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Title
Demonstrating for Quiet Riot
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Papaleo, Ken
Date Created and/or Issued
1979
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Title supplied by cataloger.; Photograph included in the Exhibit: From Pop to the Pit, The LAPL Photo Collection Celebrates the L.A. Music Scene, 1978-1989.
This spectacle made the papers, but unfortunately it was not enough for the label to take action this time around and the band broke up soon afterwards, and guitarist Randy Rhoads left to make history with Ozzy Osbourne. However, CBS did sign the band in 1982, and a year later their album "Mental Health" reached the top of the Billboard chart.
Photograph caption dated July 1, 1979 reads, "Quiet Riot and fans bring their demonstration to CBS Records. Publicity, yes, contract, no." Devoted fans congregate in front of the CBS Records Los Angeles headquarters, 1801 Century Park W. in Century City, demanding a record contract for Quiet Riot.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00121770
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box Musical Groups--Quiet Riot
CARL0005343098
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/34047
Subject
Quiet Riot (Musical group)
CBS Records (Firm)
Fans (Persons)--California--Los Angeles
Rock groups--United States
Musicians' contracts--United States
Men--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Signs and signboards--California--Los Angeles
Office buildings--California--Century City (Los Angeles)
Demonstrations--California--Century City (Los Angeles)
Century City (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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