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    Two Joan Baez Berkeley Concert Posters (Manuel Greenhill, 1967). Both window cards printed on card stock, designed by Barry for Californian shows. The first is dated April 16 for a show at Berkeley Community Theatre. Measures 13" x 21.5". In Very Good Plus condition with some areas of discoloration and general toning to white areas. The second is for a performance at U.C. Hearst Greek Theatre on October 25. Measures 13" x 22". In Very Good condition with staple holes to upper corners, some discoloration and creasing to the black area at the center of the poster. COAs from Country Joe McDonald and Heritage Auctions.

    Provenance: The Country Joe McDonald Collection


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    Arguably the most political figure associated with 1967's "Summer of Love," Country Joe McDonald led Country Joe and the Fish, a Psych/Folk Rock act that was an influential part of the late-1960s San Francisco music scene. Formed in 1965, Country Joe and the Fish began as a Folk duo heavily influenced by the work of Woody Guthrie. Soon, they were a full-fledged electric Rock act. McDonald used his music as a something of a political platform, protesting the establishment and the Vietnam War. In 1967, the band released their second studio album, I-Feel-Like-I'm-Fixin'-to-Die. The LP's title track is to- this-day considered the ultimate Vietnam War protest song, and was written by McDonald in twenty minutes for an anti-war theatrical play. Aside from being an instant classic of a protest song, coupled with "The 'Fish' Cheer," it is essentially Woodstock's defining moment. Country Joe's post-Fish career has been incredibly prolific, with nearly three-dozen albums released since 1969. Acerbic and original where many acts of the day were glorified pop groups, Country Joe McDonald is a countercultural icon. Heritage Auctions is proud to present a selection of memorabilia from his personal collection, never offered before at auction anywhere.



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    June, 2017
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