Concert promoter Chet Helms displays a vintage concert poster from the 1960's "Summer of Love"
May 20, 1997, in a San Francisco file photo. Helms, the revered father of the 1967 Summer of Love and a music promoter who launched the career of singer Janis Joplin, died Saturday at California Pacific Medical Center of complications from a stroke, his wife said. He was 62.
Alton Kelley, creator of
psychedelic posters, dies Tue Jun
3, 6:55 PM ET PETALUMA,
Artist Alton Kelley is seen in the 2005 photo
provided by Evolutionary Media Group. Kelley, who created the psychedelic
style of posters and other art associated with the 1960s San Francisco rock
scene, has died. He was 67. Kelley died Sunday of complications from
osteoporosis in his Petaluma, Calif., home, according to his publicist,