David Bowie and Liz Taylor  First time I ever saw a pic of these two together!

Photos of Cultural Icons You Never Knew Hung Out

David Bowie, Birmingham, March 17th 1972 ‘That was the first time I met him. In fact I think this was the very first frame I shot of him. (…)’
‘I do remember a kind of obvious exchange, of David saying ‘oh I like your name, mate is it real?’ Because it sounded a bit like a parody. I mean, a photographer called Mick Rock… you couldn’t have a performer called that, it would be too much. Besides Mick Jagger had already taken up any space that was allocated to the Micks of this world.’ Mick Rock

David Bowie, Birmingham, March 17th 1972 ‘That was the first time I met him. In fact I think this was the very first frame I shot of him. (…)’ ‘I do remember a kind of obvious exchange, of David saying ‘oh I like your name, mate is it real?’ Because it sounded a bit like a parody. I mean, a photographer called Mick Rock… you couldn’t have a performer called that, it would be too much. Besides Mick Jagger had already taken up any space that was allocated to the Micks of this world.’ Mick Rock

"It amazes me sometimes that even intelligent people will analyze a situation or a make a judgement after only recognizing the standard or traditional structure of a piece." - David Bowie

"It amazes me sometimes that even intelligent people will analyze a situation or a make a judgement after only recognizing the standard or traditional structure of a piece." - David Bowie

bowie in berlin

The David Bowie Story – Part 4: Don’t Normalise It

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