New York, NY (Top40 Charts/ Rolling Stones
Fans Website) - Unseen and undiscovered for over 45 years, more than 300 candid, revealing and intimate photographs of The Rolling Stones
taken by their U.S. Tour Manager, Bob Bonis during their first US tours, 1964 - 1966, have been published for the first time in a new book, THE LOST ROLLING STONES PHOTOGRAPHS: The Bob Bonis Archive, 1964-1966 by Larry Marion (It Books; On-sale: Nov 16, 2010; Hardcover; $29.99), with a Foreword by Rolling Stones
drummer and founding member Charlie Watts.
'More than forty years after they were taken, THE LOST ROLLING STONES PHOTOGRAPHS brings back so many fond memories.' - Charlie Watts
A private, behind-the-scenes glimpse into the early days of rock 'n' roll, this extraordinary collection shows Keith Richards, Mick Jagger, Charlie Watts and Bill Wyman, as well as band founder Brian Jones and other key figures and associates, on stage, in rehearsal, backstage, on vacations, traveling, getting haircuts, bowling, recording in the studio, and just hanging around being themselves.
Howard Kramer, Curatorial Director of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum said: 'The Bob Bonis Collection is an unmatched view into the inner circle of the most iconic groups of all time. It's illuminating, humanizing and intimate.'
Rolling Stones Manager and Producer from 1963 - 1967, Andrew Loog Oldham said: 'The book looks super! The photos are, the band is, the music was. For Stones fans it is terrific!"
A new exhibition of photographs from the book will be unveiled November 13th and continue through February 12th, 2011 at the New York flagship store of rock 'n' roll fashion designer John Varvatos in SoHo, NYC located at 122 Spring Street between Greene and Mercer streets.
THE LOST ROLLING STONES PHOTOGRAPHS is a startling look at one of the 20th century's biggest musical icons exploding onto the world stage in their most unguarded moments at the most critical point in their careers: coming to America.
About Bob Bonis: Bob Bonis, who died in 1992, played a significant role in the history of rock 'n' roll. Starting out as a New York City talent agent in the late 1950s he came to hold an extraordinary position at a pivotal time in rock history-U.S. Tour Manager for both The Beatles and The Rolling Stones during their first U.S. tours in 1964 and continuing through 1966. With a personal passion for photography, he took his camera along wherever he could capturing incredibly intimate photos that the world is about to see for the very first time.
About the Author: Larry Marion (info@NFAgallery.com) is recognized as one of the world's leading authorities on rock and music memorabilia, especially concert posters. He has worked with many of the leading auction houses, setting world-record prices, and written and designed sixteen catalogs of music-related memorabilia. Larry is one of the owners, founders, and directors of http://www.NotFadeAwayGallery.com, which exclusively represents the photography of Bob Bonis.