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    Leon McAuliffe 1954 Country Swing Music Concert Poster. An original cardboard advertising window card for Leon McAuliffe and his Western Swing Band playing at the B.E.C. Playhouse in Wichita, KS on Friday night, November 12, 1954. Admission was $1.50 per person.

    Leon McAuliffe was a guitarist who had been a member of Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys in the 1930's, quite a pedigree. In fact, Mr. McAuliffe is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as part of the Texas Playboys.

    Beautiful colors and a snazzy design make this board a cut above most 50's country-western posters. Instead of black the printer used a dark blue, and the background morphs from red through orange down to yellow, to wonderful effect. A wide variety of fonts is then used to convey the information, and some of that info is just plain fun.

    Measures 14" x 22" and grades to Very Good condition for wear and creases to corners and edges, slight loss to lower left corner, some stray red printer's ink to top, and toning to the white areas. Also, the verso has an unusual toning strip down one side edge. COA from Heritage Auctions.


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