CLASSIC ORIGINAL ROCK AND POP POSTERS

(All vintage, all original. No reprints, no copies)

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thumbnail link to original Clash tour poster

THE CLASH - KNOW YOUR RIGHTS TOUR, DALLAS, 1982

Original Dallas tour poster, 33"x21".

6th June concert at Bronco Bowl Auditorium.

£485.00 conservation framed.


thumbnail link to original Rough Trade poster Scritti Politti

SCRITTI POLITTI - THE SWEETEST GIRL, 1981

Original Rough Trade promo poster, 23.5"x17".

Beguiling design for Scritti Politti's classic single, rightly described by Rough Trade's Geoff Travis as a "game-changer". In retrospect, it signalled Green Gartside's remarkable move away from doctrinaire indie stances to the transatlantic pop glory of Cupid and Psyche.

Scarce.

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thumbnail link to original Rolling Stones poster It's Only Rock'n'Roll

THE ROLLING STONES - IT'S ONLY ROCK'N ROLL, 1974

Original Rolling Stones Records promo poster, 23.5"x16.5".
Art by Guy Peellaert.

Guy Peellaerts' atmospheric paintings of pop culture icons in his 1973 book 'Rock Dreams' made him one of the 70s defining artists. The following year, he designed the album covers for Bowie's 'Diamond Dogs' and The Stones 'It's Only Rock'n Roll'. For the classic lead single poster, Peellaert went full bore with the opening lines "If I could stick my pen in my heart, And spill it all over the stage".

This poster is very hard to come by.

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thumbnail link to original poster Talking Heads Little Creatures

TALKING HEADS - LITTLE CREATURES, 1985

Original Sire promo poster 38"x26".
Art by Rev. Howard Finster. Photography by Neil Selkirk.

The album cover was the work of Georgia preacher and 'outsider artist' the Rev. Howard Finster, who had previously collaborated with fellow Georgians R.E.M. London-born Selkirk is one of America's leading portrait photographers.
Little Creatures was Talking Head's most successful album, and was named album cover of the year by Rolling Stone magazine.

£??.00 conservation framed.


thumbnail link to original Led Zeppelin handbill poster Fort Worth 1970

LED ZEPPELIN - 1970

Original concert handbill 8 1/2" x 11 3/4"

Original handbill from Zeppelin's second tour of America, the venue Fort Worth's Tarrant County Convention Centre, Texas, Aug 22, 1970

£150.00 conservation framed.


thumbnail link to original poster The Specials Ghost Town

THE SPECIALS - GHOST TOWN, 1981

Original 2 Tone promo poster, 18.5"x28.5"
Design by John Sims and David Storey.

David Storey and John Sims, under Jerry Dammers' idiosyncratic direction, created the 2 Tone label's unique look, including Walt Jabsco, the dancing Ska man. For 'Ghost Town' Dammers wanted a striking illustration; Sims and Storey found the skeleton band on an old postcard.
David Storey: "What made 2-Tone different to everything else at that time was that Jerry directed all the visuals...We'd sometimes create these immaculate pieces of artwork, but he'd insist we roughed things up. He hated things looking clean and stiff." This poster does not often surface.

£485.00 conservation framed.


thumbnail link to original poster The Specials first album UK 2 Tone

THE SPECIALS - THE SPECIALS, 1979

Original 2 Tone promo poster, 30"x40"
Photography Chalkie Davies.

Original UK 2 Tone promo poster for The Specials first album. Note: this is the original poster for the UK release; a second version of this poster was printed for non-UK distribution, displaying the Chrysalis label logo and a pasted-on snipe for the hit single Gangsters, which was not on the UK pressings.
Original UK 2 Tone posters are scarce.

£650.00 conservation framed.


thumbnail link to original poster Holidays in the Sun Belgian tourist poster

SEX PISTOLS - HOLIDAYS IN THE SUN, 1977

Original Virgin Records promo poster, 27.5"x28".
Design by Jamie Reid.

Another Jamie Reid appropriation, this time of an advert by an unamused Belgian tourist company, who demanded it be withdrawn. John Lydon: "Being in London at the time made us feel like we were trapped...there was hatred and constant threat of violence....Berlin and its decadence was a good idea. The song came about from that. I loved Berlin. I loved the wall and the insanity of the place."
Beware repros of this poster.

£450.00 conservation framed.


thumbnail link to original smaller size Virgin Records poster Pretty Vacant Sex Pistols

SEX PISTOLS - PRETTY VACANT, 1977

Original Virgin Records promo poster, 18"x23".
Design by Jamie Reid.

Very scarce smaller format in-store promo poster.

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thumbnail link to original Led Zeppelin press photo

LED ZEPPELIN, 1972

Original Rigby Press Agency press photo, 10"x8".

The band were receiving an award at their suite at the Continental Hyatt House, on Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles. Nicknamed the Riot House, the hotel earned a storied place in the history of 1970's rock god excess. The final band interview in 'This is Spinal Tap' was appropriately filmed by its rooftop pool.

£145.00 conservation framed.


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THE ROLLING STONES - STONE AGE, 1971

London Records sleeve proof, 24.5"x13.5"

Rare original 1971 sleeve proof, on the London label for release in Japan. Although later compilations outside of the band's control were of low quality, 'Stone Age' put together an interesting selection of more obscure or not previously released sides from the band's 64-66 archive.

£485.00 conservation framed.


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THE CLASH - LONDON CALLING, 1979

Original CBS promo poster, 42"x44".

The superb original U.S. poster, a Warhol-inspired take on the famous LP cover. Pennie Smith's shot of Paul Simonon smashing his bass was captured at New York City's Palladium (Smith needed persuading that the shot was acceptable). Ray Lowry's lettering invoked Elvis's debut LP. The ambitious double album threw down the gauntlet to the heavyweights of the past, Dylan, The Beatles, The Stones.

This poster has survived in excellent condition.

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thumbnail link to original flyer The Clash Out of Control

THE CLASH - OUT OF CONTROL, 1984

Original promotional flyer, 6"x8".

After the break up with Mick Jones in September 1983, Strummer and Simonon regrouped with new band members on an extended self-financed tour. That the experiment ended a year later with the Bernie Rhodes-engineered debacle of the Cut The Crap album tends to obscure how revitalised Strummer was in this period. Greil Marcus: "I'd never seen Strummer more exhilarated, or more convincing".

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PINK FLOYD - DARK SIDE OF THE MOON, 1973

Original Harvest/Capitol promo poster, 36"x24".
Design and photography: Hipgnosis. Illustration: George Hardie for Hipgnosis.
Original in-store promo poster, illustrating the band's previous lp releases. The origin of probably the most famous album sleeve of all time stems from the band's desire to avoid another photographic image in favour of a simpler graphic. Hipgnosis's Aubrey Powell found inspiration in a prism image in a 1950's French book of early colour photography. This is the only original 1973 poster design for the album we've yet encountered.

£485.00 conservation framed.


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SEX PISTOLS - FUCK FOREVER, 1986

Original Hamilton exhibition poster, design by Jamie Reid.
26"x38.5".

The very scarce Fuck Forever poster was first printed for an exhibition of Jamie's work in 1986 at Hamilton's Gallery,
13 Carlos Place, London W1.
On the back is artwork and text in black & white by Jon Savage & Jon Wozencroft, with illustrations of Jamie's work and his influences.
The original artwork was made in 1978 as a prop for 'The Great Rock'n'Roll Swindle' film.

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thumbnail link to original poster The Who Who Are You

THE WHO - WHO ARE YOU, 1978

Original MCA promo poster, 30"x20".
Photography by Terry O'Neill.
The original line-up's last album, with the classic title track (recalling a night out in Soho with The Sex Pistols' Paul Cook and Steve Jones). Terry O'Neil's shot of the band amidst their speaker stack was taken at Shepperton Studios. The words on Moon's chair proved eerily prescient.

£350.00 conservation framed.


thumbnail link to original poster The Fall Perverted by Language tour

THE FALL - PERVERTED BY LANGUAGE TOUR, 1983

Original promo poster, 30"x23.5".
Art by Claus Castenskiold, signed by Claus Castenskiold.
Danish-born American artist Castenskiold was introduced to Mark E. Smith by Brix Smith. His artwork became a signature feature of the band's releases. The album's opening track, Eat Y'self Fitter, was chosen by John Peel as one of his Desert Island Discs.

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thumbnail link to original 1979 Adrian Boot photo Jimmy Page

ADRIAN BOOT - JIMMY PAGE, 1979

Original vintage photo, 8"x10".

Scarce original Adrian Boot photograph, full photographer's details on reverse. Page at Swansong Records office in King's Road in July, being interviewed by Melody Maker and the NME in the run up to Led Zeppelin's famous return to the UK stage at Knebworth the following month.

£225.00 conservation framed.


thumbnail link to original Simon Fowler photo 1979 Robert Plant and John Paul Jones

SIMON FOWLER - ROBERT PLANT, JOHN PAUL JONES, 1979

Original vintage photo, 8"x10".

Scarce original Simon Fowler photograph, (full photographer's details on reverse), taken backstage at Knebworth. This image featured in Simon Fowler's recollections of the event in Uncut magazine's December 2007 edition.

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thumbnail link to original press photo Live Aid, Bowie, Diana

DAVID BOWIE, ELTON JOHN, GEORGE MICHAEL, PRINCESS DIANA - LIVE AID, 1985

Original vintage photo, 8"x10".

Scarce original press photograph, full details on reverse, from the day at Wembley Stadium, centered on a visibly delighted Princess Diana talking to David Bowie (behind the scenes, one of the event's most un-starry lynchpins).

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thumbnail link to original Chalkie Davies photo The Specials Coventry Canal Basin

CHALKIE DAVIES - THE SPECIALS, 1979

Original vintage photo, 10"x7".
Photographer's details on reverse.
Chalkie Davies, one of Britain's pre-eminent rock photographers of the 70s and 80s, took the definitive shots of the band for the first album at Coventry's Canal Basin. Jerry Dammers chose this set-up on an abandoned boat with an eye for future use, eventually surfacing as the back cover of 'More Specials'.

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thumbnail link to original poster The Jam Sound Affects 'Pow'

THE JAM, SOUND AFFECTS - 1980

Original Polygram promo poster 23 1/2" x 12 3/4".
Photographer's details on reverse.

The band's 5th album introduced a less polished production sound and wider influences (post-Punk, the Beatles) and instrumentation. Demos such as Dead End Street point the way to The Style Council. Touches of psychedelia were reflected in the Pop Art stylings of the cover (based on a BBC sound effects lp) and in the three Roy Lichenstein-styled U.S. promo posters, by far the best produced for the band. All three are very scarce - beware repros!

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thumbnail link to original Decca poster Jumpin' Jack Flash The Rolling Stones

THE ROLLING STONES - JUMPIN' JACK FLASH, 1968

Original Decca promo poster, 24.5" x 17 3/4".

The single that decisively announced that the band's dalliance with the psychedelia of Their Satanic Majesties Request was over. Musically it was a restatement of core values; lyrically it reflected the traumas of the previous year's drug busts; most importantly it was the opening track to the band's greatest era.

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ROGER DEAN - VIRGIN RECORDS, 1972

Original Pace Minerva poster, 33" x 23.5".
Artwork by Roger Dean.

Whilst his brother Martyn designed and fitted out the new Virgin shops, brother Roger worked on the graphics side, creating the famous logo of the label's early years.

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thumbnail link to original my Jamaican Guy original Island poster

GRACE JONES - MY JAMAICAN GUY, 1983

Original Island promo poster, 60"x40".
Design by Jean-Paul Goude.

V. scarce large format poster (note: this format of poster was intended for flyposting, so record companies ensured their details were left off).

Jean-Paul Goude: Would you agree that you have always had a problem with authority?
Grace Jones: Yes, definitely.... And I think that is what contributed to my masculinization. I deliberately challenged men's roles. In fact, I survived by taking on both roles.

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thumbnail link to original The Selecter 2-Tone Records promo poster

THE SELECTER - TOO MUCH PRESSURE, 1980

Original 2 Tone promo poster, 30"x40"

Singer Pauline Black's image and sheer presence, at times facing down racist skinheads in audiences, were genuinely groundbreaking. Jerry Dammers worked closely with designers John Sims and David Storey in creating 2-Tone's distinctive graphic identity. Original 2 Tone posters are not at all common.

£225.00


thumbnail link to original Kraftwerk Computer World London tour dates poster 1981 poster

KRAFTWERK - COMPUTER WORLD TOUR, 1981

Original London tour dates poster.

Superb design for Kraftwerk's three London dates on the 'Computer World' tour, the high point of their worldwide popularity: Lyceum, Hammersmith Palais, Hammersmith Odeon.

Very scarce; we've only seen this poster once before.

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thumbnail link to original Roxy Music ATCO promo poster Siren

ROXY MUSIC - SIREN, 1975

Original ATCO promo poster, 19"x26".

The sophisticated shocks of Roxy's early albums were matched by the warped glamour of their famous covers, never more so than on 1975's acclaimed 'Siren', where mermaid Jerry Hall crawls across the rocks of Anglesey's South Stack coast.

This poster rarely survives in such good condition.

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thumbnail link to original Rolling Stones card stock promo posters Peter Corriston Tattoo You Keith and Mick

THE ROLLING STONES, TATTOO YOU, 1981

Records promo posters, each 12 1/4"x12 1/4".
Artwork by Peter Corriston.

Peter Corriston also designed the superb covers for 'Some Girls' and Led Zeppelin's 'Physical Graffiti'.

These are the superior card stock printings.

£250.00 conservation framed.


thumbnail link to original Rolling Stones Some Girls boxing style card poster original unauthorised artwork version

THE ROLLING STONES- SOME GIRLS, 1978

Original Rolling Stones Records US promo poster, 22"x14".

Very scarce original American boxing-style card stock promo poster, featuring the album's original unauthorised artwork line up of Marilyn Monroe, Lucille Ball, Raquel Welch, Farrah Fawcett et al, whose threatened legal action saw the cover withdrawn.

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thumbnail link to original Rolling Stones Sticky Fingers promo poster

THE ROLLING STONES - STICKY FINGERS, 1971

Original Rolling Stones Records promo poster, 35"x23".
Photography by David Montgomery.

Sticky Fingers was the band's first release on their own Rolling Stones label (and the first to sport the lips logo), and the first with Mick Taylor fully on board. Like Exile it wasn't entirely well received by contemporary critics; like Exile it's now regarded as the Stones at their absolute peak.

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THE CLASH - OUT OF CONTROL, 1984

Original promotional flyer, 6"x8".
Photography by David Montgomery.

After the break up with Mick Jones in September 1983, Strummer and Simonon regrouped with new band members on an extended self-financed tour. That the experiment ended a year later with the Bernie Rhodes-engineered debacle of the Cut The Crap album tends to obscure how revitalised Strummer was in this period. Greil Marcus: "I'd never seen Strummer more exhilarated, or more convincing".

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thumbnail link to original Grace Jones Island poster Nightclubbing

GRACE JONES - NIGHTCLUBBING, 1981

Original Island Records promo poster, 36"x24".
Design by Jean Paul Goude.

Probably the single most famous image of Grace Jones, Jean Paul Goude's 1981 'Blue-black in black on brown' created as oil paint on cut up photo.
Jean Paul Goude: "Grace was very open. We worked together to create this intimidating character. I mean, she's naturally intimidating anyway...I tried to emphasize that body shape through a sort of minimalist German expressionism, with its games of shadows and its angular shapes."

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thumbnail link to original Grace Jones Island poster Island Life

GRACE JONES - ISLAND LIFE, 1985

Original Island Records promo poster, 24"x24".
Design and photography by Jean Paul Goude.

Jean Paul Goude's amazing image was a brilliant illusion. The convincing yet impossible pose was created in 1978 by photographing Grace in a variety of poses, some supported by clear acrylic boxes, and then reassembling the cut-up Ektachrome transparencies: see original here.

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thumbnail link to original Grace Jones Island poster Slave to the Rhythm

GRACE JONES - SLAVE TO THE RHYTHM, 1985

Original Island/Manhattan promo poster, 36"x24".
Design by Jean Paul Goude.

Initially an NY disco diva, with designer and partner Jean-Paul Goude Grace Jones created a radical androgynous new image and a musical metamorphosis, one of the most memorable of the era. Goude can be seeing creating the bold cut-up image - see original here - its origins in Goude's cover of Cristina's 1984 album Sleep It Off - at the beginning of the song's video.
'Slave To The Rhythm' was the apogee of Trevor Horn's unique production sound.

£425.00 conservation framed.


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SEX PISTOLS - HOLIDAYS IN THE SUN, 1977

Original Virgin Records promo poster, 27.5"x28".
Design by Jamie Reid.

Another Jamie Reid appropriation, this time of an advert by an unamused Belgian tourist company, who demanded it be withdrawn. John Lydon: "Being in London at the time made us feel like we were trapped...there was hatred and constant threat of violence....Berlin and its decadence was a good idea. The song came about from that. I loved Berlin. I loved the wall and the insanity of the place."
Beware repros of this poster.

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SEX PISTOLS - PRETTY VACANT, 1977

Original Virgin Records promo poster, 18"x23".
Design by Jamie Reid.

Very scarce smaller format in-store promo poster.

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BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN - BORN IN THE USA TOUR, 1984

Original CBS tour promo poster, 38"x20".
David Gahr was one of the greatest American music photographers and an early chronicler of Springsteen, shooting the cover for 1973's The Wild, The Innocent & The E Street Shuffle.

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WE STOCK SEX PISTOLS - 1977

Original Virgin Records in-store promo poster, 12"x38".
Design by Jamie Reid.

Virgin made full use of promotional material in their record stores to capitalise on the Pistols' notoriety. This scarcer banner follows the lettering style of the rare large window posters Jamie Reid designed.

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thumbnail link to original Burt Goldblatt photograph Louis Armstrong

LOUIS ARMSTRONG - BURT GOLDBLATT, c.1958

Original photograph by Burt Goldblatt, 10"x8".
© Burt Goldblatt label on reverse.
Provenance: Burt Goldblatt collection.

Fine shot of Armstrong, probably at a recording session, reading sheet music on the piano.

£350.00 conservation framed.


thumbnail link to original Burt Goldblatt photograph Zoot Sims

ZOOT SIMS - BURT GOLDBLATT, 1958

Original silver gelatin photograph by Burt Goldblatt, c.9"x8".
Handwritten Burt Goldblatt notation on the reverse: "Zoot Sims listens to a playback 1958 NYC".
Provenance: Burt Goldblatt collection.

Burt Goldblatt was a pioneering and remarkably versatile modern graphic designer, illustrator and photographer, who created now-classic jazz record sleeves from the early 1950s for Bethlehem, Savoy, EmArcy, Verve, Atlantic, and other labels.

Outstanding image of the great tenor man, one of Woody Herman's original "Four Brothers".

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thumbnail link to original Burt Goldblatt photograph Charles Mingus

CHARLES MINGUS - BURT GOLDBLATT, 1960

Original silver gelatin photograph by Burt Goldblatt, 10"x8".
Burt Goldblatt annotated label on reverse.
Provenance: Burt Goldblatt collection.

This image appears to be from the photo shoot undertaken for the cover of the 1960 album 'Mingus Revisited'.
The photographer's hand written label on the back indicates the photograph's page no. in his 1982 book 'Jazz Gallery One'.

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thumbnail link to original Virgin promo poster The Sex Pistols The Great Rock'n'Roll Swindle, American Express withdrawn design

THE SEX PISTOLS - THE GREAT ROCK'N'ROLL SWINDLE, 1979

Original Virgin promo poster, 39.5"x27.5".
Design by Jamie Reid.

This infamous design was subject to a successful injunction by American Express. Genuine original examples are very hard to find. NB beware numerous recent repros.

This poster comes with a unique provenance from an employee of Virgin Records at the time.

£750.00 conservation framed.


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HAWKWIND - HALL OF THE MOUNTAIN GRILL, 1974

Original promo poster, 24.5"x17".
Artwork by Barney Bubbles.

Before his celebrated designs for Stiff, Radar et al, Barney Bubbles created a spectacular body of work for Hawkwind. The band's manager Doug Smith has called Bubbles 'the most important artist of our generation' for the visual identity he created for artists, whereas Peter Saville has simply said "Barney Bubbles should be canonised".

£350.00 conservation framed.


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BLONDIE - EAT TO THE BEAT, 1979

Original Chrysalis card stock promo poster, 12"x12".
Photograph by Norman Seeff.

The band's second UK no.1 album in succession, from which three classic singles 'Dreaming', 'Union City Blue' and 'Atomic' were drawn.
The wonderful cover shot - well printed on this poster - was by master photographer Norman Seeff, whose prolific credits include The Rolling Stone's for 'Exile On Main Street'.

£175.00 conservation framed.


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BLONDIE - AUTOAMERICAN, 1980

Original Chrysalis card stock promo poster, 38"x20".
Art by Martin Hoffman.

Autoamerican saw Blondie's focus becoming more diffuse, but 'Rapture' was a groundbreaking early Pop-Rap classic.
Martin Hoffman became part of the NASA Art Program in the 1980s, assigned to document five shuttle launches, with special access to restricted areas. These paintings were exhibited at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum.

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thumbnail link to original Blondie banner poster Parallel Lines

BLONDIE, PARALLEL LINES 1978

Original Chrysalis promo poster, 12"x38".
Design by Ramey Communications, photography Martyn and Edo Goddard.

'Parallel Lines' was Blondie's third album and their greatest success, with no less than four hit singles coming off it. The brilliant design captured perfectly their New Wave/classic Pop mix.

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JOHNNY CASH - UNCHAINED, 1998

Special American Recordings promo poster, 11"x17".
Photo by Jim Marshall.

The poster that sent the country music establishment an unambiguous message after the unsupported 'Unchained' won a Grammy award. The famous photograph was taken by Jim Marshall at the 1969 San Quentin gig. This poster is now scarce.

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LED ZEPPELIN - 1970

Original concert handbill 8 1/2" x 11 3/4".

Original handbill from Zeppelin's landmark sixth tour of America, the venue Fort Worth's Tarrant County Convention Centre, Texas, Aug 22, 1970.

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thumbnail link to original Rolling Stones 1970 European Tour poster

THE ROLLING STONES - EUROPEAN TOUR, 1970

Original promo poster, 33"x24".
Art by John Pasche.

John Pasche not only designed the band's classic tour posters of the early 70's , but also created the 'lips' logo in 1971 for the Stones' own label. His work is among the very best of the era.
Note: Repros are very common on this poster.

£685.00 conservation framed.


thumbnail link to original Genesis The Lamb Lies Down Atco 1974 promo poster

GENESIS - THE LAMB LIES DOWN ON BROADWAY , 1974

Original U.S. Atco promo poster, 28.5"x20.5".
Design and photography by Hipgnosis.

Very scarce original U.S. promo poster with artwork taken from the album cover, designed by Hipgnosis/Storm Thorgerson.

This was the concept double album magnum opus from the progressive masters of the musically surreal, and the last from the original lineup at the peak of their powers, before Gabriel's departure for his acclaimed solo career. Phil Collins was to lead them to huge success, but in a much more commercial direction.

This striking poster represents the album's protagonist 'Rael' dramatically smashing through his metaphysical barriers!

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thumbnail link to original Virgin Records Sex Pistols God Save The Queen 1977 promo poster

SEX PISTOLS - GOD SAVE THE QUEEN, 1977

Original Virgin promo poster, 38 1/2" x 27.5".
Artwork by Jamie Reid.



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GENESIS - SELLING ENGLAND BY THE POUND, 1973

Original Charisma/Atlantic promo sticker, 20" x 4 1/4".




£165.00 conservation framed.


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SHIRLEY BASSEY - Alhambra Theatre Bradford, October 13th 1958

Original playbill poster, 15"x10".

Delightful early theatrical appearance poster, on card stock.
The American press accolade "The most sensational singer of our time" reflects Shirley Bassey's recording with influential Columbia producer Mitch Miller (of Frank Sinatra fame), which led to her Las Vegas debut later the same year.

£275.00 conservation framed.


thumbnail link to original 1970 MAC Elton John promo poster Tumbleweed Connection

ELTON JOHN - TUMBLEWEED CONNECTION, 1970

Original UNI/MAC promo poster, 30"x20".
Design and artwork by David Larkham.
Delightful early theatrical appearance poster, on card stock.
Scarce original poster for one of the real highpoints of Elton and Bernie Taupin's classic early period. The western theme of the lyrics carried over to the lp and poster designs.

£385.00 conservation framed.


thumbnail link to original 1981 promo poster Grace Jones One Man Show

GRACE JONES - ONE MAN SHOW, 1981

Original Capitol promo poster, 39"x28".
Design by Jean-Paul Goude.
One Man Show was the name both of Grace Jones' performances at London's Drury Lane Theatre and New York City's Savoy Theater in 1981, and of the video released the following year. This stunning and scarce poster advertises the original theatrical perfomance.

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thumbnail link to original 1978 promo poster Kraftwerk Man Machine

KRAFTWERK - THE MAN-MACHINE, 1978

Original Capitol promo poster, 30"x20".
Art direct and lettering Karl Klefisch, photography by Guenter Froehling.
Striking design owing an obvious debt to Soviet Constructivism (El Lissitzky is acknowledged in the credits). The album features two of Kraftwerk's best known tracks, The Model and The Robots. Scarce.

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thumbnail link to original 1981 2 Tone promo posterThe Specials Ghost Town

THE SPECIALS - GHOST TOWN, 1981

Original 2 Tone promo poster, 18.5"x28.5".
Design by John Sims and David Storey.
Under Jerry Dammers' idiosyncratic direction, David Storey and John Sims created the 2 Tone label's unique look, including Walt Jabsco, the dancing Ska man. For 'Ghost Town' Dammers wanted a striking illustration; Sims and Storey found the skeleton band on an old postcard.
David Storey: "What made 2-Tone different to everything else at that time was that Jerry directed all the visuals...We'd sometimes create these immaculate pieces of artwork, but he'd insist we roughed things up. He hated things looking clean and stiff."

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THE WALKER BROTHERS - JAPAN TOUR, 1968

Original Japanese promo poster/flyer, 10"x7".
Design and artwork by David Larkham.

The Walker Brothers had broken up in spring 1967, but the group reunited at the beginning of 1968 to embark on a short one-off tour of Japan.
Scarce and very attractive small poster. Near mint condition.

£350.00 conservation framed.


thumbnail link to original 1966 Walker Brothers Philips promo poster The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Any More

THE WALKER BROTHERS - THE SUN AIN'T GONNA SHINE ANY MORE, 1966

Original Philips promo poster, 15.7"x10.4".

Very scarce original poster for the Walker Brothers' most successful single, a cover of Frankie Valli's 1965 original. It became their second UK no.1 in six months and achieved their highest US chart position (13).

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