MastroNet December 2005
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By 1966, the San Francisco music scene was exploding with young talented bands that included Jefferson Airplane, Janis Joplin with Big Brother & The Holding Company, and, of course, the Grateful Dead. Producer Bill Graham seemed to be the "Pied Piper" of rock—ready and able to package these acts into what are now thought of as legendary shows. The posters from these events have long been sought after by rock aficionados and poster collectors alike. The offered poster is from the Fillmore West weekend show featuring the Grateful Dead and Santana that ran from August 30 until September 1, 1968. The poster was created by noted rock artist Lee Conklin, and it is designated as BG 134. The dimensions are 14" by 21", and condition is Excellent with the only distraction being a slight copper blemishing at the top of the poster. This is a first printing and takes on added significance in that it was used as the artwork for Santana's first album.
1968 Grateful Dead/Santana Concert Poster
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