One of the rare shots taken by Nobby Clark of The Rolling Stones during their 1976 European tour. Most of the pictures in Clark's book, 'Starfucker: The Rolling Stones Live In London '76' are of Jagger: 'He is mesmerising, camp, outrageous and impossibly athletic - the consummate frontman' explains Clark.
Old school friends Mick Jagger and Keith Richards on The Rolling Stones' European tour in 1976. The group played seven nights at Earls Court in London - where this picture was taken. Photographer Nobby Clark described Richards as 'wild and just on the edge' during his performances. Clark's book, 'Starfucker: The Rolling Stones Live In London '76' is out now.
A balcony view of the star-shaped stage, designed by Robin Wagner, which gave The Rolling Stones' 1976 tour the nickname 'Starfucker'. This picture is from the six-night stint at London's Earls Court featured in Nobby Clark's book 'Starfucker: The Rolling Stones Live In London '76'. The shows at Les Abattoirs in Paris from June 5-7 formed much of the basis for the 1977 live album 'Love You Live'.
A packed out Earls Court, London watching Jagger et al. perform during the Rolling Stones' 1976 Starfucker tour. Although guitarist Keith Richards played the piano on a number of tracks on the setlist, namely 'Memory Motel' from the 'Black And Blue' album, the band got unofficial 'fifth Beatle' Billy Preston in to play.
Rolling Stones' guitarist Keith Richards during the band's 1976 European 'Starfucker' tour. Ten days following this performance at Earls Court - as featured in Nobby Clark's book 'Starfucker: Rolling Stones Live In London '76' - Richard's son Tara died of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome at less than three months old.
Mick Jagger hanging onto one of the six points which formed the leaves of the lotus-shaped stage at the band's Earls Court shows in 1976. The stage gave the tour its nickname 'Starfucker'. It was designed by Broadway set-stylist Robin Wagner.
The Earls Court spotlight shining on Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger during the London leg of the band's European Tour in 1976. The venue packed in a sell-out crowd of nearly 19,000 people every night for the week-long series of shows, and the tour began just days after the band released their 'Black And Blue' album - four tracks from which made the setlist.
Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger during the band's European Tour in 1976 at Earls Court, London. The set list opened with 'Honky Tonk Women' and closed with 'Street Fighting Man'. The band only played 'Sympathy For The Devil' at the May 21 gig at Earls Court, pictures of which appear in Nobby Clark's book 'Starfucker'.
Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger at Earls Court, London in 1976. The picture was taken by photographer Nobby Clark for his 'Starfucker: Rolling Stones Live '76' book. Clark says in his book: 'At a gig I like to get close, get the unexpected shot. But to tell you the truth I've got no idea how I took some of these pictures or even where I stood to take them.'
A topless Mick Jagger onstage during the UK leg of The Rolling Stones' 1976 European tour. The frontman was criticised by the press during the tour for slurring his words, which he defended as being his new way of singing. 'Starfucker: The Rolling Stones Live In London 1976' is a collection of photos taken by Nobby Clark at the Stones' stint at Earls Court, London.
The Rolling Stones played six nights at Earls Court in 1976 as part of their European tour. The band played 41 shows in total and the tour lasted two months. The penultimate night was played in Zagreb, Yugoslavia and was the first time the band had returned to a communist country for almost 10 years.
Is that a penis onstage or is it...the lotus-shaped stage at Earls Court, London that gave The Rolling Stone's 1976 European tour its nickname; 'Starfucker tour'. This picture features in 'Starfucker: The Rolling Stones Live in London in 1976' by photographer Nobby Clark.
The Rolling Stone's frontman, Sir Michael Philip Jagger, strutting his stuff on stage at Earls Court, London in 1976. The European Tour of 1976, also known as the 'Starfucker' tour, was the first time the band had played at the London venue since Jagger took over the management of the band. They split from previous manager Allen B. Klein in 1971.
The Rolling Stones on their European tour in 1976, dubbed the 'Starfucker' tour. This picture was taken during their week-long stint at London's Earls Court.
A 28-year-old Ronnie Wood from The Rolling Stones rehearsing for his band's European Tour in 1976. This was Wood's first tour with the band as an official member, after joining Jagger and co. in February the same year - three years after he collaborated with Jagger on 'It's Only Rock'n Roll (But I Like It)'.
Former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman on the 'The Rolling Stones: Europe 1976' tour, also known as the 'Starfucker' tour. Wyman released his second solo album a month before the tour started, called 'Stone Alone', yet went on tour with the band rather than promote it, resulting in it only reaching #166 in the chart. This picture is taken from photographer Nobby Clark's book, 'Starfucker'.
'Coolest of them all, back there on the drums' - Charlie Watts onstage at Earls Court. The drummer and his band, The Rolling Stones, played the London venue from May 21-27. They were only meant to play three dates initially, but after a million postal applications the event was extended to six nights. Nobby Clark's book 'Starfucker: The Rolling Stones Live In London 1976' is out now.