BP Fallon – The Camera & I

Posted by admin on Thursday Oct 4, 2018 Under Art, BP Fallon, BP Fallon Photography, Life's A Gas, Rock'n'Roll

BP Fallon - The Camera & I

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You Got The Silver – ‘Henry McCullough’ plays & reflects. Photo by Denis Woods

The London-based record label Late Night Tales have craftily/cleverly/kindly held back a stash of the USA version of the Record Store Day ‘Henry McCullough’ 12″ with the amazing Andrew Weatherall remixes.

The American RSD release comes in a silver mirrored cover – it is gold in the UK and elsewhere. A limited edition of 1,000, each record is individually numbered. Late Night Tales have revealed that they put aside nearly 300 of these treasures.

Thus, those of you who have been gnashing your teeth can now rest your molars – as long as you’re quick on your feet – these splattered colour vinyl collectors’ items are moving quicker than Elvis’ left leg, so grab yours now
BUY USA SILVER EDITION – BP Fallon & David Holmes ‘Henry McCullough’ – The Andrew Weatherall Remixes

Record Store Day in Dublin: BP Fallon spots the last ‘Henry McCullough’ in Tower Records. Snap by Barney

Record Store Day in Dublin, Part 2: Size Matters – man with 12″ of splattered colour ‘Henry McCullough’ vinyl outside Freebird Records. Pic by Barney

Record Store Day in Austin: Sloane Lenz Queen Of The Hop reflects on the very last silver-mirrored ‘Henry McCullough’ in Waterloo Records. Pic by selfie

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Reflections On David Bowie

Posted by admin on Saturday Jan 16, 2016 Under Art, David Bowie, Life's A Gas, Magic, Marc Bolan, Music, Rock'n'Roll, Verbal

BP Fallon being interviewed about David Bowie on UTV News by Paul Colgan

Last Monday seems like a year ago now, a dream. It still feels like a dream. David Bowie is dead.

On Monday, a shocked and saddened BP Fallon spoke to Neil Delamere on Today FM, to Joe Duffy on RTE Radio 1’s ‘Liveline’ and was interviewed on UTV television news. BP then joined Paul McLoone in the Today FM studio for Paul’s David Bowie tribute show.

BP Fallon speaking to Paul McLoone about David Bowie

Audio above: The Paul McLoone David Bowie Tribute Show with BP Fallon and the voice of David Bowie plus on the phone Joe Elliott and Pete Holidai (edited). Produced by Kate Brennan Harding

And a few photographs from the archives of elevation:

Ziggy & Iggy in his T.Rex t-shirt & Lou. Dorchester Hotel, London. Photography by Mick Rock

David Bowie as Tilda Swinton & Tilda Swinton as DB

Mick Ronson & Ziggy

David & Marc on Marc’s tv show 1977

Magical Roots – London 1968

“The stars look very different today…”

To David, with love. As BP Fallon said on Facebook and Twitter, “We are so lucky to have choogled thru life w/ David Bowie as one of our guides & inspirations ♫ ♪” x

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BP Fallon & Bob Gruen in Austin by Kate Jurkiewicz

The Band Portrait: Marketing ‘Perception’

Celebrated photographers BP Fallon, Bob Gruen, Lynn Goldsmith, Piper Ferguson plus PR maestro Ken Weinstein discuss the imagery of rock’n’roll. Moderated by ace photographer Anna Webber.

Says the SXSW site: “This year marks the 39th anniversary of the release of the Led Zeppelin album ‘Physical Graffiti’ – BP took some of the photographs of the band on the album cover and is celebrating by playing with his band at SXSW 2014 (Editors note: The Ghost Wolves do the honours) and by being on this superb panel.

“Every picture tells a story and sometimes these celebrated photographers do too. Let it rock!”

Austin Conference Centre, Room 15, 500 E Cesar Chavez St
TODAY Thurs March 13th at 2pm

See more vibey info & pix here

BP Fallon & Cara Delevingne by Bob Gruen

BP Fallon & Bob Gruen in LA by David Holmes

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RIP It Up With Lou Reed

Posted by admin on Monday Oct 28, 2013 Under Art, Brown Bread x, Magic, Rock'n'Roll, Spoken Word, Timeless

Lou Reed – Rock And Roll Heart – amazing documentary 1998 (75 mins)

Rock And Roll Heart traces Lou Reed’s career from before the formation of the Velvet Underground to rock icon status to his more recent artistic endeavors. Includes rare and vintage footage plus interviews with David Bowie, John Cale, Maureen Tucker, Patti Smith, Thurston Moore, David Byrne, Jim Carroll, Dave Stewart and Philip Glass – and even Holly Woodlawn and ‘Little’ Joe Dallesandro, the drag queen and the street hustler immortalized by Reed in ‘Walk on the Wild Side’. A superb documentary – and the only one – about this hugely influential and uncompromising American artist. Directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders for American Masters.

God bless you, Lou. And Nico and Sterling Morrison and Andy Warhol, with love & gratitude x

From the book ‘U2 Faraway So Close’ words & photography by & ©
BP Fallon (Virgin Publishing) 1993 >>>



Outside It’s Europe – Moe Tucker, Bono, Sterling Morrison, John Cale & Lou Reed. Photography by & © BP Fallon 1993

The VU & Andy Warhol in LA 1966 – Nico, Andy, Moe Tucker, Lou Reed, Sterling Morrison & John Cale

The Health And Happiness Club – Lou & Nico 1965

David Bowie & Iggy Pop in T.Rex t-shirt & Lou Reed 1971. Photography by Mick Rock

Peel Slowly And RIP

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