Before a concert, adrenaline tends to run in performers’ bodies. They get psyched up and ready, both mentally and physically, before thrilling crowds of thousands. Naturally, every musician handles prep differently, and these 20 backstage photos of rock and pop stars from the 1970s provide a glimpse of what life is like before and after a show. We have photos of the biggest musicians of the day, from John Lennon to Mick Jagger to Cher. Amazingly, a good number of these artists are still performing today, more than four decades later! Others, sadly, have passed on.
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