CLASSIC ORIGINAL ROCK AND POP POSTERS

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

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thumbnail link to original Rod Stewart Atlantic Crossing poster

ROD STEWART - ATLANTIC CROSSING, 1975

Original Warners promo poster, 15"x21.5"
Artwork by Peter Lloyd.

Apparently commissioned by a panicking Warners under an overnight deadline after the original designer failed to deliver, Peter Lloyd produced a classic of 70's airbrushed album artwork.

Note hints of the styling he later brought to his work on the film 'Tron'.

£350.00 linen backed and conservation framed.


thumbnail link to original Richard Avedon Stern poster John Lennon

RICHARD AVEDON - JOHN LENNON, 1967

Original 1967 poster, 20"x27".
Solarized photography by Richard Avedon.

Richard Avedon's glorious portrait set of the Beatles, commissioned by Beatles company NEMS Enterprises Ltd and licensed for sale through three outlets - LOOK magazine in America, the Daily Express in the UK and, as here, Stern Magazine in Germany.

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thumbnail link to original Richard Avedon Stern poster Paul McCartney

RICHARD AVEDON - PAUL MCCARTNEY, 1967

Original 1967 poster, 20"x27".
Solarized photography by Richard Avedon.

Richard Avedon's glorious portrait set of the Beatles, commissioned by Beatles company NEMS Enterprises Ltd and licensed for sale through three outlets - LOOK magazine in America, the Daily Express in the UK and, as here, Stern Magazine in Germany.

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thumbnail link to original Richard Avedon Stern poster George Harrison

RICHARD AVEDON - GEORGE HARRISON, 1967

Original 1967 poster, 20"x27".
Solarized photography by Richard Avedon.

Richard Avedon's glorious portrait set of the Beatles, commissioned by Beatles company NEMS Enterprises Ltd and licensed for sale through three outlets - LOOK magazine in America, the Daily Express in the UK and, as here, Stern Magazine in Germany.

Please inquire.


thumbnail link to original Richard Avedon Stern poster Ringo Starr

RICHARD AVEDON - RINGO STARR, 1967

Original 1967 poster, 20"x27".
Solarized photography by Richard Avedon.

Richard Avedon's glorious portrait set of the Beatles, commissioned by Beatles company NEMS Enterprises Ltd and licensed for sale through three outlets - LOOK magazine in America, the Daily Express in the UK and, as here, Stern Magazine in Germany.

Please inquire.


thumbnail link to original Richard Avedon Stern Beatles banner poster

RICHARD AVEDON - THE BEATLES, 1967

Original 1967 poster, 14.5"x40".
Solarized photography by Richard Avedon.

The striking banner format portrait of all four band members, often missing from the set.

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thumbnail link to original 1973 Martin Sharp poster Hendrix Explosion

JIMI HENDRIX EXPLOSION - Martin Sharp, 1967

Published by Big O Posters Ltd 1973, 28"x36.5"

Moving from Australia to London, becoming 'OZ' magazine's Art Director, Martin Sharp soon became a defining artist of the era, finding the perfect visual expression for Hendrix's revolutionary sonic explosion. The image is based on a Linda McCartney photograph taken at the Rheingold Festival in Central Park, NY, July 1967.

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thumbnail link to original Rolling Stones promo standee Black and Blue, bondage image

THE ROLLING STONES, BLACK AND BLUE, 1976

Original Atlantic in-store standee, c.36"x40"

Original in-store standee version of the infamous S&M billboard poster put up by Atlantic on Sunset Boulevard to promote the new album, with the caption "I'm 'Black and Blue' from the Rolling Stones - and I love it!". Howls of protests rapidly saw the campaign withdrawn. This is a rare item.

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thumbnail link to original EMI promo poster Sex Pistols Anarchy in the UK

SEX PISTOLS - ANARCHY IN THE UK, 1976

Original EMI promo poster, 38 1/2" x 28".
Artwork by Jamie Reid.

Scarce original poster for The Pistols' incendiary debut single. EMI withdrew the single after the Bill Grundy 'Today' show debacle contributing to the poster's rarity.

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thumbnail link to original 1967 Milton Glaser Bob Dylan poster

MILTON GLASER - BOB DYLAN, 1967

Original poster, 22"x33".
Art by Milton Glaser.

Famous artwork by one of New York's greatest designers. Glaser created, amongst other classics, the I ♥ New York and the long-running DC Comics 'bullet' logos.

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thumbnail link to original 1972 Rolling Stones Winterland concert poster

THE ROLLING STONES - WINTERLAND BALLROOM CONCERTS, SAN FRANCISCO 1972<

Original concert poster, c.22"x28".
Art by David Singer.

This original pre-concert poster was misprinted with the sharp white outline on the lower left side of the upper die. This was corrected on the second printing after the event and on all other later reprints. 'Tumblin' Dice' was released as a single prior to 'Exile On Main Street'.

This is the scarce genuine original, in superb condition, acquired from a person who worked for the band for ten years around this period.

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thumbnail link to original 1975 Camel Snow Goose Royal Albert Hall concert poster

CAMEL, THE SNOW GOOSE, ROYAL ALBERT HALL 1975

Original concert poster, 30.5"x40.5".

Very rare original poster from the 17th October concert at the Royal Albert Hall. The album - based on Paul Gallico's classic short parable - and the show became the band's big breakthrough into commercial as well as critical success.

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thumbnail link to original 1971 German promo poster Led Zeppelin fourth album

LED ZEPPELIN - FOURTH ALBUM, 1971

Original Atlantic/Kinney promo poster, 23.5"x33".

The evocative photograph of the Victorian woodland worker was found by Robert Plant and Jimmy Page in a Reading junk shop, on one of Jimmy's frequent trawls. The foldout sleeve contrasted an old rural way of life with the bleak new urban landscape of the 1960s.

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thumbnail link to original 1989 Virgin promo poster XTC Oranges and Lemons

XTC - ORANGES AND LEMONS, 1989

Original Virgin promo poster 22.5"x22.5".
Arwork and design by Dave Dragon and Ken Ansell (Design Clinic), Andy Partridge.

Wonderful Milton Glaser pastiche. Design Clinic realised cover designs for both XTC and thier side project Dukes of Stratosphear. The band carved their own acclaimed creative niche, drawing inspiration from psychedelia and the English pastoral.

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thumbnail link to original 1980 Illegal Records promo poster The Cramps Songs The Lord Taught Us

THE CRAMPS - SONGS THE LORD TAUGHT US, 1980.

Original 20"x30" Illegal Records poster.
Photography by David Arnoff.

Just when Punk had stagnated into workman-like orthodoxy and po-faced politics, The Cramps crazed blend of Sun-era rockabilly and 50's pulp, sci-fi and horror was something fresh. Produced by Alex Chilton, recorded at the Sam C. Phillips Recording Studio in Memphis, released on Miles Copeland's I.R.S. label.

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thumbnail link to original U.S. Epic Records promo poster The Clash first album

THE CLASH, 1979.

Original U.S. 1st lp Epic Records promo poster, 39"x17".
Photography by Penny Smith and Kate Simon.

The Clash's debut album was released in America in January 1979 after 'Give 'Em Enough Rope', CBS feeling the debut lp too raw for radio play, hence the mixed-period photos on this poster.

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thumbnail link to original Bottom LIne club gig promo poster Bruce Springsteen 1975

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN - THE BOTTOM LINE, 1975

Original concert poster 31"x43".
Photography by Eric Meola.

Springsteen's celebrated five night run at New York's Bottom Line club was a defining moment in his career and in the history of rock music.

This remarkable poster was carefully picked off the wall of the club itself at the time by an enterprising young English CBS employee, who had been queuing for tickets outside from 10am that morning.

This historic item is offered completely unrestored with all options open to the next fortunate owner. Comes with letter of provenance.

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thumbnail link to original 1975 CBS promo poster Bruce Springsteen Finally

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN - FINALLY -1975

Original CBS promo poster 30" x 40".
Photography by Eric Meola.

Springsteen strongly took against Columbia's full-blown promotion and personally ripped down the "Finally the world is ready for Bruce Springsteen" posters in the lobby at his first UK concert at the Hammersmith Odeon. This is one of the originals that survived the Boss's displeasure, one of the all-time great rock posters.

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thumbnail link to original 1975 promo poster Bruce Springsteen at Hammersmith Odeon

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN - ODEON HAMMERSMITH, 1975

Original CBS promo poster 30" x 40".
Photography by Eric Meola.

Original poster for Springsteen and the E-Street band's London debut. The 18th November date was to become one of the most celebrated concerts ever seen in the UK. In 2005, Springsteen commented: "It was the show that put us on the map in England and began a long and beautiful relationship with our fans overseas."

The poster is very rare and was taken off the wall of the venue at the time.

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thumbnail link to original 1976 concert poster Hawkwind Astounding Sounds, Amazing Music Barney Bubbles design

HAWKWIND - ASTOUNDING SOUNDS, AMAZING MUSIC, 1976

Original concert promo poster, 20"x30".
Design by Barney Bubbles.

A great example of Barney Bubbles' versatility, a monumental Nuremburg/Soviet design for the tour promoting Hawkwind's 1976 album.

"He was so good I couldn't have really competed with him."
Sir Peter Blake.

The poster is very rare and was taken off the wall of the venue at the time.

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thumbnail link to original Diana Ross 1973 Paris concert poster

DIANA ROSS, 1973

Original Paris concert poster, 36"x24".

Diana Ross had enjoyed huge success with her portrayal of Billie Holiday in 'Lady Sings The Blues' the previous year (hence the white Gardenia). The soundtrack album reached No.1. Almost 50 years previously Josephine Baker had taken Paris by storm at the same theatre.

£350.00 linen backed and conservation framed.


thumbnail link to original 1978 Chrysalis promo poster Blondie: Blondie Does It

BLONDIE - BLONDIE DOES IT, 1978

Original Chrysalis promo poster, 23"x35".
Design by Barney Bubbles.

Very scarce original Chrysalis promo poster, advertising the band in general, but with 'Blondie, Their first album' picture bottom left and 'Plastic Letters, Their new album' bottom right.

The poster is very rare and was taken off the wall of the venue at the time.

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thumbnail link to original 1985 EG 20

BRIAN FERRY - SLAVE TO LOVE, 1985

Original EG promo poster, 20"x30".

Original EG poster for the lead single from Bryan Ferry's most successful solo release.

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thumbnail link to original 1985 EG 40

BRIAN FERRY - SLAVE TO LOVE, 1985

Original promo poster, 40"x60".
Sleeve Design by Antony Price, Bryan Ferry and Simon Puxley. Artwork by Cream.

Full-size promo poster, with a discrete (see 'Black And Blue' for the alternative approach) but unmistakeable Bondage aspect that elicited some murmurs of disapproval. The poster is an unmistakable tribute to the Hollywood film posters of the 1940's.

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thumbnail link to original 1982 Epic Records UK advance promo poster Michael Jackson Thriller

MICHAEL JACKSON - THRILLER, 1982

Original Epic Records UK advance poster, 20"x15".

"Place Your Order Here". Unusual and low key advance poster for what was to become (and remains) the best selling album of all time. This poster is very uncommon.

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thumbnail link to original 1977 Stanley Mouse Led Zeppelin Blue Angel Portal poster.

STANLEY MOUSE - LED ZEPPELIN, 1977

Original Portal poster, 28"x20". Art by Stanley Mouse.

One of the founders of the famous Family Dog collective, Stanley Mouse is one of the definitive artists of the 1960s' San Francisco scene. The poster was unauthorised and very likely withdrawn at the insistence of Zeppelin's management.

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thumbnail link to original 1975 Van Der Graaf Generator concert poster

VAN DER GRAAF GENERATOR, 1975

Original concert poster, 20"x30".

Rare original screenprint poster for Van Der Graaf Generator's November 1st gig at Derby's College of Art & Technology. Derby appears to have had a distinctive local printer/designer in the 70s producing concert posters.

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thumbnail link to original 1978 Australian Daybill poster The Who The Kids Are Alright

THE WHO - THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT, 1978

Original Daybill poster, 12"x27".
Photograph by Art Kane.

The famous photo was taken by Art Kane in New York City in 1968. Kane: "They made me think of.. Oliver Twist, Fagin's gang. Irreverent, lovable. I had the flag made from 2 Union Jacks. I was influenced by a Cartier-Bresson photograph of a vagrant asleep under a statue in Trafalgar Square." Legend has it that the four were truly asleep, having been kicked out of their hotel due to Keith's shenanigans.

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thumbnail link to original 1977 Island promo poster Bob Marley and the Wailers Exodus

BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS - EXODUS, 1977

Original Island promo poster, 30"x20".
Cover design/graphics Neville Garrick. Photography by Adrian Boot and Neville Garrick.

Rare original poster for Marley's classic album, which yielded the huge international hits "Jamming," "Waiting in Vain," and "One Love/People Get Ready." Jamaican born Neville Garrick had a close working relationship with Marley, designing covers and live staging for him. Ex-NME stalwart Adrian Boot is one of Britain's best known music photographers.

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thumbnail link to original 1977 Warner Bros banner poster Sex Pistols Never Mind the Bollocks

THE SEX PISTOLS - NEVER MIND THE BOLLOCKS..,1977

Original Warner Bros banner 11.5"x34".
Design by Jamie Reid.

Scarce original US release banner, in electric colours.

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thumbnail link to original 1970 Original UK 8

THE BEATLES - LET IT BE, 1970

Original UK 8"x10" still set.

Complete set of 8 colour stills in near mint condition, with superb studio scenes not found on the U.S. lobby cards. Click on thumbnail image for complete set.

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