Debbie Harry, Blondie’s LA Debut, Wearing thrift store wedding dress and veil. Prints beautifully! You can see veil netting and embroidery on sleeves. TP is Tom Petty, which was spray painted on her dress, while backstage. YES, Tom Petty and Blondie performed on same bill! THEN THE great double bill of […]
Tom Petty, Whisky Debut, February 1977 Tom Petty, Whisky Debut, February 1977. WOW, some great expressions! I am stunned and emotional. First time ever seeing them. Hope you feel what I am feeling now, which is WHY I took these. Good times! To buy or questions: drop me a note with the file name(s), then drop […]
I photographed Rik L Rik and F-Word during a photo session at the Masque, February 1978. I dug up these negs and scanned them for a loving project celebrating Rik L Rik’s life and untimely, early passing. I am selling these for a limited time. I’m making serious changes regarding my punk archive. So if […]
Joe Strummer, 16 Tons Tour, June 1980, England. Left: Joe in color. Right: Joe in black and white. The Clash, 16 Tons Tour, June 1980, England. Full Color. 16 Tons Tour, June 1980, England. Sepia. (I shot in color, but this is how the image appeared in my camera. As if I changed it. No, […]
Memories creating my iconic X photos during performance during Decline of Western Civilization filming, Club 88, West LA, March 1980.
I wrote this in 2004. My attitude is far better, thanks to SO many great Facebook comments, messages, emails and IRL (in real life) encounters. Enjoy! I was born and raised in LA. I was a shy, introverted adolescent in the wild sixties of Vietnam protests, free love and sex due to the pill and […]
by Richard Schaefer in Lisa Fancher’s “Street Life” fanzine. Proof I was the Ramones “numero uno fan and famous paparazzi in her own right.” In EARLY 1977!! Tantalizing sounds of the skirmishes of desire, of lips surrendering cheap kissed in the other room, brought torture to anyone who listened. We stood between the jungle and […]
Alice Bag interviewed Jenny Lens in 2004. Alice is considered by many to be the very first hard core singer with her radical band, the Bags, who first hit the streets in 1977. Their riotous show at the Troubadour, known for folk singers and laid-back rockers, is still talked about today. I always considered Alice […]
What is it about Saturday (Friday too) nights that I feel on a cellular level? Was it coming home for photographing of lovely opening to find all hell broke loose in my apartment building? Moved into paradise until a despot took over. Lady MacBeth and Professor Moriarty (think meaner and vicious). Without detailing it, let’s […]
Germs photos, 1977-1980. I shot their first official photo session. Classic photos and rare images. Recorded on Facebook Live. Buy photos! Please tell folks.My archive cannot survive without your support. Thanks!