Bukka White, Original Vintage 1974 Concert Poster, First Printing, Ritz Theatre, Austin, Texas, SIGNED By Jim Franklin [SOLD]
Bukka White, Original Vintage 1974 Concert Poster, First Printing, Ritz Theatre, Austin, Texas,  SIGNED By Jim Franklin  [SOLD]
Click to enlarge

Bukka White, Mance Lipscombe Benefit, Original Vintage Concert Poster, First Printing, Ritz Theatre, Austin, Texas, Wed.-Sat., Nov.13-16, 1974, artist Jim Franklin, and SIGNED by the eminent Austin poster artist to the right margin, with his characteristic "JFKLN" in blue ink, dated 1994. The benefit for Mance Lipscomb, on Thursday Nov. 14, featured Bukka, with Juke Boy Bonner and Bill Neely, as well as a showing of Les Blank's documentary film on Lipscomb entitled, A Well Spent Life, made in 1972. Lipscombe had suffered a serious stroke in 1974 and the benefit was organized to help cover his medical expenses; the legendary Texas bluesman died two years later at eighty one. Printed to white card stock, 17" by 11", with a wonderful pen and ink portrait of Bukka White by Jim Franklin, light spotting and damp staining to right and left margins, else very good+, has not been hung. Uncommon poster, scarce signed, (featured on pp 62 of Homegrown: Austin Music Posters 1967 To 1982, ed. by Alan Schaefer). J2401

Bukka White, Original Vintage 1974 Concert Poster, First Printing, Ritz Theatre, Austin, Texas,  SIGNED By Jim Franklin  [SOLD]
Click to enlarge
Bukka White, Original Vintage 1974 Concert Poster, First Printing, Ritz Theatre, Austin, Texas,  SIGNED By Jim Franklin  [SOLD]
Click to enlarge