The Move on the cover of Record Songbook, July 1971 (Trevor Burton; Roy Wood; Bev Bevan)

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The Move on the cover of Record Songbook, July 1971 (Trevor Burton; Roy Wood; Bev Bevan)

published by Felix McGlennon Ltd., after Unknown photographer
halftone reproduction, published 1971
10 in. x 7 3/8 in. (255 mm x 187 mm) paper size
Given by Terence Pepper, 2014
Reference Collection
NPG D48616

Sittersback to top

  • Beverley ('Bev') Bevan (1944-), Musician; drummer for The Move and Electric Light Orchestra (ELO). Sitter in 3 portraits. Identify
  • Trevor Burton (1949-), Musician; co-founder and guitarist for The Move. Sitter in 3 portraits. Identify
  • Roy Wood (1946-), Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist; member and co-founder of The Move, Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) and Wizzard. Sitter in 4 portraits. Identify

Artistsback to top

  • Felix McGlennon Ltd. (active 1960s-1970s), Printing and publishing company. Artist or producer associated with 13 portraits.
  • Unknown photographer, Photographer. Artist or producer associated with 6584 portraits.

Events of 1971back to top

Current affairs

The United Kingdom changes to the Decimal System for currency, getting rid of shillings, and guineas and simplifying the denomination of pounds into 100 pence. This brought the British pound sterling in line with other currencies and made computer calculation easier.

Art and science

Michael Caine stars in the filmGet Carter, a British crime classic about a man who sets out to get bloody revenge on the gangsters that killed his brother.


The Immigration Act consolidated previous legislation in order to limit immigration, by requiring applicants to hold a work permit and introduced the concept of right of abode.
In Uganda, Idi Amin overthrows President Milton Obote and becomes dictator.

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