1972 :  July – December

Early July – SCHOOL’S OUT album releaseda-so1

 

72sopant

 

Photo by David Cluett

———

1972 July

July 11, 1972 – Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. [w/Humble Pie/Uriah Heep]. Three Rivers Stadium was opened in 1970, closed in 2000 and demolished in 2001, by implosion. Former home of MLB Pittsburgh Pirates and NFL Pittsburgh Steelers.

This show was rescheduled from June 23….due to rain and flooding.

72cooperchicago
Ad from radio station in Pittsburgh

72threerivers stdium in the 70s
Three Rivers Stadium

 

 

 

 

 

72Uriah_heep_73
Uriah Heep

72Humble_Pie_1974
Humble Pie – 1974

 

72pittsburgh july

72pitts

Audio Player

July 12, 1972Cessna  Stadium, Wichita, Kansas
[with Dr, Hook, Flo & Eddie]. Part of Wichita State University. Built in 1969 – renovated in 1996.

72july13 fairgrounds

72 witchita july13

72cessna stadium wichita univ
  July 13, 1972Fairgrounds Arena, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma [w/ Dr. Hook]

72july13 oklahoma
Oklahoma City July 13. Courtesy of John Podger

72drhookbandpose july
Dr. Hook

72okla state fairgounds okla city

72 schools out tour
Hanging. Dennis, Alice, Glen, Neal in front

July 14, 1972Ector County Coliseum, Odessa, Texas. A multi-purpose stadium, built in 1954. Still used – most often for rodeos, business conferences, and musical events.

72 july 14 texas carl dunn
GB. Odessa, Texas. Photo by Carl Dunn

72ector county colliseum odessa texas
July 15, 1972County Coliseum, El Paso, Texas
[w/ Jo Jo Gunn, Captain Beyond]

72countycollesium elpaso, tx
County Coliseum

72elpaso july

72captainbeyond

July 16, 1972Manzanita Speedway, Phoenix, Arizona
[w/ Canned Heat, Captain Beyond]

Originally a dog racing track, the Manzanita Speedway was a dirt track racing facility located in the suburban southwestern part of Phoenix, AZ, beginning in 1951. The facility had a 1/3 mile and 1/2 mile tracks. The final race was held their in 2009.

72manzinita phnx 51-2009 72manzinta

Janice Buxton-Davison recalls this show:

The family’s of the band members sat in the enclosed press-box. Glen’s mom and dad and Janice were protected from the big dust storm that swept though the area (a haboob). Janice thinks the storm hit before the band came on, so there was a delay. After the show (and drinking up the free booze) Janice and her parents went to an after-party at the Del Webb townhouse on Central Ave, where the band was staying. Glen was engaged to Denise at the time, so Glen decided to carve Denise and his initials into a coffee table in the townhouse.

12195799_10204293187604913_1894396700398594233_n

scan0001
Glen and girlfriend Denise at Buxton house in 1972

page15b
Glen and his mom – GB probably getting ready to go back on the road. 1972

72haboob
An Arizona ‘haboob’

72 july phnx 2 72 july phnx Arizona Republic articles on concert at Manzanita Speedway. Click to enlarge.

72july—————————————————————————

July 17, 1972Fairground Speedway, Salt Lake City, Utah

72statefair utah
  July 18, 1972Firebird Raceway, Emmet, Idaho

72firebirdraceway idaho72 july 20 idaho free press

JOE GREENBERG (Manager)
JOE GREENBERG (Manager)

             July 19, 1972 – Grant Stadium, Phoenix, Arizona???

Screenshot_4

Where ever the band was on July 19, 1972 – it was not at Grant Stadium in Phoenix. First off, there is, and seems never was, a Grant Stadium in or near Phoenix. Secondly, the Buxton family recalls no concert like this during July. The Manzinita Raceway show yes….but no others.

July 21, 1972 – Las Vegas, NV Stadium. Show likely never took place. Permit problems?

72Sam_Boyd_Stadium_from_the_air_July_2014
A current view of what was, in 72 called Las Vegas Stadium. Now Sam Boyd Stadium.

72 july 19 arizona repAn article in the Arizona Republic (above) suggested the band was going to perform there. It seems permits were never obtained and the band eventually cancelled the show. Or visa versa?

The stadium was completed in 1971 at a cost of $3.5 million. It was originally known as Las Vegas Stadium. The name was changed to the Las Vegas Silver Bowl in 1978 and then Sam Boyd Silver Bowl in 1984 and finally in April 1994 to Sam Boyd Stadium. At the time of this show – it would have sat 15,000 people. Home of UNLV football.

***

July 22, 1972Sports Arena, San Diego, California
[w/ Jo Jo Gunne, Captain Beyond]

The Valley View Casino Center previously San Diego Sports Arena is an indoor arena, located on Sports Arena Blvd, in Point Loma, San Diego, California, off of Interstate 8.

72Jo Jo Gunne july22
Jo Jo Gunn band from LA

72sandiego sports arenaa4                             ————————————————-

July 23, 1972Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, California
[w/ Jo Jo Gunne, Captain Beyond] Band stayed at Hyatt Hotel (Riot House) after the show.

72hollybowlvinyl - Copy
Vinyl recording

1970hollywood bowl
Hollywood Bowl – 1970. Note wading pools in front

1971hollywoodbolw - Copy
Night view from 1971

72Screenshot3333

11916092_868761296534045_4892470320135544874_n
Glen and Alice at Hollywood Bowl After-Party

72hollywood bowl
Glen – Hollywood Bowl sound check

72 diltz
Hollywood Bowl Photo by Henry Diltz

72 hollywood bowl henry diltz
Photo by Henry Diltz

72 hb2
From B$B song book. Taken at Hollywood Bowl

1972-07-23 [Show Advert]

July 27, 1972Armory, Minneapolis, Minnesota
[w/ Captain Beyond]

The Minneapolis Armory is located in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. The armory was built for the Minnesota National rd in 1935-36 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985. The National Guard ceased using it in 1980. It now is used for sporting, political, and musical events.

School’s Out promo

July 28, 1972 – Amphitheater, Chicago, Illinois
Alice performs twice in one day.  [w/ Wishbone Ash]

The International Amphitheater was an indoor arena, located in Chicago, between 1934 and 1999. It was located on the west side of Halsted Street, at 42nd Street, on the city’s south side, adjacent to the Union Stock Yards.

pant0000m
Photo by David Cluett

??????????????????????????????????

72 june 24
Click to enlarge

chi tribune july 31 1972 alice
Chicago show review

July 30-31, 1972 –  Cobo Arena, Detroit, Michigan
[w/ Ursa Major on the 30th and Black Oak Arkansas on the 31st]

Cobo Hall and Cobo Arena, is a convention center situated along Jefferson and Washington avenues in downtown . Built in 1960, it was named for Albert E. Cobo, mayor of Detroit from 1950 to 1957.

72july30 detroitcobo
On stage at Cobo – Alice and Glen

72cobohalljuly30
Cobo Hall Detroit 1972. Thanks Ron Domilici
Cobo Hall ’72. Photos by Charlie Auringer

72 july 31a

72cobo detroit rock city72julyursamajor72 july31

Summer `72 Detroit Rouge Park (Free Concert) Late July or Early August.

During the very late 60’s and early 70’s, the City of Detroit would put on free concerts in various locations. One of these locations was Rouge Park in western Detroit. Most of the bands were local, and fairly unknown, outside Detroit. Every so often, a “name act” would show up and do a few songs….sometimes un-announced before hand. The area in the photos below was one of the most often used spots for these free events. Just north of Joy Road off Lasher Road – which was just a dirt road. During the winter, the city would flood this area for ice skating. This POSSIBLE venue is interesting to me, because it was no more than a mile from my parent’s house where I grew up. I went to several concerts here…but I don’t recall Alice Cooper being at any of them. Since I did not go to all of them….it is a possibility that the band performed at a show.

There was no seating, you just sat on the grass in front of a ‘not so large’ stage. (Thus the phrase, “it’s a grasser”, which was a common saying in the Detroit area for any gathering  that was not indoors.) Early on, these Rouge Park shows were fun…but they soon became a gathering spot for local biker “groups” and things started to get a little hairy at some shows.

Screenshot_6
Aerial view of area where free concerts were held. (Brown area to left of the road.)

Screenshot_5
View looking at area of concerts. Cement foundation was where a small snack bar was located – hot chocolate when ice was there.
28gb3110
GB and Alice – traveling blues

                                1972 August

August ??, 1972 – Scope, Norfolk, Virginia

72scope opened71
Scope Arena in Norfolk.

August 4, 1972Dillion Stadium, Hartford, Connecticut. [w/ J. Geils Band and Dr. John] Dillon Stadium was built in 1935 and is still being used.

72 aug4Screenshot_372august4 harford72aug4 conn

August 5, 1972Rubber Bowl, Akron, Ohio
[w/ J. Geils Band, Dr. John]

72 rub bowl
akron1
Ticket
1882176
Rubber Bowl circa 1972 – Akron, Ohio

72 rubber bowl Elyria Chronicle Telegram

72, aug 6 beacon journal
Article from Akron Beacon Journal.

***

August 6, 1972Cincinnati Gardens, Cincinnati, Ohio. The Cincinnati Gardens is an indoor sports and entertainment arena located in Cincinnati, Ohio, that opened in 1949.

72august cincy gardens

72cincy
GB, Neal, Alice sign autographs in Cincy

glen7

Click on the link below to watch about 5 minutes of 8mm footage, supposedly shot at the Cincinnati Gardens during this show.

http://vimeo.com/39950127

72-08-03 Cincinatti Journal

August 7, 1972Convention Center, Louisville, Kentucky
[w/ Wishbone Ash, Ursa Major] Built in 1905, this venue is still going today hosting basketball and pro wrestling. It has gone by the names Jefferson Armory and Louisville Convention Center and more recently, Louisville Gardens

72aug wishboneash
Wishbone Ash

72Louisville_Gardens_roadwork
Louisville Convention Center – now Louisville Gardens.

gb35

???August 9, 1972 – Possible show in Shreveport, Louisiana. The Coliseum at State Fair Grounds

72august 9 hammond daily star july 10th
From the Hammond (LA) Daily Star

August 10, 1972 – Roosevelt Stadium, Jersey City, New Jersey
with J. Geils Band

Roosevelt Stadium was a baseball park at Droyer’s Point in Jersey City, New Jersey.. It opened in April 1937 and hosted high-minor league baseball baseball. It was demolished in 1985.

72roosevlet nj
A Grateful Dead concert inside Roosevelt Stadium -1973

72roosevelt-stadiumnj
Roosevelt Stadium in its youth -1938

72Roosevelt_Stadidemo1985
Stadium a year before its demolition in 1985

72Roosevelt GD 70672gardenstate2
Advertisement in 1972

72aug roosevelt njgb8

August 12, 1972 –  Fort Wayne, Indiana /Memorial Coliseum [w/Ursa Major] (eyewitness).

10406855_445113798974925_7064085784646101964_n

72aug allen county mem
FW Memorial Coliseum…now called the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. Built in 1952

August 13, 1972 – Nashville, Tennessee Fairground Speedway/State Fairgrounds, [Special Guest Star Goose Creek Symphony / extra added attraction Ursa Major]

72fairgrounds aug1372aug13nashville00118e10_medium72-74FairgroundsSpeedway172 aug 13, tn

August 14, 1972 – Hampton, VA,

The Hampton Coliseum is a multi-use cultural, entertainment and sports arena in Hampton, Virginia. Construction on the arena began on May 24, 1968, and the venue opened in 1970 as the first large multi-purpose arena in the Hampton Roads region and the state of Virginia, opening a year prior to the Norfolk Scope in Norfolk, Virginia.

72hampton-coliseum-2009
Night view in 2009

25399148_10209100765311351_2395013274059462514_n
August 15, 1972 – Civic Center, Charleston, West Virginia
[w/ Ursa Major, Looking Glass] The Charleston Civic Center is a municipal complex located in the downtown area of Charleston, WV. Originally completed in 1959. Now is a part of a Holiday Inn center.

72looking glass aug
Looking Glass…had the hit song ”Brandy”

72charleston aug
Charleston Civic Center
72 ch gazzette
Review of Charleston show

72 aug 19 charleston

 

August 17-18, 1972  – North Carolina Speedway, Rockingham, North Carolina Peach Tree Celebration. The Faces cancelled, Alice Cooper was their replacement. [W/ Three Dog Night and more]  The Rockingham Speedway was opened in 1965 and became one of the most famous NASCAR raceways in America. Today it receives very little use.

72 aug18
Alice Cooper replaced the Faces

72aug northcarolina72Rockinghamspeedway aug

a-so1
August 23…..School’s Out reaches #1

ac2 (2)August 23…..School’s Out reaches #1

 

1972 September

Sept 2, 1972Varsity Stadium, Toronto, Ontario

72 sept210614125_832708330092737_7797296244081521608_n

72 SO tour

Toronto. September 2, 1972. Photo by Boris Spremo

September 4, 1972 – Montreal Forum, Montreal, Quebec
SOLD OUT. 18,000 in attendance. [w/ Wang Dang Doodle Orchestra, and Dr. John.]

72Montreal_Forum_197072wangdang72 sept4

The Montreal Forum (French: Le Forum de Montréal) was an indoor arena located facing Cabot Square in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Called “the most storied building in hockey history” by Sporting News, it was the home of the National Hockey League’s Montreal Canadiens from 1926 to 1996. The Forum was built by the Canadian Arena Company in 159 days. Located at the northeast corner of Atwater and Ste-Catherines West. Opened in 1924, it closed in 1996 and was demolished in 1998.

September 6, 1972  –  Quebec Forum????? No info found

                                    1972 October

October 28, 1972 – Municipal Auditorium, Bangor, Maine

72octbangor aud
Municipal Auditorium. Built in 1955

72octbangor

72bangor
October 29, 1972 – Civic Center, Springfield, Massachusetts
[w/ Wet Willie and Edgar Winter Group]

72oct29

72 bob gruen
Bob Gruen photo (’72)

Holidays: Alice and Cindy Laing go to Venezuela, Dennis and Cindy Smith go to the Caribbean, Michael Bruce goes to Phoenix, Neal tries to break the bank in Las Vegas and Glen goes home to Akron

                                 1972 November

72 oct 20,72
Not sure what theaters were missed. This was from a New Jersey paper dated October 20, 1972

72

Nov 2, 1972 – Hofstra University, Long Island, New York

glenbuxtonbilliondollar
Photo by Harry Goodwin

hofstra
Photo by David Gahr

72novhofstrau david gahr
(Thanks Steven Crayn)

ABC’s – “IN CONCERT”

News Report:
ABC kicked off its first In Concert, pre-empting the Dick Cavett Show, on November 24, 1972, featuring performances taped a few weeks earlier at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. On the bill was the Senior General of Rock, Bo Diddley, acoustic duo Seals and Croft, R&B man Curtis Mayfield and for the opening act, shock rocker Alice Cooper.
Rock fans in Cincinnati, however, didn’t get to see beyond the first few minutes of Alice’s violent theatrics. Lawrence H. Rogers II was so mortified by what he saw that he ordered the ABC affiliate he owned, WKRC-TV Channel 12, to yank the show off the air immediately. Channel 12’s decision to protect its viewers was responded to within minutes with a phoned-in bomb threat and several car loads of youths picketing the station. Some 4,000 letters of protest, many profane, poured in over the next few days, the biggest mail load that station officials could remember.
Station manager Ro Grignon told TV Guide that he wasn’t opposed to rock concerts. “In fact, we think they’re going to be a smashing success. We simply found Alice Cooper a little tense.”
Meanwhile, the ABC affiliate in Kingsport, Tennessee complained to the network about the performance but ran it nonetheless. WPVI-TV Channel 6 in Philadelphia ran the show on tape delay at 1:30 a.m. Channel 12 in Cincinnati later televised an edited version of the show, sans Alice, to give viewers a chance to enjoy the other, less offensive acts that were on the show. The next In Concert show was sent to affiliate managers via closed-circuit for approval before broadcast

72 hofstra lynn goldsmith
November, 1972 Hofstra University. Photo by Lynn Goldsmith
72 nov 2 hofstra

                                     EUROPEAN TOUR

Nov 4, 1972 – Band arrive in London

Early Nov 1972 – The band spent a week at Morgan Studios in London, where they re-recorded some older tracks and laid down demos of the songs they had written during the tour. So called `Superstar jam` takes place with Harry Nilsson, Marc Bolan and others but the results of the drunken session are ”unlistenable”. `Billion Dollar Babies` photo shoot takes place at David Baileys` London studios.

72nov, morgan studio
L-R: Donovan, Glen (w/Donovan’s guitar), Alice, and Bob Ezrin at Morgan Studio in England.

 

72david bailey photo
David Baily photo

112a
Another photo of Glen with Donovan’s guitar..

300 kids at the airport break through police barriers and turn over the bands limo`s.

10177937_715040805239429_4889495146782399482_n
London 1972 Harry Goodwin photo

72 nov ezrin elliot hocecker
Neal, Glen, and Bob Ezrin. November ’72. Morgan Studios.

71
Morgan Studios (Thank you Scott Grant)

November 10, 1972 – Green’s Playhouse, Glasgow, Scotland
With Flo & Eddie

72 glasgow
Band in Glasgow

Green’s Playhouse was an entertainment complex comprising a cinema, ballroom, tea rooms, and other facilities. The Playhouse was at 126 Renfield Street, Glasgow, Scotland, Opened in 1927, the Playhouse operated until the 1970s, closing in 1973. The building continued in use as The Apollo, after being sold, until final closure in 1985, with subsequent demolition in 1987.

72greens glasgow
Greens Playhouse

72 nov 10 glasgow
Glen wiping off cake that was thrown at him during his Birthday Party in Glasgow. Nov 10

72greens playhousenov1072nov scotland

Nov 12:  Band leaves London from Gatwick Airport to fly to France

Nov 13: France, Olympia Theatre. w/Flo and Eddie. Founded in 1888, by Joseph Oller, the creator of the Moulin Rouge, today easily recognizable by its giant red glowing letters announcing its name. It opened in 1889 as the “Montagnes Russes” but was renamed the Olympia in 1893.

72 paris nov herve
Paris ’72 DD and Glen. Thank You, Herve Thomas!

 

 

 

 

 

 

72 11-13 paris herve
Herve Thomas photo. GB on stage in Paris

 

72paris72paris olympia 72view

72 paris nov13 bertrand rindoff petroff
After party. Photo by Bertrand-Rindoff-Retroff. The lady sitting on Alice’s lap is Régine Zylberberg – French singer and nightclub owner. (Courtesy of Steven Crayn)

 

Paris 1972 Documentary

radio1 eliott holceker
Above – Publicity shots from France

france radio1

******

Nov 14-15?, 1972–  Germany – Circus Krone, Munchen [w/ Flo & Eddie] Circus Krone, based in Munich, is one of the largest circus in Europe and one of the few in Western Europe to also occupy a building. Built in 1919 and bombed heavily during WWII. 

72Circus_Krone munich
Fairly recent photo of Krone Circus Building
72nov14europe

72nov14 germany

72 nov14 germany phot by uhps-cam
W. Germany. Photo shot by uhps-cam.

 

72nov germany

72europeposter
Close up of band photo in the “naked” Alice poster above

 

72nov, sweden
Europe – ’72 Copyright Anders Mossberg

November 16, 1972 – Holland– Band arrives in Holland (w/ Flo And Eddie)

Glen and Neal (Europe). Cropped from poster.

November 17, 1972 – De Doelen, Rottendam, Holland. De Doelen is a concert venue and convention centre in Rotterdam, Netherlands. It was originally built in 1934 but then destroyed in 1940 during the German bombardment of Rotterdam in May 1940 at the outset of World War II. It was rebuilt in 1966, originally with one hall to which two more were added in the 1990s.

72Alice_Cooper_Rotterdam1972
Possibly a photo from Rotterdam
72rotterdam

Nov 18, 1972 –  Holland – Concertgebouw, Amsterdam. ‘Concergebouw’ tranlates to ‘concert building’. Built in 1886. Still in use today.

72Concertgebouwholland 2011
2011 photo

72novholland3
Large organ at Concergebouw

72concertgebow in holland
Tickets
72novholland

72novholland2

Nov 19, 1972 – Germany – Ernst Merck Halle, Hamburg. Ernst-Merck-Halle was an indoor arena located in Hamburg, Germany, which could hold up to 5,600 people.

72nov19eur

72 europe
Alice and Glen on stage in Europe

Nov 20, 1972Denmark – KB Hallen, Copenhagen. K.B. Hallen was a multi-purpose venue in Copenhagen. It was opened in 1938. A fire damaged the roof and the interior of the grand hall severely in 2011. It is still being discussed if it will be possible to restore it to its former glory.

Copenhagen, Denmark. Photo by Bolle Gregmar

 

72 nov 20 jorgen angel
Nov 20, 1972. By Jorgen Angel.

 

72-KBHallen denmark
KB Hallen, Copenhagen. Currently unused.

72-11-21
Dennis and Glen in Europe – 1972. Possibly Sweden show.

Copenhagen Sex Show – photos from Jorgen Angel

10376915_10202857243819846_6514630906235682251_n

72copenhagen jorgen angel 72copenhagen72flo and eddie

10649693_10152784294589276_1002396459710449544_n
10710576_10152784294689276_4488939993849405122_n

royalty-free-eyes-clipart-illustration-1102551

Jorgen Angel describes the photo ”opportunity” at the Live Club in Copenhagen

“In November 1972 I arrived at the hotel where Alice Cooper was staying to take some photos. Alice invited me to join him and the band plus the support act, Flo & Eddie, on a night on the town. It turned out that they had booked a private show at one of the many live show clubs in the red light district of Copenhagen.
It was a small, sleazy joint. Half the room was taken up by the stage – a king size mattress. The sound system was an old, red portable gramophone that you would have found in a teenager’s room years earlier. At one point when the heat was on the “stage” the pickup got stuck in the groove.
The rock artists very much enjoyed the performances by the mattress artists. The latter involved the former in the show from time to time. Alice was trying to hide from my camera. First by hiding his head behind a curtain. Realizing he would miss the work of art, he then tried to hide behind a beer bottle.

AliceCoopLiveshow06A
Alice, Marc Volman, Glen. Jorgen Angel photo
109177977
The GB profile (w/Marc Volman)

 

cheap-calling-to-sweden-flag

Nov 21, 1972Sweden – Olympen. Built in Lund, Sweden in 1971. It served as a concert venue until 2009, when it was remodeled into a gym.

72sweden
Picture of stage at Olympen

72sweden
Was told that this photo was taken on the European tour. (Not verified)

72nov21 podger
Sweden. Photo provided by John Podger

72sweden wolfgang heilman
Sweden. Ashley Pandel on the left. Credit to Wolfgang Heidleman?

72, nov21. sweeden anders mossberg
November 21, 1972. Photo from Anders Mossberg. AC, Marc Volman, MB, with Glen in back.

72 lund sweden
Glen and Neal in Lund, Sweden 1972

Nov 23, 1972Germany – Deutschlandhalle, Berlin. Built in 1935 and dedicated by Adolph Hitler, it was built for the 1936 Olympic Games. Partially destroyed during World War II bombings, it was rebuilt and used for a variety of sporting events. The building was granted landmark status in 1995, but on December 3, 2011, the building was demolished.

72deutshclandhalle nov

72Deutschlandhalle berlin
Deutschlandhalle (recent view)

72berlin
Interior – 1930’s. I wonder….who drew the biggest crowds? 🙂

  Nov 24, 1972Germany – Gruga Halle, Essen. Grugahalle is an indoor sports arena, located in Essen, Germany. Opened in 1958.

72gugenhall germany
1970’s photo

band22
A very ”revealing” photo????

images

72nov

Nov 25, 1972Germany – Festhalle, Frankfurt. Opened in 1908. Renovated in 1980. Forty foot high dome.

72nov25 germany

72germany

72Festhalle_Frontansicht
Recent exterior photo

72beat-club-german
The band on the ‘Beat Club’ show in Germany Nov 25, 1972

72 Nov 25 Beat club
Germany

Nov 26, 1972Switzerland – Mehrzweckhalle, Zufingen

72zurich POP magazine airport
Glen, Neal, and Alice in Zurich (stuffed swan)

72nov26 germ72sweden

                                                      BAND ENDS EUROPEAN TOUR

72nov TEEn Magazine (marie brill)
A photo that appeared in Teen Magazine in November of 1972. (Thank you Marie Brill) This is NOT the Starship

While in Europe each band member had photographs taken posing with a stuffed animal. Glen’s ‘partner’ was a bird.

 

Nov 24, 72 — ABC In Concert first aired.  

In Concert 1972

72 nov canary islands cindy
The band went to the Canary Islands in late November for some relaxation. This photo was taken by Cindy Smith Dunaway.
72 canary isl
A photo by Cindy Smith Dunaway of GB hamming it up on the Canary Island vacation

                                                   December 1972

Early Dec, 72 Glen is in London and receives medical treatment in London doctor-clip-art-6

Dec 72 Back in Phoenix Glen checks into the Maryvale hospital seriously ill. His pancreas is ruined from alcohol. He`s warned never to drink again.

Dec 72 Shep confronts Alice about his alcohol intake. Alice goes to Jamaica for a couple of weeks to rest.

72 screen grab
1972 A scree grab from the ‘Supermench movie, showing Alice, GB, and Shep Gordon (L to R)

richard avedon photo
Photo by Richard Avedon

—————————————————————————-

72 buxton gelesi
Summer 1972. Photo of front door of Gelesi Estate (Cooper Mansion) in Connecticut. Photo by Janice Buxton-Davison

72 gelesi
Band in front of front door of Gelesi Estate. ’72

 

72 elected
from Elected video.

 

72 john levicke2
Photo by John Levicke (1972)

 

72 unknown