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Noteworthy Photography

  • Burning Flags Press
    The website of Glen E. Friedman. Renowned for both his work with musicians like Fugazi, Minor Threat, Public Enemy, the Beastie Boys, Slayer (and many, many more) as well as his groundbreaking documentation of the burgeoning skateboard phenomenon in the late `70's, Glen has been privvy to (and has summarily captured on film) some of the coolest stuff ever. He's also an incredibly insightful and nice guy to boot.
  • SoHo Blues - Photography by Allan Tannenbaum
    Allan Tannenbaum is a local photographer who has been everywhere and shot everything, from members of Blondie hanging out at the Mudd Club through the collapsing towers of the World Trade Center on September 11th. You could spend hours on this site, and I have.
  • Robert Otter Photographs
    Amazing vintage photographs of New York City, specifically my own neighborhood, Greenwich Village.
  • oboylephoto
    Just some intensely cool photographs of abandoned places.
  • Rikki Ercoli's Legends of Punk
    Much like Glen E. Friedman (see above), Rikki Ercoli has managed to catch some amazing bands in their manic element.
  • Lost & Found Film
    A fascinating website devoted to undeveloped film found in vintage camers. A curious mixture of interesting and spooky.
  • Pinhole Photography by Veronica Saddler
    NYC landmarks shot through a pinhole lens. Neat-o.
  • Eugene Merinov
    Compelling shots of Punk, Post-Punk and New Wave band performing live in various long-lost venues in a pre-sanitized New York City. Great stuff!
  • Edward Colver

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November 30, 2012

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DrBOP

So, yes, I'm a rockin' geezer, and this will definitely give that away. Saw them a couple of times in the 60s. Too buzzed to remember all the details, especially ticket prices.
But came the 1972 tour, and we figured they were at the top of their game, so we decided to go to a few tour stops in a row, beginning in Akron (yes, the Rubber Bowl).
And I do remember being REALLY pissed-off that the tickets were FIFTEEN BUCKS!....AND FIRST time this "Ticket Fee" was added on......WOTTINTHEHELL is THAT???
Shows were pretty amazing, but with Stevie Wonder opening, REALLY made it QUITE enjoyable. But it was also the first experience with the camping out scene before the shows. Almost MORE fun than the concerts themselves....lots of campfires, traveling musicians and buskers, with the trunk-open suppliers that helped us get EVERYTHING that we needed :+)

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