FINE ART PRINTS OF YOUR FAVOURITE MUSIC ICONS

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The Lost Negatives – Pete Minall

We are delighted to be bringing you several unique galleries of new images from photographer Pete Minall. Previously thought lost these images have recently resurfaced and we are proud to be featuring them.

Here’s more from the photographer describing the events.

By Pete Minall

These photographs were all taken during a brief period of my life lasting only a year or two, around 1970 and 1971. Fifty years ago!

After moving to a new house many times over the intervening decades, alongside fifty years of culling excess belongings, I recently discovered a series of old Rock and Roll negatives hiding away amongst family photographs. A fabulous surprise, having no idea they still existed. Here are just some of them.

The astonishing thing is that these artistes and their music will last an eternity. Young people nowadays are still discovering the treasures to be found in the huge legacy of their musical back catalogues. At the time, they were just fun shots to take. Who knew they would prove to be of so much interest.

I was so very lucky to have witnessed some of the all-time great Rock and Roll legends performing at their absolute peak, up close and personal, and I feel privileged to have met them and preserved their images for eternity. I am pleased that some of the surviving images are laid here before you to enjoy and invoke memories of another time. A time when I was a teenager, living in rural Somerset, far away from swinging London.

The Lost Negatives I had unearthed, are a unique, historical record of these performances and are of some small significance, detailing both the gigs and line-ups, which were mere fleeting moments in time. Times I am proud to share here.

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