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    Human Be-In "A Gathering of the Tribes" Poster AOR-2.217 Signed By Mouse And Kelley (1967). Original first printing for the "Gathering Of Tribes Human Be-In" event at Golden Gate Park on January 14, 1967. The poster is signed on the lower right corner by the artists Stanley Mouse and Alton Kelley. The poster measures approximately 14" x 20" and is in Very Good Plus condition, with traces of red ink along the upper edge,
    some general toning to white areas.

    Literature: See Grushkin, Paul, The Art of Rock Posters from Presley to Punk, Abbeville Press, New York, 1987, p.198 (variant illustrated).

    The Human Be-In, held in January of 1967 is considered to be a seminal moment in hippie culture and sowed the seeds for the Summer of Love. The headline names on the poster are 1960s counterculture luminaries Timothy Leary and Allen Ginsberg.
    Though they are not listed in the line-up, numerous rock bands performed at the event, including the Grateful Dead, Big Brother And The Holding Company and Jefferson Airplane.


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