Category: 1971

Janis Joplin, Hollywood 1970, by Barry Feinste…

Janis Joplin, Hollywood 1970, by Barry Feinstein, used for the cover of 1971′s Pearl, the years 4th-best selling LP

soundsof71: out-on-the-zeppelin: Jimmy Page an…

soundsof71:

out-on-the-zeppelin:

Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, Belfast, 1971.

This March 5 show debuted 4 songs that would appear on Led Zeppelin IV later that year: “Stairway to Heaven”, “Black Dog”, “Rock and Roll”, and “Going to California”.

And maybe it’s me having grown up in a Yiddish neighborhood in Brooklyn, but Jimmy’s hat, beard, and curled forelock looking very Orthodox to me, in a good way.

David Bowie by Andy Warhol, September 1971

David Bowie by Andy Warhol, September 1971

The Who: Keith Moon, from an unused cover shoo…

The Who: Keith Moon, from an unused cover shoot for 1971′s Who’s Next, by Ethan Russell. (Although not used for the album cover, many shots from this session were used for ads for the album and the “Won’t Get Fooled Again” single.)

John & Yoko 1971, by Iain McMillan, via ro…

John & Yoko 1971, by Iain McMillan, via rollingstone

Frank Zappa, Musikhalle Hamburg, November 25 1…

Frank Zappa, Musikhalle Hamburg, November 25 1971, by Heinrich Klaffs.

(Nerd alert: many sources tag this as December, but no. See gig list here.)

BB King, recording 1971′s Live in Cook County …

BB King, recording 1971′s Live in Cook County Jail

recordblurbs: “Hot Love”(1971)

recordblurbs:

Hot Love
(1971)

Marc Bolan, T. Rex. Nice pants, man.

Marc Bolan, T. Rex. Nice pants, man.

Nick Mason, Pink Floyd, for Live At Pompeii, O…

Nick Mason, Pink Floyd, for Live At Pompeii, October 4-7, 1971