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This super early, Original Handbill was produced for The Rolling Stones, along with the Righteous Brothers, performing at the Memorial Auditorium in Sacramento on Monday, October 26, 1964. This is the FIRST TIME we’ve offered this rare specimen in our auction!

 

The concert was the first stop on the Rolling Stones Second US tour, and was actually re-scheduled (and occurred) on October 30th. The tour was supporting their 2nd studio album “12 x 5”, which was released a week prior on October 17th. 

 

The Stones "Now . . . No. 1 in England" and The Righteous Brothers “Just back from US Tour with The Beatles” are some of the historic quotes printed on this early Sacramento handbill. Vintage Rolling Stones material from their early days are highly sought after.

 

Visiting the United States in 1964 was a big deal for the Stones, and had a lasting impact on the start of their career. They recorded for two days at Chess Studios in Chicago. While there, they met many of their most important influences, including Muddy Waters. 

 

Those Chess sessions included their cover version of Bobby and Shirley Womack's "It's All Over Now" which would become their first No. 1 hit in the UK. By the end of the year, the Jagger/Richards original "Heart of Stone", with "What a Shame" as the B-side, single went to No. 19 on the US charts.

 

Handbills are red hot! Read our Blog dated 5/18/18 to learn more!

 

Handbill – Rolling Stones, Sacramento 1964

Grade – PAE Excellent 73

Bands/Bill – Rolling Stones, Righteous Brothers, Keith Allison and the Goodnighters, Jody Miller, Tony Bigg of Kroy was the MC.

Venue - Memorial Auditorium

City – Sacramento, CA

Date – 10/26/64

Dimensions – 6” x 7 1/2”

Printing – OHB-A, Original Pre-Concert First Printing

Condition Details - 100% Original with no restoration. 5/8" tear left edge, staple holes top and bottom center, creases, handling, toning, tape stains on reverse. View the detailed high res photo of this lot. Click on the thumbnail photo, to see an enlarged photo. Click a second time on the magnifying glass in the upper right corner of the enlarged photo. A super high res image with every millimeter will now be clearly displayed. For a personalized eyewitness examination call 410-464-6180, 11:00 am to 6:00pm eastern.

 

*****This handbill is available for inspection at our gallery, by appointment. *****

 

*A 20% Buyers Premium will be added to the final hammer price of this lot.*

1964–Sacramento Memorial-Righteous Brothers-Rolling Stones Concert Handbill-EARLY STONES! PAE Graded Excellent “73”
1964–Sacramento Memorial-Righteous Brothers-Rolling Stones Concert Handbill-EARLY STONES! PAE Graded Excellent “73”
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Auction closed on Thursday, June 13, 2019.
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