Monday, June 2, 2008

Legendary ‘60s Artist Alton Kelley Dies


On Sunday, June 1, 2008, artist Alton Kelley passed away at the age of 67 at his home in Petaluma, CA after battling a long illness.

According to the press release, “Kelley and his life-long collaborator Stanley Mouse are best known for their posters for “San Francisco style" dance-concerts at the Fillmore Auditorium, Winterland arena, the Fillmore West, the Avalon Ballroom, and a host of other Bay Area theaters and amphitheaters. They also created world-renowned posters and album covers for the Grateful Dead, Journey, Steve Miller, Jimi Hendrix, The Beatles, and others.”



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