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    James Brown 1971 Dallas Memorial Auditorium Concert Poster. An original cardboard window card advertising that Super Bad Sex Machine himself, James Brown, performing in Dallas, Texas on Monday evening, February 8, 1971. A very unusual Globe poster with a different composition and layout than we're used to seeing, all the way down to JB wearing a turtleneck. Still, those bright Day-Glo colors that Globe was famous for are ever-present and commanding. At the time of this gig, Brown's last three singles had been Top 5 R&B smashes, and all are listed on the poster: "Get Up (I Feel Like Being a) Sex Machine," "Super Bad" and the current "Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved." Measures 17" x 34" and grades to Very Good condition. COA from Heritage Auctions.

    More Information: In the early 1970s, the Godfather of Soul was in a major transition. Progressing from the sound that made him a superstar, he was now making music that was funk at the ground level. Backed by a stellar band called the J.B.'s, his sound was heavier and looser, as heard on the aforementioned tunes "Sex Machine" and "Super Bad."

    Built in 1957, the Dallas Memorial Auditorium (now known as Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center) was a legendary spot in downtown Dallas where John F. Kennedy, the Beatles and Led Zeppelin had graced its stage in years before. Brown himself had performed there earlier, in 1968, and a recording of that show was released in the late 1990s.

    Condition details: Has a ¾" spot of loss in the bottom right corner, staple holes, various spots of creasing, a ½" tear in the bottom left corner and scratching in the upper center portion.


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