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Barrie Wentzell Prints | Limited Edition Photographs For Sale

For over ten years Barrie Wentzell worked as the exclusive chief photographer for legendary music publication 'Melody Maker'. He photographed one of the most important decades in the history of popular music, shooting many unknown musicians who went on to be global superstars. Celebrated artists such as Bob Dylan, Louis Armstrong, Aretha Franklin, Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard and rock and roll icons such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Kinks, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton all have their place in Barrie Wentzell's vast archive.

Barrie's career began at a photo studio in Belgravia in the the early 1960s. It was then, upon meeting his soon to become mentor, photojournalist Maurice Newcombe, that he became inspired to pursue a photographic career of his own and he started working in the area of music. In 1965 he had a chance encounter with the young Diana Ross and the image he captured of this yet-to-be global icon became a riveting front cover of Melody Maker and caught the attention of Bob Houston, the assistant editor at the time. And so the journey began ...

2017 saw the release of the film 'Melody Makers' in which Barrie Barrie tells the story of the rise and fall of the magazine, which marked the end to a style of rock n' roll journalism that no longer exit's today.

We are proud to offer a selection of Barrie's fantastic images for sale

Jimi Hendrix (JH002BW)

Jimi Hendrix

A rather pensive Jimi Hendrix captured in his manager's, Mike Jeffreys, office in 1968

Prices from £1,300.00
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Who, The (WH002BW)

The Who

The Who's guitarist Pete Townshend in London in 1968

Prices from £1,300.00
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Jimi Hendrix (JH005BW)

Jimi Hendrix

Iconic shot of Jimi Hendrix, 1969, in his flat on Brook Street, Mayfair, London, during an interview for Melody Maker

Prices from £1,300.00
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Bob Dylan (BD002BW)

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan relaxing and having a pint during the recordings for his BBC concert at BBC Studios in June 1965

Prices from £1,300.00
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Beatles, The (TB003BW)

The Beatles

John Lennon & Yoko Ono in the kitchen of their home in Tittenhurst Park Ascot, UK in 1971, taken after an on-site press interview.

Prices from £1,300.00
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Led Zeppelin (LZ001BW)

Led Zeppelin

Jimmy Page playing his legendary bowed guitar solo during 'Dazed & Confused' whilst onstage with Led Zeppelin in Belfast in March 1971

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Jimi Hendrix (JH001BW)

Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix at the Melody Maker Pop Awards 1967

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David Bowie (DB001BW)

David Bowie

Contact sheet of David Bowie images taken during an interview in London, 1972. One of the images was used on the cover of Melody Maker

Prices from £1,900.00
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Jimi Hendrix (JH003BW)

Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix in London in 1967

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Jimi Hendrix (JH004BW)

Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix onstage during his legendary performance at the Woburn Music Festival in 1968

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Beatles, The (TB004BW)

The Beatles

At Brian Epstein's house in London during the launch party for The Beatles album 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band'.

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Beatles, The (TB001BW)

The Beatles

The Beatles outside Brian Epstein's home in Belgravia, London during the launch party for 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart's Club Band' in 1967

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Marc Bolan (MB001BW)

Marc Bolan

The ’Bopping Imp’ as we used to call him in his acoustic days, becomes the ’Electric Warrior’.

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Bob Dylan (BD001BW)

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan rehearsing for the recording of his BBC In Concert show at BBC Studios, Shepherds Bush in London in June 1965

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Cat Stevens (CV001BW)

Cat Stevens

Barrie Wentzell shoots the back cover for Cat Stevens album 'Tea for the Tillerman' on Primrose Hill, London.

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Kinks, The (KI001BW)

The Kinks

"We met in his manager's office in Mayfair, the original Kinks had gone and future photo shoots were done in the ’Pub.’

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Pete Townshend (WH001BW)

Pete Townshend

Pete Townshend, from The Who, in Soho, London in 1970

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Who, The (WH003BW)

The Who

The Who at the Melody Maker Awards in London in 1969

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Beatles, The (TB002BW)

The Beatles

John Lennon relaxing at Brian Epstein's house in London whilst at the launch party for their album 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band'.

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Jimi Hendrix (JH006BW)

Jimi Hendrix

Contact sheet of Jimi Hendrix photographed at his London home on Brook Street in 1969

Prices from £3,100.00
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Elton John (EJ001BW)

Elton John

Early image of Elton John pictured with long term collaborator Bernie Taupin on Hampstead Heath, London in the summer of 1970.

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Elton John (EJ002BW)

Elton John

Elton John at home in Windsor, UK in 1972

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Elton John (EJ003BW)

Elton John

Elton John performing 'Crocodile Rock' onstage at the Edmonton Sundown in London in March 1973

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Elton John (EJ004BW)

Elton John

Elton John on Hampstead Heath, London in the Summer 1970

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Rolling Stones, The (RS001BW)

The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones onstage performing during the television show "Ready, Set, Go"

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Rolling Stones, The (RS002BW)

The Rolling Stones

Keith Richards performing onstage during an episode of Ready Steady Go! in London in 1966

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Who, The (WH004BW)

The Who

John Entwhistle & Pete Townshend from The Who recording overdubbing in London in 1968

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Who, The (WH005BW)

The Who

Keith Moon from The Who playing the drums in London in 1968

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Pete Townshend (WH006BW)

Pete Townshend

Pete Townshend from the Who at his flat near Victoria Station in London in 1968.

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Queen (QN002BW)

Queen

Freddie Mercury performing onstage with Queen during their legendary Christmas Eve 1975 concert at Hammersmith Odeon

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Queen (QN004BW)

Queen

Queen onstage at the Oxford New Theatre, London in 1975

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Queen (QN003BW)

Queen

Freddie Mercury of Queen captured by Barrie Wentzell in 1975

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Queen (QN001BW)

Queen

Freddie Mercury performing onstage in 1975 wearing his iconic Zandra Rhodes outfit

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Featured Prints

Patti Smith (PS001LR)

Patti Smith

Patti Smith photographed in the Netherlands in January 1980

Prices from £295.00
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U2 (UT007DC)

U2

U2 on top of a hotel roof in Cork, Ireland on a cold February morning in 1980

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Jimi Hendrix (JH001BW)

Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix at the Melody Maker Pop Awards 1967

Prices from £750.00
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Clash, The (CL002SSHE)

The Clash

The Clash on stage at the the first large scale Rock Against Racism/Anti Nazi League carnival at Victoria Park, April 1978.

Prices from £295.00
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Adam Ant (AANT001JF)

Adam Ant

Adam Ant photographed by Jill Furmanovsky during a cover shoot for The Face magazine in February 1981

Prices from £295.00
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Jam, The (JA006MAGO)

The Jam

Contact sheet of The Jam's photo shoot for the cover of their debut album 'In The City'

Prices from £395.00
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Featured Artists

Oasis

Oasis

Oasis was an English rock music band formed in Manchester in 1991, to date the band has sold over 70 million records worldwide.

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Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd

A unique collection of images of Pink Floyd, one of the worlds most successful and influential rock bands.

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Amy Winehouse onstage at the V Festival in 2008, photograph taken by photographer Mark Mawston

Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse was an English singer and songwriter known for her deep expressive contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres.

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Blondie, Debbie Harry in London, 1977 Photo | Fine Art Print by Sheila Rock

Blondie

Blondie is a American rock band founded by Debbie Harry & Chris Stein that pioneered the New York new wave & punk scenes of the 1970s.

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Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968 & considered one of the most innovative & influential rock bands in history.

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Rolling Stones, The

The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones are an English rock band who were in the vanguard of the British music Invasion that became popular in the US in 1964–65.

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Featured Collections

***New Arrivals***

***New Arrivals***

Here are the very latest prints we have added to our collection. We hope you love them as much as we do.

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Contact Sheets Print Collection

Contact Sheets Print Collection

Our contact sheet print collection is a rare opportunity to look back at the hidden moments surrounding some of rocks most iconic images.

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Morgan Howell Print Collection

Morgan Howell Print Collection

Artist Morgan Howell's paintings of record sleeves have become cult classics. We are delighted to introduce a range of his affordable prints

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Alternative artwork by Storm Thorgerson for Pink Floyd's Division Bell

Album Covers

Album covers can define a band almost as much as the music itself. Now you can put this great art on your wall as well as your turntable

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Jake Chessum

Jake Chessum

During his 30 year career Jake Chessum has shot defining images of musicians such as Amy Winehouse, Jay Z, The Beastie Boys & David Bowie.

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Jill Furmanovsky Collection

Jill Furmanovsky Collection

Jill Furmanovsky is one of the greatest ever rock & roll photographers with a huge archive of iconic shots of the world's best music artists

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