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    Little Milton / Original Drifters 1965 Vancouver Boxing-Style Concert Poster. An original cardboard window card advertising blues guitarist & singer Little Milton - a member of the Blues Hall of Fame - supported by the Original Drifters and Jackie Ross of Chess Records. 1965 was the best commercial year of Little Milton's 50-year recording career, featuring his two biggest hits on the R&B charts... and they're both listed under his name on the poster. ("We're Gonna Make It" was a #1.) The (Original) Drifters need no introduction, and this line-up included founding member Bill Pinkney. Measures 16" x 24" and grades to Very Good condition. COA from Heritage Auctions.

    More Information: There are nine tiny pin-prick holes in the top two corners and center margin area, perhaps from staples. Some appear in the "E" on the left, "B" in the middle and "M" at the end. Two more staples were used in the middle, level with Milton. And then the bottom about six scattered evenly, mostly in the white margin. There is also a name written in blue ink in the lower left margin, and again in larger size on the verso, twice. The board's only creasing is in the upper right corner, which has several. The verso shows light water stains at the bottom, which are barely perceptible on the front. General overall toning.


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