Hadn’t realized that the cover of The Kids Are Alright was a photo taken in NYC for a Life magazine photo shoot. The Who are part of a 1968 article on “The New Rock.” Click the pic to see some more.
The Life magazine tumblr posted this photo… and I instantly recognized it as the basis for the Avalon Ballroom poster for a show by the 13th Floor Elevators:
Light beams create a contour map of a human head during an Air Force study of jet-pilot helmets. Originally published, as the cover image, on the December 6, 1954, issue of LIFE.
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