Magna Carta fan Gianfranco Rosati from Italy sent us lots of his archive material he had collected over the years, since 1969 (!). Gianfranco collected concert tickets, press clippings, programme books, flyers, posters, adverts, photos etc. We are very grateful… Read More »GIANFRANCO ROSATI’S ARCHIVE MATERIAL
Posts about Magna Carta history
David ‘Pick’ Withers [photo: Jacob Bolhuis] This article appeared on Dutch website 3voor12.nl. It’s about concert promotor Jacob Bolhuis from the city of Groningen, in the north of The Netherlands. Jacob worked with Magna Carta in the late 1970s… Read More »A mega group in the making
The photos on this page were supplied by Chris Simpson. Magna Carta on tour in the Gulf
Ruben not only provided his beautiful cartoons but also made photos at Magna Carta concerts and collected some articles. See below: Concert at ‘t Ukien in Kampen, The Netherlands, on January 24, 1992: VARIOUS ARTICLES (all in the… Read More »PHOTOS AND ARTICLES PROVIDED BY RUBEN VAN AEFST
The photos below were kindly provided and made by Dave Hill at Bridge Street Arts Centre in Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire in 1982. Line-up (from left): Doug Morter, Chris Simpson, Captain Snapper a.k.a. George Norris and Lee Abbott.
Dutch cartoonist Ruben van Aefst has drawn several Magna Carta (related) cartoons. Some have been used on album sleeves. Below you can see most or all of them. Ruben’s website: Karikatuurlijk.nl Midnight Blue … Read More »MAGNA CARTA CARTOONS BY RUBEN VAN AEFST
Over the years many musicians played in Magna Carta, all with their own specific talents. Some names return from time to time, but there’s only one name that’s featured in ALL line-ups: Chris Simpson! NOTE: a large part of the… Read More »VARIOUS MAGNA CARTA LINE-UPS 1969-2022