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Photographs by legendary photographer Harry Hammond celebrating the birth of British rock are part of a new exhibition now on show at Cannon Hall Museum, Barnsley.
From Tommy Steele to the Beatles, Shirley Bassey to Dusty Springfield, Hammond captured the emergence of British rock 'n' rollers. First circulated through the New Musical Express, his work set the standard for pop photography for following generations.
The exhibition comprises over 100 of Hammond's photographs which takes visitors back to the birth of British rock. It includes a great soundtrack and interactives which explore the music, musicians and fashions of the time.
It has been drawn from the from the V&A Theatre and Performance collections.
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