FD-122-OPC-C IRON BUTTERFLY - VELVET UNDERGROUND - CHROME CYRCUS - June 7-9, 1968 Family Dog Presents at the Avalon Ballroom - First / Only Printing Concert Handbill printed in color on white card stock with "Bulk Rate Postage" postcard back side, Mailed version, mechanically addressed on back - 5 1/64" x 7" - Great "Butterfly Woman" artwork by Raphael, aka Bob Schnepf - Ultra Mega Rare Variant in this condition! - Pristine A- Shape - Inquire for Availability & Current Price
VELVET UNDERGROUND - BLACKSNAKE BLUES - ECTOPLASMIC ASSAULT - GOODBYE - October 31, Nov 1,2 & 3, 1968 at The Retinal Circus in Vancouver, BC - First/Only Printing Concert Handbill - 5" x 7 1/64" - Halloween at the Retinal Circus Show - Black printing on goldenrod paper stock - A fairly large stash of this item was discovered in 1989, though most of the cache are long gone as of this entry - Features illustration & lettering by S.Seymour - Uncommon - Pristine A- handbill - Inquire for Availability & Current Price - 2nd copy has 3" clean bend at lower right corner, light handling bends at top edge - Beautiful B+ copy - Inquire for Availability & Current Price
Small image of the Velvet Underground Retinal Circus Halloween handbill:
Larger image of the Velvet Underground Vancouver BC Retinal Circus Halloween handbill:
VELVET UNDERGROUND - Group photo reprint card from Sept 13, 1995 (message on back is dated thus), may have been printed in an earlier year - 4 1/64" x 6" - Printed in the E.E.C. by "Metro Music" ? See photos - Light bend, may be manufacturing defect, at lower left corner of photo side in the white margin (difficult to see, except from an angle), minor corner ding at lower right corner, writing on backside does not come through to the front side - Scarce - Pristine A-/B+ shape - 5.00
Velvet Underground 1995 postcard - Black and white photo of band members - Front:
Velvet Underground postcard back side (with blue writing):
RECORD COLLECTOR - #194 - October 1995 - British Record Collector Magazine - 8 3/4" x 11 11/16" - Features 12 pages of early Grateful Dead group photos (some with Pig Pen) & text commemorating Jerry Garcia's recent death - Front cover features small black and white photo of Jerry adjacent to black & white photo of Elvis Presley - Also features articles on VELVET UNDERGROUND - Elvis Presley - Elvis Costello - Paul McCartney - Fleetwood Mac - Rufus Thomas - Jackson 5 - The Clash - etc. - 243 pages total! - Light wear (unread copy w/minor blemishes) - Rare in the US - Beautiful B+ Condition - 19.00
NICO - CHELSEA GIRL - 1967, US Release - Verve V6-5032 Blue Label Stereo Vinyl LP - Still has original shrink wrap, though it's been opened and played once or twice - Cut out punch at lower left corner area will be visible on the photos I'll launch your way - Minor light wear at corners, though would likely qualify as NM-/VG++ cover - Inquire for Availability & Current Price
NICO - Chelsea Girl - Full view of front cover of LP:
NICO - Chelsea Girl - Close-up of lower left corner cut-out hole:
NICO - Chelsea Girl - View of blue label LP and inner sleeve:
NICO - DESERTSHORE - 1970, US Release - Reprise RS-6424 Stereo Vinyl LP - Sealed Copy (unopened) - Cut corner type cut-out record - Pristine A/A- Condition - 70.00 US
NICO - Desertshore LP cover - Full view of full color LP cover:
NICO - Desertshore LP cover - Close-up of upper left corner w/ cut-out clipped corner:
NICO - Desertshore LP cover - Back side close-up of upper left corner (cut out clipped):
NICO - THE END - 1975, US Release - Island ILPS - 9311 Stereo Vinyl LP - Sealed Copy (unopened) - Cut corner type cut out record - 1974 US Issue -Pristine A/A- Condition - 50.00 US
Use the URL below for the full view of the NICO - The End LP cover:
Upper right corner of the Nico LP The End:
NICO - JOHN CALE - ENO - KEVIN AYERS - JUNE 1, 1974 - 1974, US Release - Island ILPS 9291 Stereo Vinyl LP - Sealed Copy (Unopened) - Smaller Cut corner type cut out record - Pristine A/A- Condition - 40.00 US
Full front side cover view of the June 1, 1974 LP:
Upper left corner of the front cover of the June 1, 1974 LP:
Bill Graham Presents - LOU REED - JETHRO TULL - PAULA ABDUL - NATALIE COLE - QUEENSRYCHE - TOM PETTY AND THE HEARTBREAKERS - CROSBY STILLS NASH - MICKEY HART - BOB WEIR & ROB WASSERMAN - JOHNNY WINTER - HOT TUNA - OZZY OSBOURNE - EMF - etc. -November 1991 Concerts at various locations in the San Francisco Bay Area - First Printing Multi-Concert Handbill / Flyer - 8 1/2" x 11" - Horizontal layout, black printing on white paper with blank back side - Features small ads, many with photos, for upcoming concerts presented by Bill Graham - Small horizontal rectangle devoted to a small photo of Lou Reed's head and venue info for his Friday, Nov. 15, 1991 gig "A Night of Poetry with Lou Reed" "Lou Reed reads Selected Lyrics from "BETWEEN THOUGHT AND EXPRESSION" at the Herbst Theatre - Little bit of extremely light foxing at the right side (Lou Reed is on the left side of the handbill, well away from the foxing area) - Uncommon - Pristine B+ shape overall - 35.00
Lou Reed Poetry Reading - Bill Graham Presents - Full size view of the black and white handbill:
Lou Reed Poetry Reading - Black & white close-up with Jethro Tull at upper left corner, Lou Reed blurb below:
Lou Reed Poetry Reading - Closer up / larger view with Lou Reed at top:
LOU REED - AN EVENING WITH LOU REED - Saturday the 11th of the month (unknown month) 1976 at the Paramount Theatre in Portland, Oregon - 2/3 Concert Ticket - 1 5/8" x 2 27/32" - Light aging in the surface of the paper (see small crescent shaped area at top edge in photo, where it was held on a bulletin board by the end of a thumbtack, no tack hole though) - Raised black ink lettering gives the surface texture - Only Velvet Underground related ticket stub I uncovered in the 9+ years of extensively searching for concert posters and handbills in the Portland area! - Ultra Mega Rare - Pristine A-/B+ Condition - 65.00
Lou Reed Ticket Stub image:
JOHN CALE - VINTAGE VIOLENCE - Columbia Records Stereo Vinyl LP CS-1037 -1970, US Release - Original Columbia inner sleeve has splits where the edge of the vinyl cut though - Cover is worn with ring wear and general surface wear - Inquire for Condition, Availability & Current Price
JOHN CALE - TERRY RILEY - CHURCH OF ANTHRAX - Columbia Records Stereo Vinyl LP C-30131 - 1970, US Release - Still in original shrink wrap - Cut out copy is cut at lower left corner - Inquire for Condition, Availability & Current Price
JOHN CALE - THE ACADEMY IN PERIL - Warner Bros. MS-2079 - 1972, US Release Vinyl LP with full color "Kodak" gatefold cover featuring artwork by Andy Warhol - Original inner LP sleeve has a few seam cuts from the sharp edge of the LP - LP has a slight warp - Inquire for Availability & Current Price
JOHN CALE - READY FOR WAR (MERCENARIES) - ROSEGARDEN FUNERAL OF SORES - 1980, US Release - 45 RPM VINYL with Picture Sleeve - IRS Records / SPY 007 - IR-9008 - Sleeve has some ring wear (see photos) & vinyl disc is in Pristine A/A- top condition - 20.00
John Cale Ready for War picture sleeve, front side view:
John Cale Ready for War picture sleeve, back side view:
BRIAN ENO - JOHN CALE - ONE WORD - 1990 Promotional CD - Warner Bros. OPAL PRO-C-4601 - Includes both the edit & album version of the "One Word" composition - Clear plastic cover worn & scratched a bit, disc also shows light scratches which do not affect playing quality - Rare Single CD - 11.50
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