CLASSIC ORIGINAL ROCK AND POP POSTERS

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THE ROLLING STONES - AMERICAN TOUR, 1972

Original promo poster, 37.5"x25".
Art by John Pasche.

The third of John Pasche's three Art Deco-inspired tour posters for the band, then at their absolute peak, touring the recently released 'Exile On Main Street'.
Note: This is the most repro'd of all the classic John Pasche posters and genuine originals such as this example are both hard to identify and scarce.

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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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thumbnail link to original Bruce Springsteen 1975 Odeon Hammersmith concert poster

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN - ODEON HAMMERSMITH, 1975.

Original concert poster, 31" x 41".

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."

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thumbnail link to original 1977 Stiff Records promo poster Elvis Costello My Aim is True

ELVIS COSTELLO - MY AIM IS TRUE, 1977

Original STIFF Records promo poster, 20"x30".
Photography by Keith Morris.

The cover shot on Costello's first album, the pose, jacket and glasses of a twisted Buddy Holly, had an immediate impact and established one of the most distinctive identities of the time.
'Alison', from the album, was an instant classic.

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THE CLASH - KNOW YOUR RIGHTS TOUR, DALLAS, 1982

Original Dallas tour poster, 33"x21".
Design by Artists of Fortune.

6th June concert at Bronco Bowl Auditorium.

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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 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'.

£145.00 conservation framed.


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KRAFTWERK - RADIO-ACTIVITY, 1975

Original Capitol promo poster, 36"x24.5".
Radio artwork by Emil Schult.

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THE STYLE COUNCIL - INTERNATIONALISTS, 1985

Original Geffen promo poster, 30"x20".
Photography by Nick Knight.

The Style Council's second album 'Our Favourite Shop' was retitled 'Internationalists' for its US release on Geffen Records.

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thumbnail link to original 1976 Genesis Trick of the Tail

GENESIS - A TRICK OF THE TAIL, 1976

Original tour poster, 30" x 40".

The album, the first after the departure of Peter Gabriel and thus a huge unknown for the band, proved to be great success and set Genesis on a solid footing both critically and financially for the post-Gabriel future The illustrations were by Colin Elgie.

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thumbnail link to original 1973 Rolling Stones Cardiff and Pembroke Castles concert promo poster

THE ROLLING STONES, CARDIFF AND PEMBROKE CASTLES, 1973

Original concert poster 20"x30".
Art by K.Burness.

Scarce original concert poster for the Stones' cancelled dates at the two castles. This is amongst the rarest major Stones posters, with only merchandise versions or out-and-out repros normally surfacing. We were fortunate enough to acquire this from a person who worked for the band for ten years around this period.

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FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD - RELAX, 1993

Original ZTT promo standee, 11.5"x8".

Soviet Constructivist-style design on this interesting small card stock in-store standee.

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DEXY'S MIDNIGHT RUNNERS - SEARCHING FOR THE YOUNG SOUL REBELS, 1980

Original promo poster, 60"x40".
Design by Peter Barrett.

Very scarce.

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thumbnail link to original 1968 Bill Graham concert poster Cream at Fillmore and Winterland

CREAM - BILL GRAHAM PRESENTS, 1968

Original concert poster, 21"x14".
Art by Lee Conklin.

This rare first printing poster marks the beginning of the residence that lead to the recording of the acclaimed live tracks comprising disc two of 'Wheels of Fire'.

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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 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 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 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, 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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