Concert Photography from 1976 - 1986     

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1994 - October 31, 1978, Longbranch Saloon, OK
AC/DC - 1982, Myriad, Oklahoma City, OK
Accept  - April 1985, Lloyd Noble Arena, Norman, OK
Aerosmith - October 11, 1978, Myriad, OK (no longer available) and backstage Aerosmith Party photos (no longer available)
Moses Allison - February 19, 1978, Blue Onion, Norman, OK
Ambrosia - November 3, 1978, Myriad, OK (Backstage groups shots also)
America - February 27, 1977, Lloyd Noble, Norman, OK
Angel - May 13, 1977, Civic Center, OK (Color shots also)
April Wine - November 30, 1979, Lloyd Noble Arena, Norman, OK
Asleep At The Wheel - October 19, 1979, Boomer Theatre, Norman, OK
Axe - Boomer Theatre, Norman, OK
B-52's -
September 29, 1979; Agora Theatre, Dallas, TX
The Babys -
April 8, 1980, The Myriad, Oklahoma City, OK; backstage photo with Cheap Trick at the Myriad, April 8, 1980
Bachman Turner Overdrive - July 19. 1986, Texxas JAM XIX, Cotton Bowl, Dallas, TX
Bad Company - May 18, 1977, Lloyd Noble, OK, May 1979, Lloyd Noble, Norman, OK and September 14, 1979, Tulsa Assembly Center, Tulsa, OK
Bangles -
October 1984, OK
Barooga - October 21, 1980 and 1983, Myriad, Oklahoma City, OK (color photos also and group shots backstage)
Beach Boys - September 29,1979; Zoo Amphitheatre, Oklahoma City, OK; April 18, 1977; July 23, 1976, Color Shots taken at Arrowhead Stadium
J.T. Bear - January 1979, Boomer Music Hall, Norman, OK

The Beat - March 20, 1980, Boomer Music Hall, Norman, OK
Jeff Beck - July 23, 1976, Arrowhead Stadium, MO
Bee Gees -
August 4, 1979; Myriad, Oklahoma City, OK
Pat Benatar -
December 15, 1979, Boomer Theatre, Norman, OK
Elvin Bishop - January 1979, Boomer Music Hall, Norman, OK (backstage photos also)
Black Sabbath -
November 18, 1978,  Myriad, OK (Color shots)
Blondie - 1979, Dallas Palladium, Dallas, TX
Bon Jovi - May 1985, Oklahoma City, OK
Karla Bonoff -
January 23, 1980; Civic Center, Oklahoma City, OK (Color photos also), January 19, 1978, Lloyd Noble Arena, Norman, OK
Boomtown Rats - April 1979, Cains Ballroom, Tulsa, OK
Boston - February 14, 1979, Myriad, OK
David Bowie - April 10, 1978, Dallas Convention Center, Dallas, TX
Jackson Browne -
January 19, 1978, Lloyd Noble, Norman, OK
Bill Bruford - July 13, 1980, Boomer Theatre, Norman, OK (no longer available)
Billy Burnette - 1980, Boomer Theatre, Norman, OK (Backstage photos)
John Cale - March 1980, Boomer Theatre, Norman, OK (Backstage photos)
Joe King Carassco -
September 12, 1982, Zoo Amphitheater, Oklahoma City, OK
Cars - August 8, 1979, Civic Center, Oklahoma City, OK; October 10, 1980 - Myriad, Oklahoma City, OK
Cheap Trick - Texxas Jam III photos, June 1980, Dallas, TX; group shot of Cheap Trick and The Babys backstage at the Myriad, April 8, 1980, Oklahoma City, OK
Cheap Trick - July 4, 1979, Lloyd Noble, Norman, OK ; Texxas Jam III, 1980, Cotton Bowl, Dallas, TX (Color shots also)
Eric Clapton - April 30, 1979, Lloyd Noble, Norman, OK
Stanley Clarke - September 1979, Old Lady of Brady, Tulsa, OK
Code Blue, 1980 - Dallas, TX (Backstage photos)
Commodores - October 22, 1978, Lloyd Noble, Norman, Ok (photos on OU campus and Color shots also)
John Cougar - January, 1980, Myriad, OK
Cramps - August 2, 1979, Boomer Theatre, Norman, OK; backstage group shots
Crosby Stills Nash - November 25, 1977, Myriad, OK
Christopher Cross - March 1980, OK
Tim Curry (Rocky Horror Picture show)  - August 14, 1979, Boomer Theatre, Norman, OK
Charlie Daniels -
September 8, 1979 Lloyd Noble, Norman, OK and Fiddle Contest at Sound Warehouse September 8, 1979
Devo - August 7, 1980, Agora Theatre, Dallas, TX
Doobie Brothers - July 23, 1976, Arrowhead Stadium, MO
Ronnie James Dio - December 1985 and Texxas Jam XIX, July 19, 1986
Eagles - February 14, 1980, Myriad, OK; July 6, 1977, Myriad, OK; November 8, 1976, Lloyd Noble, Norman, OK; backstage photo of Cheap Trick with Joe Walsh, Dallas, Texxas Jam III
ELO -
February 6, 1977, Myriad, OK (Color shots also)
Emerson Lake and Palmer - 1977, Kansas Coliseum, Kansas City, MO (just a few frames)

Exile - October 11, 1978, Myriad, OK
Fabulous Poodles - February 1979, Lloyd Noble, Norman, OK (Color shots also); January 1980
Fabulous Thunderbirds -
1979-1980, Boomer Theatre, Norman, OK
Firefall - November 16, 1978, Civic Center, OK and July 23, 1976, Arrowhead Stadium, MO
Fleetwood Mac - May 17, 1977, Fairgrounds Arena, OK; July 23, 1978, Cotton Bowl JAM II, Cotton Bowl, Dallas, TX (Color shots also); Group shot at Fairmont Hotel in Boulder,
Flock of Seagulls -
October 2, 1982, Lloyd Noble, Norman, OK
Dan Fogelberg - August 9, 1977, Gammage Auditorium, Phoeniz, AZ (Color shots also)
Foghat -
August 26, 1979, "Farewell to Texas Summer" Cotton Bowl, Dallas, TX at record store signing,
Steve Forbet - February 9, 1979, Boomer Music Hall, Norman, OK
Foreigner -
September 9, 1979, Tulsa, OK  and (Foreigner party with Bryan Adams around Birthday Cake, Norman, OK)  and Texxas JAM III, June 7, 1980
Arlyn Gayle -
December 1, 1978
Peter Frampton - July 30, 1977, Lloyd Noble Arena, Norman, OK, color shots also
Genesis - February 4, 1977, Tulsa Municipal Theatre, Tulsa, OK, 1982, Myriad, OK
Gentle Giant - June 6, 1980, Boomer Theatre, Norman, OK
George Thorogood and The Destroyers - March 1980, Boomer Theatre, Norman, OK
Robert Gordon - April 15, 1979, Boomer Theatre, Norman, OK
Grim Reaper - August 1985, Cotton Bowl, Dallas, TX (Texxas JAM VIII)
Guess Who - April 20, 1979, Lloyd Noble, Norman, OK
Gulliver -
May 1979, Boomer Theatre, OK
Sammy Hagar -
November 11, 1979, Lloyd Noble; February 14, 1979, Myriad; 1980, Roklahoma; June 1980, Texxas Jam III, Dallas, TX; February 22, 1979, Tulsa Municipal Center, Tulsa, OK; July 19, 1986 (Color photos also available), also June 9, 1979 Texxas Jam II
Randy Hansen - June 14, 1980, Boomer Theatre, Norman, OK
John Hartford - 1980, Boomer Theatre, Norman, OK
Head East - February 1980, Lloyd Noble, Norman, OK; July 1, 1978 at Texxas Jam I, Cotton Bowl, Dallas, TX; April 20, 1979, Lloyd Noble, Norman, OK
Heart - April 1, 1980; Myriad, Oklahoma City, OK; June 18, 1978, Civic Center, Oklahoma City, OK
Doc Holliday
- concert shots and backstage phots also
Hounds - November 14, 1979, Boomer Theatre, OK
Ian Hunter -
July 19, 1979, Dallas Palladium, Dallas, TX
Iggy Pop -
March 28, 1980, Boomer Theater, Norman, OK
Iron Maiden - March 1985, Myriad, OK
Jefferson Starship - March 17, 1980, Lloyd Noble, Norman, OK and July 18, 1981 Zoo Amphitheater
Jethro Tull - April, 1979, Lloyd Noble Arena, Norman, OK (Color shots also)
Billy Joel - March 20, 1979, Myriad, OK (Color shots also)
Elton John
- October 9, 1980, Myriad, OK
Tom Johnston - November 16, 1978, Civic Center, Oklahoma City, OK (no longer available)
Journey - Backstage group shots, July 22, 1979 at the Myriad, OK
Bon Jovi - July 24, 1984, Lloyd Noble, Norman, OK
Kansas - July 22, 1979, Myriad, OK
Keel - July 19, 1986, Cotton Bowl, Dallas, TX, Texxas JAM VIII
Kenny and the Kasuals - March 28, 1980; Boomer Theater, Norman, OK
Chaka Khan - March 19, 1978, Lloyd Noble, Norman, OK
Kinks - September 9, 1979, Old Lady of Brady, Tulsa, OK
The Knack - November 1979, McFarland Auditorium, Dallas, TX (Color photos also)
Krokus - Lloyd Noble, Norman, OK (Color shots)
Robin Lane and The Chartbusters - July 17, 1980, Zoo Amphitheatre, Ok
Ronnie Laws - 1979, Lloyd Noble, Norman, OK
Little Feat, 1979, Lloyd Noble Arena, Norman, OK (misplaced negatives, unavailable at this time)
Little River Band
- Cotton Bowl, Dallas, TX (Cotton Bowl JAM ?)
Kenny Loggins - November 16, 1978,  Civic Center, OK
Loudness - September 6, 1985, Lloyd Noble, Norman, OK
Loverboy - April 5, 1981, Civic Center, OK; backstage group shot also
Nick Lowe - August 8, 1979, Civic Center, Oklahoma City, OK
Chuck Mangione - January 20, 1980
John Mayall - January 1979, Boomer Theater, Norman, OK
Delbert McClinton - October 14, 1978, Blue Onion, Norman, OK
Michael Stanley Band - October 12, 1979, Blue Onion, Norman, OK
Midnight Flyer - November 1981
Joni Mitchell - August 3, 1979, Zoo Amphitheatre, OK
Molly Hatchet - March 1980, Lloyd Noble, Norman, OK; Publicity photos at Peaches Music Store (group shots)
Eddie Money - July 1, 1978, Texxas Jam I, Cotton Bowl, Dallas, TX (Backstage photos)
Moody Blues - December 5, 1978, Myriad, OK (Backstage photos of keyboard player Patrick Moraz)
Motley Crue - September 6, 1985, Lloyd Noble, Norman, OK (No longer available)
Michael Murphy - Blue Onion, Norman, OK
Willie Nelson - January 13, 1978, Lloyd Noble, Norman, OK, February 22, 1979, LLoyd Noble Arena, Norman, OK
New Barbarians - May 13, 1979, Ft. Worth, TX (Tarrant County Convention Center) Color photos also
Willie Nile - July 2, 1980, Dallas Reunion Arena, Dallas, TX
Night Ranger - November 1985
Ted Nugent - January 26, 1979, Fairgrounds Arena, OK; January 14, 1977, Fairgrounds Arena (Color photos also)
Oklahoma - August 20, 1977, Boomer Music Hall, Norman, OK
Ozark Mountain Daredevils - October 6, 1979, Lloyd Noble Center; July 23, 1976, Arrowhead Stadium, MO

Ozzy Osbourne - July 19, 1986, Cotton Bowl, Dallas, (TEXXAS JAM XIX) or July 1984 TEXXAS JAM VII
Outlaws - March 19, 1980, Lloyd Noble, Norman, OK
Pearl Harbor and The Explosions - February 1980, Boomer Theatre, Norman, OK
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers - August 1, 1978, Civic Center, OK; January 9, 1980, Oklahoma City and Tulsa, OK (Color shots also)
Point Blank - November 30, 1979, Lloyd Noble,  Norman, OK; July 17, 1980, Zoo Amphitheater, Oklahoma City, OK
The Police - November 12, 1980, McFarland Auditorium, Dallas, TX (These shots are no longer available)
Pousette Dart Band - Boomer Theatre, Norman, OK
The Pretenders - September 13, 1981, Zoo Amphitheatre, Oklahoma City, OK
John Prine - June 1, 1978; March 31, 1978
Queen - February 25, 1977, Moody Coliseum, Dallas, TX (1977 no longer available) and August 8, 1980, Myriad, OK
Bonnie Raitt - March 1980, Lloyd  Noble Arena, Norman, OK
Ramones - 1979, Wintergarden, Dallas, TX; February 12, 1978, Cain's Ballroom (Color shots also)
Willis Allen Ramsey - 1980, Boomer Theatre, Norman, OK
REO Speedwagon - January 1980, Myriad (group shots backstage also); June 28, 1977, Civic Center, OK
Rockets - 1979, Boomer Theatre, Norman, OK
Roklahoma - September 6, 1980, Stage shots of crowd and Banner from Press Box, (photos of Pat Benatar, Van Halen, Sammy Hagar)
Romantics - April 13, 1980, Lloyd Noble, Norman, OK
The Romeos - November 10, 1980, Boomer Theatre, Norman, OK; backstage group shot also
Linda Ronstadt - April 26,  1980, November 15, 1977, Lloyd Noble, Norman, OK (Color photos also)
Diana Ross - 1979, Myriad, OK
Todd Rundgren (Utopia) - March 15, 1977, Lloyd Noble, Norman, OK
 
Rush - February 1, 1980, April 25, 1981 and May 1983, Myriad, OK; January 14, 1976, Fairgrounds, Oklahoma City, OK
Johnny Rush - April 30, 1978, Lloyd Noble, Norman, OK
Sad Cafe - February 15, 1979, Boomer Theatre, Norman, OK
Boz Scaggs - November 29, 1977, Lloyd Noble, Norman, OK
Scorpions - August 24, 1985, Cotton Bowl, Dallas, TX (TEXXAS JAM VIII)
Bob Seger - October 15, 1978, Myriad, OK (Color shots also) and October 21, 1980, Myriad, Oklahoma City, OK
Patti Smith - June 20, 1978, Cain's Ballroom, Tulsa, OK
Specials - 1980, Boomer Theatre, Norman, OK; backstage group shot also
Jimmie Spheeris - November 8, 1980, Boomer Theatre, OK
Rick Springfield - September 1981
Bruce Springsteen - December 1, 1978, Lloyd Noble, Norman, OK
Spyrogyra - April 27, 1979, Boomer Theatre, Norman, OK (group shots backstage also)
Squeeze - 1980, Cains, Tulsa, OK
Billy Squier - August 8, 1980, Myriad, OK
Starcastle - April 28, 1977, Civic Center, OK
Jefferson Starship - March 17, 1980, Lloyd Noble Arena, Norman, OK
Rod Stewart - November 30, 1977 Myriad, OK (Color photos also) and October 1984, Myriad, OK (color photos also)
Stillwater - April 7, 1979, Civic Center, OK
Rolling Stones - July 13, 1978, Superdome, New Orleans, LA
Styx - November 30, 1979, Lloyd Noble (color photos also); November 3, 1978, Myriad, OK; May 13, 1977, Civic Center, OK (Color shots also)
Sue Saad and the Next - Boomer Theatre, OK
Supertramp - June 1979, Lloyd Noble, Norman, OK
Talking Heads - October 14, 1979, Boomer Theatre, Norman, OK
Tantrum - April 7, 1980, Lloyd Noble, Norman, OK (Group shots also with Savoy Brown) and Ponca City, OK,  April 6, 1979 or 1980
Bram Tchaikovsky - September 9, 1979, Tulsa Assembly Center, Tulsa, OK
Texxas Jam I - July 1,1978 (Includes Head East, Cheech and Chong, Journey, Eddie Money, Van Halen, Aerosmith) and crowd shot from press box
Texxas Jam II - June 9, 1979 (Includes Sammy Hagar, crowd shots, Boston, Van Halen)
Texxas Jam III - June 21, 1980 (Includes Eagles, Foreigner, Cheap Trick, Sammy Hagar)
Texxas JAM VII - June 10. 1984 (Includes Rush, Gary Moore, Bryan Adams, Ozzy Osbourne) - phootgraphed just Ozzy Osbourne
Texxas Jam VIII - August 21, 1985 (Includes Scorpions, Victory, Grim Reaper, Ted Nugent, Bon Jovi, Deep Purple; NOTE: did not photograph Ted Nugent, Deep Purple)
Texxas Jam XIX - July 19, 1986 - Keel, BTO, Ozzy Osbourne, Van Halen, Krokus, Ronnie James Dio, WASP)
Thin Lizzy
- April 1980, Myriad, OK; February 25, 1977, Moody Coliseum, Dallas, TX
Billy Thorpe - August 26, 1979, "Farewell to Texas Summer", Cotton Bowl, Dallas, TX
Toto - March 28, 1979, Civic Center, OK
Tourists - 1979, Boomer Theatre, Norman, OK (Annie Lennox of Erythimics)
Pat Travers - November 11, Lloyd Noble, Norman, OK; January 3, 1979, Civic Center, OK (Color shots also) and 1979, Cotton Bowl, Dallas, TX; Nov. 11 1979, Lloyd Noble Arena, Norman, OK
Trillion - March 28, 1979, Civic Center, OK and Sound Warehouse promo photos
Tanya Tucker - February 22, 1979, Lloyd Noble, Norman, OK (backstage photos)
Van Halen - July 1, 1979, Civic Center, OK; Roklahoma, Owens Field, September 6, 1980, November 18, 1978, Myriad, OK; July 1, 1978, Texxas Jam I, Cotton Bowl, Dallas, TX), and July 19, 1986, Cotton Bowl, TX (Texxas JAM XIX) - color photos also
Van Wilks - April 1,1979, Myriad, Oklahoma, OK
Gino Vannelli - April 5, 1979, Lloyd Noble, OK
Victory - August 24, 1985, Cotton Bowl, Dallas, TX (Texxas JAM VIII)
J
erry Jeff Walker - January 13, 1978, Lloyd Noble, OK
WASP - July 19. 1986, Texxas JAM XIX, Cotton Bowl, Dallas, TX
Muddy Waters - April 30, 1979, Lloyd Noble,  Norman, OK
Bob Welch - June 18, 1978; March 31, 1978
Werewolves - 1978, Boomer Music Hall, Norman, OK
Whitesnake - 1979 or 1980 a couple of shots and of Jon Lord as Keyboardist

Lenny Williams - February 9, 1979, Lloyd Noble, OK
The Who - July 2, 1980, Dallas Reunion Arena, Dallas, TX
Johnny Winters - 1979, Boomer Theatre, Norman, OK (not available)
Gary Wright - November 28, 1977, Civic Center, OK; July 1976, Tulsa Municipal Center, Tulsa, Ok (Color shots also)
Yes - 1980, Tulsa, OK; October 1978, Tulsa Municipal Center, Tulsa, OK (Color shots also); September 26, 1980, Tulsa Assembly Center, Tulsa, OK
Henny Youngman - November 9, 1979, Boomer Theatre, Norman, OK
Frank Zappa - Zoo Amphitheatre, OK
 
ZZ TOP- Fairgrounds Arena, 1979



 
COLOR SLIDES OF CONCERTS
Accept April 1985, Lloyd Noble Arena, Norman, OK (5 slides)
Karla Bonoff 1/23/80, Civic Center, Oklahoma City, OK (4 slides)

Boston February 14, 1979, Lloyd Noble Arena, Norman, OK (11 slides)
Cheap Trick, July 4, 1979, (16 slides)
Commodores October 1978, Lloyd Noble Arena, Norman, OK (11 slides)
Fleetwood Mac - November 1979, Kansas City, KS (24 slides)
Dan Fogelberg - 8/9/1977, Gammage Auditorium, Phoeniz, AZ (4 slides)
Sammy Hagar Texxas JAM III, 1979, and Tulsa, OK (54 slides)
Jethro Tull, at Sound Warehouse, April 1979 (11 slides)
Billy Joel March 20,1979, Myriad, Oklahoma City, OK (9 slides)
The Knack - November 1979, Moody Coliseum, Dallas, TX (10 slides)
Krokus April 1985, Lloyd Noble, Norman, OK (22 slides) & 1986, Texxas JAM IX, Cotton Bowl, Dallas, TX (40 slides)

Kenny Loggins November 17, 1979, Lloyd Noble Arena, Norman, OK (9 slides)
Ted Nugent 1/14/1977, Fairgrounds Arena and1978 (14 slides)
New Barbarians Keith Richards, Stanley Clarke, Ron Wood, June 1979 (12 slides)
Tom Petty, August 1978, Civic Center, Oklahoma City, OK backstage (5 slides) 1979 & 1980 at Lloyd Noble Arena, Norman, OK (16 slides, a couple are 1978 at Civic Center, Oklahoma City, OK)
Ronnie James Dio 1986, Texxas JAM IX, Cotton Bowl, Dallas, TX (11 slides)
Bob Seger October 15, 1980, Myriad, Oklahoma City, OK (10 slides)
Styx December 1979,Lloyd Noble Arena, Norman, OK (31 slides)
Rod Stewart 1977, Myriad, OK (13 slides)

Billy Thorpe September 1979, Cotton Bowl, Dallas, TX (7 slides)
Pat Travers 1978, January 3, 1979, Lloyd Noble Arena, Norman, OK (5 slides)
Yes - 1978, Tulsa Assembly Center, Tulsa, OK (12 slides)


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COLOR NEGATIVES
Angel 5/13/1977, Civic Center Music Hall, Oklahoma City, OK (1 roll)
Bad Company 5/18/1977, Lloyd Noble Arena, Norman, OK (1 1/2 rolls)
Beach Boys 7/23/1976, Kansas Coliseum, KS (1 roll)
ELO 2/6/1977, Myriad, Oklahoma City, OK (1 roll)
Fleetwood Mac 5/17/1977, Fairgrounds Arena, Oklahoma City, OK (2 rolls)
Dan Fogleberg 8/9/1977, Gammage Auditorium, Tempe, AZ (2 rolls)
Foreigner 6/28/1977, Civic Center, Oklahoma City, OK (1 roll)
Peter Frampton 7/30/1977, Lloyd Noble Arena, Norman, OK (1 roll)
Genesis 2/4/1977, Tulsa Municipal Center, Tulsa, OK (1 roll)
Keel - 7/19/1986, Cotton Bowl, Dallas, TX (1 roll)
Ted Nugent 1/14/1977, Fairgrounds Arena, Oklahoma City, OK (1 roll)
Linda Ronstadt 11/15/1977, Lloyd Noble Arena, Norman, OK ( 2 rolls)
Gary Wright 4/28/1977, Civic Center, Oklahoma City, OK (1 roll)