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The 1st printing poster was printed before the concert on rough uncoated index. Below and to the left of the black line of the bottom section is a "fantasy unlimited © 1968, bill graham, n.y., no.6" notation, and this original poster has a red, orange and green border. It measures 13" x 22 1/4".
The 2nd printing was produced in 1998 by RCA records to promote a live album from the original concert. The fantasy unlimited credit in the bottom section is shifted to the middle underneath the black line. This reprint uses orange, yellow/orange and green ink, omitting the red of the 1st printing. It is on slick coated stock and measures 13" x 22 1/4".
As the exclusive designer for the Fillmore East, Byrd produced 11 posters for Bill Graham between 1968-71. With his architectural training, powerful linework and sense of dimension and balance, Byrd said his understanding of symmetry "... Led [me] right up to Art Nouveau. Add to that my LSD experiences, and it all connected up somehow." Byrd's credits include concert poster designs for Jimi Hendrix, the Who, the Grateful Dead, movie posters for Godspell and Jesus Christ Superstar, posters for The Pasadena Playhouse productions, cover art for TV Guide, and work for Warner Bros.