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    Santana Unused First Album Slick and Photo Sheet (1969). Carlos Santana and his namesake band were a popular act in the San Francisco-Bay Area throughout the late 1960s, playing often at venues like the Fillmore. In 1969, they released their classic first album on Columbia; for the cover art, they chose popular poster artist Lee Conklin, who adapted the "Lion's Head" design first used on poster #BG134. The result was spectacular. This lot includes an unused album slick, which has been signed by Conklin. Also included in this lot is a large photo proof sheet, featuring shots of Carlos wailing on his Les Paul, from those first album sessions (that's Dave Brown on bass in the background). The pictures are by well-known Rock photographer Jim Marshall, and he has signed the sheet. Both items are in NM- condition; the slick measures 13.5" x 15", and the photo sheet measures 24" x 20".

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    April, 2006
    14th-15th Friday-Saturday
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