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Thursday, December 11, 2014

A Treasure Trove of Unpublished Rock and Roll Photographs


Neil Young - ~1976?
Photo by PJ
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Here's a recently discovered photo of Neil Young from sometime in the mid 1970's. If anyone has anymore specifics, drop a comment below.

The photo has an interesting backstory. From I Discovered a Treasure Trove of Unpublished Rock and Roll Photographs by Douglas Canning: (thanks Pete!)
About 6 months ago, I put an ad on Craigslist trying to sell a 2×12 guitar cabinet. The next day I got a response from a nice guy named PJ who was interested and the transaction was soon under way.

While at my house to pick up the equipment, PJ noticed my Canon 7D and various other camera gear sitting on my desk. He then proceeded to tell me that he too was a photographer and that he used to take a lot of photos of bands on the East Coast in the mid 70s early 80s.

Being a musician myself and a big fan of rock and roll photography, I inquired as to what kind of bands he shot. For the next 10 minutes PJ rattled off a long list of some of the biggest rock bands of the era… The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, The Who, Santana, Jeff Beck, Queen, Elton John, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Peter Frampton, Bruce Springsteen, Peter Gabriel, David Bowie, and too many more to list here!

My next questions were, “Where are these photos? And what are you doing with them?” As it turned out, all of the slides and negatives were in tucked away and stored in boxes. PJ has over 3,000 slides and negatives that have been lying dormant for over 30 years.
See more photos at I Discovered a Treasure Trove of Unpublished Rock and Roll Photographs.

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At 12/11/2014 09:30:00 PM, Blogger zumaboy said...

I saw him w/Stephen on the Stills/Young Band Tour in Columbia, SC the summer of 1976 and he looked like this (I've got some old B&W photos I shot at that show).

 
At 12/11/2014 11:13:00 PM, Blogger TP said...

The shirt says early 70's. There's a photo in Rogan's book with him wearing the same shirt laying old black looking pretty much the same as this and the caption says he was playing with CS&N with the date as 1970.

 
At 12/12/2014 12:51:00 AM, Blogger Babbo B. said...

This was 1970 - same/similar shirt, but longer hair: http://fineartamerica.com/featured/neil-young-1970-chris-walter.html

 
At 12/12/2014 01:01:00 AM, Blogger Babbo B. said...

Here's 1976: http://www.bigozine2.com/MP3AA/MP314/NY76palladium/NY76palladiumBk.jpg

 
At 12/13/2014 02:30:00 AM, Blogger andrea1bianco said...

November 1976.

So Tired

 
At 12/18/2014 04:10:00 PM, Blogger Ken Hughey said...

Speaking of the 1970's and Neil Young, I have three rolls of photos of Neil and the Santa Monica Flyers opening the Roxy Theatre in Hollywood, CA from Sept. 1973. Never published. The shows were "Tonight's the Night" except for the encore of "Down by the River". The Flyers were a loose group of Crazy Horse, Stray Gators and Nils. Grin was scheduled to open the show, but Graham Nash filled in instead. The room was very high including Neil. New Mama stunned the audience in a quiet moment. A good time was had by all.

Ken

 
At 12/18/2014 06:57:00 PM, Blogger Thrasher Wheat said...

Thanks to all for suggestions. Looks like 1976 might be about right.

@Ken - OK, we'll bite. We'd be glad to host some rare shots here at TW. Drop us a line @ thrasher@thrasherswheat.org

We know lots of folks would be interested.

 
At 2/04/2015 04:50:00 AM, Blogger madravingstark said...

Boston Music Hall, Boston, MA, on November 22, 1976

 

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