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    Herb Greene The Acid Age of San Francisco Rock Deluxe Limited Edition Photo Portfolio (Herb Greene / Palm Press, 2006). An extremely limited - numbered "22/30" - portfolio containing thirty-nine gelatin silver prints of some of Herb Greene's famous 1960s/early '70s photographs of the Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, Jefferson Airplane, and several other Rock icons and figures of the era. Each photo is printed on Ilford Multicontrast Glossy Fiber Paper, and titled, signed, and dated by Herb Greene in pencil at the bottom edge of the verso of each print.

    Included are the following prints: "Grace Slick, Jefferson Airplane, 1966"; "Jefferson Airplane, 1966"; "Marty Balin, Jefferson Airplane, 1966"; Jack Casady, Jefferson Airplane, 1966"; "Great Society, with Grace Slick, 1966"; "Janis Joplin, 1966"; "Big Brother and the Holding Company, 1966"; "Chet Helms, Family Dog & James Gurley, Big Brother, 1966"; "Jerry Garcia, 1965"; "Dead on Haight, 1967"; "Quicksilver Messenger Service, 1967"; "the Charlatans, 1967"; "Mike Wilhelm and Dan Hicks, 1967"; "Mike Ferguson, 1967"; "Richy Olsen and George Hunter, 1967"; "Dan Hicks, 1968"; "Ellen Harmon, founder of Family Dog, 1966"; "Bard Dupont, Great Society & Michelle, 1966"; "Steve Miller, 1967"; "Steve Miller Band, with Boz Scaggs, 1967"; "Boz Scaggs, 1968"; "Neal Cassady, 1967"; "Rick Griffin, Artista, 1968"; Blue Cheer, 'Summer Time Blues', 1967"; "Santana, 1972"; "Taj Mahal, 1972"; "Lydia Pense, Cold Blood, 1972"; "Pointer Sisters, 1972"; "Re Styles, The Tubes, 1971"; "Led Zeppelin, 1968"; "Robert Plant, Led Zeppelin, 1968"; "Jimmy Page, Led Zeppelin, 1968"; "Rod Stewart, Jeff Beck Group, 1968"; "Ron Wood, Jeff Beck Group, 1968"; "Jeff Beck, 1968"; "Dave Mason, 1972"; "New Riders of the Purple Sage, 1968"; "Bill Graham, Filmore Ballroom, 1966". Each print measures 18" x 22" total, with most images measuring either 15.75" x 16" or 16" x 19.75". Includes title and contents pages, and comes in a gorgeous grey folio with the title embossed in silver on the cover. Folio measures approximately 19.25" x 23.5". In Excellent condition, with little or no visible wear. COA from Heritage Auctions.

    Though perhaps best known for his photo portraits of the Grateful Dead, Herb Greene (born in Indio, California on April 3, 1942) photographed nearly ever important figure of the 1960s San Francisco Hippie/Psych/Hard Rock scene, with work featured regularly in Rolling Stone, Newsweek, Life, GQ and other notable publications. During the 1970s, Greene worked as a fashion and music photographer, and earned a Grammy nomination for his work on That's a Plenty, the 1974 studio LP from the Pointer Sisters. Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, he continued working with the Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan, and others, and published The Book of the Dead: Celebrating 25 Years with the Grateful Dead in 1990.

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