Lot 83 of 426:
Michael McClure, Freewheelin' Frank at Moes Books 1967  

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Michael McClure, George Montana, and Freewheelin' Frank at Moes Books

Weller, Tom, designer

Berkeley, California

Joyful Wisdom Enterprises



Pictorial illustrated poster on thin stock. Design by Tom Weller, photo by Larry Keenan Jr.  34x20 cm (13¼x8").

Poster promoting a pair of appearances featuring Freewheelin' Frank (Secretary of the San Francisco chapter of the Hells Angels), Michael McClure and George Montana. These events took place January 15 & 17, 1967 at Moe's Books in Berkeley, and the Print Mint in The Haight. It was during these sessions that McClure's "Oh Lord Won't You Buy Me a Mercedes-Benz" was developed into a political song that was later famously recorded by Janis Joplin. Scarce.

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Light horizontal crease at middle; near fine.

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