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James Brown

Catalogue No: BR001DC Artist(s): James Brown Location: Hammersmith Odeon, London Date: 23rd May 1985 Era: The 1980's Edition: Rockarchive Edition 50 Print type: Giclée Print Paper type: Archival 310gsm cotton based rag paper

Photographer David Corio recalls, "I had arranged to photograph James Brown (or Mister Brown as he insisted on being addressed) at mid-day at the Shepherd’s Bush Hilton but when I arrived, he was having his hair done.  Journalist Stuart Cosgrove and I waited in the lobby for over an hour but Mr. Brown then decided to go shopping.We were still unable to see him when he returned as his hair had to be styled again. Stuart and I were then instructed to meet him at the sound-check later that day. We got there and discovered that Mr. Brown had not done a sound-check in over 30 years! Finally we were allowed into his dressing room where he was having his hair done again before the show. He looked rather sweet in red curlers. Stuart got to interview him but the Godfather of Soul warned me if I got my camera out, both it and I were going straight out of the third floor window. I tried to persuade him to do some shots before he went onstage. I told him the photos would only take a minute and he agreed to do them after the show. It was after midnight by the time I returned to the dressing room. Mr. Brown’s hair had just been coiffed yet again. He looked at me, then at his watch and said, 'Go!'  He was giving me exactly sixty seconds. 'You keep to your promise and I’ll keep to mine,' he said."

Size Price ex. vat Price inc. vat




A3 £375.00 £450.00
A2 £495.83 £595.00
A1 £829.17 £995.00
A0 £1,500.00 £1,800.00
  • Print type

    A Giclee print is the most common way of producing collectable prints in the digital age. It is produced is by scanning an original negative or optimising a digital file.The image is then out-putted on various mediums using archival inks. Fine quality coated papers are used to make delicate, beautiful archival prints. 

    Paper type

    Archival 310gsm cotton based rag papers have lead the way in meeting the needs of professional fine art printers. Photographers and print-makers alike can rely on these new papers to produce the highest quality images they have come to know and love.

    With no optical brighteners and the longevity, image stability and a clean matt surface required for the very best in fine art printing, Smooth Cotton Rag is offered as the perfect choice for crisp detail, while the Textured Cotton range features a contoured surface for enhanced creative expression. 

    'A series' print paper sizes

    A3 (11.7" x 16.5" inches) (29.7 cm x 42.0 cm)
    A2 (16.5" x 23.4" inches) (42.0 cm x 59.4 cm)
    A1 (23.4" x 33.1" inches) (59.4 cm x 84.1 cm)
    A0 (33.1" x 46.8" inches) (84.1 cm x 118.9 cm)

  • If you are looking for specific custom sizes or prints on other foms of media, or any other requirement that is not listed in the options then please get in touch with Rockarchive and we will see if we can help you.

    For all custom printing enquiries please contact us at info@rockarchive.com or call us on +44 (0) 20 7267 4716

  • Framing

    A great print deserves a great frame. At Rockarchive we would be delighted to advise you on how best to select the right frame for your print. Please just let us know when you place your order or contact us once you have received your print and we will discuss the various options with you.

    If you live in London we can arrange to get your print framed for you. Once the print is framed you can either collect it from our London Rockarchive Studio, in Kentish Town or we can arrange for it to be delivered to your London address (at an extra charge).

    If you live elsewhere in the UK, we can arrange to get smaller sized prints framed and shipped to you. However due to postage regulations acrylic (eg perspex) rather than glass needs to be used in the frame.

    If you live outside of the UK, we are sorry we are unable to ship framed prints to you.

    For all framing enquiries please contact us at info@rockarchive.com or call us on +44 (0) 20 7267 4716


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