RAG BABY #1 (Berkeley, CA: D.M.B., 1965).
RAG BABY #1 (Berkeley, CA: D.M.B., 1965).
RAG BABY #1 (Berkeley, CA: D.M.B., 1965).
RAG BABY #1 (Berkeley, CA: D.M.B., 1965).
RAG BABY #1 (Berkeley, CA: D.M.B., 1965).

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RAG BABY #1 (Berkeley, CA: D.M.B., 1965).

Two broadside sheets of off-white paper stock printed in black on both sides, folded twice to make 16pp. (25.5x18cm., folded).

The first issue of this short-lived publication, edited and published by Ed Denson, Joe McDonald and Mike Beardslee. Contents include the lyrics to Peter Krug's song "Fire in the City" and Joe McDonald's "The I-Feel-Like-I'm-Fixin'-to-Die Rag" (written in the summer of 1965, soon after his discharge from the US Navy); McDonald's letter to Joan Baez, criticising her performance at the Big Sur Folk Festival; Ed Denson on Fred McDowell; Chris Strachwitz on the contemporary folk scene; extensive details of folk venues and upcoming concerts in the Bay Area, including David & Tina (Meltzer) at The Coffee Gallery, and Lightning Hopkins and Jefferson Airplane at The Matrix; ads. for Takoma Records, The Jabberwock and The Matrix.

A little edge-darkening and light creasing, o/w Very Good plus.

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