.: N.p., 1987. Vintage poster for the world premiere of Glenn Branca's "Symphony 6 (Devil Choirs at the Gates of Heaven)" on June 19-20, 1987 at the Sanders Theatre, Harvard University. The poster notes Youth in Asia member and frequent Branca collaborator Stephan (misspelled Stephen on the poster) Wischerth on drums. A piece in five movements for… Read more
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$375.00
image of Original record release flyer for The Static, signed by Glenn Branca

Original record release flyer for The Static, signed by Glenn Branca

by [The Static] Glenn Branca, Barbara Ess, Christine Hahn

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1979
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$625.00

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New York: Theoretical Records, 1979. Vintage flyer advertising the release of the band's lone 7" titled "Theoretical Record," featuring "My Relationship" b/w "Don't Let Me Stop You." SIGNED by founding member Glenn Branca on the recto. Formed after Branca's previous band Theoretical Girls dissolved, The Static was the first outfit to play Branca's music exclusively and… Read more
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$625.00
image 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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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1975
Item Price
$4,850.00

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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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$4,850.00
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.… Read more
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$125.00
image of Edgar Winter's White Trash, Mylon LeFevre, Tin House Live at Painter's Mill Music Fair (Original promotional poster)

Edgar Winter's White Trash, Mylon LeFevre, Tin House Live at Painter's Mill Music Fair (Original promotional poster)

by Winter, Edgar; Rick Derringer, Johnny Winter, Mylon R. LeFevre, Jeff Cole, Mike Logan, Floyd Radford (musicians); Alan Rose (designer)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1999
Item Price
$225.00

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Santa Rosa, CA: Black Sparrow Press, 1999. Original promotional poster for a performance by Edgar Winter's White Trash, Mylon LeFevre, and Tin House, performing at the Painter's Mill Music Fair in Owings Mills, Maryland on Sunday, February 21, 1971. Copy from the estate of the poster's designer, the late Alan Rose. Dating from the earliest days of… Read more
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$225.00
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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
image 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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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.… Read more
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$350.00
image 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 Bailey, Derek; Maury Coles, Nobuo Kubota, John Oswald, Bill Smith (performing)

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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… Read more
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$550.00
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Boy" U2 promotional die-cut poster (Original poster for U2's debut 1980 album)

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

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1980
Item Price
$650.00

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New York: Island Records, 1980. Vintage black and white die-cut standee promotional poster for U2's 1980 debut album "Boy." Though "Boy" was reviewed at the time as relatively unpolished yet still having potential, U2 has gone on to be one of the most widely-recognized bands in the world. Over the years U2 has sold over 170 million… Read more
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$650.00
image of Butterfield Blues Band and the Charles Lloyd Quartet at Fillmore Auditorium (Original 1967 concert poster)

Butterfield Blues Band and the Charles Lloyd Quartet at Fillmore Auditorium (Original 1967 concert poster)

by Butterfield Blues Band, Paul Butterfield, Charles Lloyd Quartet; Wes Wilson (illustrator); Bill Graham (producer)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1967
Item Price
$150.00

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Mission Viejo, CA: ASAP [A.S.A.P.] Press, 1967. Vintage three-color poster for two 1967 Butterfield Blues Band and Charles Lloyd Quartet concerts, to be held at the Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco on January 27th and 28th. Promoted by Bill Graham for his legendary San Franciscan venue, and thusly illustrated in typical countercultural high-psychedelic style, this attractive… Read more
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$150.00
image of Camouflage Presents Gary Glitter with guests The Meteors (Original Music Poster)

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London: Hammersmith Palais, 1984. Vintage poster for a concert featuring artists Gary Glitter, The Meteors, and The Sid Presey 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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$125.00
image of Camouflage Present Gary Glitter with guests The Rapiers (Original Music Poster)

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

by Glitter, Gary; The Rapiers

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1986
Item Price
$125.00

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London: Hammersmith Odeon, 1986. Vintage 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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$125.00
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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.… 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… Read more
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$200.00
image 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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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… Read more
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$625.00
image of Fantabulous New York Rock Party, Manhattan Center in New York, May 30, 1976 (Original poster for the 1976 benefit concert)

Fantabulous New York Rock Party, Manhattan Center in New York, May 30, 1976 (Original poster for the 1976 benefit concert)

by Blondie, Wayne County, Divine, Mink DeVille, The Dolls, Holly Woodlawn

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1976
Item Price
$875.00

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New York: Wayne County Defense Fund, 1976. Original poster advertising "The Fantabulous New York Rock Party," held at the Manhattan Center in New York on May 30, 1976. An ironic moment in New York punk and art scene history, some of the earliest evidence that the movement created to mock celebrity status was beginning to see… Read more
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$875.00
image 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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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… Read more
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$850.00