ritual. Mercury Tour in Ottawa circa September 1971. Kneeling or sitting
in front, left to right: Susan (Zuzanka) Gaines, Valentino Harris, Betty
Lloyd, Lyle K'ang (Claude), Joanne Harris (Sheila), Linda Compton, Arnold
McCuller. Standing left to right: Jim Farrell, David Lasley, Gayle Riffle
(Jeanie), ?, Lynn Pitney, ?, ?, Doug Rowell (Berger), ?, David "Pappy"
Hunt, Bill Swiggard, Zora Rasmussen, Naomi Wexler.
The following group of photos are from the Mercury Tour in Boston, February 1972, and were taken by William L. Smith:
Bill Swiggard as Claude, tarred and feathered. "I'm a human being, number 1005963297-J..."
Bill Swiggard (Claude) singing Manchester with Rick Spiegel (Berger).
Claude (Bill Swiggard) with his parents, left to right: Gayle Riffle (Jeanie), Arnold McCuller, Kalani Molina, Betty Lloyd, David "Pappy" Hunt, and Lynne Humphrey.
Claude accidentally burns his library card instead of his draft card. left to right: Naomi Wexler (arm showing), George Mansour (chin showing), Rick Spiegel (Berger), Betty Lloyd (behind), Claude (Bill Swiggard), Linda Gaines (Sheila), Jerry Combs, Gene Krischer.
Waking up from the trip. Left to right: Jim Farrell (background), Rick Spiegel (Berger), Sue Marn (background), Linda Compton (background), Linda Gaines (Sheila), Bill Swiggard (Claude), Nedra "Nikki" Dixon.
Berger (Rick Speigle) sings Donna. Back row, L to R: Anita Krpan, Linda gaines (Sheila), Randy Keyes (Woof), James Patrick Farrell III (General Grant), Gayle Riffle (Jeanie). Next row forward, L to R: Steven Scharf (Hubert, Woof understudy), David Lasley (Tourist Lady), Yvette Williams, Jerry Combs (Hud), Arnold McCuller (right shoulder and arm showing). Next row forward, L to R: Betty Lloyd, Sue Marn, Naomi Wexler, Lynne Hunphrey. Front row, L to R: Linda Compton (Crissy), David "Pappy" Hunt, Zora Rasmussen, Lynn Pitney, John David Yarborough, George Mansour (Young Recruit, left shoulder and knee showing). Photograph by William L. Smith.
(Bill Swiggard), Sheila (Linda Gaines), and Berger (Rick Spiegel).
Photographs this page courtesy Bill Swiggard.