Archive of 59 original photographs taken at American rock shows, circa 1969

Price: 2,850.00 USD

N.p: N.p, 1969. Archive of 59 original color photographs taken by Cleveland teenager Richard Wargo at various concerts, primarily in the Cleveland area, but with three sets of photographs venturing to Houston and Austin, TX and Atlantic City, NJ, all circa 1969. Subjects include Led Zeppelin, The Who, Jethro Tull, James Gang, and others. Eight of the photographs are signed, one by Amboy Dukes era Ted Nugent, two by various members of Savoy Brown, and the rest by Cleveland area garage rockers The Choir. The majority of the photographs contained holograph notations on the verso with identifying information. A personal, candid collection taken mostly at small clubs, where the audience was close to the stage, and featuring a mix of local acts, some of whom went on to major label status, such as The Choir, The Raspberries, and James Gang, bands that would come to dominate the next decade, including Led Zeppelin, Jethro Tull, and The Who, as well as early, rawer incarnations of 1970s icons Ted Nugent, Joe Walsh, and "Lonesome" Dave Peverett of Foghat. A unique and intimate look depicting rock and roll at the end of its first full decade, as it was lived by its primary acolyte, the American teenager, up close and immediate. 4.25 x 3.5 inches. Photographs mostly Very Good, a few Good only, with bruises or other blemishes affecting the image, though the primary subject of the photograph is visible in most. For details please inquire.


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