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Lot # 1630 (of 1807)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1957 Rhythm & Blues Concert Poster with Little Richard

Starting Bid - $500.00, Sold For - $592.50

Poster heralding an all-star gathering of rhythm and blues performers at the Memorial Auditorium in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on August 8, 1957. Headlining the event was Little Richard, who is pictured in profile next to his name. Also listed on the card, many of whom are also pictured, are Bobby "Blue" Bland, Junior Parker, The 5 Royals, Wynonie "Mr. Blues" Harris, Big Maybelle, Tab Smith, Jimmy Reed, Noble Watts, and Tony Harris. This is rare poster and one of only a few we have ever seen. The poster (22 x 28 inches) displays light toning along the border areas and is otherwise in Excellent to Mint condition. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000+. SOLD FOR $592.50

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