BP Fallon’s Flickr has logged over a million views of his photography sprinkled with a select selection of other people’s historical rock’n’roll shots – that often include our Mr Fallon. The number of hits at time of writing is 1,000,983 and rising.
The Top 5 plus 1 plus 2
#1 This is currently the most popular image, with 19,603 hits:
Alison Mosshart & Bobby Gillespie England Dec 19th 2008 by BP Fallon.
Like a leopard messiah, tigers on vaseline, rock’n’roll…
BP says “It’s loosely a kinda diary, a rock’n’roll adventure unfolding. Well, it’s a bunch of pix. I love it”.
#2 Of 1,360 pictures, this is the second most popular Fallon photograph, with 19,484 hits:
The Kills Jamie Hince & Alison Mosshart NYC May 2 2009 by BP Fallon.
Moments later Jamie and Alison took the stage at Webster Hall to slay ’em with an incendiary performance. BP played his DJ his set just before The Kills.
#3 This shot – taken during U2’s global ‘Zoo TV’ on which BP was billed as ‘Guru, Viber & DJ’ – has recorded 14,300 views. Photographer unknown:
Larry Mullen Jr & Morleigh Steinberg & Bono & BP Fallon in Mexico
in the foothills of the Teotihuacan Pyramid Dec 1992
#4 And the third most popular image by our Mr Fallon is celebrating 9,510 hits:
Joey Ramone & fan at CBGB New York City June 25th 2000 by BP Fallon.
#5 The jive at 5 is this now-iconic image beautifully printed by Mr lib_lab:
Patti Palladin & Anita Pallenberg London 1997 by BP Fallon
#6 The return of that timeless fave of ours back into the frame:
Performance: Johnny Shannon & Anita Pallenberg & James Fox London 2008 by BP Fallon
And here for the craic are another two favourites by Fallon:
Ronnie Drew Dublin Jan 20th 2006 by BP Fallon.
Ronnie Drew RIP Dublin Aug 16 2008. Says BP
“Ronnie, he was The Greatest Living Irishman”
A Foggy Day In Dublin Town: the view from Aer Lingus EI 157
by BP Fallon Nov 29th 2009
With thanks to Harley Sears and Mr lib_lab who first fully introduced BP to Flickr