David walked onto the studio back drop, I didn’t say a word and he just started looking over his shoulder and slowly revolving, going through a series of movements and I just kept on shooting. I didn’t want to miss a thing.
He had the most extraordinary way of playing the guitar using open tuning with his thumb over the top of the fretboard. The guitar almost became a part of him
While expounding what I though was a particularly important creative point there was an almighty crash of breaking glass and splintering wood from outside the room.
At this point Rachel walked in and I think she thought I was the set builder as I extended my paint-splattered hand. Which she looked at and politely refused to shake as I said, “I’m Clive, I’m the photographer”. I was completely amazed by how naturally beautiful and stunning she was and for a moment I didn’t know what to say, which is very unusual for me.
George Harrison rang me up and said “I’m doing an album with Ravi Shankar and there’s no one I’d like … More