In 1971, LIFE Magazine assigned photographer John Olson to join some of the most famous musicians at the time as they return to their parents’; houses, a journey that gave rise to these vintage photos of some truly intriguing homes. The most eccentric may be the Los Angeles residence of rocker Frank Zappa‘s parents (↑), with eggplant-colored walls that are in perfect harmony with Zappa’;s purply attire. Take a look through the whole series, and follow stars like Elton John and David Crosby into a time warp to the ’;70s, right this way.
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