On July 5 1969, The Rolling Stones played a Hyde Park, London, concert in memory of recently deceased band founder, Brian Jones. Other bands on the bill were: Third Ear Band, King Crimson, Screw, Alexis Korner’s New Church, Family and The Battered Ornaments. The photos below are terrific. If you or someone you know is in them, we’d love to hear from you:
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Alexis Korner’s New Church (Korner, L, Ray Warleigh, Sax) behind Hells Angels ‘security’
5th July 1969: Vocalist Mick Jagger and guitarist Mick Taylor in concert with the Rolling Stones in London’s Hyde Park.
A group of Hell’s Angels at the Rolling Stones free concert in Hyde Park, London. (Photo by Reg Burkett/Getty Images)
A long-haired spectator
A Hell’s Angel acts as a security guard
5th July 1969: Marianne Faithfull and her young son Nicholas
A member of the Hell’s Angels
Teenage girls cooling off in the Serpentine
Mick Taylor playing
A teenage girl cooling off in the Serpentine
5th July 1969: Singer Mick Jagger reads a passage from Shelley’s ‘Adonis’, in memory of recently deceased colleague Brian Jones (1942 – 1969), before their band the Rolling Stones perform
5th July 1969: A section of the 250,000 strong crowd gathered in Hyde Park, London
5th July 1969: Hell’s Angels, acting as security at the free Rolling Stones concert in Hyde Park, London, lifting a fan to safety after he passed out. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)