Bill Graham Presents: My Life Inside Rock and Out Pelon
Bill Graham Presents: My Life Inside Rock and Out Pelon
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Bill Graham Presents: My Life Inside Rock and Out Pelon

  • Cloth $56 $56 $0
  • Cloth $56 $56 $0
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  • Bill Graham Presents: My Life Inside Rock and Out
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Item Number:
  • ZZZ001130-PE
DATE:
  • 1992
SIZE:
  • 16" x 20"

Pelons are extremely rare "practice pieces" for the early t-shirt designs. Before production was initiated, the image or design was tested on cotton cloth or burlap to determine the color and line accuracy of the piece. Only a few of the "tests" were preserved once the design was deemed acceptable and the t-shirt went into production.

More than an intimate portrait of Bill Graham, My Life Inside Rock and Out chronicles the birth and growing pains of the late twentieth century concert impresario. Told through a hundred voices including friends, musicians, employees, agents and Bill Graham himself, the unique personalities, politics, pressures and pleasures of the era come to life. A peripatetic and passionate man, Bill Graham's story is told through the unvarnished comments, recollections and observations of his contemporaries and, in the telling, the history of rock as a musical phenomenon and social force unfolds.