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Beatles to Bowie - the '60s exposed

  • Pink Floyd, photographed in 1967 by Vic Singh. Taken from a new exhibition devoted to chronicling 1960s 'swinging London'. It's called 'Beatles To Bowie: The 60s Exposed' and takes place at the National Portrait Gallery between October 15 and January 24. www.npr.org.uk.

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  • The Shadows, photographed for the October 1961 issue of Vogue, entitled 'Evening Looks And All That Jazz'. Pic: Brian Duffy

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  • Marianne Faithfull, photographed in Battersea Park, London, 1965, by Tony Frank.

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  • The Beatles, shot in 1964 by Robert Whitaker. The band had met Whitaker during their first Australian tour and invited him to come to Britain to be their official photographer.

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  • Marianne Faithfull in 1964, a pivotal year for the young peformer. Then just 18, she got her big break when she met The Rolling Stones' manager Andrew Loog Oldham at a party. Her debut single, 'As Tears Go By', was penned by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. Pic: Gered Mankowitz

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  • Cliff Richard looking moody in 1960. He was the decade's first homegrown teen idol. January 1960 saw the release of an EP from his second film, 'Expresso Bongo', and the single from the film 'A Voice In The Wilderness'. Both were big hits. Pic: Cornel Lucas

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  • Sandie Shaw, shot in 1965 by Robert Whitaker. This was the year she scored a US hit with the Bacharach and david song 'There's Always Something There To Remind Me', a year after it had a three-week run at the top of the UK chart.

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  • Billy Fury, 1961, by David Wedgbury. The Liverpudlian rock'n'roll star equalled The Beatles' record of 24 hits in the 1960s and spent 332 weeks on the UK charts, despite never actually scoring a Number One.

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  • 'Space Oddity' became David Bowie's first Top 10 hit in July 1969, which was good timing for the moon landings that month. The following September Bowie was seen in music press advertisements wearing his spacesuit and extolling the virtues of the Stylophone in the London flat of kinetic sculptor Dante Leonelli. Pic: David Bebbington

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  • Cilla Black, 1965, by Robert Whitaker. 'Beatles To Bowie: The 60s Exposed' takes place at the National Portrait Gallery between October 15 and January 24. www.npr.org.uk.

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  • Billy Fury, 1961, by Ida Kar. 'Beatles To Bowie: The 60s Exposed' takes place at the National Portrait Gallery between October 15 and January 24. www.npr.org.uk.

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  • David Bowie, 1969, by David Bebbington. 'Beatles To Bowie: The 60s Exposed' takes place at the National Portrait Gallery between October 15 and January 24. www.npr.org.uk.

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