Classic Coventry photo by Paul Zone

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Classic Coventry photo by Paul Zone

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Probably posted before but search is very difficult here so I'm not sure. Besides, why not look at it again as it is very awesome indeed.


For those that don't know, Paul Zone was the singer in a band called The Fast. He put out a book of his photos called “Playground: Growing Up in the New York Underground,” and you can see a few more of them here: https://www.vintag.es/2015/06/unseen-ph ... 1970s.html
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I’ve never seen that before. Thanks for posting.
Is that Lydia in front of the band?
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Nice!!!
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That is very cool
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Awesome find! Thanks for sharing!
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Those instruments fit these guys so well. Yumm.
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Very cool, thanks for sharing
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In the Suds wrote: Sat Sep 25, 2021 9:29 pm Image



Probably posted before but search is very difficult here so I'm not sure. Besides, why not look at it again as it is very awesome indeed.


For those that don't know, Paul Zone was the singer in a band called The Fast. He put out a book of his photos called “Playground: Growing Up in the New York Underground,” and you can see a few more of them here: https://www.vintag.es/2015/06/unseen-ph ... 1970s.html
It's amazing to see this, and think that 50 years later they're still on stage playing arenas and stadiums around the world. When this photo was taken, they had nothing. Now they have more than they could probably have ever imagined. And...they still put on that makeup, put on those outfits, and go play for two hours nightly. You have to respect that.
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Great pic
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In the Suds wrote: Sat Sep 25, 2021 9:29 pm Image



Probably posted before but search is very difficult here so I'm not sure. Besides, why not look at it again as it is very awesome indeed.


For those that don't know, Paul Zone was the singer in a band called The Fast. He put out a book of his photos called “Playground: Growing Up in the New York Underground,” and you can see a few more of them here: https://www.vintag.es/2015/06/unseen-ph ... 1970s.html
That might be the very moment the real Paul Stanley was born. Gives me chills.
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Is that a pic from the Coventry 12/22/73 show that exists. It had those girls dancing the whole time in front. Lools like its the same show. Paul has the date mislabeled.
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HeavyMetal1 wrote: Sun Sep 26, 2021 4:53 pm Is that a pic from the Coventry 12/22/73 show that exists. It had those girls dancing the whole time in front. Lools like its the same show. Paul has the date mislabeled.
I thought about that but I don't if it's possible to really know. It could be mislabeled, but it could also be those girls were at both shows. It's often like that with club bands. They'll have the cheering section that goes to all the shows. It's also possible she's a different person altogether. I don't know.
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I didn’t realize they already had those name-brand guitars at that time. Were the top brands more within reach at the time?
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JohnBergless wrote: Sun Sep 26, 2021 5:59 pm I didn’t realize they already had those name-brand guitars at that time. Were the top brands more within reach at the time?
Now that you mention this, I think Ace's Les Paul is an indication that HeavyMetal1 is right and this is the December show, because I don't think Ace had that guitar when they were recording the first album. I could be wrong about that.

But, if it is December they would have had a Casablanca cash infusion and done some upgrading. In ''Nothin To Lose,'' several people who saw them at this time say it was very noticeable they had someone putting money into them.
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The Fast