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    Seven Vintage R&B / Blues Concert Posters. This lot consists of seven vintage window cards advertising upcoming concerts from an array of musical talent very generally in the R&B field:

    Guitar Gus, year unknown, measures 14" x 22" and graded to Very Good Plus.

    Holly Maxwell / Syl Johnson circa late 1960's, measuring 14" x 21 ½" and graded Fair to Poor. Syl would go on to become a solid R&B star in the 70's.

    Jimmy Cole/Bob (Bobby) Womack, 1953, measures 14" x 22" and graded Very Good. Womack would record "It's All Over Now" as a member of the Valentinos, which the Rolling Stones turned into a hit. Then Womack went solo and became a star on his own, with some #1 R&B hits in the 1970's.

    Ruby Johnson and others, 1965, measures 22" x 28" and graded Very Good Minus.

    Bon-Ton Garlow circa early 1980's, measures 17" x 22" and graded Fair to Poor.

    Sunset Terrace Ballroom w/Leonard & Leonard and others, year unknown, measures 14" x 22" and grades to Very Good.

    Joe Thomas & His Orchestra, year unknown, measures 14" x 19" and graded poor (maimed from chopping). Thomas was a jazz tenor vocalist and saxophonist from the mid-40's to mid-60's.


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2020
    4th-5th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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