Farewell, Al Kelley

Sad news, Pig People. Alton Kelly, creator of so many of the posters that defined my generation’s style, passed away at his home this morning.

Fare you well, master. Say hello to Chet Helms and Allen Cohen and Rick Griffin and all the rest of the heroes when you get to their big party in the Elysian Fields. Just turn right at the rainbow till you see some pearly gates. Then look for the Baby Jesus.

When you see him, don’t be afraid.

Ask him to shut your mouth and open your mind forever.

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3 thoughts on “Farewell, Al Kelley

  1. ~ Nice Tribute ~
    Kelley was and old friend from 1964 -1973 in S.F CA. Fun guy and great Artistic Imagination.
    Happy Trails to You Kelly ………..

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