The Wailers (60's) Men's T-Shirt
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The careers of The Wailers and Quicksilver Messenger Service overlapped, but had little in common. The Wailers started out in 1958 as an early American garage band. Their name was also their sound, but the band held onto their sax and organ sound too long and disbanded by 1969. Quicksilver, formed in 1965, rode the rock band wave until 1973, but made a few marketing decisions that eventually cut them out of recording contracts and the public eye.

Our t-shirts consists of vintage and retro rock t-shirts, concert poster ties, vintage rock jackets and concert hats. Many of our concert tees were created for and made at the time of a particular event or performance.

About Wes Wilson

When the Avalon Ballroom and Bill Graham's Fillmore Auditorium began to hold weekly dance concerts, Wilson was called upon to design the posters. He created psychedelic posters from February 1966 to May 1967, when disputes over money severed his connection with Graham. Wilson pioneered the psychedelic rock poster. Intended for a particular audience, "one that was tuned in to the psychedelic experience," his art, and especially the exaggerated freehand lettering, emerged from Wilson's own involvement with that experience and the psychedelic art of light shows.