JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE - Feb 10, 1968 (this poster was actually produced by Rick Griffin & Gordon McClelland in the early 70's, as a concert memorial & to give Rick a chance to use the central illo on a Hendrix poster) - First Printing California Graphix Exchange Poster - 13 15/16" x 21 1/16" - See page 277, Plate 3.68 in the ART of ROCK for a full color reproduction of this incredible Griffin graphic! - The central illustration originally appeared in ZAP COMIX #2 - Mega deep, dark blue background with intense red behind the bold, black central illustration - Shrine Auditorium info at bottom is black against the deep blue background and thus is quite difficult to discern until one is looking for it - This copy has a ding at each corner, clean staple hole at lower right corner area and at upper left corner, a few light, difficult to notice bends, including one in the image area which is primarily visible from the back side - Will look fantastic in a frame as is! - The original printer, Gordon McClelland, thought there were only 500 to 750, at most, produced in 1973/1974 at California Graphix Exchange when he worked closely with Rick Griffin on several poster projects -Ultra Rare - Pristine B+ condition - Inquire for Availability & Current Price
Full view of the Griffin / Hendrix poster:
Another full view, in slightly different light:
Close-up of the central imagery:
Lower right corner close-up:
Upper left corner close-up:
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA FOLK- ROCK FESTIVAL May 23, 24 & 25, 1969 at Family Park in the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds in San Jose, California - JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE headlines at this festival, also featured: LED ZEPPELIN - JEFFERSON AIRPLANE - SANTANA - SPIRIT - CHAMBERS BROTHERS - YOUNGBLOODS - CHUCK BERRY - MUDDY WATERS - CANNED HEAT - ERIC BURDON - POCO - LOADING ZONE - DOC WATSON - NOEL REDDING - LEE MICHAELS - LYNN COUNTY -BLUES IMAGE - TAJ MAHAL - NEW LOST CITY RAMBLERS - BUFFY SAINT MARIE - ELVIN BISHOP - AUM - etc. - Red and yellow (with some red that looks magenta) printing on metallic foil paper surfaced stock handbill - First Printing Concert Handbill - 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" - Illustration by Linda Segul - Extremely minor small bends at edge, a ding or two) - Ultra Rare to Rare in this condition - Pristine A- to A-/B+ Shape - Inquire for Availability & Current Price
KPPC (Pasadena / Los Angeles Radio Station) / "WHAT KIND OF PERSON LISTENS TO KPPC?" This phrase appears at top of this circa 1968 Promotional poster - Original Promotional Printing - 22" x 28" in psychedelicized lettering (black and white) above large black and white photo of Jimi and his fellow Experience musicians dressed in their stage outfits with guitars, etc. - Surrounding artwork by Bob Masse - Bob Masse HAND SIGNED this poster in Silver ink at the lower right corner area for me at the San Mateo Poster Show in 1995 - Tackholes and staple holes at the corners, stain at top center margin (not major) Original Printing Guaranteed - Ultra Mega Rare - Beautiful B/B+ to B+ Shape - Inquire for Availability & Current Price
Scan photo taken with poor lighting:
EYE MAGAZINE POSTER from EYE MAGAZINE #4 (1968) / JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE - Black and white photo of Jimi's head and shoulders with Noel Redding partially visible in background - 19 1/4" x 24 1/4" was folded into 1/4 ' s to fit in the magazine - Included (it had been removed from tthe magazine earlier on) with the entire magazine in B/B+ to B+ shape with a detached poster (could have been removed a bit more cleanly) in Beautiful B/B+ to B+ shape - Inquire for Availability & Current Price - The poster features a small photo of Jimi on the backside along with text discussing the historic early 1968 / BG-105 Fillmore and Winterland concerts from 1968 along with coverage of other performers etc.
Spring 1988 NORTHWEST HALL OF FAME (Rocky Awards in Seattle) - JIMI HENDRIX / THE WAILERS - THE SONICS - LITTLE BILL, etc. - First / Only Printing Event Poster - 16" x 21 1/2" - Only 400 copies were printed in one print run in the spring of 1988 to commemorate the event - Features dot screened photo of Jimi smoking a cigarette with his name weaving into his hair in psychedelic lettering - Other bands are listed in psych lettering at right side of design - Looks great under blacklight as well! - Orange, purple on vellum stock - Artwork by Doug Fast of Seattle, WA (See the Art of Rock page 376, plate 4.135 for an example of his work that is similar to this piece) - I purchased ten (10) copies of this poster directly from Doug Fast in 1988 and this is my last copy - Ultra Mega Rare - Pristine B+/A- condition - 450.00
For full color poster image, click on the web link under the handbill description, below:
Also have First printing 8 1/2" x 11" black and white handbills for this event (the last of the artist's stash, 22 years ago) - While they last for 25.00 each in Pristine A/A- to A- shape
Digital photo of the black and white handbill:
JIMI HENDRIX - GRATEFUL DEAD -JEFFERSON AIRPLANE - QUICKSILVER - SPIRIT - HOT TUNA - IKE & TINA TURNER - JOHN FAHEY - DAVE MASON & MAMA CASS - BREAD - JOY OF COOKING - NRPS - Oct 1970 at Winterland - Booklet of upcoming concert acts presented by Paul Baratta at Winterland - 16 pages - 8 15/16" x 5 31/32" - Back cover features black and white photo of Jimi Hendrix (see scan below) in memoriam, since he had died just prior to press time (EYE magazine photo, see EYE magazine listing) - Text and black and white photos of the above acts (Quicksilver has an illustrated page) with some orange color surrounding the black and white photos in the center spread of group photos - Lettering and artwork by Randy Tuten - Uncommon - Pristine A- condition - 111.00
Full view of the front and back cover, which features the photo of Hendrix:
Double page spread from the interior pages of the Oct '70 Winterland booklet described above, featuring a photo and text of the Grateful Dead, as well as Jefferson Airplane:
Close-up of the Grateful Dead black and white photo featured in the front pages of the booklet:
Centerfold featuring black and white photos of upcoming acts playing in Oct '70 at Winterland:
Close-up of the Grateful Dead photo featured in the centerfold of the Winterland booklet:
"A FILM ABOUT JIMI HENDRIX" - EARLY '70s - Original Printing - Large original issue one-sheet movie poster, the rolled version (some are folded) about two x three feet, features Jimi sitting on a stool with his head bowed playing guitar with his hat etc. in black and white with some red lettering on slick stock - Probably from 1972 to 1974 period - See link below for image - Ultra Rare - Pristine A- shape - Inquire for Availability & current price
I also have a copy of this with the original Portland Oregon movie theater sticker pasted to the bottom area - Has some bends & creases, although still in reasonable condition and the only copy of the poster for this Jimi Hendrix movie I've seen which had the movie theater sticker attached, for an actual showing - 2,000.00
JIMI HENDRIX - RAINBOW BRIDGE - Movie Opening May 2, 1973 - "FIRST OREGON SHOWING - FIFTH AVE. CINEMA, 82nd ST, DRIVE-IN, PORTLAND, OREGON" appears in black typeset lettering on orange background on window card stock along with "Starting Wed. May 2" - First/Only printing movie opening poster for this Portland venue - Size is approximately 14" x 22" - Features official illustration from the movie poster in black on the orange background - I've only seen three copies of this in the 9+ years I spent in the Portland area extensively searching for concert posters and handbills - Only 200/250 copies or so printed due to the expense of the heavy window card stock - Ultra Mega Rare - Pristine A- copy - Inquire for Availability & Current Price - 2nd Copy has a water stain at the lower left edge (see clickable scans below) - Ultra Mega Rare - Inquire for Availability and Current Price
Digital Photo of Water Stained copy:
Close-Up of Water Stain:
JIMI PLAYS BERKELEY - 1973 NEW LINE CINEMA CORP. - Original 1973 promotional movie tour blank - 11" x 17" - Full color, creased horizontally at center, seemingly for distribution in a mailing envelope - Double exposure of Jimi playing white strat - Ultra Rare - Beautiful B- Shape - Inquire for Availability & Current Price
BG-69-PC-A - JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE / JEFFERSON AIRPLANE June 20-25, 1967 at the Fillmore - First Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock with a "place stamp here" postcard back side - Pristine A/A- Shape - 35.00
BG-105-PC-A JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE - ALBERT KING - JOHN MAYALL AND THE BLUESBREAKERS - Feb 1-4, 1968 at Fillmore Auditorium and Winterland - First Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock with postcard back side - 4 1/2" x 7 1/64" - Artwork by Rick Griffin, his hallmark, mind blowing, envelope stretching, notoriously infamous "Flying Eyeball" imagery - Pristine A/A- Condition - 500.00
Scanned image of the BG-105 handbill/postcard:
Digital photo - Full view of the card taken in different lighting:
Digital Photo - Full view taken with more light at top of card:
Digital Photo - Full view taken with more light at the bottom half of the card:
BG 105-OP-1 JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE - ALBERT KING - JOHN MAYALL & The BLUES BREAKERS - February 1-4, 1968 at the Fillmore Auditorium & Winterland - First Printing Concert Poster - 14 1/32" x 21 9/16" (some slight variation in size is evident in the print run) - Quite possibly THE most popular of the quintessential Griffin creations, The FLYING EYEBALL, inspired, in part, by the master auto detailer VON DUTCH and his implementing the modern use of this motif / character / chimera creature - Rare - Beautiful B+ shape - Inquire for Availability & Current Price
Full view of the postcard/handbill, for image reference only:
Softer view of the Flying Eyeball image, taken with different lighting (not the poster):
BG-105-2 JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE - ALBERT KING - JOHN MAYALL AND THE BLUES BREAKERS - Feb 1-4, 1968 at the Fillmore and Winterland - UNCUT PRINTERS' PROOF SHEET - Second Printing of this "FLYING EYEBALL" concert poster by Rick Griffin - UNCUT press proof sheet of two BG-105 Second printing posters (printed side by side and uncut) overprinted with a very light yellow press run of Wake of the Flood (Grateful Dead LP release) printed over the top (UNCUT sheet was used as a test sheet for the Dead poster run) with more Wake of the Flood artwork (Rick Griffin's) and Robert Fried artwork printed on backside - A real oddity & entirely unique, one-of-a-kind piece! - Inquire for Availability & Current Price
Full view of the Hendrix/Griffin BG-105-2 Press Proof Sheet:
Close-up view of the right side of the back side of the sheet:
Close-up of the back side of the sheet:
Back side of the sheet:
Another view of the back side of the sheet:
Close-up of the left side of the front side of the double poster sheet:
Lower left corner close-up view of the front side of the sheet:
View from the lower left corner of the front side of the sheet:
View of the right side of the front side of the sheet:
Close-up of the right side of the front side of the sheet:
Close-up view of the upper left corner of the sheet:
View of the upper left area of the front side of the sheet:
BG 105-SS-4 JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE - ALBERT KING - JOHN MAYALL & THE BLUES BREAKERS - February 1-4, 1968 at the Fillmore Auditorium & Winterland - Hand printed Silk Screened, Signed & Numbered 1989 Reprint Serigraph / Poster - 28" x 40" (with the white border added to the design for the print) - In 1989, Rick Griffin hand created color separations and the blackline for this extreme mega quality serigraph, as well as overseeing nearly all of the major steps of this printing, cleaning up the line work such as the eyestrain lines in the eyeball, the creme colored overlay on the white part of the eyeball - Quite possibly THE most popular of the quintessential Griffin creations, The FLYING EYEBALL, inspired, in part, by the master auto detailer VON DUTCH and his implementing the modern use of this motif / character / chimera creature - Hand signed and numbered by the late, great Rick Griffin in pencil in the white margin of the print - Only 500 signed and numbered prints were produced - Pristine A/A- Condition - Inquire for Availability & Current Price - Pristine B+/A- Copy - Inquire for Availability & Current Price
JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE - ALBERT KING - JOHN MAYALL & THE BLUES BREAKERS - February 1-4, 1968 at the Fillmore Auditorium & Winterland - First/Only Printing Fillmore Silk Tie Produced by Bill Graham Productions in 1991 - Quite possibly THE most popular of the quintessential Griffin creations, The FLYING EYEBALL, inspired, in part, by the master auto detailer VON DUTCH and his implementing the modern use of this motif / character / chimera creature - Pristine A/A- to A- shape - Inquire for Availability & Current Price
JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE May 10, 1968 at Fillmore East - FE-7-2 - Second Printing (1988) UNCUT SHEET of poster and six cards, all in full color on white press sheet - 23" x 35" - Signed and numbered by David Byrd (there were only 100 press sheets signed and numbered this way), 6/100, 7/100 and 8/100 - See Art of Rock (page 157, plate 290) or ART OF THE FILLMORE for image repro in full color - Only 2500 copies of the poster were printed in the 2nd printing and far fewer uncut sheets were left untrimmed - Ultra Rare - Pristine A- to A-/B+ condition - inquire for availability / current price - Also have an unsigned / unnumbered copy from same printing (also an uncut sheet) - Inquire for Availability & Current Price
BG-140-PC-B - JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE - BUDDY MILES - DINO VALENTI - Oct 10-12, 1968 at Winterland - First Printing Concert Handbill printed on card stock with calendar of upcoming events on back side - Infamous Rick Griffin / Victor Moscoso "Dancing Beetle" artwork, in full color - Pristine A- Condition - Inquire for Availability & Current Price - Also have a copy with a tiny, clean pinhole at each corner - Pristine A-/B+ shape - Inquire for Availability & Current Price
JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE - SOFT MACHINE - July 30, 1968 at Independence Hall / Lakeshore Auditorium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana - 2nd Printing Concert Poster published by GLOBE PRINTING in the 1980's - 23" x 29" - Printed on window card stock (thick cardboard like material), small print run - Dayglo / fluorescent colors, pink / red, goldenrod orange & black - Black smudges (too much ink on the rollers that day) appear at the left side (scan below was taken of another copy of the poster, so the smudges that appear on this copy are not visible). One is 1" x 1/2" (very light black, the fluorescent pink color shows through rather well), the 2nd is about 1" x 1/4" to 1/2" (irregular shape) -- both are in the background at the upper left side of the image area near the edge of the poster border. The third is about 2" x up to 1/2" (mostly thinner) ink blotch at the edge of the window card stock, near the above smudges near the upper left corner.
There's also a fair amount of the black ink on the back side of the poster, almost resembling an ink bleed, caused from being stacked on top of the previous poster. - This 2nd printing poster has been out of print for a number of years and a cleaner copy of this poster went for a hefty amount in a 2008 Heritage Auction, and on eBay in 2017 - Ultra Rare - Beautiful A-/B+ to B+ condition - Inquire for Availability / Current Price - **Extra Shipping costs for this Godzilla size window card poster
Scan photo below (click below) taken in bright light, actual colors of poster are much brighter, crisper, sharper - Will send multiple photos of this poster your way if you are potentially interested in purchasing it.
JIMI HENDRIX POSTER IMAGES included in HIGH ART : A HISTORY OF THE PSYCHEDELIC POSTER ' by TED OWEN and DENISE DICKSON - 1999 - First Edition Softcover Quality Book published by Sanctuary, London - Sanctuary Publishing, Ltd., United Kingdom - Large Quality Paperback - 10" x 12" (album sized) - 176 Pages - Three giant 10" x 12" full color Jimi Hendrix concert poster reproductions, including the iconic Flying Eyeball / BG-105 Rick Griffin poster, the BG-140 "Dancing Bugs" poster by Rick Griffin & Victor Moscoso and the Jimi Hendrix at the Fillmore Auditorium poster created by Hapshash and the Colored Coat (1967) - Features full color reproductions of notorious posters by SF Sixties graphic artists Rick Griffin, Stanley Mouse, Victor Moscoso, Alton Kelley, David Singer, Lee Conklin & others, to the British scene and leading British artists Michael English, Nigel Waymouth, Big O and Osiris Visions - It ends with a discussion of the New Wave of psychedelic art from Austin Texas (Frank Kozik et al) & elsewhere - Text by the famed erudite psychedelic poster historian Walter Medeiros - Huge number of full color repros of original 1960's rock music psychedelic concert poster art, all on quality pages, quality bound and weighing more than 2 pounds - Getting Scarcer - Pristine A- Condition - 93.00 plus 20.00 for USPS Priority Mail shipping (quality packed in a box, insulated on both sides, for condition protection)
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