On assignment for NME, Andrew Tyler and I went up to Birmingham on 19th July 1975 to do a feature on the Wailers who we caught up with at their hotel. After a while, they said they were off to do a sound... read more check and invited us along. Sure, we replied, where are the limos? Limos? We got no limos, we walk!
This was taken at Bob Marley’s last London show in 1980 at Crystal Palace Bowl, although at this time few people knew he was ill. The only way to get close to the stage was to wade into the waist... read more deep lake at the front of the stage with 1 camera, 1 lens and a few rolls of film in a carrier bag. Bob Marley was one of those few people that it was almost impossible to take a bad photo of. His charisma always seems to shine brightly.