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    The Platters 1970's San Francisco, CA Concert Poster. A Tilghman Press advertising window card from the 1970's for the legendary 1950's doo-wop group The Platters, although by this point only one original member remained, bass voice Herb Reed (on the left in the poster's photo). But he was an important member... he gave the group its name when he noticed 1950's radio DJs called their records "platters," and he was the only member to sing on all 400+ of the group's recordings.

    In fact, the Platters' latter-day line-up with Reed had two significant hit records in the late 60's, "I Love You 1000 Times" and "With This Ring." That's the group shown in this poster's photo.

    The group was performing at Mr. D's in San Francisco for six shows over three nights in February, dating to either 1972 or '77. Features a nice photo of the latter-day group and some great hit song titles. Different, interesting design of the red color appearing around the margins but not in the middle, a different twist for the very creative Tilghman designers. Measures 17" x 22 ¼" and grades to Very Good condition with various creasing and fold marks, along with staple/pin holes, and toning. COA from Heritage Auctions.


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