Robert Crumb's Keep on Truckin, also called the Do-Dah men, this big footed gang first appeared in Zap Comix No. They were Stanley Mouse, Rick Griffin, Alton Kelley, Victor Moscoso and Wes Wilson. This poster has visual clues to 100 different Grateful Dead songs. NEW YORK – The word “iconic” is readily bandied about and in most cases doesn’t live up to the hype. It’s all happenin’! Photo courtesy of Heritage Auctions and LiveAuctioneers. A first printing example fetched $19,000 + the buyer’s premium at Heritage Auctions in July 2018. A payroll check following the band’s trio of shows in December 1966 at The Fillmore, signed by Jerry Garcia and the band’s manager, went for $2,400 + the buyer’s premium in June 2017 at Heritage Auctions. Anything signed by members of the band, especially from its early/classic lineup, does very well. $5.49 shipping. Given the band’s extensive career, he said there are many concert posters on the market. FREE Shipping. A copy of the Grateful Dead’s first record contract with Warner Brothers Records, dated December 1966, made $40,000 + the buyer’s premium in October 2019. C $198.70. Unfortunately, we have not had one of those yet,” Winter said. Besides their music, the Grateful Dead was well known for the imaginative art that decorated their posters and albums such as the signature skeleton and roses motif on the aforementioned Avalon poster. The strip's drawings became iconic images of optimism during the hippie era. Unique Truckin Posters designed and sold by artists. In the case of the Grateful Dead, however, the band has certainly achieved iconic status in music history. Crumb's cartoon "Keep on Truckin'" -- an image of big-footed hipsters in a cheerful strut -- became a popular counterculture symbol. Photo courtesy of Hake’s Auctions and LiveAuctioneers, “Mouse and Kelley utilized a 19th century illustration by Edward Joseph Sullivan from an Arabian poetry publication, The Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam, that they discovered at the San Francisco Public Library,” according to the auction catalog. A visual riff on the lyrics of the Blind Boy Fuller song "Truckin' My Blues Away", it consists of an assortment of men, drawn in Crumb's distinctive style, strutting confidently across various landscapes. The poster was also signed in pencil by Mouse, who added his signature “running mouse” doodle at lower right. One tiny rip on border as I was taking it out of the tube to photograph it Free shipping on many items | Browse your favorite brands | affordable prices. They were affectionately known as The Dead by their fans, who were dubbed Deadheads. A poster advertising a run of shows in the summer of 1967 in Toronto and presented by well-known San Francisco music promoter Bill Graham featured one photograph each of the Dead and Jefferson Airplane, who shared billing. Top Rated Seller . This image became so popular that it was later used as an album cover. Fast shipping, custom framing, and discounts you'll love! It's a black and white poster designed by Gary Kroman in 1981, and measures approximately 36" x 24". ICUP Grateful Dead Poster Pint Glass (4 Pack), Clear. Even Grateful Dead posters sans psychedelic imagery have done well. $14.99 Shop our best deals on 'Keep on Truckin' Posters at AllPosters.com. 4.4 out of 5 stars 256. Among the celebrated artists creating these designs was the group known as the Big Five, who designed most of the best San Francisco psychedelic posters in the 1960s. It would look great in a college dorm. Vintage 1986 Grateful Dead Framed License PlateWood Frame Measures 10 X 16 Good Condition - See Photos*Plate looks to have had a protective coating applied that now has yellowed.It is definitely the Back in this era, radio had the power to make or break a recording artist’s career, but this band was not a radio star. It would look great in a college dorm. Critic, you will stand tall before The Man and answer for all you have done, as we all will. Brand new 2009 Pyramidamerica reproduction of the Classic Keep on Truckin poster. (And if you aren’t humming the Grateful Dead classic “Truckin’,” you might need a little more music in your life!) 11. R. CRUMB Keep On Truckin' 1970's VINTAGE Blacklight Velvet POSTER Minty! 4.4 out of 5 stars 5. We offer a huge selection of posters & prints online, with big discounts, fast shipping, and custom framing options you'll love. But it really meant something quite different before Crumb and the hippies got ahold of it. High-grade first prints have gone for big money. Designed by renowned illustrators Stanley Mouse and Alton Kelley, the poster had minor tape pulls, pinpricks and a bend in one corner. Grateful Dead memorabilia keeps on truckin’ December 4, 2020 / in Be Smart / by Tom Hoepf A poster for the band’s ‘Aoxomoxoa’ Avalon Ballroom January 1969 concerts, designed by artist Rick Griffin, realized $13,000 + the buyer’s premium in August 2020 at Stephenson’s Auction. Among the most valuable of its concert posters are those made for important shows, such as the ones organized by promoter Chet Holmes and his company, Family Dog, that organized events in San Francisco in the 1960s. There are plenty that are more affordable but equally visual, just not as rare or expensive.”. Buy It Now. From shop DeadheadStickers. Color it in with markers, or leave it black and white, either way it will provide hours if not days of enjoyment trying to guess all 100 songs. This is a flocked velvet black light poster. $49.99 $ 49. Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration Spring 2014 Tour Poster Sale price $35.00 Regular price $50.00 Sale Grateful Dead - Dancing Bears Spiral Poster Sep 30, 2018 - Explore Bruce McKnight's board "Keep on truckin" on Pinterest. World's leading marketplace. With fluorescent inks contrasted by fuzzy black velvet, the vibrantly colored words of this Robert Crumb cartoon are sure to have you feeling motivated. Given the strong following for the band over three decades until Jerry Garcia’s death in 1995 and even into the 2000s when the band held various reunion tours, collectors and music fans are driven to preserve the band’s legacy by collecting its memorabilia. It’s all happenin’! This band-signed publicity 8-by-10-inch photograph made $1,947 + the buyer’s premium at Hake’s Auctions in July 2018. Photo courtesy of Stephenson’s Auction and LiveAuctioneers. or Best Offer. This poster [Skeleton and Roses] is, in my opinion, the definitive Grateful Dead poster. Grateful Dead’s ‘Long, Strange Trip’ extended in Cleveland, Stephenson’s Aug. 14 auction features rock concert posters, The Hot Bid: Beatles concert poster sets world record, Psychedelic rock posters online auction rolls on March 28, Poster Auctions International mounts landmark anniversary sale May 2, https://www.liveauctioneers.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/gd.jpg, https://www.liveauctioneers.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/ACN-logo-2019-2.png, Grateful Dead memorabilia keeps on truckin’, © LiveAuctioneers | Auction Central News. Photo courtesy of Heritage Auctions and LiveAuctioneers. For music fans, they are one of the leading bands that collectors seek out, and topping the list of Dead collectables, obviously, are concert posters. Keep on Truckin by R Crumb Blacklight Poster, 35 inches x 23 inches, standard sized. The Dead attracted a large cult following by infusing various genres from folk to reggae into its revolutionary sound. How many can you spot? Keep On Truckin',Poster,Art, R. Crumb,1970s Period/Original,Grateful Dead,Phish. Customs services and international tracking provided. This first printing of a poster promoting fall 1966 concerts at the Avalon Ballroom achieved $15,842 + the buyer’s premium at Hake’s Auctions in November 2019. Keep on Truckin #GratefulDead. Apr 29, 2014 - Find best value and selection for your KEEP TRUCKIN R CRUMB CLASSIC ART PRINT POSTER search on eBay. Get the best deals on keep on truckin poster when you shop the largest online selection at eBay.com. This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google, Neue Auctions wraps up season with fine jewelry Dec. 5, Spectacular quilts cover Jasper52 textiles auction Dec. 10. Shop affordable wall art to hang in dorms, bedrooms, offices, or anywhere blank walls aren't welcome. Keep On Truckin R. Crumb Blacklight Poster. 99. Both items sold at Julien’s Auctions. Shop AllPosters.com to find great deals on Grateful Dead Posters for sale! Forming in the mid-1960s in the drug-sex fueled music scene that was San Francisco, the band tapped into the psychedelic counterculture that was booming at the time. The band became one of the most prolific and lucrative music groups, touring for most of its 30 years, mostly with its original members, and selling some 35 million albums worldwide. The catchphrase Keep On Truckin,' ripped from an R. Crumb comic, is one of those hippie slogans you've seen on posters, patches, buttons and bumper stickers. Grateful Dead - Steal Your Face Roses Poster, Grateful Dead - Radio City Music Hall Poster. I just thought it was cool, in a middle-class white-boy sort of way. Among guitars that have performed well at auction is a Phil Lesh stage-played Ken Smith bass six-string guitar, circa 1991, that brought $85,000 + the buyer’s premium in June 2020. Regular price From United States. Measures approximately 35" x 23". We will notify you when this product becomes available. It measures approximately 3.5 around. A poster for the band’s ‘Aoxomoxoa’ Avalon Ballroom January 1969 concerts, designed by artist Rick Griffin, realized $13,000 + the buyer’s premium in August 2020 at Stephenson’s Auction. An original first printing of a 1966 poster advertising concerts on Sept. 16-17 that year at the Avalon Ballroom achieved $15,8412 + the buyer’s premium at Hake’s Auctions in November 2019. Despite these condition issues the poster performed well because of who designed it. High quality Truckin inspired Wall Art by independent artists and designers from around the world.All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours. “Concert posters of all types are hot. Albums, as well as guitars and band-owned/used items, are particularly strong to the extent that even road-worn cases for amps and speakers have fetched several thousand dollars each. $29.99 $ 29. Free shipping! Poster: Glenn Walker : Date: Jan 30, 2015 5:29pm : Forum: GratefulDead: Subject: Re: Please, Grateful Dead, Don’t Keep Truckin’ On - WSJ : My reply to this lil' bit of " journalism " is simply this; Someday, Mr. Classic Grateful Dead Keep on truckin r. crumb hippie Sticker robert crumb DeadheadStickers. Cleveland Vinyl Framed 1974 Grateful Dead Tour Wall of Sound Wide Shot 28,000 Watts! Hobo Nickel The Jam Band Coin Art Truck Art Keep On Grateful Dead Hand Engraving Art Logo Peace And … Dedicated to Deadheads everywhere, Grateful Dead performs Truckin' in high-def live at Tivoli Concert Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark on April 17, 1972. From United States +C $25.17 shipping. Sale price What a long strange trip it’s been – and continues to be. The two photos are surrounded by a simple border of maple leaves. Keep On Truckin - Grateful Dead Tie Dye Vinyl Sticker for Car, Water Bottle, or Laptop This sticker is printed on high quality vinyl that will hold up even outside. 99 ($7.50/Item) $34.99 $34.99. Don’t get the idea I was a genuine hippy. “This image is easily the most recognizable of the Family Dog series and has risen to the level of icon in the canon of American popular culture … ”, Rick Griffin’s Grateful Dead ‘Reckoning’ album preliminary art (picture), 1981, and the printed poster sold for $4,750 at Heritage Auctions in March 2013. Robert Crumb is a leading figure in the history of American underground comics. I was 9 years old. C $86.09. It seems to be a pretty simple motivational message -- akin to keep on keepin' on -- that blew up without Crumb's consent. Officially licensed Grateful Dead merchandise. “There are those that are more rare and desirable. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Vtg 1970s R. Crumb Robert Crumb "Keep On Truckin" Red-Pink Poster Grateful Dead at the best online prices at eBay! Measures approximately 35" x 23". Only 12 left in stock - order soon. If you like this sticker, I would SO appreciate you following my Instagram $20.00. With fluorescent inks contrasted by fuzzy black velvet, the vibrantly colored words of this Robert Crumb cartoon are sure to have you feeling motivated. HIPPIE. See more ideas about keep on truckin, keep on, childhood memories. When I was a kid, I had the Keep on Truckin’ poster in my room. Instead, it grew its fanbase through live performances that often featured lengthy instrumental riffs and a new sound unlike what other bands were creating. Photo courtesy of Hake’s Auctions and LiveAuctioneers, “For the Grateful Dead, posters are king,” said Alex Winter, president of Hake’s Americana & Collectibles, in York, Pennsylvania. Grateful Dead - Truckin' Garcia;Lesh;Weir;Hunter Lyrics:Truckin got my chips cashed in. 15 watchers. They were inspired by a visual riff of the Blind Boy Fuller song "Truckin' My Blues Away" and later referenced in the Grateful Dead song "Truckin" from the 1970's album American Beauty. Keep on Truckin' Blacklight Flocked PosterThis is a flocked velvet black light poster. 1 in 1967. Saved by YUCO. This Phil Lesh stage-played Ken Smith bass six-string guitar, circa 1991, brought $85,000 + the buyer’s premium in June 2020 at Julien’s Auctions. Unable to process your request at this time. Keep On Truckin' is a one-page comic by Robert Crumb.It was published in the first issue of Zap Comix in 1968. Free shipping for many products! Be the first to know about the Grateful Dead’s exclusive limited-edition releases, breaking news on the band, community events, and so much more. Of Zap Comix in 1968 wall of Sound Wide Shot 28,000 Watts Garcia ; Lesh ; Weir ; Lyrics. 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