Category: london

Freddie Mercury, Queen, London’s Rainbow Theat…

Freddie Mercury, Queen, London’s Rainbow Theatre, 1974, for Sheer Heart Attack. Costume by Zandra Rhodes.

Janis Joplin, Royal Albert Hall, April 29 1969…

Janis Joplin, Royal Albert Hall, April 29 1969, by by Eric Hayes

“God, is that exciting, man! Nobody, nobody ever, anybody ever thought it would be that good! I didn’t. Nobody else did… London was the best… They fuckin’ got up and grooved, and then they listened. That was dynamite. You know, you can tell when they’re really being selfish and they just wanna dance, but they worked, man, and when I’d do a soft song everybody’d shut up! That’s too much, man. That’s really too fuckin’ much.”

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers (shown here:…

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers (shown here: Mike Campbell), Hammersmith Odeon, London, May 15, 1977.  Photo by Ian Dickson/REX/Shutterstock

Queen: Brian May, Rainbow Theatre, March 1974….

Queen: Brian May, Rainbow Theatre, March 1974. He looks like both a god and an angel!

Mick Jagger in a white suit and blue shadow: R…

Mick Jagger in a white suit and blue shadow: Rainbow Theatre, London 1973, by Jill Furmanovsky.

The Golden God: Robert Plant, Rainbow Theatre …

The Golden God: Robert Plant, Rainbow Theatre London, by Jill Furmanovsky.

Cher with Gregg Allman, London’s Rainbow Theat…

Cher with Gregg Allman, London’s Rainbow Theatre, 1977, by David Redfern. (Sources here and here)

Paul McCartney, outside his Cavendish Avenue h…

Paul McCartney, outside his Cavendish Avenue home in London, a short walk from Abbey Road

Lou Reed at the Crystal Palace, September 15, …

Lou Reed at the Crystal Palace, September 15, 1973. (David Warner Ellis/David Redfern) I never really thought of Lou Reed as a daylight and water kinda guy

Paul McCartney, London 1970, by Alec Byrne, ub…

Paul McCartney, London 1970, by Alec Byrne, ubereditions