Rock On! Turner Auctions + Appraisals Presents Rock ‘n’ Roll Memorabilia From A Roadie On June 27

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Online Auction Offers Over 130 Lots from 1960s-2000s

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA, JUNE 11, 2020 – Turner Auctions + Appraisals is pleased to present Rock ‘n’ Roll Memorabilia from a Roadie on Saturday, June 27, 2020, featuring over 130 posters and memorabilia from a man who has worked with renowned musicians like the Grateful Dead for many years. With items from the 1960s to 2000s, but mostly from the 1960s-1970s, the posters include famous musicians and rock groups such as the Rolling Stones, Grateful Dead, Pearl Jam, Jerry Garcia, Donovan, Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Neon Rose, Jefferson Airplane, Quicksilver, Country Joe and the Fish, Phil Lesh & Friends, Incubus and others. Other posters of Motown, soul and blues musicians include Sam and Dave, Memphis Slim, Muddy Waters, Smokey Robinson, the Temptations, Ray Charles, Martha and the Vandellas, Reverend Horton Heat, and others. 

Event posters include the Hookers Ball, Joint Show, TRPS Festival, Avalon Ballroom, and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. The wide range of memorabilia includes Grateful Dead tickets, magazines, calendars and paraphernalia; show and backstage passes; concert and promotional photos; Bill Graham Presents and other vintage handbills; Antone’s (Austin, Texas) R&B calendars; vintage Playboy and Mad magazines; the first issue of Mother Jones; and more. A signed photo of Jackson Browne, Grateful Dead signatures, and an Al Capp drawing of Earthquake McGoon are also included in the sale. Among the auction highlights are a painting of a skull band by Stanley Mouse (Stanley George Miller, also known as Mouse), an American artist renowned for his 1960s psychedelic rock concert poster designs; an unused 1965 Beatles ticket; the 1968 Jimi Hendrix Flying Eyeball poster; and a “Keep on Truckin’…” poster by cartoonist R. Crumb. 

Turner Auctions + Appraisals begins its online auction on Saturday, June 27, 2020, at 10:30 am PDT; sale items are available for preview and bidding now. The auction will be featured live on multiple platforms: LiveAuctioneers, Invaluable, Bidsquare, iCollector, and Turner Auctions + Appraisals’ free mobile app, which can be downloaded from the App Store or Google Apps (“Turner Auctions”). All are easily accessed through ‘Upcoming Auctions’ at the company’s website: 

Here are some highlights of the upcoming sale (see details in the online catalog): 

Lot 85: Unused Beatles ticket. A rare framed unused 1965 Beatles Dress Circle concert ticket at the San Francisco Cow Palace. Frame size: 8″ high x 10″. Ticket size: 1 3/4″ x 4 1/2″. Condition: Good. Estimate $300 – $500. (Photo, top right) 

Lot 1: Rolling Stones. A 1994 poster for Bill Graham’s Rolling Stones Trick or Treat Concert with special guest Seal at the Oakland Stadium. Size: 18 1/2″ high x 28″. Condition: Good. Estimate $100 – $200. (Photo, middle right) 

Lot 4: Pearl Jam. A 1995 Pearl Jam and Bad Religion poster for a concert in San Francisco, “sponsored by no one”. Size: 33″ high x 21 1/2″. Condition: Fair, some folding and outer tears. Estimate $100 – $200. (Photo, top left) 

Lot 23: Sam and Dave, La Chic Club. Vintage Boxing Style poster for Sam and Dave “Double Dynamite” at La Chic Club Fort Worth, Texas. Size: 23 1/2″ high x 18″. Condition: Good. Estimate $100 – $200. (Photo, lower right) 

Lot 18: Jackson Browne. Signed Jackson Browne Boxing Style poster for the 1974 release of the album Late For The Sky. Size: 16″ high x 24″. Condition: Very good, slight edge wear. Estimate $200 – $400. (Photo, lower left) 

Lot 129: Keep On Truckin…’. A large early 1970’s Keep On Truckin’ poster by cartoonist R. Crumb. Size: 22″ high x 34″. Condition: Good. Estimate $100 – $200. (Photo, top left) 

Lot 131: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Billboard. 1977 Vintage New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Billboard. Size: 72 x 48 in. Medium: oil on board. Estimate $100 – $200. (Photo, top right) 

Lot 111: Bill Graham Presents handbills. Ten vintage handbills – postcards. Size: 8″ x 5″. Condition: Fair to good. Estimate $100 – $200. (Photo, middle left) 

Lot 31: Grand Ole Opry. A 1982 Hatch Show Print of a Grand Ole Opry poster for Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys. Size: 20 1/2″ high x 24 3/4″. Condition: Good, some corner wear. Estimate $80 – $120. (Photo, lower right) 

Lot 32: Hooker’s Ball. A 1978 R. Gotsch poster for the Hooker’s Masquerade Ball, Tea Lautrec Lithograph, San Francisco. Size: 29″ high x 20″ Condition: Good. Estimate $80 – $120. (Photo, lower left)

Lot 58: Janis Joplin poster signed by the artist, Randy Tuten. A 1969 second printing Janis Joplin Winterland concert poster. Size: 21″ high x 14 1/8″. Condition: Good, attached to board. Estimate $80 – $120. (Photo, left) 

Lot 72: Grateful Dead passes. Eight backstage passes. Condition: Good. Estimate $100 – $200. (Photo, right) 


Lot 87: Stanley Mouse (Born 1940). Artist: Stanley Mouse. Subject: Skull Band. Signature: Signed Lower. Size: 24 x 36 in. Medium: oil on canvas. Condition: Good (with a small hole upper left). Estimate $4,000 – $6,000. (Photo, top right, page 1) 

Lot 42: BG-105 Jimi Hendrix poster. A BG-105 1968 Rick Griffin Flying Eyeball Jimi Hendrix poster, second printing. Size: 21 1/2″ high x 14″. Condition: Good, slight crease to middle right side. Estimate $400 – $500. (Photo, lower left, page 1) 



Based in South San Francisco, Turner Auctions + Appraisals was founded by Stephen Turner to expand and complement the capabilities of Stephen G. Turner Associates, an auction and appraisal consulting firm founded in 2004. Turner Auctions + Appraisals presents online auctions in diverse categories of personal property ( Among them are Fine Arts, Decorative Arts, Asian Arts, Toys, Jewelry, Militaria, Ethnic Arts and others. The company offers a range of auction and appraisal services for buyers, sellers and collectors. Online auctions are held several times a month. Working with leading live and online auction houses on the West Coast since 1991, Turner is a professional appraiser of personal property and seasoned auctioneer. His areas of expertise include fine art, decorative arts, antiques & residential contents. The company invites consignments and appraisals. 

For more information about the company, please contact: 

Stephen Turner, President, Turner Auctions + Appraisals 461 Littlefield Avenue, South San Francisco, CA 94080 415-964-5250 / [email protected] / 

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