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    Country Joe And The Fish - Group Of Thirteen Concert Postcards (1967-68). Including 1. Seven Bill Graham series postcards: B-G 99/100, Fillmore Auditorium/Winterland, December, 1967, double postcard with blank back; BG-116, Winterland, April, 1968 addressed to "C.J. Fish" on the back BG-118, Fillmore Auditorium, May, 1968; BG-136, Fillmore West, September, 1968, with calendar back; BG-182/183, Fillmore West, July, 1969, double postcard with calendar back; and a multi-act Bill Graham postcard for the Fillmore East. 2. Three Family Dog series postcards: FD-46, Avalon Ballroom, February, 1967; FD-50, Avalon Ballroom March, 1967; and an FD-62, Avalon Ballroom, May, 1967, Type A, with "Place Stamp Here". 3. Two other postcards for shows at California Hall, San Francisco: one for Big Brother And The Holding Company/Big Mama Thornton, Francisco, April, 1967; the other for Charles Lloyd Quartet/Big Brother & The Holding Company, April 23, 1967. Majority measure 5" x 7". In Very Good to Near Min Minus condition, some with pinholes and minor wear. COAs from Country Joe McDonald and Heritage Auctions.

    Provenance: The Country Joe McDonald Collection


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    Arguably the most political figure associated with 1967's "Summer of Love," Country Joe McDonald led Country Joe and the Fish, a Psych/Folk Rock act that was an influential part of the late-1960s San Francisco music scene. Formed in 1965, Country Joe and the Fish began as a Folk duo heavily influenced by the work of Woody Guthrie. Soon, they were a full-fledged electric Rock act. McDonald used his music as a something of a political platform, protesting the establishment and the Vietnam War. In 1967, the band released their second studio album, I-Feel-Like-I'm-Fixin'-to-Die. The LP's title track is to- this-day considered the ultimate Vietnam War protest song, and was written by McDonald in twenty minutes for an anti-war theatrical play. Aside from being an instant classic of a protest song, coupled with "The 'Fish' Cheer," it is essentially Woodstock's defining moment. Country Joe's post-Fish career has been incredibly prolific, with nearly three-dozen albums released since 1969. Acerbic and original where many acts of the day were glorified pop groups, Country Joe McDonald is a countercultural icon. Heritage Auctions is proud to present a selection of memorabilia from his personal collection, never offered before at auction anywhere.



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