Category: awesome beards

Jimmy Page, ZEPtember 16, 1971, Honolulu

Jimmy Page, ZEPtember 16, 1971, Honolulu

Bob Dylan and George Harrison rehearsing for C…

Bob Dylan and George Harrison rehearsing for Concert for Bangladesh, August 1 1971 at Madison Square Garden, by Barry Feinstein. Dylan would use his half of this photo as the cover for his Greatest Hits Volume II album, released in November 1971.

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.

Led Zeppelin, March 21 1971, Nottingham Boat C…

Led Zeppelin, March 21 1971, Nottingham Boat Club, to promote the upcoming release of Led Zeppelin IV

Ian Anderson, Jethro Tull, 1972. “While Jagger…

Ian Anderson, Jethro Tull, 1972.

“While Jagger was teasing sex-provocateur — youth at its most decadent — Anderson suggested total depravity and filth-society at its lowest ebb. His hair a wild, matted mane, his clothes a cross between an embankment tramp and a raggle Errol Flynn, Anderson on stage could have stepped out of society’s worst nightmare: the one who wouldn’t be pushed into a corner – a demented degenerate totally lacking any sense of moral decency.” ~ “A Tull Story”, NME, July 1, 1972

Paul & Linda McBeardy

Paul & Linda McBeardy

Daddy Beardmour

Daddy Beardmour

Jimmy Page,  March 18, 1971, Mayfair Ballroom…

Jimmy Page, 

March 18, 1971, Mayfair Ballroom, Newcastle upon Tyne, England

One of John & Yoko’s  two “Bed-ins For Pea…

One of John & Yoko’s  two “Bed-ins For Peace”, March 25-31, 1969, Room 902 of the Amsterdam Hilton, by Mark & Colleen Hayward 

Jim Morrison at work on 1971′s LA Woman, by Ed…

Jim Morrison at work on 1971′s LA Woman, by Edmund Teske, via