In the words of Michael Puntland, in the 70s he didn’t have the weekend. Eminent photographer for four decades embodied the rock-star from a close distance. The Rolling Stones, John Lennon, David Bowie are among the heroes of his pictures many popular musicians of the time.

Mick Jagger with his wife Bianca asleep during a morning flight after a concert in Berlin, 1973. Michael Puntland then traveled with the band as their photographer.

Three rock-goddess: Chrissie Hinde of The Pretenders, Deborah Harry of Blondie and Vivienne Albertine of The Slits. 1980.

So serious Michael Puntland captured John Lennon during his interview for the magazine the Beat in the Central office of the record company Apple Records.

The true fathers of rock ‘ n ‘ roll: Mick Jagger and Keith Richards with son Keith, 4-year-old Marlon, during the soundcheck before the concert at London’s Wembley stadium, 1973.

Mick Jagger at the opening of the store Hem and Fringe, London, 1965.

Susie sue is resting, London, 1980. According to her, the photo shoot, held in her apartment in London’s Marylebone, was one of her favorites.

Tom waits walks on Portobello road in London, 1976.

This is a photo of the lead singer of the band T. Rex Marc Bolan was done at the peak of his fame, while recording at the Studio, located in Chateau d Herouville near Paris. The Puntland remembers him as “very sweet, but a bit arrogant guy.”

The Rolling Stones during the shooting of the video for their song It’s Only Rock ‘n Roll, London, 1974. According to Puntland, the start of filming was delayed because Keith Richards was seriously late. “The whole room filled with foam, and we almost drowned in it,” recalls Michael.

Mick Jagger with Bob Marley and member of the band The Wailers Peter Tosem backstage at the palladium theatre in new York city, 1978. “The photo was taken at a time when Mick had just finished his performance. He looks very happy, and the atmosphere there then was great,” recalls Michael Puntland.

Keith Richards thought about something, sitting in the bus. UK, 1982.

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