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Frank Zappa photo archive

Crowd and backstage shots

by © Marcel Just ,RM and Pavel "detritus" B.

Peter Grant and Aynsley Dunbar



tents going up.


Crowd during Frank's set, I was out there about 100 yards back on the left selling posters near where the stalls were .

It was one of the best periods weatherwise during Zappa's set, but there was a cold wind .....


Bath Photogalleries

Jeff Cupit Wayne Stinson Steve Lyons Farebrother collection Site pix of audience Nick Cowham Collection
Dale/C Tyler R Hunter Zappa Gallery Aynsley Dunbar Peter Grant backstage The"LOST "pix Stewart James stills
Ross Mortimores biker stills Ross Mortimores crowd stills Ross Mortimores stage stills Ross Mortimores camping stills Ross Mortimores stills Colosseum Deborah Gray collection
Chris Hannigan Collection Chris Cooper Collection      

in addition you will find images of the bands onstage ( if available ) on each band page.



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8 mm Film Archive

Ross Mortimore's streaming Quicktime movie of the crowd features clear images of the stage PA , Colosseum onstage and bikers with Canned Heat at Bath as a soundtrack provided courtesy of Bob C .

Bandwidth and copyright restrictions mean we cant host audio/video so you will have to do with stills at the moment until we can do an alternative stream elsewhere. Please don't bug us to add it , we will do it when we have the time.

General information:
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External Links to Bath related merchandise ( with which we have NO commerical links whatsoever )

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the 1970 Bath Festival we have brought out a special commemorative set. Anyone interested can view it on

A limited edition of reprints of the 1969 and 1970 Bath festival posters and Freddie Bannisters books on the Bath ,Lincoln 71 and Knebworth festivals can be bought online from the link below :
Rock festival memorabilia from various festivals can be viewed at the main Rock memorabilia page

Led Zeppelin at Bath photogallery

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