Category: women in rock

Debbie Harry, Blondie, by Ron Pownall

Debbie Harry, Blondie, by Ron Pownall

Janis Joplin at Fillmore East, February 11, 19…

Janis Joplin at Fillmore East, February 11, 1969, by Amalie R. Rothschild

Sandy Denny at her London home on Chipstead St…

Sandy Denny at her London home on Chipstead St, 1972, my edit of originals by Jon Lyons, via sandydenny (first two) and sandydenny.org

Janis Joplin, Hollywood 1970, by Barry Feinste…

Janis Joplin, Hollywood 1970, by Barry Feinstein, used for the cover of 1971′s Pearl, the years 4th-best selling LP

crystallineknowledge: Is that you think of you…

crystallineknowledge:

Is that you think of your onstage persona? The black witch?

Oh yes, I’m very witchy onstage, that’s how everyone thinks of me. I have sparkles round my eyes that look like tears… it’s really fun. I’ve got my top hat, I do tap, I love performing. If I’d have been born 50 years ago, I’d have definitely been in Vaudeville.”

Rumours Tour, Berkeley Community Theater, 1977.

Photo by Ed Perlstein, February 28. Some of my all-time favorites of Stevie (including this one!) were taken by Ed at this show. A couple more:

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Barbra Streisand, 1972, by Steve Schapiro

Barbra Streisand, 1972, by Steve Schapiro

Cher with Gregg Allman, London’s Rainbow Theat…

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

Bob Dylan and Mary Travers (of Peter, Paul &am…

Bob Dylan and Mary Travers (of Peter, Paul & Mary), by Jim Marshall.

Debbie Harry, by Chris Stein, in their New Yor…

Debbie Harry, by Chris Stein, in their New York City apartment. Pretty fucking punk in a sequined see-through gown

The Runaways: Cherie Currie by Robert Matheu, …

The Runaways: Cherie Currie by Robert Matheu, via viva