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Rare photographs capture Rolling Stones' humble beginnings

A series of rarely seen black-and-white photographs dating back to the Rolling Stones' first concert tour in 1963 will go on display in east London this month.  



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A series of rarely seen black-and-white photographs dating back to the Rolling Stones' first concert tour in 1963 will go on display in east London this month. Gus Coral/Zebraonegallery.com via REUTERS

A series of rarely seen black-and-white photographs dating back to the Rolling Stones' first concert tour in 1963 will go on display in east London this month. Gus Coral/Zebraonegallery.com via REUTERS
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The images, taken in a London recording studio and at a gig in Cardiff, Wales, had been kept under photographer Gus Coral's bed for years before he decided to dust them off.   


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The images, taken in a London recording studio and at a gig in Cardiff, Wales, had been kept under photographer Gus Coral's bed for years before he decided to dust them off. Gus Coral/Zebraonegallery.com via REUTERS

The images, taken in a London recording studio and at a gig in Cardiff, Wales, had been kept under photographer Gus Coral's bed for years before he decided to dust them off. Gus Coral/Zebraonegallery.com via REUTERS
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They capture the humble beginnings of a band that would become a household name around the world, and include a picture of the musicians getting money together for a cab fare and a tiny crowd waiting in the rain before they and other acts on the tour went on stage in Cardiff.     



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They capture the humble beginnings of a band that would become a household name around the world, and include a picture of the musicians getting money together for a cab fare and a tiny crowd waiting in the rain before they and other acts on the tour...more

They capture the humble beginnings of a band that would become a household name around the world, and include a picture of the musicians getting money together for a cab fare and a tiny crowd waiting in the rain before they and other acts on the tour went on stage in Cardiff. Gus Coral/Zebraonegallery.com via REUTERS
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Coral, 26 when he took the photographs, remembers thinking at the time the band was going to be big. "Obviously ... I didn't know they were going to last for all that many years and be that special, but I knew they were special," he said. "We were just climbing out of World War Two and there were certain people who were kind of leaders in finding a new way, a new culture to go forward. And they were one of them."     


Gus Coral/Zebraonegallery.com via REUTERS

Coral, 26 when he took the photographs, remembers thinking at the time the band was going to be big. "Obviously ... I didn't know they were going to last for all that many years and be that special, but I knew they were special," he said. "We were...more

Coral, 26 when he took the photographs, remembers thinking at the time the band was going to be big. "Obviously ... I didn't know they were going to last for all that many years and be that special, but I knew they were special," he said. "We were just climbing out of World War Two and there were certain people who were kind of leaders in finding a new way, a new culture to go forward. And they were one of them." Gus Coral/Zebraonegallery.com via REUTERS
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While watching Mick Jagger and band mates Keith Richards, Bill Wyman, Charlie Watts and Brian Jones before recording "I Wanna Be Your Man" in London, Coral was struck by their professionalism.    

Gus Coral/Zebraonegallery.com via REUTERS

While watching Mick Jagger and band mates Keith Richards, Bill Wyman, Charlie Watts and Brian Jones before recording "I Wanna Be Your Man" in London, Coral was struck by their professionalism. Gus Coral/Zebraonegallery.com via REUTERS

While watching Mick Jagger and band mates Keith Richards, Bill Wyman, Charlie Watts and Brian Jones before recording "I Wanna Be Your Man" in London, Coral was struck by their professionalism. Gus Coral/Zebraonegallery.com via REUTERS
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"(People) want the - 'we smashed the hotel up and had a chain of 16-year-olds waiting outside the door'," he said. "It wasn't like that at all. It was a serious man doing a serious job and getting a recording done."  


Gus Coral/Zebraonegallery.com via REUTERS

"(People) want the - 'we smashed the hotel up and had a chain of 16-year-olds waiting outside the door'," he said. "It wasn't like that at all. It was a serious man doing a serious job and getting a recording done." Gus Coral/Zebraonegallery.com...more

"(People) want the - 'we smashed the hotel up and had a chain of 16-year-olds waiting outside the door'," he said. "It wasn't like that at all. It was a serious man doing a serious job and getting a recording done." Gus Coral/Zebraonegallery.com via REUTERS
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Coral and some friends drove to Cardiff to record the concert there, and were given unrestricted access. "We went to the theatre. No, no press, no other camera people, no access-all-areas badges or anything of that sort. I had completely free rein and they were completely natural. They weren't posing or looking for publicity of any sort."   

Gus Coral/Zebraonegallery.com via REUTERS

Coral and some friends drove to Cardiff to record the concert there, and were given unrestricted access. "We went to the theatre. No, no press, no other camera people, no access-all-areas badges or anything of that sort. I had completely free rein...more

Coral and some friends drove to Cardiff to record the concert there, and were given unrestricted access. "We went to the theatre. No, no press, no other camera people, no access-all-areas badges or anything of that sort. I had completely free rein and they were completely natural. They weren't posing or looking for publicity of any sort." Gus Coral/Zebraonegallery.com via REUTERS
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Coral's pictures go on display in an exhibition called "Black & White Blues - Where it all Began" at The Curtain in east London from Nov. 18 to Dec. 2.   

 Gus Coral/Zebraonegallery.com via REUTERS

Coral's pictures go on display in an exhibition called "Black & White Blues - Where it all Began" at The Curtain in east London from Nov. 18 to Dec. 2. Gus Coral/Zebraonegallery.com via REUTERS

Coral's pictures go on display in an exhibition called "Black & White Blues - Where it all Began" at The Curtain in east London from Nov. 18 to Dec. 2. Gus Coral/Zebraonegallery.com via REUTERS
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The Rolling Stones are seen on stage in 1963. 

Gus Coral/Zebraonegallery.com via REUTERS

The Rolling Stones are seen on stage in 1963. Gus Coral/Zebraonegallery.com via REUTERS

The Rolling Stones are seen on stage in 1963. Gus Coral/Zebraonegallery.com via REUTERS
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Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones on stage in 1963. 

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Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones on stage in 1963. Gus Coral/Zebraonegallery.com via REUTERS

Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones on stage in 1963. Gus Coral/Zebraonegallery.com via REUTERS
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