Big Bill Broonzy: Gathering at London apartment of Paul and Valerie Oliver, February–March, 1957, photographed by Paul Oliver. Top row, left to right: Alexis Korner (mandolin), Bobbie Korner, Beryl Bryden with arm around Bill, Derroll Adams (banjo). Bottom row, left to right: Ramblin’ Jack Elliott (guitar), June Elliott, Valerie Oliver, Donald Kincaid (a friend of the Olivers), Brother John Sellers. Dave Bennett Collection.
▶ Robert Plant - Steal Away -(1968) - PreZep with British bluesman Alexis Korner and Steve Miller (Piano). Robert Plant took the 6 Demos from the Band of Joy down to London and then hooked up with Alexis Korner . Terry Reid introduced Jimmy Page to the new singer, Robert Plant, and they wondered why Plant had not yet been discovered. Plant and Korner were in the process of recording a full album with Plant on vocals until Page had asked him to join "the New Yardbirds", aka Led Zeppelin.