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Grievous Angels, Trout Masks, and American Beauties: 1970s Rock & Roll Photography of Ginny Winn (Paperback)

Grievous Angels, Trout Masks, and American Beauties: 1970s Rock & Roll Photography of Ginny Winn By Pat Thomas (Editor), Maria Muldaur (Introduction by), Jessica Hundley (Editor) Cover Image
By Pat Thomas (Editor), Maria Muldaur (Introduction by), Jessica Hundley (Editor)
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All previously unpublished 1970s musician photos by Ginny Winn of Grateful Dead, Gram Parsons, Captain Beefheart, Joni Mitchell, Alice Coltrane, Van Morrison, Maria Muldaur, Incredible String Band, Emmylou Harris, Alice Cooper, Frank Zappa, Bonnie Raitt, Tim Buckley, Bob Marley, and Al Green.


Early 1970s, Ginny Winn was staff photographer for Warner/Reprise Records when its roster included John Cale, Grateful Dead, Van Morrison, Maria Muldaur, Jimmy Webb, Incredible String Band, Kate & Anna McGarrigle, Emmylou Harris, Gram Parsons, Captain Beefheart, Alice Cooper, Frank Zappa, Bonnie Raitt, Tim Buckley, Arlo Guthrie, Jackie DeShannon. Led by Mo Ostin & Joe Smith, the label’s catalog was a blend of counterculture icons and Americana.

By the late 70s, Ginny moved into Hollywood imagery, capturing Carly Simon, James Taylor, Joni Mitchell, Roz Kelly, Penelope Spheeris, Jodie Foster, Gloria Swanson. Ginny also photographed Bob Marley, Al Green, Maxayn Lewis, Donna Summer, and Alice Coltrane. All photos are previously unpublished.



About the Author


Pat Thomas is the co-editor of Invitation to Openness: the Jazz & Soul Photography of Les McCann 1960-1980 and Ernie in Kovacsland. He is the author of Material Wealth: Mining the Personal Archive of Allen Ginsberg, Listen Whitey! The Sounds of Black Power 1965-1975, and Did It! Jerry Rubin: An American Revolutionary. He lives in California.

Jessica Hundley is writer and editor of many publications including; Grievous Angel: An Intimate Biography of Gram Parsons, Dennis Hopper. Photographs 1961-1967, Bob Dylan: A Year and A Day and Double Fantasy (photographs of John & Yoko). She has also penned articles for Vogue, Mojo, Rolling Stone, and Playboy, among others.

Praise For…


I’m not one that loves to have her photo taken, but photo shoots with Ginny were always a fun, casual, spontaneous and creative adventure. I never felt like I was “posing” for the camera with her...just hanging out in a very natural way.
— Maria Muldaur, singer/songwriter
Product Details
ISBN: 9781683969754
ISBN-10: 1683969758
Publisher: Fantagraphics-FU
Publication Date: March 12th, 2024
Pages: 122
Language: English