Monday, September 21, 2015

25 Iconic Photos of Rock Stars from the 1960s and 1970s Taken by Henry Diltz

Henry Diltz is a former musician who took some of the most iconic photos of the 1960s and ’70s, many of which graced the covers of groundbreaking albums.

Crosby Stills and Nash, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, the Doors, the Eagles, all became friends and subjects. Diltz also shot iconic magazine covers and continues to work today.

Below are some of his great portraits of Rock stars:

Graham Nash, Stephen Stills and David Crosby, 1969.

The Eagles, 1972.

The Doors, 1969.

Neil Young, 1975.

Paul and Linda, 1971.

Joni Mitchell, 1970.

Neil Young, 1971.

Richard Pryor, 1968.

Jimi Hendrix, 1969.

Jefferson Airplane

Linda Ronstadt, 1968.

Buffalo Springfield.

Cass Elliot, 1968.

James Taylor, 1969.

Frank Zappa & the Mothers of Invention, 1971.

Joni Mitchell and Graham Nash, 1969.

David Crosby, 1970.

Cass Elliot, of The Mamas & The Papas, and Graham Nash, of The Hollies (and later, Crosby, Still & Nash), 1966.

Joni Mitchell, David Crosby and Eric Clapton picnic in Cass Elliot's backyard, Feb. 25, 1968.

Stephen Sills and Mick Jagger in Amsterdam, October 9, 1970.

Michael Jackson and feline, 1971.

Neil Young, 1969.

Simon & Garfunkel, 1967.

The Who, 1969.

Bob Dylan and George Harrison, Bangladesh, 1971.

(All photos © Henry Diltz)

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