June 23, 2006

What do Ian Hunter, Robert Plant & Ryan Adams have in common? They came to the Beacon Theater to play at a benefit for Arthur Lee, the founder of the ’60’s band “Love”

Backstage before the show - Ian Hunter, Robert Plant and Ryan Adams

Backstage before the show – Ian Hunter, Robert Plant and Ryan Adams

Ian Hunter, Robert Plant, and Ryan Adams backstage at the Beacon Theater in New York City on June 23, 2006. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Robert Plant & Ryan Adams share a laugh.

Robert Plant & Ryan Adams share a laugh.

Robert Plant and Ryan Adams at the Beacon Theater in New York City on June 23, 2006. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Gavin DeGraw played Sam Cooke’s “A Change Is Gonna Come”.

Gavin DeGraw played Sam Cooke’s “A Change Is Gonna Come”.

Gavin DeGraw performing at the Beacon Theater in New York City on June 23, 2006. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Ryan Adams was great with his band the Cardinals.

Ryan Adams was great with his band the Cardinals.

Ryan Adams performing at the Beacon Theater in New York City on June 23, 2006. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Nils Lofgren did a lively set including Bruce Springsteen’s “Because the Night”.

Nils Lofgren did a lively set including Bruce Springsteen’s “Because the Night”.

Nils Lofgren performing at the Beacon Theater in New York City on June 23, 2006. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Ian Hunter showed he was in fine form.

Ian Hunter showed he was in fine form.

Ian Hunter perfroming at the Beacon Theater in New York City on June 23, 2006. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Garland Jeffreys got the crowd going with his hit "Wild in the Streets" and an acapella version of “My Little Red Book”.

Garland Jeffreys got the crowd going with his hit “Wild in the Streets” and an acapella version of “My Little Red Book”.

Garland Jeffreys performing at the Beacon Theater in New York City on June 23, 2006. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Johnny Echols, an original member of Love, played with Robert Plant.

Johnny Echols, an original member of Love, played with Robert Plant.

Johnny Echols performing at the Beacon Theater in New York City on June 23, 2006. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Everyone jumped out of their seats when Ian Hunter joined Robert Plant on Buffalo Springfield’s “For What It’s Worth” at the end of the show.

Everyone jumped out of their seats when Ian Hunter joined Robert Plant on Buffalo Springfield’s “For What It’s Worth” at the end of the show.

Ian Hunter and Robert Plant perfroming at the Beacon Theater in New York City on June 23, 2006. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Robert Plant was the star of the night, playing “Ramble On” from Led Zeppelin II.

Robert Plant was the star of the night, playing “Ramble On” from Led Zeppelin II.

Robert Plant performing at the Beacon Theater in New York City on June 23, 2006. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Guest DJ for the night was BP Fallon posing here with his old friend Robert Plant

Guest DJ for the night was BP Fallon posing here with his old friend Robert Plant

BP Fallon and Robert Plant at the Beacon Theater in New York City on June 23, 2006. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

The benefit was organized by promoter Steve Weitzman, Arthur Lee's manager Mark Linn & Alicia Gelernt of Noble Music.

The benefit was organized by promoter Steve Weitzman, Arthur Lee’s manager Mark Linn & Alicia Gelernt of Noble Music.

Steve Weitzman, Mark Linn, and Alicia Gelernt at the Beacon Theater in New York City on June 23, 2006. © Bob Gruen / www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com