Friday, December 30, 2011

Magma - 1970 - Olympia and Golf Drouot

Just before the new year comes a surprise from new friend Denis Rougeoreille. Here are photos from 1970 from the Olympia and Golf Drouot in Paris that I have never seen before. Denis is an old-time Magma fan who saw Magma at the very beginning.

It's always fantastic when people who were there at the beginning find these little treasures in their archives. I hope that there will be more surprises in 2012, as more old Magma fans join social networks like Facebook, and find their way over to the various Magma fan pages.







5 comments:

  1. Thanks Marc! These are great!
    Maybe someone can help him to scan them! That would be a great way to preserve them.

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  2. Merci pour ces super photos !!!!!!

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  3. Nice but it's 1971 for me, not 1970.

    Memorizatör

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  4. Yes the scanning could be better, but it's still great to see these photos! I agree with Memorizator, this has got to be from 1971, it looks very much like the 1001 centigrade lineup.

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  5. Wow! Jeff Seffer and Teddy Lasry playing B-flat clarinets? On the first pic! Based on the live recordings of 1971-72 I really thought Seffer and Lasry played just saxes (tenor + soprano) and flutes. There's even a bass clarinet laying on top of the amp. The Bruxelles 1971 version of "Riah Sahiltaahk" features all of the horn charts reduced to two soprano saxes (+ trumpet). Maybe Seffer and Lasry did play the clarinets earlier on before dropping them?

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