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Bjork, original 1993 Matthew Lewis photograph, archival 20x24 inch print, one of ten, signed by Bjork.

MATTHEW LEWIS - BJORK, 1993

Matthew Lewis hand printed archival 20"x24" print from a total of 10, signed by Bjork.

This beautiful portrait was photographed in Matthew's flat in Islington. Bjork viewed Matthew as a uniquely talented photographer.

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Oasis, original 1994 Matthew Lewis photograph, 20x24 inch silver gelatin print, limited edition of 50.

MATTHEW LEWIS - OASIS, 1994

Silver gelatin print, limited edition of 50, 20"x24".

Shot for i-D magazine when the band were still unsigned. The Gallaghers already commanded the camera with a studied attitude. Liam was curt; Noel offered to carry his bags.

£695.00 conservation framed.


thumbnail link to original 1975 MCA Records promo poster The Who by Numbers

THE WHO - THE WHO BY NUMBERS, 1975

Original MCA Records promo poster 18"x24".
Sleeve drawing by John Entwistle.

John Entwistle: "We were taking it in turns to do the covers. It was Pete's turn before me and we did the Quadrophenia cover, which cost about the same as a small house back then, about 16,000 pounds. My cover cost 32 pounds."

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thumbnail link to original Squeeze - A Round and A Bout 40x60 inch promo poster

SQUEEZE - A ROUND AND A BOUT, 1990

Original promo poster, 40"x60".

Impressive full size boxing bill-style poster for Squeeze's first live album, from the band's second period after Jools Holland had returned in 1985.

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thumbnail link to original John Andow 8x10 inch black and white photo the Buzzcocks

THE BUZZCOCKS, c.1979

Original John Andow photo, 8"x10".

As well as being one of Punk's great originals in their own right, Pete Shelley and Howard Devoto were responsible for organising the Sex Pistols gig at Manchester's Free Trade Hall in June 1976, which lit the touch paper for the city's remarkable creative musical explosion.

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thumbnail link to original Sex Pistols Never Mind the Bollocks promo poster 40x60 inches

THE SEX PISTOLS - NEVER MIND THE BOLLOCKS, 1977

Original Virgin promo poster, 40"x60".
Design by Jamie Reid.

A scarce unused 'dead stock' example with the flourescent colours surviving in excellent state.

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thumbnail link to original DJM promo poster Elton John, Don't Shoot me I'm only the Piano Player

ELTON JOHN - DON'T SHOOT ME I'M ONLY THE PIANO PLAYER, 1972

Original DJM promo poster, 30"x20".
Design by Michael Ross.

The album was released in early 1973, but this poster is dated 1972 and may conceivably feature the originally intended cover art.
Vintage Elton John posters from the classic early albums are scarce.

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thumbnail link to original Vulcan Gas Company concert poster: Shiva's Head Band, Sleepy John Estes, Rubaiyat

SHIVA'S HEAD BAND, SLEEPY JOHN ESTES, RUBAIYAT, 1968

Original Vulcan Gas Company concert poster, 26.5"x21 1/4".
Artwork by Gilbert Shelton.

The Vulcan Gas Company (1967 - 1970) was Austin Texas's legendary underground venue, with some of the best psychedelic concert posters of the 60s. Produced in small quantities with no reprintings (unlike their San Francisco counterparts) this poster is rare. Gilbert Shelton went on to draw the Fabulous Fury Freak Brothers comix. Distinctive artwork for an incongruous bill typical of the period.

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AC/DC For Those About to Rock original Atlantic promo cut-out

AC/DC - FOR THOSE ABOUT TO ROCK (WE SALUTE YOU), 1981.

Original Atlantic promo cut-out, 30"x28".

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Original July 28 1967 promo poster Pink Floyd at CIA-UFO Club

PINK FLOYD AT CIA-UFO CLUB, July 28 1967.

Original promo poster, 30"x20".
Design by Hapshash and the Coloured Coat (Michael English and Nigel Waymouth), printed by Osiris Visions.

Commissioned by International Times to design posters for their underground UFO club on London's Tottenham Court Road, Michael English and Nigel Waymouth were true creative originals, on a par with San Francisco's famous Family Dog collective. Pink Floyd's UFO performances before a sympathetic audience helped cement an increasing popularity. A week later, their first album 'Piper At The Gates of Dawn' was released.
Vintage originals of this poster are very scarce. Beware fakes.

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Original 1980 Quad film poster Sex Pistols The Great Rock'n'Roll Swindle

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

Original British Quad poster, 30"x40".
Art by M. Hirsch.

The magnum opus of Malcolm McLaren's reinvention of the band's history (in his favour) that began almost the moment it ceased to exist. It took 20 years for 'The Filth And The Fury' to set the record straight. A proposed Jamie Reid design was ditched in favour of the final (apt) 'Carry On..'-style artwork.

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Original 1973 Big O poster Roger Dean Yes, Yessongs, Escape

YES - YESSONGS, ESCAPE, 1973.

Published by Big O Posters, 24"x33".
Art by Roger Dean.

The album 'Yessongs' was released on three discs in a unique fold-out package featuring four narrative artwork panels by Roger Dean, continuing the theme that began with 'Fragile' in 1971. "Escape", showing the craft leading the planetary fragment through space, is the first panel.

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Original 1985 Bryan Ferry Boys and Girls Island promo poster

BRYAN FERRY - BOYS AND GIRLS, 1985

Original Island promo poster 23"x35".
Photography by Antony Price.

Antony Price and Bryan Ferry enjoyed a long working relationship through the Roxy years and beyond, the designer's stylish retro-futurist aesthetic chiming perfectly with Ferry's own.

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Original 1968 Decca promo poster The Rolling Stones Beggars Banquet

THE ROLLING STONES, BEGGARS BANQUET, 1968.

Original Decca promo poster, 11.5"x17.5".
Photography by Michael Joseph.

Rare promo for the landmark album (the key to their classic period), the first produced by Jimmy Miller and the last to involve Brian Jones, that saw The Stones' return to the Blues.
The building is Swarkestone Hall Pavilion, a 17th century grandstand, part of the original grounds of Swarkestone Hall in Derbyshire.

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Original 1977 Warner Brothers cartoon art promo poster Sex Pistols Never Mind the Bollocks

SEX PISTOLS - NEVER MIND THE BOLLOCKS, 1977

Original Warner Bros promo poster, 16"x23.5".
Art by MJS (Mark Jay).

The cartoon poster was made for Warner Brothers for the original U.S. release of the album, It was used for in-store display and also for press/promotion. Sid is nicely described as "the most versatile musician of the four".

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Original 1979 Supertramp Live concert promo poster

SUPERTRAMP - LIVE, 1979.

Original concert promo poster, 22.5"x14".

Gorgeous small concert poster, featuring the saturated colour graphic version of the cover design which was used only on special promotional material.

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Original 1979 Breakfast in America (the single) A&M promo poster

SUPERTRAMP - BREAKFAST IN AMERICA, 1979.

Original A&M promo poster, 30"x20".

Scarce poster for the title single.

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Original 1978 promo card upright standee Rolling Stones Some Girls

THE ROLLING STONES - SOME GIRLS 1978

Original Rolling Stones Records promo standee, 11"x19"X4".
Design by Peter Corriston, illustration by Hubert Kretzschmar.

Re-energised by the challenge of Punk and the Disco and Latin flavours of New York City, Jagger led the band to cut their best album since 'Exile..' and their last great album of properly new recordings.

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Original 1974 Sparks Kimono My House Island promo poster

SPARKS - KIMONO MY HOUSE, 1974

Original Island promo poster 20" x 30".
Design by Peter Corriston, illustration by Hubert Kretzschmar.

After two unsuccessful American albums Ron and Russell Mael relocated to Britain in 1973 and signed with Island Records.
'Kimono My House', rated by many fans as their best LP, was Sparks' breakthrough release, with 'This Town Ain't Big Enough for Both of Us' reaching no.2. Truly unique, Sparks were to prove very influential.

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Original 1977 Warner Bros. Records promo still Johnny Rotten by Dennis Morris

SEX PISTOLS, JOHNNY ROTTEN - 1977

Original Warner Bros. Records promo still 8"x10".
Photograph by Dennis Morris.

Classic Lydon image, resplendent in Seditionairies shirt, on location at the video shoot for 'God Save The Queen' at The Marquee Club. This and the following two photos were most likely issued for Warners' 1988 re-release of 'Never Mind The Bollocks'.

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Original 1977 Warner Bros. Records promo still, Sex Pistols filming God Save the Queen video at Marquee Club by Dennis Morris

SEX PISTOLS - 1977

Original Warner Bros. Records promo still 8"x10".
Photograph by Dennis Morris.

Filming the promo video for 'God Save The Queen' at the Marquee Club. Note the original 'God Save The Queen' posters on the wall behind!

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Original 1977 Warner Bros. Records Sex Pistols promo still, Sid Vicious on stage

SEX PISTOLS, SID VICIOUS - 1977

Original Warner Bros. Records promo still 8"x10".

Sid getting in a tangle.

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Original 1985 card stock record store promo display Paul Weller Stanley Road

PAUL WELLER - STANLEY ROAD, 1995

Original card stock in store display, 31"x31".
Art by Peter Blake.

Very attractive original in-store promo standee (the upright on the back is missing) on thick card stock.
Scarce.

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thumbnail link to original 1972 EMI promo poster T.Rex Children of the Revolution

T.REX - THE CHILDREN OF THE REVOLUTION, 1972

Original EMI promo poster, 16"x11.5".
Original photography by Matayoshi Sukita.

Scarce poster for one of the classic T. Rex line up's last major hits. It reached number 2 in September 1972.

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