London Calling, Barry Miles

These people and places are all cited in the book "London Calling" from Barry Miles, about London underground subcultures.
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UFO poster, Michael English


Screenprint psychedelic poster by Michael English for UFO club, January 27 and February London, Museum Number

Marquee Club

Magical memory tour of London

Pink Floyd appeared at the Marquee Club in London. It was at this show that future co-manager Peter Jenner saw the band live for the first time, and later that year, the band signed a management contract with Jenner and Andrew King.

The Roundhouse, Camden. Early 1960's.

The Roundhouse, originally a covered railway engine turntable, was converted to a music venue shortly after this photograph was taken.

Psychedelic light show at the UFO Club, 1966

psychedelic-sixties: “Psychedelic light show at the UFO Club (London) December Photo by Adam Ritchie ”

Psychodelphia vs Ian Smith, Pink Floyd, 1966-12-03

1966 Roundhouse Chalk Farm London England Psychedelia vs Ian Smith benefit in aid o

Cornelius Cardew, AMM

Another bash at the Proms for Cornelius Cardew

Cornelius Cardew would have been a modern PR’s dream of a classical musician: the sort of composer who could make it into the pages of the red-tops at the drop of a hat. “Drummed Out — Prof’s.

John 'Hoppy' Hopkins with Suzy Creamcheese

John 'Hoppy' Hopkins, photographer - obituary

The Pink Floyd performs at the opening night of UFO, December 23, 1966

The Pink Floyd performs at the opening night of UFO, December 1966

Syd Barrett

© Mick Rock, Portrait of Roger Keith “Syd” Barrett, London Life and Death… After two “happy birthday posts” I want to remember Syd Barrett, founding member of Pink Floyd, who passed away on this.

Speakeasy club

Dancers at 'The Speakeasy' nightclub near Oxford Circus in Laurie O'Leary ran the club from 1966 until the late It became a reg.

David Bowie @Arts lab

Bowie's flatmate recalls the heady days of the Beckenham Arts Lab and a recent reunion ,.