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

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Michael McClure, George Montana, and Freewheelin' Frank at Moes Books
Author:
Weller, Tom, designer
Place:
Berkeley, California
Publisher:
Joyful Wisdom Enterprises
Date:
1967
Description:

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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Condition:
Light horizontal crease at middle; near fine.
 
Item number:
311528
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