Monday Photo Blog: Don Pyle

  • Published April 28, 2014 By Matt Average
  • Categories Photos

A heavy hitter is with us for this Monday Photo Blog. Don Pyle is having a showing of his photos from the very early days of the Toronto punk scene at 1234 Go! Records in Oakland this weekend, and in preparation we have some of these “savvy show stoppers” to get you ready. Also, while he’s in town, check out his Out of Focus Talking Slide Show at Adobe Books next Thursday (May 8). He will also have copies of his photos book, Trouble In The Camera Club on hand. Pick it up if you haven’t already. For more information or photos, reach him at

Dead Boys at the Crash’n’Burn, Toronto 1977 (photo by Don Pyle)
The Ugly at the Turning Point, Toronto 1977 (photo by Don Pyle)
Teenage Head at The Horseshoe, Toronto 1978 (photo by Don Pyle)
Iggy Pop at the Masonic Temple, Toronto 1977 (photo by Don Pyle)
Ramones at the New Yorker, Toronto 1977 (photo by Don Pyle)

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