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    Jefferson Airplane "A Benefit For The Grateful Dead" Concert Poster BG-222 (Bill Graham Presents, 1970). This is a poster that we are proud to be able to offer, the rare BG - 222. Throughout their career, the Grateful Dead frequently performed at benefits for a wide variety of causes. When the Dead got busted in New Orleans on drug possession charges, many San Francisco acts felt compelled to play a benefit for them. This is the poster from that special event. Also of note for collectors is the fact that this is the only poster in his series that does not read "Bill Graham Presents" at the top; instead, it reads "A Benefit For The Grateful Dead." Also performing at the benefit were Quicksilver Messenger Service, Santana, It's A Beautiful Day, and Dan Hicks and his Hot Licks. This poster grades Near Mint due to just a couple of small creases in the lower right. Due to the rarity of the item, this would still be a centerpiece in any rock poster collection! Overall size of this poster is 13.75" x 20.75".

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2006
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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