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The Great Rock And Roll Revival In Photos: London 1972

by | 19th, November 2015

Over on the brilliant Flashbak, Paul Gorman tells us about the Rock “n’ Roll Revival Show of August 5 1972. Teds, Hippies, Hell’s Angels and assorted others were all there. to whet the appetite, a few photos from what looked like a terrific day out:

 

5th August 1972: A Teddy boy and his girlfriend arm-in-arm at a Rock 'n' Roll Festival at Wembley, north London. (Photo by Ken Towner/Evening Standard/Getty Images)

5th August 1972: A Teddy boy and his girlfriend arm-in-arm at a Rock ‘n’ Roll Festival at Wembley, north London. (Photo by Ken Towner/Evening Standard/Getty Images)

3rd August 1972: Rock 'n' roll legend Little Richard in costume at an empty Wembley Stadium, during rehearsals for a concert. (Photo by Tim Graham/Evening Standard/Getty Images)

3rd August 1972: Rock ‘n’ roll legend Little Richard in costume at an empty Wembley Stadium, during rehearsals for a concert. (Photo by Tim Graham/Evening Standard/Getty Images)

Teddy Boys, hippies, Rockers and Hell's Angels gathered at Wembley Stadium for a Rock 'n' Roll revival show, 5th August 1972. (Photo by Michael Webb/Keystone/Getty Images)

Teddy Boys, hippies, Rockers and Hell’s Angels gathered at Wembley Stadium for a Rock ‘n’ Roll revival show, 5th August 1972. (Photo by Michael Webb/Keystone/Getty Images)

Hippies and rockers together at the rock 'n' roll Revival Show, held at Wembley Stadium, London. (Photo by Michael Webb/Getty Images)

Hippies and rockers together at the rock ‘n’ roll Revival Show, held at Wembley Stadium, London. (Photo by Michael Webb/Getty Images)

5th August 1972: A Teddy boy and his girlfriend arm-in-arm at a Rock 'n' Roll Festival at Wembley, north London. (Photo by Ken Towner/Evening Standard/Getty Images)

5th August 1972: A Teddy boy and his girlfriend arm-in-arm at a Rock ‘n’ Roll Festival at Wembley, north London. (Photo by Ken Towner/Evening Standard/Getty Images)

5th August 1972: A group of teddy boys dancing at the London rock 'n' roll revival show in Wembley Arena. (Photo by Michael Webb/Keystone/Getty Images)

5th August 1972: A group of teddy boys dancing at the London rock ‘n’ roll revival show in Wembley Arena. (Photo by Michael Webb/Keystone/Getty Images)

August 1972: Rock 'n' roll fans who attended the Rock 'n' Roll Festival at Wembley, North London. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)

August 1972: Rock ‘n’ roll fans who attended the Rock ‘n’ Roll Festival at Wembley, North London. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)

August 1972: The audience in the arena at the Rock 'n' Roll Festival, Wembley, North London. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)

August 1972: The audience in the arena at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Festival, Wembley, North London. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)

5th August 1972: Three women dancing together during a rock 'n' roll festival at Wembley Stadium. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)

5th August 1972: Three women dancing together during a rock ‘n’ roll festival at Wembley Stadium. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)

August 1972: Japanese hippies amongst the large crowd at the Rock 'n' Roll Festival at Wembley Stadium, London. Among them is Mei Wei. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)

August 1972: Japanese hippies amongst the large crowd at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Festival at Wembley Stadium, London. Among them is Mei Wei. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)

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1972: A woman standing next to a teddy-boy sells leather belts at the Rock n' Roll Festival, Wembley Stadium. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)

1972: A woman standing next to a teddy-boy sells leather belts at the Rock n’ Roll Festival, Wembley Stadium. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)

 

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