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History Of Britain's Most Rock 'N' Roll Street In Pictures

  • This autumn, London's Carnaby Street celebrates 10 decades of musical history. Carnaby Echoes pinpoints the street's musical heritage with a series of plaques by artist Lucy Harrison and an exhibition on Foubert's Place, running from 5 September to 20 October. It shows the thoroughfare's integral role in movements including jazz, mod and punk - and here are some of the great images on display.

    Photo: Press

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  • The Sex Pistols pictured on Carnaby Street in 1976, terrifying old ladies in caffs with Olympic-standard gurning.

    Photo: Press/ Ray Stevenson

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  • Small Faces discovered the street's unparalleled flair for sharp mod clobber, including boxy jackets fashioned out of multicoloured binliners.

    Photo: Press/ Tony Gale

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  • What's new, er, pussycat? Tom Jones swaggers down the street with a cheetah and actress Christine Spooner to mark the opening of Top Cat boutique.

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  • Keeping the mod flame alive, an impossibly baby-faced Paul Weller and The Jam check out a Who poster in 1977.

    Photo: Press/ Ray Stevenson

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  • Amy Winehouse combines decks and guitar in a manner not seen since the imperial phase of Lo-Fidelity Allstars.

    Photo: Press/Alexandra Eavis

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  • Doing the hand jive down The Cat's Whisker, a coffee bar down the street in those beatnik, jazz-cat, poloneck-sporting, daddio days.

    Photo: Press/ Ken Russell

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  • A punk nattily coordinating with the railings outside the Batcave club night at Foubert's.

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  • At the Batcave again, a haven for punks and the dawning goth and new romantic scenes. And ferrets. Or rats. Can't quite see.

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  • Small Faces have a rethink about those bin bags.

    Carnaby Echoes exhibition is at 20 Foubert’s Place, London W1 from 5 September to 20 October 2013. Free entry and free headphones for each visitor. Download the free app via carnabyechoes.com, the App Store or Google Play for Android phones from 2 September.

    Photo: Press/ Tony Gale

    Added: 12 Sep 2013