Does anyone know what the hell this is?
December 11, 2015 at 7:47 pm
“Death of the hippie” ceremony in sf at the end of the summer of 67?
December 11, 2015 at 7:48 pm
Skull & Roses came out in October ’71.
December 11, 2015 at 8:12 pm
Damn, thought I had cracked it with the same answer.
December 11, 2015 at 7:56 pm
It says “alamy stock photo”.
I’ll go with that for now.
December 11, 2015 at 8:09 pm
That’s what I did. Everybody can’t do that. World doesn’t work if everyone has my approach towards research.
December 11, 2015 at 8:51 pm
December 11, 2015 at 8:54 pm
God, it turned weird in here.
December 11, 2015 at 8:02 pm
But seriously, what about the Neil Young driving a hearse thing? Kinda looks like him in the back.
December 11, 2015 at 8:03 pm
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December 11, 2015 at 8:13 pm
December 11, 2015 at 8:14 pm
You may be right. It would take Time Sheath technology, but you may be right.
December 11, 2015 at 8:26 pm
I know some people, but not those people.
December 11, 2015 at 8:29 pm
I actually think it looks like Zacherley in the coffin, he did the intro for them on the 2/14/70 Fillmore East show. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Zacherle
December 11, 2015 at 8:42 pm
Looks more like a woman to me, but could be. Can’t be the Fillmore show, tho…
December 11, 2015 at 8:55 pm
Yeah, actually I think it’s this. Good find.
WB BUILDS CASKETS IN GRATEFUL DEAD CLAMOR
CHICAGO – Some record-tape marketing campaigns go too far. The State Street Council of stores here balked when a Grateful Dead campaign included the placement of wooden coffins in a store window. However, the massive…local promotion ended up a smash success, according to branch chief Vic Faraci…
Actual coffins were designed to be used as browser bins in the Ward’s stores. Ward’s…checked out the coffin in the window idea and got a polite veto. Instead, the downtown store utilized a rear Dearborn street window for tombstone-style posters, ghosts and other horror props.
The wooden coffins were utilized as browser bins for all seven Grateful Dead packages throughout Ward’s stores. Mini-cardboard coffins were used as props in at least 22 store windows by other firms…
December 11, 2015 at 8:59 pm
Best Comment Section on the innertubes. Thank you. COTD.
December 11, 2015 at 9:06 pm
That is amazing. You are amazing.
December 11, 2015 at 9:16 pm
Outstanding sleuthing! Those guys have Chicago written all over them – speaking of which – Barney Ross!
December 11, 2015 at 10:46 pm
Different death of the hippie ceremony…london
December 11, 2015 at 10:56 pm
Didnt see that skull and roses album cover. Interesting. Gabe is right. Never seen that before. Nice work!
December 12, 2015 at 2:05 pm
what’s that banner on the wreath? THE BIG ?
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