journey to madrid 1973

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


the fraserburgh negatives

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 :
Ricky Gardiner
Raymond Wilson
Virginia Scott
Martin Griffiths
Alan Park
Gordon Sellar