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September 29, 2021

Celebrity Photographer Michael Grecco on The Dark Mark Show - The Dark Mark Show

Celebrity photographer Michael Grecco joined Mark and Nicole to talk about his book Punk, Post Punk, New Wave

Michael came of age in Boston, which happened to be the first stop of such bands as The Clash, Talking Heads, The Buzzcocks, New Order, Billy Idol, Devo, Ramones, PIL, The B52s (singer Fred Schneider did the forward) The Plasmatics (singer Wendy O Williams is on the cover smashing the TV) and many more. He was able to gain access and take pictures of those shows. Michael talks about what it was like to have access to this scene and bands and even brags about the night he slept with Steve Jones of the Sex Pistols. He also talks about how his photographs affected the look of The X-Files, and the challenges of taking pictures of Steve Martin, Rip Torn, Bill Paxton, Helen Hunt, working on the Punk documentary for Epix, how to treat models and more…