Photographer Barrie Wentzell documents early days of Rock & Roll

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(source: InsideToronto) In his Trinity Bellwoods studio Barrie Wentzell has reams and reams of negatives for photos stored away in a fire-safe box. Black and white images of rock and roll’s most legendary artists from 40 years ago, some of which even he hasn’t seen since the golden age in which they were taken.
As a photographer for the United Kingdom’s Melody Maker professional musician’s newspaper from 1965 to 1975 Wentzell photographed hundreds of musicians including Bob Dylan, Elton John, Jim Morrison, David Bowie and Johnny Cash.
Now, Wentzell has unearthed some rare and never before seen selections, which will be shown at Queen West’s Analogue Gallery in celebration of the space’s third anniversary. Read More.

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