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THERE IS A LIGHT THAT NEVER GOES OUT

THERE IS A LIGHT THAT NEVER GOES OUT

A photographic celebration of Manchester's rock music history. Free exhibition at Manchester Central Library until 22 February 2019

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Bob Dylan’s Lyrics Celebrated in New Exhibition 'Mondo Scripto'

Bob Dylan’s Lyrics Celebrated in New Exhibition 'Mondo Scripto'

Bob Dylan’s lyrics and drawings take centre stage in a new exhibition called 'Mondo Scripto' at London's Halcyon Gallery.

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The 1990's

The 1990's

The 1990's saw grunge, Britpop, industrial rock & other alternative rock music which emerged & took over as the most popular of the decade.

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Pink Floyd (PF001TCOL)

Pink Floyd

This was the first time Tony Collins ever saw Pink Floyd live. They played numbers from their new album 'Atom Heart Mother'.

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Featured Prints

Pink Floyd (PF021JF)

Pink Floyd

Roger and Nick on a train to Edinburgh, Dark Side of The Moon tour 1974. The band preferred to travel by train rather than bus or plane.

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Oasis (OA045JF)

Oasis

Taken during the Oasis 'Definitely Maybe' Tour in Detroit, USA in 1995

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Billy Idol (IDOL001ABAL)

Billy Idol

Billy Idol with Ziggy Stardust flash makeup. New Wave just wouldn’t have been New Wave without Billy to pave the way through the 1980’s.

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David Bowie (DB007DUFFY)

David Bowie

David Bowie wearing a two piece quilted suit designed by Freddie Burretti for the 1972 Ziggy Stardust tour.

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Featured Artists

Smiths, The

The Smiths

Critics have called The Smiths the most important alternative rock band to emerge from the British independent music scene of the 1980s.

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Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd are currently getting set for the 'Their Mortal Remains' exhibition at the V&A - Check out our range of images for sale.

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Sex Pistols

Sex Pistols

The Sex Pistols were an English punk rock band formed in 1975. Without them popular culture in the last 30+ years would be very different.

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Björk

Björk

Björk Guðmundsdóttir, (born 21 November 1965), known mononymously as Björk is an Icelandic singer-songwriter.

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Featured Collections

Arthur Rosato Bob Dylan Collection

Arthur Rosato Bob Dylan Collection

We are delighted to share our brand new collection of Bob Dylan prints by photographer Arthur Rosato taken in 1980 during the 'Gospel Years'

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The Rolling Stones Collection

The Rolling Stones Collection

The Rolling Stones have been entertaining audiences for more than 50 years. Our collections share the best images spanning their career

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Rockarchive Edition 100

Rockarchive Edition 100

Edition 100 was created to give fans & collectors a chance to own classic, historical pictures of their favorite bands.

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Folk & Country Collection

Folk & Country Collection

Welcome to our Folk & Country Print Collection - iconic images of the world's greatest artists from the past 50 years

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Featured Photographers

Janet Macoska

Janet Macoska

If rock and roll has been the soundtrack of your life, then photojournalist Janet Macoska has probably provided the visuals.

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Dimitri Hakke

Dimitri Hakke

Currently working as a freelance journalist/photographer, Dimitri Hakke became interested in photography because of his elder brother.

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Storm Thorgerson (1944-2013)

Storm Thorgerson (1944-2013)

Many would say Storm Thorgerson is the 6th member of Pink Floyd, alongside his Iconic music album design and co-founding of Hipgnosis.

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Clay Perry

Clay Perry

In the 60s he was a regular at the Crawdaddy Rhythm & Blues club, a big part of the music scene, 'The Rolling Stones' played every weekend.

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Rockarchive News & Events

A Virtual David Bowie Exhibition is Coming to Your Phone

A Virtual David Bowie Exhibition is Coming to Your Phone

The V&A Museum’s 2013 David Bowie exhibition, 'David Bowie is' is becoming a VR/AR smartphone experience, released autumn 2018.

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Nick Mason Talks About his New Band Saucerful of Secrets

Nick Mason Talks About his New Band Saucerful of Secrets

Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets are touring, playing early Pink Floyd classics from their first two albums.

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Here's How Leonard Cohen Writes Love Songs

Here's How Leonard Cohen Writes Love Songs

Leonard Cohen's love songs, "Suzanne", "Hallelujah", explore love as religion, musing on its pain and complexity.

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First-Known David Bowie Recording Sells for £40,000

First-Known David Bowie Recording Sells for £40,000

The first-known David Bowie recording has sold for just under £40,000. It was a demo tape from 1963 with band The Konrads.

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