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Throwback Thursday…

Shot taken by the great John Gellman in 1972. During the final exam period there was an electrical fire in my fraternity house causing a loss a power in half of the structure. One of the few places to get away for solitude and study was the “head.” John, a frat brother, and photographer for the Daily Tarheel caught me and I ended up on the front page of the school paper…

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2014 marks the 40th anniversary of George’s one and only solo tour, The Dark Horse Tour in 1974 so I will be posting a lot of Dark Horse tour memories to celebrate it. My favorite photographs of the tour were taken by John Gellman in Atlanta, Georgia on Thanksgiving night, November 28,1974. George performed twice that night. I wish I could have seen him :(