Here is a cool poster from a Grateful Dead residency in New York. We are posting…
Written by megarock on October 26, 2018
Here is a cool poster from a Grateful Dead residency in New York. We are posting this while good Professor Poster recovers from his eye surgery. Here is what he had to say about it.
This is the famous Grateful Dead "Poster From The Past" that was banned by the Radio City Music Hall folks because they thought that it was bad for their image. The poster features a pair of skeletons leaning against the front of Radio City building with a long line of people waiting to get in to hear the concert. This poster has been extensively bootlegged and most copies are bogus. The number of these sold on eBay in a month probably exceeds the original printing! There are some small printing flaws unique to the originals, as well as a slight difference in color, but you'd need to see them side by side to make out the differences.
It was 38 years ago back in 1980, that these concerts took place in New York City. This very popular and hard to get Rock Poster was created by Rock artists Dennis Larkins & Peter Barsotti. There is another poster that is quite similar to this one that was done for the Dead concerts at the Warfield Theater here in San Francisco with the two skeletons leaning up against the theater!
Share some classic "DEAD" with a friend!
Soooo Approved by Professor Poster