Original Show Invitation Card for a May 1966 Marin County, CA Concert]

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Published by [ca. 1966], Marin County, CA, 1966
Condition: Near fine
From Brian Cassidy, Bookseller ABAA/ILAB (Silver Spring, MD, U.S.A.)

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Letter-pressed brown textured card measur- ing approximately 4 1/2" x 2 3/4". Marked with a date stamp and crossed-out ownership signature to rear. Else generally near fine. Flyer or invitation card for a show held at Muir Beach Resort in Marin County, Califor- nia on May 21, 1966. Acts on the bill were The Quick Silver Messenger Service, The Charlatans, Big Brother and the Holding Com- pany (in one of their final shows before the addition of Janis Joplin), The Wildflower, The Carpetbaggers, The Re- birth, Billy Moses and the Blues Band and The Erector Set. Stated cost is a $1.00 donation to Ambrose Hollingsworth, the then-hospitalized manager of the Quicksilver Messenger Service. An attractive artifact from the 60s Bay Area rock-and-roll scene. Bookseller Inventory # 14591

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Title: Original Show Invitation Card for a May 1966...

Publisher: [ca. 1966], Marin County, CA

Publication Date: 1966

Book Condition:Near fine

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