The images of 70’s pop and rock stars, which were originally take by John Olson for Life Magazine, are now available for purchase.
These images are unique in that they portray the stars with parents and grandparents, in their family homes. The views give a tremendous insight into both the decorating styles, not to mention the fabulous fashions, of the area.
I wonder why these styles have yet to make a comeback?
In case you have trouble identifying the participants, they are Eric Clapton with his grandma, Rose, David Crosby with his dad, Flloyd in Ojai, Grace Slick with mom, Virginia in Palo Alto, Ritchie Haver with father, Richard and Mum, Mildred in Brooklyn, Frank Zappa, with parents, Francis and Rosemary in L.A., Elton John with his mum, Sheila and stepfather, Fred Fairebrother, Donovan and the Jackson Five.