Rolling Stone's First Photographer: The Stories Behind Iconic Rock Photos

Rolling Stone's First Photographer: The Stories Behind Iconic Rock Photos

Creedence Clearwater Revival was the cover story on Rolling Stone issue No. 52, dated February 21st 1970. For the cover shoot on January 31st, the band came to my Belvedere Street studio in San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury district. During the shoot I vaguely remember that somebody had a movie camera and was filming me shooting the band. The "me shooting the band" sequence actually appeared in an episode of VH1's Behind the Music feature on CCR. Later that same day the band and I made our way across the Bay Bridge to the Oakland, California, Coliseum Arena for CCR's performance.

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