I was lucky enough to have a jam with them which was totally amazing except my guitar playing was not up to their playing. Listening to Cass singing “On and On” with Dave and Ned was mesmerising.
Category: Rock Superstars
Back To Mono – The Phil Spector Christmas Album photo session with George Harrison and Graham Nash (1972)
A joyful and familiar Liverpool drawl spoke to me down the phone saying “Clive, I need you to shoot the … More
Celebrating Reaching 99.75% of Our Kickstarter #PeterGabrielReflections Target – with 3 sets of signed Kate Bush Cards
It has to be said that Friday nights launch of Peter Gabriel Reflections at The Museum of Bath Architecture was … More
To Celebrate Reaching 50% of our #Kickstarter Crowdfunding Goal – I’ve added some Signed Limited Edition David Bowie and Mick Ronson Cards
I am delighted to announce we have reached just under (by a glorious £2.00!) 50% of our kickstarter crowdfunding goal … More
Publishing Opportunities, Kickstarter & The Peter Gabriel Reflections (1978) Limited Edition Exhibition Catalogue
It’s a brave new world for me having a direct relationship with people who look at, enjoy and and buy … More
Ry Cooder – Guitar Genius and My Interview Fiasco At The Athenaeum Hotel (1988)
I kept saying “Yes, Arthur in a moment, can’t you see I’m trying to interview one of the greatest guitarists in the world”. I thought a faint smile drifted across Ry’s face but I think that was wishful thinking. Eventually Arthur could contain himself no longer and he said within earshot of Ry ” Mr Arrow you have toilet paper stuck on your forehead”.
The Shades of Ian Hunter, Mick Ronson and Mott The Hoople (1974)
I was always admired the mystique created by Ian Hunter always wearing shades much like the fabulous Jeff Lyne of ELO, it is his ‘look’. Shades are part of rock and roll imagery that Dylan used and in my opinion Bono has never quite pulled off (sorry Bono).
Genesis & Phil Collins Meet Mr Arrowsmith Again (Part 2 This Time With Lighting).
As a painter their faces really affected me, I thought if they were in 15th century costumes the images would have had a Renaissance perspective, due to them all having such incredible faces. Sadly I couldn’t imagine them agreeing to cod pieces and tights, so I kept my vision to myself.
Mike Oldfield – The Quiet Genius Behind Tubular Bells
Sometime in 1972 my agent called me to ask me to go and meet Richard Branson to talk about photographing … More
Robert Palmer Shoot & Cashmere Shopping
I then asked him what he thought was the weirdest thing about the current music industry? He screwed his face up for a moment in silent contemplation and opened his eyes, looked up at me and shaking his head slowly said, “That U2 ever had a hit”.