Monthly Archives: July 2014

Trigger Hippy

Last week I got an email from my friend Steve Gorman of the Black Crowes. It said simply- I am in town with my new band tonight at SPACE. Come down and hang.  So of course I grabbed my bag … Continue reading

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Johnny Winter

Johnny Winter passed away this week. In a hotel in Europe. I photographed Johnny  (by accident) in June of 1979. The concert at the Chicago Stadium was Eric Clapton, with Muddy Waters as the opener. Halfway through Muddy’s set (all … Continue reading

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Disco Demolition

On July 12, 1979 an amazing event occurred. I was the “Official” photographer for a radio station in Chicago called WLUP, aka “The Loop.” It was the hottest rock and roll station in the city, anchored by my friend Steve … Continue reading

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The new journalism, Part ?????

Just got a link this week from my friend Aaron Cohen, who reviewed the Chicago Gospel Festival  for the Chicago Tribune. The link was from the New York Observer and details a religious writer who seemed to have stolen his … Continue reading

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