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    Edgar Winter, Dr. John (The Night Tripper) 1973 Memphis, TN Concert Poster. A poster for a show when the Edgar Winter Group was red hot thanks to the singles "Free Ride" and "Frankenstein." Two songs that are still classic rock staples.

    Joined by Ronnie Montrose and Rick Derringer, the Edgar Winter Group was a supergroup of sorts. As heard on their 1972 gold-selling album They Only Come Out at Night, the guys could play their limbs off, but also knew how to make a catchy tune (like all three minutes and seven seconds of "Free Ride"). Their 1974 follow-up Shock Treatment, furthered their chart success and popular visibility.

    The Mid South Coliseum is known for a couple of different reasons, and only some of them are for concerts. The Beatles played there in 1966 (complete with protest by the KKK and a firecracker went off on the stage), as well as Elvis and the Faces. But Mid South is very well known in professional wrestling for the United States Wrestling Association, featuring Jerry "The King" Lawler. (Later it was frequently used by the World Championship Wrestling promotion from 1996 until 2000.)

    Measures 15 1/2" x 20 1/2" and grades to Near Mint Minus condition. The upper right corner has a mild one-inch crease that affects nothing. There's some scratching in the black under "Out" at the top. Also the tiniest of surface mark under "South" in the black circle. When held at an angle to the light, half a dozen instances of tiny spots in & around Edgar's face. The verso has a visible water stain in the top left which doesn't show on the front at all; and "1973" written in pen in the lower left corner. COA from Heritage Auctions.


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