David Gahr’s Dramatic Black-and-White Photos of ’60s and ’70s Musicians
Janis Joplin, Hotel Chelsea, March 1969, David Gahr
Susan Tedeschi and husband Derek Trucks.
Janis Joplin photographed by Francesco Scavullo, 1969.
Monkee Peter Tork and Janis Joplin, Monterey Pop, 1967. Some today seem to think the Monkees, because they were essentially cast to play a rock band for a TV show, were posers who were not accepted as peers by other musicians. They are wrong. The Monkees did not perform at Monterey but Tork and drummer/singer Mickey Dolenz attended and there are numerous photos of them interacting with all the big stars. They may have come together in a purely commercial way, but the Monkees were not a…