Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman has shared a trove of photographs in a new scrap book (2013 Bill Wyman Archive (Bill Wyman / Ripple Productions Ltd))
Wyman: “My photo of the choir recording ‘You Can’t Always Get What You Want’ on 15th March 1969 at Olympic Studios.”
Stones rehearsal in the US – 1st June 1972.
Wyman’s visa to enter Japan on the 23rd March, 1982. In his book, he notes this was: “8 years before any of the other Stones were allowed in!”
Wyman: “Wife Diane and son Stephen came to London airport to see me off on the Stones’ first tour of America. 100 screaming fans were charging around everywhere and Stephen was a little alarmed.” 1st June 1964
In the garden of his rented house in Grasse, July 1971 © Dominique Tarle
Ronnie Wood with David Bowie, in Los Angeles, where Wyman was working on his second solo album ‘Stone Alone’. September 1975.
Sammy Davis Jr with Wyman backstage at The London Palladium early evening, 8th October 1976.
Wyman’s photo of Keith Richards in the Stones office in New York. 30th June 1981.
Wyman describes this 1982 Melbourne Press headline: ‘Mick Jagger’s Cash Shortage’, as “hard to believe”
Wyman: “Stones final bow at the last re-scheduled Concert at Wembley Stadium, London, which was my last concert with the Stones before I left the band”. 25th September 1990 © Graham Wiltshire
Bill Wyman’s Scrapbook is available for purchase now from www.concertlive.co.uk RRP £229. Each book is signed by Bill, numbered and certified. Strictly a limited edition out of 1962 copies (the year Bill joined the Rolling Stones). (© Alan Davidson)