CLASSIC ORIGINAL ROCK AND POP POSTERS

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

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SEX PISTOLS - NEVER MIND THE BOLLOCKS, 1977.

Original Warner Bros. promo poster, 24"x33"
Design by Ronn Spencer.

The Pistols were distributed on Warner Bros. records in the U.S. and this poster, quoting what must have been alarming and incomprehensible lyrics to the average American record buyer, was produced for the release of the album.

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SEX PISTOLS - THE GREAT ROCK'N'ROLL SWINDLE, 1980.

Original Spanish poster, 39"x27"

Scarce original Spanish film poster with different artwork to the English language versions. Design is by Macario Gomez with his distinctive signature 'MAC' bottom right. He was responsible for some of Spain's best film posters.

165.00.

THE BEACH BOYS, THE MONKEY'S UNCLE - 1965

Original US lobby card, 11"x14".

Witless Disney comedy redeemed by a rare Beach Boys appearance at the opening credits. Note Brian Wilson's signature white Fender Precision bass, which made a poignant and rather wonderful reappearance at the 2004 London 'Smile' concerts.

125.00 conservation framed



ELTON JOHN - CARIBOU, 1974.

Original MCA Records promo poster, 35"x22".
Art Direction And Sleeve Design by David Larkham, Michael Ross.
Photography Ed Caraeff, Chris Denney.

Caribou lies dead centre in Elton John's 70's golden streak of classic recordings and transatlantic success. The album was number one in both America and the UK, and featured the single Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me.

This scarce poster, from the personal collection of a member of the original design team, is in excellent condition.


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ELTON JOHN - GOODBYE YELLOW BRICK ROAD, 1973.

Original DMJ Records promo poster, 30"x20".
Artwork by Ian Beck.

Extremely scarce poster for Elton John's landmark double album, that reached no.1 on both sides of the Atlantic (it topped the US charts for two months) with three U.S. hit singles.


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ELVIS COSTELLO - SPIKE, THE BELOVED ENTERTAINER, 1989

Original in-store U.S. promo card stock poster, 12.5"x12.5"
Photograph by Brian Griffin.

Brian Griffin, the wonderfully versatile and surrealistic photographer of business tycoons and musicians alike, shot this cover in his studio in London studio using a 10" x 8" camera. Costello had conceived the idea.

120.00 conservation framed.

YES - YES YEARS, 1991.

Original Atlantic Records promo poster, 24"x35"
Art by Roger Dean.

Special double-sided promo poster (the Yes logo is on the reverse) for the band's 1991 mega-compilation. The stunning artwork by Roger Dean, 'YELLOW CITY', is rated by many as his finest ever.

120.00.



ABBA, c.1978.

Original Polydor in-store standee, 16"x10".


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ELVIS COSTELLO - 'Elvis', 1977.

Original Stiff Records promo poster, 30"x39.5".
Photography by Chalkie Davies.

Original early promo poster. The image is taken from the photo sessions prior to Costello's first Stiff Records release 'My Aim Is True'.



385.00 linen backed and conservation framed.

ROGER DEAN - OSIBISA, 1972.

Original Big O poster, 16"x33"

Dean's first album cover was for Gun in 1968, but it was 1971's Osibisa lp cover that brought him to prominence. Later that year he began his epochal collaboration with Yes.

Signed by Roger Dean.


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THE ROLLING STONES - AMERICAN TOUR, 1981.

Original tour poster, 36"x22.5"

In the first deal of it's kind, Rockbill Int'l brought together the Stones and fragrance company Jovan in a multi-million dollar tour sponsorship, with their logo printed on concert tickets and posters.

NB. This is the original correct size printing; there are numerous copies.


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DAVID BOWIE, ChangesTwoBowie, 1981.

Original RCA promo poster, 22"x22"

Changestwobowie, the follow-up to 1976's very successful Changesonebowie, was released in the final months of his contract with RCA without consultion with Bowie. The cover shot shows Bowie's contrasting eyes (the result of a teenage injury to his left eye in a fight) extremely clearly.


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T.REX, ELECTRIC WARRIOR 1971

Original Reprise promo poster, 22"x33.5"
Design by Dave Bhang.

Terrific poster advertising T.Rex and their October-November US tour. Text at the bottom reads: "And now where once stood solid water stood the reptile king, T.Rex, reborn and bopping."
V. Scarce.


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AZTEC CAMERA - HIGH LAND HARD RAIN, 1983.

Original Rough Trade promo poster, 11.5"x23".
Artwork and design by David Band.

Part of Scotland's post-Punk explosion of music, Roddy Frame's precocious talents brought a breath of fresh air to UK pop. Originally signed to seminal Glasgow label Postcard, they moved to Rough Trade for the debut album.


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SEX PISTOLS - GOD SAVE THE QUEEN, 1977.

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

This poster was part of the "under-the-bed" collection of Rat Scabies, drummer with The Dammed. Surviving in suitably disrespectful condition, it is sold with a letter of provenance from Mr Scabies.

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