Welsh singer Dave Edmunds, successful at the time with his hit “I Hear You Knocking”, on a single-page poster in Bravo of 24 May 1971.
The Kinks on the back-page of Bravo of 24 May 1971.
Actor Christopher Jones, fresh from his role in the film Ryan’s Daughter, on a single-page poster in Bravo of 24 May 1971. After the film was a flop, he left the film business and became a painter. He died at 72 in 2014.
Actress Peggy Lipton, then famous for her role in TV series The Mod Squad (titled “Twen Police” in Germany) on a two-page spread in Bravo of 24 May 1971, to go with a Q&A session, in which we learn that she loves The Beatles, admires Marilyn Monroe and John F Kennedy, and — aged 24 at the time — won’t marry before she is 28. True to her word, she was 28 when she married Quincy Jones in 1974. Lipton died at 72 in 2019.
George Harrison, still only 27 years old, on the cover of Bravo of 24 May 1971. This week 51 years ago, Germany’s youth read about:
• Bravo reporter Tomas Bley as guest at George & Patti Harrison’s house
• The members of Mungo Jerry
• Q&A with Peggy Lipton
• Singer Michael Holm at home
• Actor Joachim Fuchsberger tells his lifestory
• The career of actress Monika Lundi
• Tome & Jerry cartoons coming to German TV
English rock band Geordie, with future AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson (in dungarees), on a single-page poster of Bravo of 17 May 1973.
Actor Lee van Cleef on a single-page poster in Bravo of 17 May 1973. His chesthair is a whole eco-system of its own.
Schlager duo Cindy & Bert on a single-page poster of Bravo of 17 May 1973.
The Jackson 5 on a double-page spread in Bravo of 17 May 1973. In case Bravo’s readers don’t see colour, the caption-writer has helpfully indicated that the members of the group are black.
Jethro Tull got roped in to sell Philips cassette recorders, on which you can hear the tune of the flute in a different way (silly beards not included). Plus: a competition! In Bravo of 17 May 1973.