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    Joe Turner/Smiley Lewis Labor Temple Concert Poster (1954). Extremely Rare. Window card printed on card stock for a show in San Francisco on Sun. April 18. The poster shows photos and hit songs for both artists: Joe Turner - "Honey Hush" and "TV Mama"; Smiley Lewis - "Blue Monday" and "Down The Road". Printed by "Tilghman Press...Oakland". Measures 13.5" x 22". In Good condition, with extensive restoration throughout, including re-backing, repairs and touch-ins to lettering.

    This is the only known copy of this poster.

    Big Joe Turner was a Jump Blues singer and one of the pioneers of Rock n' Roll. In the words of songwriter Doc Pomus "Rock and roll would never have happened without him". His most famous hit was 'Shake Rattle And Roll" in 1954. He was was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1987.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2017
    18th Saturday
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