Category: glam

Freddie Mercury 1974, by George Wilkes, my edi…

Freddie Mercury 1974, by George Wilkes, my edit of original via nydailynews

Brian May, fluffy glam angel man, Ph.D., via

Brian May, fluffy glam angel man, Ph.D., via

Freddie Mercury, via historyofsound

Freddie Mercury, via historyofsound

New York Dolls in Santa Monica, 1974, by Bob G…

New York Dolls in Santa Monica, 1974, by Bob Gruen, via bobgruen.com

David Bowie is enough to drive “Aladdin Sane” …

David Bowie is enough to drive “Aladdin Sane” (1973 ad, via)

Freddie Mercury, Queen, Las Vegas 1978, via qu…

Freddie Mercury, Queen, Las Vegas 1978, via queenphotos (which notes it as 1976, mistakenly I think). I’ve seen these called “popcorn shorts” but I’m thinking more “candy cane”….

David Bowie, Hunky Dory cover shoot, 1971, by …

David Bowie, Hunky Dory cover shoot, 1971, by Brian Ward. 

Marc Bolan, T. Rex, by Terry O’Neill. Nice sho…

Marc Bolan, T. Rex, by Terry O’Neill. Nice shoes, man.

Alice Cooper and his boa constrictor, in an un…

Alice Cooper and his boa constrictor, in an unretouched long exposure shot by Larry Singer. 

“Alice told me that when he first used the snake in his act, she was a little nervous, but still very well behaved. However during a show one night, while Alice was singing, Chiquita coiled herself around his neck and body and, as she stared into his eyes, gave him a very scary hard squeeze. ‘She was just telling me what she could do to me if I ever pissed her off,’ Alice said. ‘And I try really hard not to piss her off.’”

Come out of the garden, baby. You’ll catch you…

Come out of the garden, baby. You’ll catch your death in the fog.