Category: the 70s

Led Zeppelin acoustic trio (John Paul Jones, R…

Led Zeppelin acoustic trio (John Paul Jones, Robert Plant, Jimmy Page) at the “Electric Magic” concerts, November 1971, days after the release of Led Zeppelin IV. 

Tom Petty, via mudcrutch.com

Tom Petty, via mudcrutch.com

David Bowie, in Kansai Yamamoto’s “Woodland Cr…

David Bowie, in Kansai Yamamoto’s “Woodland Creatures”, aka “The Bunny Onesie”, London’s Hammersmith Odeon, June 1973, by Ilpo Musto/REX/Shutterstock

Led Zeppelin: Jimmy Page doublenecking at The …

Led Zeppelin: Jimmy Page doublenecking at The Forum, Los Angeles, May 31 1973, by James Fortune

Led Zeppelin: The Golden God in Seattle, March…

Led Zeppelin: The Golden God in Seattle, March 17, 1975, by John Brott

Bob Dylan at Madison Square Garden, September …

Bob Dylan at Madison Square Garden, September 29, 1978, by Waring Abbott

blacksabbathica: Black Sabbath receive platinu…

blacksabbathica:

Black Sabbath receive platinum discs for Paranoid album, US 1971

Paranoid was released in the US in January 1971, and peaked at #12 that March, on the way to becoming the year’s 13th-bestselling album. “Iron Man” was released as a single (in the US only!) in October 1971, but failed to break the Top 50. The album, obviously, did just fine!

Jim Morrison enjoying Pamela Courson filming a…

Jim Morrison enjoying Pamela Courson filming a musical instrument shop in Saint-Leu-d’Esserent, France, June 28, 1971, 5 days before Jim’s passing, by Alain Ronay

Stevie Wonder, at Seattle’s Paramount Northwes…

Stevie Wonder, at Seattle’s Paramount Northwest Theater, by John Brott

Iggy Pop in evening gloves, by Ed Caraeff, fro…

Iggy Pop in evening gloves, by Ed Caraeff, from his book, Iggy & The Stooges: One Night at the Whisky 1970