Belfast 1982

Stephen Boyle

On Monday the 8th of March 1982, John played Grosvenor Hall, Belfast. It was his first gig in the city in five years.
John played a very loud set. Sound was fine though and he was in great form.

Portrush 1979 - 2

Maurice Shannon

John played on the one and only Causeway Coast Music Festival. This ambitious festival was held on the last weekend of August 1979, in Portrush, Northern Ireland.
The organisation lost much money on the event so it stayed a one-time affair.

Heathfield 1978

© Anton Corbijn

This is an iconic photo used for the cover of No Little Boy. It was taken by famous Dutch photographer and director Anton Corbijn, around March 1978.
First time it was used in print was in an interview by Bert van de Kamp in the Dutch music magazine Oor, published 8 March 1978. It was included in the book Famouz.
The picture also featured in various Corbijn expositions, for instane at the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, April-May 1994.

Ringside Seat 1975 - 1

© Ben Small

Before deciding on the album name of Live At Leeds, John had considered naming it Ringside Seat. He wanted some photographs for the release and went with Danny to the Thomas A'Becket boxing gym in London's Old Kent Road. A friend of Danny's kitted them out in shorts and gloves for what should have been play-fighting...


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