The Clash, Sex Pistols, Police, Salt n Pepa, Tracy Chapman, LL Cool J, NWA, LA street gangs, Fashion, underground a, Tracy Chapman, LL Cool J, NWA, LA street gangs, Fashion photography, underground women’s fight clubs, and so much more. Photographer Janette Beckman’s life journey will inspire you. She has spent decades documenting the stories of many of the world’s most iconic bands, creating incredible stories at every turn. We know you’re going to hang on every word from Janette, a guest we expect we’ll have back on the show one day as I’m sure this conversation just scratched the surface on this super talented artist’s journey.
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4:26 – Steve Jones (The Clash) jumps on stage with The Sex Pistols
34:20 – “The Message” by Grandmaster Flash
39:00 – Echo and the Bunnymen
45:10 – On tour with the Go-Gos
Go-Gos with John Bulushi, 1983
46:05 – Blondie
51:45 – NWA
51:45 – Ice Cube (and his Mom)
55:45 – Kieth Haring
– Cey Adams
– Shepard Fairey
– Ian Wright
58:00 – Buy the Mashup Series books published by Fahey Klein Gallery:
1:00:35 – Caroll Spinney (big bird)
1:01:15 – A couple of Janette’s photos from the Indy 500
1:01:45 – Frye Boot campaign featuring John Mellencamp and Meg Ryan
1:01:45 – Street shooting for Levis
1:02:45 – shooting bands for Kangol
1:02:45 – Classic LL Cool J photo
1:04:00 – New York’s Go Hard Boys
1:05:10 – Taken from the back of a pickup truck on the Brickier Expressway
1:10:30 – Black Lives Matter protests, 2020
1:12:40 – Women’s March, 2017
1:13:45 – Jose James
1:17:13 – Dior
1:20:00 – Win this book! Send along a question for Janette or Jud and you’ll be entered in a draw for one of Janette’s photography books – send your question to firstname.lastname@example.org. Folks who follow @artdesignmusicpodcast on either Facebook or Instagram are also entered in the draw (and if you follow both, then you have two chances at the draw). Contest is open to anyone in the world, we’ll ship it to you if you win.