David Bowie Low sessions at the Chateau d’Herouville 1976, featuring all the band and Tony Visconti and Brain Eno, kids and crew.
Behind the scenes photos by Ricky Gardiner’s Nikkormat camera and Kodachrome film.
Music: Night/ Songs for the Electric Ricky Gardiner and Virginia Scott
Ricky Gardiner’s behind the scenes shots of the Beggars Opera Spanish tour on his Nikkormat in the early 70’s.
Music: Virginia Aurora Scott
Ricky Gardiner at Margate with Dr Hook Nayland Rock Hotel 1975
Photos: Virginia Scott and Ricky Gardiner
Ricky Gardiner Margate 1975
DR Hook Dreamland Margate 1975
Dr HookDreamland Margate 1975
Morning at the Nayland Rocky Hotel
In 1971 Beggars Opera spent 2 weeks in Fraserburgh rehearsing their set with the mellotron and preparing for the recording of Waters of Change at a remote farmhouse. Here are some images digitised from Colin MacFarlane’s original photographs of the people we met there at that time including band members :
Photo of Ricky Gardiner 1969
This photograph was taken in Glasgow in 1969 photographer unknown.
Ricky Gardiner: portrait by Miss Gardiner 1996
Iggy Pop: vox
David Bowie: extended piano, B/vox
Ricky Gardiner: Guitar
Tony Sales: Bass, B/Vox
Hunt Sales: Drums, B/Vox