Gallery

1973 The Rolling Stones – Perth concert images by Ric Chan

The Rolling Stones Pacific Tour 1973 was a concert tour of countries bordering the Pacific Ocean in January and February 1973 by the Rolling Stones. Music fans in Australia and New Zealand had not seen the Stones since February and March 1966.

The Stones started the tour with the three shows over 21 January and 22 January in Hawaii. The second leg of the tour started on 11 February with a single show at Auckland in New Zealand. 14 February saw the first show in Australia, with Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth and Sydney being visited in turn. The last show being 27 February in Sydney.

The Stone’s Perth concert was held on 24 February 1973 at the Western Australia Cricket ground (WACA).

The Stone’s line-up in Perth was:-

Mick Jagger – lead vocals, harmonica

Keith Richards – guitar, backing vocals

Mick Taylor – guitar

Bill Wyman – bass guitar

Photo journalist Ric Chan covered the Stone’s Perth concert for the Independent Newspaper.

Photo: 1976 Photo journo Ric Chan. Image: Ric Chan.

This is a collection of Ric’s photos of The Stone’s Perth concert.

Photo: 1973 Stones concert in Perth. Mick Jagger & Keith Richards. Ric Chan pic.

Photo: 1973 Stones concert in Perth. Mick Jagger’s shiny backside. Ric Chan pic.

Photo: 1973 Stones concert in Perth. Mick Jagger. Ric Chan pic.

Photo: 1973 Stones concert in Perth. Keith Richards, Mick Jagger & Bill Wyman. Ric Chan pic.

Photo: 1973 Stones concert in Perth. Mick Jagger. Ric Chan pic.

Photo: 1973 Stones concert in Perth. Mick Jagger. Ric Chan pic.

Photo: 1973 Stones concert in Perth. Mick Jagger & Keith Richards. Ric Chan pic.

Photo: 1973 Stones concert in Perth. Concert audience at the WACA. Ric Chan pic.

Photo: 1973 Stones concert in Perth. Mick Jagger. Ric Chan pic.

Photo: 1973 Stones concert in Perth. Mick Jagger & Keith Richards. Ric Chan pic.

Photo: 1973 Stones concert in Perth. Mick Jagger & Keith Richards. Ric Chan pic.

Photo: 1973 Stones concert in Perth. Keith Richards and Bill Wyman. Ric Chan pic.

Click on this link to view Elton John’s 1971 Australian Tour – Perth concert images by Ric Chan

—————————————–

 

  • Tony Wigger-Smith

    I remember this one. Could not get in so climbed a tree oposite the ground and stayed up there for the concert. Think my bro Loz and Steve Were with me. Tjose were the days.