Welcome to the Jenny Lens Punk Photo Archive. Jenny Lens, MFA, is the MOST Published Early West Coast first gen Punk Photographer, 1976-80. Called “The Girl with the Camera Eye” by Patti Smith, from LA’s Roxy stage, November 15, 1976.

Some of Many Hundreds of Publications featuring Jenny Lens, MFA Punk Photos.

Some of Many Hundreds of Publications featuring Jenny Lens, MFA Punk Photos.

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Hundreds of Early Punk Photos!

Welcome to a few of my many thousands of photos. Many classic, beloved and rare goodies. With YOUR participation, I can post more photos and write more stories, add more captions and details. More photos, flyers, fanzines, tear sheets and more. YOU want more, right?

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LA Punk Pioneers, Joan Jett, Go-Go's, X, Darby Crash, Germs, Weirdos, Screamers by Jenny Lens MFA, 1976-80

LA Punk Pioneers: Joan Jett, Go-Go’s, X, Darby Crash, Germs, Weirdos, Screamers by Jenny Lens, MFA, 1976-80

Jenny Lens, Patti, Blondie, Devo, Bob Marley, Joe Strummer, Clash, Cramps, 1976-80

Patti, Blondie, Devo, Bob Marley, Joe Strummer / Clash, Cramps: 6 of 30 images in this Collection!

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Exene, John Doe, X, Decline of Western Civilization 1, Penelope Spheeris, Club 88

Exene and John Doe, X, Club 88, Decline of Western Civilization filming, March 1980. Penelope Spheeris writer / director. EVERYONE is bouncing around at each other. Footage on youtube (I’m visible in front). I’m the calm in the storm, eye of the hurricane. Standing right in front, while EVERYONE writhing around me. Un-believable! How did I do that?

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Most Published West Coast, 1976-80
Most Published West Coast, 1976-80 Books, Mags, Records, Docs, Exhibits
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About Jenny Lens, MFA
About Jenny Lens, MFA Who the heck is Jenny Lens, MFA?
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The CLASH! June, 1980, England (left), March 3, 1980, Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. Best. Live. Band. Ever. Yes, the Ramones, Patti Smith, Iggy and others were exciting and memorable and special. But the Clash! Well, you have to read about it in the private membership site. Deets in the emails and here soon. Early bird specials for subscribers.

The CLASH! June, 1980, England (left), March 3, 1980, Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. Best. Live. Band. Ever. Yes, the Ramones, Patti Smith, Iggy and others were exciting and memorable and special. But the Clash! Well, you have to read about it in the private membership site. Deets in the emails and here soon. Early bird specials for subscribers.

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Punk Photos by Jenny Lens, Punk Pioneers
Punk Photos by Jenny Lens, Punk Pioneers
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Jenny Lens: Ramones Numero Uno Fan, Street Life
Jenny Lens: Ramones Numero Uno Fan, Street Life
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Punk Fashions-01, 1977-1980, Jenny Lens MFA
Punk Fashions-01, 1977-1980, Jenny Lens MFA
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Germs-01, 1977-1980 Jenny Lens MFA
Germs-01, 1977-1980 Jenny Lens MFA
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Learning and Wisdom Quotes
Learning and Wisdom Quotes
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Clash 16 Tons Tour, England, June 1980
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Clash Joe Strummer, 16 Tons Tour, England, June 1980
Clash Joe Strummer, 16 Tons Tour, England, June 1980
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Clash Joe Strummer, Santa Monica, March 3, 1980
Clash Joe Strummer, Santa Monica, March 3, 1980
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Wattles Park Birthday Party, Tomata du Plenty, Liara May 28, 1979
Wattles Park Birthday Party, Tomata du Plenty, Liara May 28, 1979
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Screamers Debut May 28, 1977, #1 Liquor Store
Screamers Debut May 28, 1977, #1 Liquor Store
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Screamers Debut May 28, 1977 #2
Screamers Debut May 28, 1977 #2
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Screamers Debut May 28, 1977, #3
Screamers Debut May 28, 1977, #3
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Screamers Debut May 28, 1977 #4
Screamers Debut May 28, 1977 #4
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Screamers Debut May 28, 1977 #5
Screamers Debut May 28, 1977 #5
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Ghosts of My Town
Ghosts of My Town
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Screamers-01, 1977-1980
Screamers-01, 1977-1980
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Punk Fashions-03, 1977-1980, Jenny Lens MFA
Punk Fashions-03, 1977-1980, Jenny Lens MFA
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Punk Fashions-02, 1977-1980, Jenny Lens MFA
Punk Fashions-02, 1977-1980, Jenny Lens MFA
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X, 1977-1980
X, 1977-1980
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Stones-01 Houston, July 19, 1978, Jenny Lens MFA
Stones-01 Houston, July 19, 1978, Jenny Lens MFA
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