Taj Mahal Handbill
Taj Mahal Handbill
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Taj Mahal Handbill

  • 1st Printing $58 $58 $0
  • 1st Printing $58 $58 $0
LIGHT SHOW:
Item Number:
  • BG277-HB
DATE:
  • Apr 22, 1971 - May 1, 1971
VENUE:
SIZE:
  • 4 9/16" x 7"

Randy Tuten and Daddy Bread, a San Francisco friend and graphic artist named Bill Bostedt, teamed up on this return to an earlier Fillmore-style poster advertising Taj Mahal. The poster gave a heads-up for the Ten Years After concert at Winterland the following weekend.

Print Variations

The handbill was only printed once before the concert and presents a calendar of upcoming Bill Graham events on the reverse. It measures 4 9/16" x 7".

There were also some pre-concert double-sized postcard mailers printed that were conjoined with the BG278 image. They measure 7" x 9 1/4".

About Randy Tuten

Randy Tuten is the only poster artist whose work spans five decades of design for The Fillmore. The 23 year-old San Francisco native was hired by Bill Graham in January, 1969, and their mutual taste for traditional, readable design style led to a long-lasting work relationship. Although influenced by the compositions of "Fillmore Five" artists Mouse, Kelley and Griffin, Tuten avoided "... Heavy meaning in my posters." Tuten's style reflected his skill as a draftsman, and his designs evolved into an eclectic mix of graphic imagery, lettering and photographs.