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    Bo Diddley/Etta James Concert Poster (1955). Extremely Rare. Window card tour blank printed in bright blue and purple on card stock for "The Little Big Show". The poster features images of the top four acts with song titles for each including "Bo Diddley / The...Original / Man Himself..."I'm A Man" "Bo Diddley""; Modern Recording Star / Etta James / and the Peaches / "Dance With Me Henry" / "Wallflower""; "Charlie & Ray / "Certainly Baby" "Dearest One"' and "Jimmy Witherspoon / "When The Lights Go Out". Printed by "Globe Poster, Baltimore". Measures 22.25" x 24". In Very Good condition, the blank area to the top appears to have been trimmed, with 1" x .5" area of loss to lower edge, loss to upper left corner, various other nicks and tears to edges, toning to light areas.

    This is the earliest known concert poster to feature a photograph of Bo Diddley.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2017
    11th Saturday
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