FRANK ZAPPA with THE MOTHERS OF INVENTION - Sat March 16, 1974 - Also features several other concerts - The EAGLES - Fri, March 22, 1974 - HERBIE HANCOCK / WEATHER REPORT / GRAHAM CENTRAL STATION / HANK CRAWFORD QUARTET - First / Only printing concert poster printed on Window card stock (only 250 or so copies were produced due to the expense of the thick, grey, cardboard like stock) - 13 1/2" x 21 29/32" - Multi-concert & concert dates poster features black & white photo of the inside ceiling etc. of the Paramount NW, the location of the concerts in Portland, Oregon, at top with bands and venue info listed below in black block lettering on lime green background - Ultra Mega Rare - Pristine B+ shape - 450.00
Too much sunlight in photo below, poster has crisper image and colors!
BG-27 - THE MOTHERS / OXFORD CIRCLE - Fri and Sat Sept 9 & 10, 1966 at the Scottish Rites Temple in San Francisco - First printing concert handbill printed on white paper stock - 5 33/64" x 19 49/64" (approximate size) - Designated as BG-27-OHB-A n Eric King's guidebook - Full color (orange, purple on white paper) some bends at upper left corner (from press or ?, hardly affect image background at all along with a few minor small, light handling bends in the margin) - Beautiful B+ copy - Inquire for current price / availability
FRANK ZAPPA / TIM BUCKLEY - Sept 25 & 26, 1970 at Pepperland (see large full color image in the Art of Rock on page 362, plate 4.86) - First / Only printing concert handbill on card stock with blank backside - 5 1/2" x 3 1/2" - Small blank back card features artwork by Mark T. Behrens:
Copy A is SIGNED by the artist in white crayon (removeable) and is in A / A- shape - Inquire for current price / availability
Copy B is not signed and is in A- shape - Inquire for current price / availability
Poor photo in scan, colors are deeper and more vivid (click on the image link below):
THE MOTHERS / SIR DOUGLAS QUINTET - Jan 17 & 16, 1968 - FAMILY DOG REVIVAL CONCERT (at least an attempt at one) at Winterland - First / Only printing concert handbill printed on card stock - 8 1/4" x 3 1/4" - Red, blue on white card stock with text on backside (promoting sale of FD poster sets in an attempt to recover financially) - Features SAF (San Andreas Fault aka Tad Hunter) artwork of dogs dressed in human clothing (photo) and hand lettering - Sometimes referred to as "W-2" by collectors and assigned the designation FD-690117-OHB-A in Eric King's guidebook - Pristine A / A- condition - 25.00
THE MOTHERS / SIR DOUGLAS QUINTET - Jan 17 & 16, 1968 - FAMILY DOG REVIVAL CONCERT (at least an attempt at one) at Winterland - First / Only printing concert poster - 10 3/16" x 27 3/16" - Low print run (approximately 1,000 copies only since it was not being printed for commercial resale after the show, unlike most of the other posters in the Family Dog / Avalon Ballroom series) concert poster features artwork by SAF (San Andreas Fault aka Tad Hunter) - Sometimes referred to as "W-2" and assigned the designation FD-690117-OP-1 in Eric King's guidebook - Pristine A / A- to A- shape - 93.00
FRANK ZAPPA AND THE MOTHERS OF INVENTION OCT 29, 1966 at Earl Warren Fairgrounds in Santa Barbara, California - First Printing Concert Handbill - 8 1 / 2" x 11" - Black on white paper concert handbill / flyer entitled "FREAK OUT! the official News of the Mothers of Invention" The Mothers Play Dirty? YES! features text (most likely written by Zappa) and small collage with lettering and faces of the Mothers etc. - Scare, hard to find these days! - Beautiful B+ copy - 325.00
Frank Zappa / "YOU ARE WHAT YOU IS" - Original printing Barking Pumpkin promotional poster - PW 37537 (number appears on poster, which links it with the Barking Pumpkin release in '81) - 24 3/32" x 35 1/2" - Huge original issue promo poster features full color photo of Frank's head, wearing a brimmed hat, etc. (see poor photo taken in bright light below) - Beautiful B condition, suitable for framing as is! (has some bends and a few hairline wrinkles from being rolled up, will send closeup photos if you are potentially interested in purchasing this poster) - Uncommon - 111.00
FZ on CD - 1990 Rykodisc promo poster, full color on slick promo stock, horizontal 14 1/2" x 22 5/16" features full color photos of 7 Zappa and Mothers CD covers with others reproduced much small in the background, surrounded by bizarre artwork - Beautiful B / B+ to B+ shape - 93.00
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