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    Four Tops, Martha & the Vandellas, Marvelettes 1973 Large Globe Concert Poster. An original cardboard window card advertising not one but two very different events under the same roof: first, the Washington Bullets vs. the Detroit Pistons NBA basketball game; and then a "Big Post-Game Concert" featuring the Motown sounds of the Four Tops, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas and the Marvelettes.

    It all took place at the new Capital Centre in Washington, D.C. on Saturday night, November 24, 1973. This is a very large (almost three feet tall) trademark Globe poster made in nearby Baltimore, with the hot pink color looking catchy from top to bottom.

    The two girl groups were past their charting days, but not the Four Tops. Levi Stubbs & Co. had two Top 5 R&B hits this year in Billboard including the evergreen "Ain't No Woman (Like the One I've Got)," and would continue to produce Top 40 hits into the late 80's.

    Measures 22" x 35 1/4" and grades to Very Good condition. There's a five-inch tear at the top which breaks color, from the left of the "2" into the "B" in "Big," which looks only like a crease on the back. There's a very light brown water stain along the bottom margin, the left half only, which reaches up to the "Globe" printer's bug but stops there. A couple of the corners have small harmless creases. Some surface scuffing, handling and general toning. COA from Heritage Auctions.


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    May, 2021
    1st-2nd Saturday-Sunday
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