Category: berkeley

crystallineknowledge: Is that you think of you…

crystallineknowledge:

Is that you think of your onstage persona? The black witch?

Oh yes, I’m very witchy onstage, that’s how everyone thinks of me. I have sparkles round my eyes that look like tears… it’s really fun. I’ve got my top hat, I do tap, I love performing. If I’d have been born 50 years ago, I’d have definitely been in Vaudeville.”

Rumours Tour, Berkeley Community Theater, 1977.

Photo by Ed Perlstein, February 28. Some of my all-time favorites of Stevie (including this one!) were taken by Ed at this show. A couple more:

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Purple Haze! Jimi Hendrix, Berkeley Community …

Purple Haze! Jimi Hendrix, Berkeley Community Theatre, May 30, 1970, my edit, original via forestdweller

Duckface of the gods! Led Zeppelin: Robert Pla…

Duckface of the gods! Led Zeppelin: Robert Plant, Berkeley Community Theater, ZEPtember 13-14, 1971, by Ken Regan

Bonnie Raitt at Berkeley’s Greek Theatre, Sept…

Bonnie Raitt at Berkeley’s Greek Theatre, September 1977, by Ed Perlstein

Bonnie Raitt at The Greek, Berkeley, September…

Bonnie Raitt at The Greek, Berkeley, September 1977, by Ed Perlstein, via rollingstone

aliphantparts:

aliphantparts:

David Crosby, Carole King, and Graham Nash performing at the Berkeley Community Theater, November 1975
by Chris Bradford

Bonnie Raitt at Berkeley’s Greek Theatre, Sept…

Bonnie Raitt at Berkeley’s Greek Theatre, September 1977, by Ed Perlstein

Never enough pictures of Electric Joni! Joni Mitchell at the…

Never enough pictures of Electric Joni! Joni Mitchell at the Bread and Roses Festival, The Greek Theatre, Berkeley, October 4, 1980, by Richard McCaffrey

Linda Ronstadt at the Greek, Berkeley September 17, 1977, by…

Linda Ronstadt at the Greek, Berkeley September 17, 1977, by Ed Pearlstein

Jimi Hendrix at the Berkeley Community Theatre, May 30,…

Jimi Hendrix at the Berkeley Community Theatre, May 30, 1970.

Today’s reminder that girls have always been the foundation of the classic rock fandom. Let’s zoom out a little:

Yep, the bigger the picture of classic rock, the more girls you’ll see in it.