About the Author
Bob Gruen is a world-renowned rock and roll photographer. For almost 50 years, his images have appeared around the world in every form imaginable. He is the author of John Lennon: The New York Years, Rock Seen, New York Dolls, and Green Day: Photographs by Bob Gruen, among others. He lives in New York City.
“There are a number of takeaways for aspiring rock chroniclers. Better yet, there’s a constant sense of awe that he’s walked among gods and goddesses for so long.”
— Kirkus Reviews
"Bob Gruen has been a witness to many of the greatest moments in rock and roll's history."
— Jakob Dylan
"Bob is the guy behind the camera who you actually like! He brings out your best cool."
— Iggy Pop
"Bob's got the ultimate backstage pass. Can you imagine the stories he's got?"
— Alice Cooper
"Bob catches those explosive, signature moments that every photographer hopes to get."
— Debbie Harry
"Bob is the most rock-and-roll guy I know. He has seen it all, lived the life, and he doesn't hold back in this book."
— Billie Joe Armstrong
“Rock fans will devour this narrative and find its “you are there” style eminently palpable."
— Library Journal