‘On reflection, it’s very uncool’: readers’ scrapbooks of pop fandom

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With the Wham! documentary showcasing Andrew Ridgeley’s mum’s scrapbooks of their profession, readers share their very own shrines to Roxy Music, Metallica, David Bowie and more

I was obsessed with Roxy Music as an adolescent. I heard their first two albums at a Scouts gathering and was hooked. Every week, I might purchase the maagzines Sounds, NME and Melody Maker if that they had any Roxy-related articles or photographs, and take my scissors to them for the scrapbook [pictured above]. I ultimately noticed them at Birmingham Odeon in 1974 and still have the pristine programme and ticket stub. I never imagined that a few years later I might be photographing them and Bryan solo for Getty. Wanting by means of the ebook brings again many comfortable reminiscences of my youth. Steve Thorne, 64, Warwick

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