Tributes paid to Beatles poster artist Tony Booth



Tributes have been paid to the Wirral artist whose work helped put the Beatles on the map.
Tony Booth, who died today at the age of 83, trained as a poster artist after leaving school and started off creating promotional sales material for the Epstein furniture business and record shop.
When Beatles manager Brian Epstein began signing up groups Tony, from Moreton, was given the task of working on the gig posters .
He went on to produce hand-painted gig posters for Merseybeat promoters including Sam Leach, Allan Williams and Cavern Club DJ, Bob Wooler.
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11 January 2017 in Regional North West , Views: 46
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