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Sunday, 13 May 2012

29/04/67: Die Blumenkinder von London

As Alan Partridge might say, "extra ordinary". John, plus, I'd hazard a guess, Terry Doran (though I could be wrong), doing the "eye" thing at the 14 Hour Technicolour Dream, having driven up from Kenwood, on Owsley.
And here's a John's-eye view of the whole aforementioned "thang":

Someone or other has uploaded a German doc onto YouTube, stuffed with milieu, and full of Fabs-related interest.
Dandie Fashions on the Kings Road (later to become Apple Tailoring)? Try 16.04. John Crittle much in evidence.
Apple shop opening? Previously unseen (by me, and I assume, probably wrongly, by you) footage at around the 28 minute mark, or so.
Plus the above of John at the Ally Pally (16.40 or thereabouts).
Enough o' my yakkin'. Here 'tis:

Many thanks to Master Julian Carr for sniffin' this oot.
PS: Some (including me) have questioned whether that is Terry Doran. Well...take a look at the 'tache on that:


  1. Wow! Thanks for sharing. I think the Ally Pally footage is from the BBC - the Man Alive documentary. Peter Whitehead also shot some footage that night- which is on a Pink Floyd video of some description.

  2. Yes, the footage of the two Johns at the 14 Hour etc. on the Pink Floyd thang is very familiar (to me at any rate), but I don't recall seeing the Terry Doran lookalike before, or the through the glasses shot. I must have this Man Alive doc somewhere though; I'll need to dig it out and watch again.

  3. Looks more like Joe Bugner to me (than T. Doran). Some sort of tripping boxer anyway.

    1. Terry Doran was there with John so that's almost certainly him.

  4. Of course it is him. Dunno why I ever doubted...me.