[Broadside]: Congress of Wonders

San Francisco: (1966).

Price: $400.00

Unbound. Measuring 14" x 10". Stiff sheet with faint dampstain and some fading on lower left edge, very good. An advertising poster for a performance of the short-lived comedy group the Congress of Wonders at Cedar Alley, a coffee shop located in the lobby of the Cedar Alley Cinema. The troupe, based in San Francisco and headed by Richard Rollins and Howard Kerr, played at various venues around the Bay Area sharing bills with Big Brother and the Holding Company, Quicksilver Messenger Service, and Blue Cheer, among others. The duo recorded two albums, *Revolting* and *Sophmoric*, before disbanding in early 1970s. Richard Rollins, who changed his name to Winslow Thrill, continued performing on radio in Los Angeles, while Kerr became a professional gardener until the success of his wife's fantasy book series, *The Deverry Cycle*, allowed him time to pursue his painting.

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[Broadside]: Congress of Wonders. Howard KERR, Richard Rollins.