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    Joe Turner/Battle Of The Blues Elks Hall Concert Poster (1948). Window card printed on card stock for a show at 4016 S. Central, Los Angeles on Sunday Feb. 8. "Sammy Goldberg, presents The BATTLE of the BLUES Featuring These World Famous Blues Singers Charles Waterford 'Crown Prince of the Blues', Joe Turner, Wynonie Harris, Clarence Samuels" and "Jimmy Witherspoon". The poster shows photos of each singer. Printed by "Woolever Press Los Angeles, Calif." Measures 14" x 22". In Very Good condition with three heavy fold creases horizontally and one vertically. There is some stray printing ink, particularly to "BLUES". Pinholes to top corners and wear and toning to borders.

    This fantastic concert poster features an all star lineup of blues heavyweights. Note that "King of the Blues" Big Joe Turner is billed just as "Joe Turner". Here, he is still six years away from his big hit "Shake, Rattle and Roll" (1954).

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