Original handbill announcing The Social Deviants at Happening 44, London, August 12 (1967), with support bands 117 and The Trip. The SOCIAL DEVIANTS.

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Original handbill announcing The Social Deviants at Happening 44, London, August 12 (1967), with support bands 117 and The Trip.

Printed in black on white stock. 26x19.3cm. Psychedelic design ("Bring Bells Flowers Friends"). Also announces The Cliff Charles Blues Band (later to include Phil Collins) and This Village two days earlier.

The Social Deviants began their residency at Happening 44 on May 20, 1967, a prolonged gig which enabled them to build a following. Jack Bracelin's twice-weekly late-night rock club was located in a strip joint at 44 Gerrard Street in Soho and Mick Farren and his bandmates occasionally incorporated the sex toys and bondage gear from the club's back room in their performances.

Soft horizontal centre crease and faint discolouration, o/w Near Fine.

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