Original poster announcing 'You are invited to the Fantabulous New York Rock Party' at the Manhattan Center, New York, 30th May, 1976. NEW YORK ROCK PARTY.

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Original poster announcing 'You are invited to the Fantabulous New York Rock Party' at the Manhattan Center, New York, 30th May, 1976.

Printed in black on off-white stock. 57x44.5cm. Illustrated with silhouette graphic of New York skyline, and a constellation of stars featuring headshot photographs of many of the performers.

SIGNED by Richard Hell, Roberta Bayley and Leee Black Childers.

Promising "More stars than there are in Heaven!", the event was organised as a benefit for Wayne County's defence fund (Dick Manitoba of the Dictators had sued County after he had his collarbone broken at CBGB's when County, reacting to Manitoba's homophobic taunts, hit him with a microphone stand). The stellar line-up listed on the poster included Blondie, Wayne County and the Back Street Boys, Jackie Curtis, Mink DeVille, the New York Dolls, Richard Hell, Jerry Nolan, Dee Dee Ramone, Suicide, Johnny Thunders, Tuff Darts, Cherry Vanilla, Holly Woodlawn, and Divine and the cast of Women Behind Bars.

Slight wear to corners and edges, with a little edge-darkening, o/w Very Good plus. Conservation linen backed. Provenance: Roberta Bayley.

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