It’s been a little while since I’ve posted one of these. This is guitarist Martin Butler from 70’s Mercury recording artists The Demons.
The Huffington Post just published a story about my Unsung Heroes/Musicians 50+ project including 15 images.
This is Liberty Devitto, Billy Joel’s drummer for 30 years.
This is my portrait of hard rock drummer Carmine Appice. Carmine has been credited with influencing every hard rock drummer that came after him including Mr. John Bonhan from Zeppelin. Carmine has played with Vanilla Fudge, Cactus, Jeff Baeck, Rod Stewart among others.
This is Cheetah Chrome, guitar player and song writer from The Dead Boys, one of the original punk bands from the CBGB days. The original Sonic Reducer.
Drummer extraordinaire Jojo Mayer. This man can play . . .
Bass and harmonica player Randy Pratt from Cactus, The Lizards and Rickity.
My series continues with guitarist Ricky Byrd, about to enter the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Joan Jett And The Blackhearts. I added a slight tone to this image using Topaz software.
Continuing my Musicians 50+ series, this is singer/actress Annie Golden. From The Shirts at CBGB in the 70’s to Hair on Broadway, to films to currently appearing on Orange is the New Black where she just won a SAG award. Next up recently elected to the R ‘n R Hall of fame with Joan Jett, guitar player Ricky Byrd.