Badfinger
promo photos
compiled by Tom Brennan
with assistance from Dan Matovina
special thanks to Stephane Fremon
last revised: August 30, 2014


1970
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Badfinger, Magic Christian Music songbook, photo #1Badfinger, Magic Christian Music songbook, photo #2Badfinger, Magic Christian Music songbook, photo #3Badfinger, Magic Christian Music songbook, photo #4
Badfinger color group photos ©Apple Corps Ltd./Badfinger
from the "Magic Christian Music" album songbook
thanks to Dan Matovina, photography by Tom Hanley


Badfinger postcard from U.K. fan club, 1970
U.K. fan club postcard


1970 Badfinger promo photo (circle) 1970 Badfinger circle promo (uncropped)
"Circle" photo (Apple and ATI)
used for 1970 and 1971 U.S. tours
thanks to Dan Matovina (circular cropped) and Stephane Fremon (rectangular cropped)


Badfinger 1970 promo photo with girl
promo photo with girl (Apple)
used on ads for 1st U.S. Tour
thanks to Stephane Fremon


Badfinger in Belfast, behind cross, 1970
Belfast, Ireland
the shot above with the cross was also used on the cover of the "Day After Day Live" CD from Rykodisc
thanks to Dan Matovina


Badfinger in Belfast, Ireland, February 7, 1970 (thanks to NME files)
Belfast, Ireland
alternate promo shot
thanks to Dan Matovina


No Dice gatefold promo photo
farm in South Wales, late Summer, 1970
photo session for No Dice album
photography by Richard DiLello


Pete Ham (No Dice songbook promo photo)
Tom Evans (No Dice songbook promo photo)Joey Molland (No Dice songbook promo photo)Mike Gibbins (No Dice songbook promo photo)
Badfinger portraits ©Apple Corps Ltd./Badfinger
cropped versions are in the "No Dice" album songbook
photography by Richard DiLello


1971-1972
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Badfinger totem pole. uncropped sides Badfinger totem pole, sides cropped
"Badfinger totem pole"
thanks to George Napolitano (right photo)


Pete Ham, from Tom Evans, from Joey Molland, from Mike Gibbins, from
Badfinger portraits ©Apple Corps Ltd./Badfinger
from the "Straight Up" album songbook
thanks to Dan Matovina, photography by Richard DiLello


Badfinger promo photo, leaning on walls, from Apple Records, New York City office, 1971
"leaning on walls" poster (Apple - New York City office)
this is well known for being used as the German picture sleeve cover for "Day After Day":


Badfinger Bck Up Front photo, Sep 1972 Hit Parader
Pete, Joey standing; Tom, Mike sitting, from Sep. 1972 Hit Parader magazine
from the collection of Tom Brennan


Badfinger promo photo, 1972, Mike sitting
Joey, Tom, Pete standing/Mike sitting, from Badfinger Enterprises in New York City
thanks to Dan Matovina


Badfinger, 1972, 2x2 pose, Badfinger Enterprises, NYC Badfinger, 1972, 2x2 pose, Gershman & Gibson, NYC
promotional photos: Joey, Pete (top row); Mike, Tom (bottom row)
from Badfinger Enterprises in New York City (left)/from Gershman & Gibson in New York City (right)
thanks to Dan Matovina


1973-1974
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Badfinger promo photo for Ass LP
Apple Records promo photo (smiling)
5 x 4 inch photos printed on Kodak paper from Apple offices in NYC to promote "Ass" LP
thanks to Harold Montgomery, photography by Michael Putland


Badfinger WB promo photo (smiling)

Warner Brothers Records promo photo (smiling)
thanks to Edward Russell, photography by Michael Putland


Badfinger promo photo (Warner Brothers Records)
Warner Brothers Records promo photo (not smiling)
thanks to Dan Matovina, photography by Michael Putland

Michael Putland photo session outtakes: [Sitting down (legs not cropped) | Badfinger smoking (Mike wearing "A Friend" shirt)]


Badfinger's Ovation guitars ad
Ovation guitars ad (letter size)
thanks to Dan Matovina


Badfinger poster from U.K. edition of first Warner Brothers LP, 1974
U.K. poster included with first Warner Brothers LP, "Badfinger"


Badfinger ad for Sunn amps (photos from
promo poster for Sunn Amps (photos from "Wish You Were Here" sessions)
for display in music-oriented shops, musical equipment stores, etc.
thanks to Paul Nyman


1979
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Badfinger (Peter Clarke, Joey, Tom, Tony Kaye)
Peter Clarke, Joey Molland, Tom Evans, Tony Kaye
promo photo from Rolling Stone magazine

thanks to Dan Matovina


1980-1981
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Badfinger, 1980 (Tom Evans, Richard Bryans, Joey Molland, Tony Kaye)
Tom Evans, Richard Bryans, Joey Molland, Tony Kaye
promo photo from Circus magazine

thanks to Dan Matovina


Badfinger, 1981
Richard Bryans, Tom Evans, Joey Molland, Tony Kaye, Glenn Sherba [on floor]
promo photo from Radio Records
thanks to Dan Matovina


1982
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Bob Evans' Badfinger (early 1982) photo 1Bob Evans' Badfinger (early 1982) photo 2
Steve John, Bob Evans, Jim McCullough, Mike Gibbins, Tom Evans



Badfinger, June 1982
Tom Evans, Adam Allen, Mike Gibbins, Bob Jackson


Badfinger, Fall 1982
Tom Evans, Bob Jackson, Reed Kailing, Mike Gibbins, Donnie Dacus
thanks to Dan Matovina and Reed Kailing


1983
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Joey Molland & The Spare Parts (Badfinger) 1983
Dave Simpson, Steve Craiter, Joey Molland, Skip Coverdale, Andrew Russell (Joey Molland & The Spare Parts)
thanks to Dan Matovina and Steve Craiter


Tom's Badfinger, September 1983
Tony Kaye, Tom Evans, Bob Jackson, Glenn Sherba, Lenny Campanaro


1984
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Joey Molland promo photo, 1984
Joey Molland (After The Pearl album photo which was also used to promote the 1984 Badfinger gigs)


1986
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Badfinger 1986 promo photo (6-piece band)
Mark Healey, Joey Molland, Randy Anderson, Mike Gibbins, Jeff Alan Ross, Mac Santiago
thanks to Jeff Alan Ross


1987
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Badfinger 1987 promo photo (5-piece)
Mark Healey, Joey Molland, Randy Anderson, Mike Gibbins, Jeff Alan Ross
thanks to Jeff Alan Ross


Badfinger, 1987 (Jerry Shirley on drums)

Randy Anderson, Joey Molland, Mark Healey, Jerry Shirley
thanks to Drew Caldwell


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