The Paul Butterfield Blues Band Handbill
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The Paul Butterfield Blues Band Handbill

  • 1st Printing $43 $43 $0
LIGHT SHOW:
Item Number:
  • BG221-HB
ARTIST:
DATE:
  • Mar 5, 1970 - Mar 8, 1970
VENUE:
SIZE:
  • 4 1/2" x 7 1/16"

The Fillmore West offered a Blues night with Graham-favorite Butterfield Blues and Blues-rockers Savoy Brown. Keith Relf, a singer with the Yardbirds, formed progressive-rock Renaissance to explore another musical direction. There was no subtlety in Singer's collage of the Brazilian port statue Christ addressing the hellish seas.

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 1/2" x 7 1/16".

There were also some pre-concert postcard mailers printed that were conjoined with the BG220 image (see BG220/221). They measure 7" x 9".

About David Singer

During his Fillmore era, from 1969-1971, Singer created more posters for Graham than any other artist. Singer's posters are notable for his use of collage, incorporating thousands of images clipped from magazines spanning several decades. He developed a format that included a stunning variety of lettering styles, applying them in close relation to the theme or subject of a poster.