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  • 1965 Forensics competitor
    1965 Forensics competitor

    1965 Oakland, CA Speech and Debate Tournament

  • 1967 Grossmont Junior College student
    1967 Grossmont Junior College student

    Bangs as a member of the Grossmont College Forensics Club rehearsing for a presentation of "Readings From the Celebration of Christmas" on December 15, 1967. With fellow club members Richard Fickett and Sally Kates. Source: "Christmas Prose To Be Presented." The G ( (El Cajon, CA) 12 Dec. 1967.

  • 1973 photo of CREEM's Barry and Connie Kramer's rural retreat in Walled Lake
    1973 photo of CREEM's Barry and Connie Kramer's rural retreat in Walled Lake

    Scanned from the original source: "Where Creem Is At?" Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI) 18 Feb. 1973: p8+. Photo credit: Richard Lee (copyright Charlie Auringer/John Collier). Caption reads, "Some of the Creemers at their place in the country: Ric Siegel, Lester Bangs, Dave Marsh, Jaan Uhelszki, and Charles Auringer."

  • Close-up of CREEM staff at Kramer retreat house
    Close-up of CREEM staff at Kramer retreat house

    R-L: Ric Siegel, Lester Bangs, Dave Marsh, Jaan Uhelszki, and Charles Auringer. Source: "Where Creem Is At?" Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI) 18 Feb. 1973: p8+.

  • 1973, Inside the Creem offices
    1973, Inside the Creem offices

    Caption reads: "Auringer, Bangs, Siegel, Uhelszki (looking sultry) and Marsh whipping up another issue of 'America's Only.' Some recent Creems above." Source: "Where Creem Is At?" Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI) 18 Feb. 1973: p8+. [Original photo printed across the middle of two contiguous pages.]

  • 1977 Lester on CBGBs stage, 1 of 10
    1977 Lester on CBGBs stage, 1 of 10

    1977, Lester Bangs with Birdland, CBGBs, New York, NY

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    1977, Lester Bangs with Birdland, CBGBs, New York, NY

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    1977, Lester Bangs with Birdland, CBGBs, New York, NY

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    1977, Lester Bangs with Birdland, CBGBs, New York, NY

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    1977, Lester Bangs with Birdland, CBGBs, New York, NY

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    1977, Lester Bangs with Birdland, CBGBs, New York, NY

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    1977, Lester Bangs with Birdland, CBGBs, New York, NY

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    1977, Lester Bangs with Birdland, CBGBs, New York, NY

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    1977, Lester Bangs with Birdland, CBGBs, New York, NY

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    1977, Lester Bangs with Birdland, CBGBs, New York, NY

  • 1980 a dastardly sneer from Lester Bangs while living in New York
    1980 a dastardly sneer from Lester Bangs while living in New York

    1980. Photo Credit: JoAnne Uhelszki. Note: Lester is wearing a T-shirt promoting John Miles on the London Records and Tapes, the UK branch of Decca. (See "Lester To a Tee")

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