David Corio

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  1. Frankie Paul R.I.P.

    Frankie Paul R.I.P.

    Very sad news to hear that the brilliant reggae singer Frankie Paul has passed away at the age of 52. I had the pleasure of meeting and photographing him on several occasions and he was a lovely man always joking, cheerful and a brilliant mimic. … read more

  2. Interview with Mass Appeal

    Interview with Mass Appeal

    Here's an interview I did recently with Vikki Tobak at Mass Appeal talking about the shoot I did with RZA from Wu Tang Clan in 1994 and featuring the contact sheet from the shoot. It's the first time I've seen it too:

    https://massappeal… read more

  3. Whitney Houston Nick Broomfield documentary

    Whitney Houston Nick Broomfield documentary

    There is a Nick Broomfield documentary on Whitney Houston coming out called 'Can I Be Me' featuring one of my photographs of her. It is featured in an article about the film in The Guardian from 25 April 2017:
    https://goo.gl/PMYeg3

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  4. Small Axe Bookzine

    Small Axe Bookzine

    Ray Hurford's famous 'Small Axe' have always been essential reading for anyone interested in the history of reggae. He has recently republished five of them - Junior Byles, Jah Shaka, Culture, Reggae 68-71, King Tubby with updated photos and grap… read more

  5. Leon Ware R.I.P.

    Leon Ware R.I.P.

    Renowned soul singer, songwriter and producer Leon Ware has passed away. His best known songs were on the Marvin Gaye album 'I Want You' that he co-wrote and produced. There are several in-depth obituaries featuring my photos. The photos were tak… read more

  6. David Rodigan autobiography

    David Rodigan autobiography

    David Rodigan's autobiography sounds like it is a fascinating read. Here's an article in the Guardian about him featuring one of my photographs. It was taken at Reggae Sunsplash at Crystal Palace football ground on 29 June 1985:

    https:/… read more

  7. Al Jarreau R.I.P.

    Al Jarreau R.I.P.

    Sad news to hear that the great jazz soul and r&b singer Al Jarreau has passed away. He had a truly unique voice and was a charming man. Here is a portrait I took of him in London on 13 August 1986. There is another from this shoot in the New… read more

  8. Interview about Orange Juice & Felt photo shoots in Soul Kitchen

    Interview about Orange Juice & Felt photo shoots in Soul Kitchen

    I recently did a couple of interviews with Soul Kitchen - a French online magazine talking about my photo sessions with Orange Juice and Felt from the early 1980's including contact sheets of the entire sessions. You can read them here in French … read more

  9. John Hurt R.I.P.

    John Hurt R.I.P.

    Sad news to hear that John Hurt passed away. I photographed him at Claridge's Hotel on April 24 2008 and he was a joy to photograph. He arrived early and chatted while I was setting up my camera and proceeded to dance around the room at one point… read more

  10. Iceland

    Iceland

    Just back from a short visit to Iceland. There are a selection of photos here:

    http://davidcorio.com/photos/location/iceland

    and a video of Gullfoss waterfalls here:

    https://goo.gl/JW3kB9

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  11. Pete Burns Is Dead

    Pete Burns Is Dead

    One of rock music's real eccentrics Pete Burns has died of a heart attack. This photo was taken when he was the lead singer in Dead Or Alive at the ICA in London on 27 August 1981.

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  12. Dario Fo Dies at 90

    Dario Fo Dies at 90

    Dario Fo the Nobel winning Italian playwright has died at the age of 90. These photos were taken when he performed a masterclass at Riverside Studios in Hammersmith, London in 1984. He was best known for 'Accidental Death Of An Anarchist'. Here i… read more

  13. Menorca Fiestas

    Menorca Fiestas

    I've been shooting for a few weeks in Menorca, one of the Spanish Balearic islands. The island is renowned for its fiestas and festivals along with its beautiful enigmatic megaliths. Go here to see more photos:
    http://davidcorio.com/photos/pro… read more

  14. 'Walls Come Tumbling Down' by Daniel Rachel

    'Walls Come Tumbling Down' by Daniel Rachel

    I highly recommend this new book 'Walls Come Tumbling Down' by Daniel Rachel charting the history of Rock Against Racism, 2 Tone and Red Wedge featuring contributions from all the major people involved (and three of my photos!)
    It is an import… read more

  15. 'Deadly' Headley Bennett RIP

    'Deadly' Headley Bennett RIP

    Another reggae great has passed away. 'Deadly' Headley Bennett who played saxophone on hundreds if not thousands of great reggae tunes has just passed away. This photo was taken at Derrick Harriott's record store in Kingston, Jamaica in 2005. Her… read more

  16. Interview on Radio London with Dotun Adebayo

    Interview on Radio London with Dotun Adebayo

    Here's an interview I've just done with Dotun Adebayo on Robert Elms' Radio London show talking about my work and favourite spots in London. The interview starts at 17:07

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0446gmg

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  17. George Clinton

    George Clinton

    Good to see George Clinton in fine form at WOMAD on July 30. Here's a diptych of him from a shoot I did of him in July 1985 and 31 years later. Still going strong. May the P Funk continue for a long time yet. Here's a video of the 'Atomic Dog' - … read more

  18. Alan Vega R.I.P.

    Alan Vega R.I.P.

    Alan Vega was one of the great musical innovators who fronted duo Suicide and was a major influence on punk music. He passed away recently at 78. Here's an obituary from the NY Daily News:

    http://goo.gl/Ymlnof

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  19. Exhibition at Museum In The Park, Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK

    Exhibition at Museum In The Park, Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK

    I have 20 music photos in an exhibition with photographer Fred Chance at the Museum In The Park, Stroud, Gloucestershire until June 26 2016. This is a video of the exhibition:

    https://goo.gl/xyScGW

    Here is some local press:read more

  20. Exhibition at Tropen Museum, Amsterdam

    Exhibition at Tropen Museum, Amsterdam

    42 of my music photos are being exhibited at the Tropen Museum in Amsterdam from May 13 until October 2016.To see a video of the exhibition click here:

    https://youtu.be/GEzpnmFazG4

    For more details click here:

    https:… read more

  21. Billy Paul R.I.P.

    Billy Paul R.I.P.

    The highly underrated Philadelphia singer Billy Paul has just died. This photo was taken at his New Jersey home in 1985.

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  22. Prince R.I.P.

    Prince R.I.P.

    What terribly sad news to hear of Prince passing away at such a young age.
    He was a huge musical influence on so many people and his early albums were way too under-appreciated. His music will always live on.
    To see more Prince photos go to… read more

  23. Papa Wemba R.I.P.

    Papa Wemba R.I.P.

    Too many great musicians are passing away before their time. Now the great Congolese rumba singer and musician has passed away. Another legend has left us.

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  24. Vladimir Kagan RIP

    Vladimir Kagan RIP

    Sad to hear that legendary furniture designer Vladimir Kagan has died at the age of 88. I was lucky to photograph him at his Upper East Side apartment in NYC where many of his favourite pieces took pride of place. Here is an obituary:

    h… read more

  25. Notorious B.I.G. / Biggie Smalls hologram performing live

    Notorious B.I.G. / Biggie Smalls hologram performing live

    There are potential plans in the offing for a hologram of Notorious B.I.G. aka Biggie Smalls to be performing 'live' onstage again. Here are a couple of related articles from Time and The Guardian featuring my photographs:

    http://goo.gl… read more

  26. Semana Santa, Seville, Spain

    Semana Santa, Seville, Spain

    The Semana Santa celebrations leading up to Easter Sunday in Seville, Spain consist of over 60 processions through the city. They start and finish at the major churches in the city and the effigies of Jesus and Mary are carried by costaleros supp… read more

  27. David Bowie R.I.P.

    David Bowie R.I.P.

    More sad news to start the new year hearing of the death of David Bowie. This photo was taken 20 years ago at Madison Square Garden, NYC on 9 January 1996.To see more photos from this concert click here:

    http://davidcorio.com/photos?utf… read more

  28. Natalie Cole R.I.P.

    Natalie Cole R.I.P.

    Sad news to hear that soul singer Natalie Cole has passed away after battling several illnesses.This photo was taken at the Dorchester Hotel in London in August 1987. She was a charming, elegant lady.

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  29. Rhythm & Roots Exhibition at Africa Museum, Holland

    Rhythm & Roots Exhibition at Africa Museum, Holland

    I have over 50 photos in an exhibition at the Africa Museum in Berg En Dal, Holland on until 28 March 2016. Details are here:
    http://www.afrikamuseum.nl/nl/tentoonstelling/rhythmroots

    The photo of guests looking at my photograph of W… read more

  30. Chrissie Hynde Autobiography

    Chrissie Hynde Autobiography

    Chrissie Hynde's autobiography 'Reckless' is just out featuring my photo of her performing with The Pretenders at The Nashville Rooms on 8 March 1979. It's a very entertaining read and a good companion to Viv Albertine's autobiography from last y… read more

  31. Rico Rodriguez R.I.P.

    Rico Rodriguez R.I.P.

    Legendary ska and reggae trombonist Rico Rodriguez who also played with The Specials and Jools Holland has sadly passed away. The great hornsman's music will always live on. I took these photos of him in 1981 and 2015. Here is a video that I shot… read more

  32. Acapulco Gold NYC Tee Shirts

    Acapulco Gold NYC Tee Shirts

    Acapulco Gold have produced two tee shirts featuring my composite images of the Wonder Wheel at Coney Island and Brooklyn Bridge. Here's a link to an interview I did with them:

    https://goo.gl/mlGBki

    Tees in black, grey, white … read more

  33. Jah Shaka sound system still going strong

    Jah Shaka sound system still going strong

    Here's a photo of Jah Shaka and his sound system I took in 1988 and here's a short video clip of him performing at Caribbean Edge, Bruce Grove, London on 19 June 2015 at 4am when the house lights have come on. No cameras were allowed but phones w… read more

  34. Campfire Talk by Chris Salewicz and one night photo exhibit

    Campfire Talk by Chris Salewicz and one night photo exhibit

    I have 4 triptychs being exhibited on June 18th for one night at Ditto, New North Road, London, N1 which is accompanying a talk that music writer Chris Salewicz is giving. Details are here:

    Campfire

    Chris Salewicz, author, bro… read more

  35. Ornette Coleman R.I.P.
  36. 'Shout Out!' Pirate Radio Exhibition at the I.C.A. London

    'Shout Out!' Pirate Radio Exhibition at the I.C.A. London

    'Shout Out!' UK Pirate Radio in the 1980's exhibition at the I.C.A. The Mall, London, SW1 from 26 May to July 19 features 12 of my photographs of various record shops and clubs that were influential on the scene in London in the 1980's. It then t… read more

  37. The Thrill Has Gone

    The Thrill Has Gone

    Sad to hear the news that the great blues man B.B. King has passed away. A true legend and gentleman. The first musician I ever saw that made me cry while I photographed him.

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  38. Ben E King R.I.P.

    Ben E King R.I.P.

    Sad to hear that another soul legend has departed the scene. Here is an
    obituary featuring one of my photos:
    http://www.msn.com/en-us/music/news/stand-by-me-singer-ben-e-king-dead-at-76/ar-BBj1CND

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  39. Poll Tax Demonstrations anniversary

    Poll Tax Demonstrations anniversary

    For more photos click here:
    http://davidcorio.com/photos?utf8=%E2%9C%93&query=poll+tax

    31 March 2015 marks the 25th anniversary of the Poll Tax demonstrations. This started out as a peaceful march through the centre of London to… read more

  40. Jamaica Decriminalises Marijuana

    Jamaica Decriminalises Marijuana

    To commemorate the decriminalisation of marijuana in Jamaica recently here are a few photos of some reggae musicians partaking of the holy herb:

    http://davidcorio.com/photos?utf8=%E2%9C%93&query=smoke

    There's a related art… read more

  41. Yabby You album 'Dread Prophecy'

    Yabby You album 'Dread Prophecy'

    I would highly recommend everyone to get Yabby You's 'Dread Prophecy' on Shanachie Records. It's a 3 cd compilation featuring many of his classic tracks along with rarities and dub plates, many of which have never been released before:
    http://… read more

  42. Steve Strange R.I.P.

    Steve Strange R.I.P.

    Sad news to hear that one of the originators of the new romantics scene has died at such an early age. This photo was taken during his Visage days at a special party for actress Diana Dors in 1981.

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  43. Carroll Thompson & Janet Kay live in London

    Carroll Thompson & Janet Kay live in London

    Just had the pleasure of watching Carroll Thompson and Janet Kay two of the Queens of Lovers' Rock performing at the Jazz Cafe in Camden Town, London. To see some videos I shot of them there click on these links:

    https://www.youtube.com… read more

  44. John Holt  R.I.P.

    John Holt R.I.P.

    Legendary reggae singer John Holt has just died after an illness at the age of 69. A singer who was hugely popular from his early days with the Paragons followed by a solo career that gave him dozens of hits with rocksteady, lovers rock and roots… read more

  45. New live Augustus Pablo and Gregory Isaacs albums

    New live Augustus Pablo and Gregory Isaacs albums

    I'd recommend two vinyl only releases on Cleopatra Records not only because they have my photos on their covers 'Augustus Pablo live at Greek Theater 1984' and Gregory Isaacs live Roxy Theater' in 1982. Both sounding raw and in great form too. read more

  46. Nick Cave exhibition at Proud Gallery, Camden, London

    Nick Cave exhibition at Proud Gallery, Camden, London

    I have about 13 prints of early images of Nick Cave and the Birthday Party - several never before seen - being exhibited at the Proud Gallery at The Stables in Camden Town, London from September 3 to November 2 entitled 'Nick Cave : Chasing The M… read more

  47. Viv Albertine Autobiography

    Viv Albertine Autobiography

    I have several photos of Viv Albertine in her autobiography 'Clothes Clothes Clothes Music Music Music Boys Boys Boys' published by Faber & Faber. It's a very good honest read recounting her days in The Slits along with the characters she mix… read more

  48. Nadine Gordimer R.I.P.

    Nadine Gordimer R.I.P.

    Nobel prize winner Nadine Gordimer was one of South Africa's greatest authors and one of the literary world's most powerful voices against apartheid fighting for the release of Nelson Mandela. More recently she became a powerful campaigner in the… read more

  49. Bobby Womack R.I.P.

    Bobby Womack R.I.P.

    What sad news to hear of the passing of the great soul legend Bobby Womack.
    His career lasted five decades and his voice was one of the most distinctive in music. I was lucky enough to meet and photograph him several times and he was always wi… read more

  50. Punk v Rap show in Toronto, Canada

    Punk v Rap show in Toronto, Canada

    I have 10 hip hop photos in an exhibition at the Analogue Gallery, 673 Queens Street West Toronto, Canada from May 1 until June 15. Details are here:
    http://scotiabankcontactphoto.com/open-exhibitions/1510

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  51. Rik Mayall R I P

    Rik Mayall R I P

    Sad news to hear of Rik Mayall passing away. Here's a photo of him in 1981 performing at a Comic Strip show in London. The following year the groundbreaking comedy tv show 'The Young Ones' would bring him to fame.

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  52. Will Gaines R.I.P.

    Will Gaines R.I.P.

    Sad news to hear of the passing of Will Gaines. An incredible tap dancer who would bring a small piece of hardboard into a club and wow the crowd with his amazing dance moves. Here's an obituary from The Guardian:

    http://www.theguardian… read more

  53. Amy Winehouse Murals

    Amy Winehouse Murals

    Here are a selection of some of the Amy Winehouse murals spotted in Camden Town, north London near to where Amy Winehouse used to live and hang out:
    http://davidcorio.com/photos?utf8=%E2%9C%93&query=winehouse

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  54. Interview in D-Photo Magazine

    Interview in D-Photo Magazine

    Here's an interview I did with D-Photo Magazine based in New Zealand:

    http://www.dphoto.co.nz/articles/he-shot-rock-and-roll/

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  55. U2 Exhibition in Bologna, Italy

    U2 Exhibition in Bologna, Italy

    I have an exhibition of 20 of my early U2 photos at Ono Arte gallery in Bologna, Italy starting on March 6 until April 5. Details are here:

    http://www.themammothreflex.com/around/2014/02/24/u2-bloody-sunday-gli-u2-di-david-corio-allono-… read more

  56. Who Shot Rock & Roll Film & Talk

    Who Shot Rock & Roll Film & Talk

    I will be doing a Q&A with Jill Furmanovsky and curator Gail Buckland on Wednesday March 12 at the new Rock Archive/Olympus Gallery at 199 Bishopsgate, London, EC2. The gallery is open daily and features a mix of different Rock Archive photog… read more

  57. Performing Right Society

    Performing Right Society

    My photo of P J Harvey is in the Performing Right Society centenary exhibition at the Getty Gallery at 46 Eastcastle Street, London, W1 until March 12. More details are here:

    http://www.gettyimagesgallery.co.uk/exhibitions/default.aspx<… read more

  58. Wayne Smith R.I.P.

    Wayne Smith R.I.P.

    Another important reggae singer has died. Wayne Smith best known for his song 'Under Mi Sleng Teng' which changed the sound of dancehall music passed away in Jamaica on 17 February. Here is a short obituary from Rolling Stone:

    http://ww… read more

  59. Amiri Baraka formerly known as Leroi Jones R.I.P.

    Amiri Baraka formerly known as Leroi Jones R.I.P.

    The American poet and author has just died in his home town of Newark, New Jersey. This photo was taken at Brixton Town Hall where he was speaking at a memorial show after the murder of the Jamaican dub-poet Michael Smith. His performance was an … read more

  60. Junior Murvin R.I.P.

    Junior Murvin R.I.P.

    Sad news that the great falsetto voice of Junior Murvin is no more. He passed away in Jamaica on 2 December 2013. Never a prolific singer, his version of 'Police & Thieves' is one of reggae's classic tunes and his other work with Lee Perry is… read more

  61. Chat's Palace Blog

    Chat's Palace Blog

    Here's a short audio interview I did for Chat's Palace regarding the legendary Four Aces club in Dalston, Hackney, East London:

    http://whatischatspalace.wordpress.com/2013/10/25/it-was-a-good-time-to-be-in-and-around-hackney/

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  62. Vampire Weekend

    Vampire Weekend

    Here is Vampire Weekend who I shot earlier this year on top of the MetLife Building in NYC. They have just been voted 'Best Act In The World Today' by Q Magazine readers. Here's the article in the New York Times:

    http://www.nytimes.com/… read more

  63. Pearly Kings & Queens

    Pearly Kings & Queens

    Here are some recent photos of Pearly Kings & Queens in Guildhall Square

    http://davidcorio.com/photos/project/pearlies

    and videos of the parade to St. Mary-Le-Bow Church

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QnD_2MrT1hc… read more

  64. Prince Jazzbo RIP

    Prince Jazzbo RIP

    Another reggae great has passed away. Prince Jazzbo was one of the best dj's who rode the rhythm over countless Studio One tunes and Lee Perry sides - he passed away on September 11 2013. To see more photos of him click here:

    http://dav… read more

  65. Macmillan De'Longhi Charity Art Auction

    Macmillan De'Longhi Charity Art Auction

    There is an art auction in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support at the Royal College of Art, Kensington Gore, London SW7 EDU with some great art and photography pieces including my Bob Marley image up for auction on Monday 23 September 2013. The galle… read more

  66. Sun Ra Arkestra

    Sun Ra Arkestra

    Just saw the Sun Ra Arkestra at Cafe Otto in Dalston, London UK led by the ever young 89 year old Marshall Allen. To see some videos of the evening go to these links:

    http://youtu.be/bUgIrqAQk_s

    http://youtu.be/0uEH-yZq19M

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  67. Skulls at St Leonard's Crypt in Hythe, Kent, UK

    Skulls at St Leonard's Crypt in Hythe, Kent, UK

    This is the crypt of a small church in Hythe, Kent I visited recently on the south coast of England containing 2000 skulls and 8000 thigh bones probably dating from the 15th century. There are more photos here: http://davidcorio.com/photos?utf8=%… read more

  68. Cornell Campbell live at Lambeth Country Show

    Cornell Campbell live at Lambeth Country Show

    Just saw Cornell Campbell singing at Lambeth Country Show on 21 July 2013 and still in great voice. You can see a video I shot of him doing two of his best known songs here:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ak-i7WV2C2o

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  69. Cedric Brooks RIP

    Cedric Brooks RIP

    Very sad news to hear that Cedric 'Im' Brooks the legendary Jamaican sax player has died. He can be heard on classic Studio One songs like Burning Spear's 'Door Peeper' and the Abyssinians 'Satta Massagana' and his group Mystic Revelation of Rast… read more

  70. Bobby 'Blue' Bland RIP

    Bobby 'Blue' Bland RIP

    Sad to hear of Bobby 'Blue' Bland passing away on June 24. Here are two photos I took of him performing in 1982 and 2007 in London and NYC - a great passionate blues singer with a marvellous rich voice. Here is an obituary from The Guardian:

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  71. Ken Boothe video

    Ken Boothe video

    Here's a video I shot of the great Ken Boothe singing Bill Wither's 'Ain't No Sunshine' at a recent show in Brooklyn. Still in fine voice:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5quOoCvUnI8

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  72. Rock Square Interview

    Rock Square Interview

    Here's an in-depth interview I have just done with the music memorabilia web-site Rock Square:

    http://www.rocksquare.com/community/featuredstores/2396

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  73. Margaret Thatcher Death Party

    Margaret Thatcher Death Party

    A few thousand people celebrated the death of Margaret Thatcher in a rainy Trafalgar Square on Saturday 14th April 2013.
    You can see more photos here:

    http://davidcorio.com/photos/project/mummies-etc
    and videos here:

    htt… read more

  74. Richard Briers R.I.P.

    Richard Briers R.I.P.

    The actor Richard Briers whose work varied from Shakepeare and Chekhov to 'The Good Life' on tv has just died. This is a portrait I took of him while during a rehearsal break in Richmond in 1985.

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  75. The Lumineers

    The Lumineers

    I just shot The Lumineers on New York's Highline. They are currently being touted as one of the best new bands around. Here's the article on them in the New York Times:

    http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/10/arts/music/the-lumineers-strange-… read more

  76. Cecil Womack R.I.P.

    Cecil Womack R.I.P.

    Cecil Womack was best known as part of the duo Womack and Womack.He passed away on February 1 2013. Here are two portraits I took of him and his wife Linda. This is the obituary from The Guardian:

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2013/fe… read more

  77. D-Photo cover article

    D-Photo cover article

    Here's my photo of The Pretenders on the cover of D-Photo that has an interview with me talking about my live music photography. It is to coincide with the 'Who Shot Rock & Roll' exhibition currently on in Auckland, New Zealand. Copies can be… read more

  78. Portrait of actor John Lithgow

    Portrait of actor John Lithgow

    Here's a recent photo of John Lithgow who just published an interesting article in the New York Times on performing at the National Theatre in London:

    http://theater.nytimes.com/2013/01/13/theater/john-lithgows-discovery-at-britains-nat… read more

  79. Jayne Cortez R.I.P.

    Jayne Cortez R.I.P.

    Jazz poet Jayne Cortez died at the end of December 2013.Here is the obitury from the New York Times featuring one of my photographs:

    http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/04/arts/jayne-cortez-poet-and-performance-artist-dies-at-78.html?ref=tod… read more

  80. 'Live in London' Exhibition in Milan

    'Live in London' Exhibition in Milan

    I have an exhibition of my music photographs in Photographia Gallery at Viale Lazio 1 in Milan beginning on November 7. See their web-site at www.photo-graphia.it for more details Here's a short video of the exhibition:
    http://www.youtube.c… read more

  81. Lomography  Sprocket Rocket Interview

    Lomography Sprocket Rocket Interview

    Here's a new interview I have done with the Lomography people featuring a lot of my recent Sprocket Rocket photographs from my recent travels:

    http://www.lomography.com/magazine/lifestyle/2012/11/19/david-corio-takes-us-on-the-road-with… read more

  82. Who Shot Rock and Roll Exhibition in New Zealand

    Who Shot Rock and Roll Exhibition in New Zealand

    I have photos of The Pretenders, Grace Jones and Salt N Pepa in the Who Shot Rock & Roll exhibition that is now on at Auckland Art Gallery, New Zealand
    until 3 March 2013:

    http://www.aucklandartgallery.com/whats-on/news/gallery-t… read more

  83. Memoirs From The Moshpit Exhibition in Florence, Italy

    Memoirs From The Moshpit Exhibition in Florence, Italy

    I have an exhibition of 30 of my music photographs at SACI, Florence, Italy from September 20 2012 until October 31. Details can be found here:

    http://www.saci-florence.edu/exhibition_details.php?id=142

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  84. Megaliths Exhibition in Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK

    Megaliths Exhibition in Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK

    I have an exhibition of my Megalith photographs beginning on October 1 2012 until 17 November 2012 at Mills Cafe, 55 High Street, Stroud, Gloucestershire as part of a series of exhibitions in Stroud featuring landscape photographs including shows… read more

  85. One Good Thing About Music photo exhibition

    One Good Thing About Music photo exhibition

    I have an exhibition of music photos at Chats Palace, 42-44 Brooksby's Walk, Hackney, London E9 until October 28 2012. Call 07921816754 for opening times and further info.

    Here's an interview I did for the show -

    http://www.fi… read more

  86. Barton Benes

    Barton Benes

    Our dear friend the artist Barton Benes died in May. I took the photographs for his book 'Curiosa' that features many of his relic art pieces. Here is an article in the New York Times about what is happening to his NYC apartment:

    http:/… read more

  87. Lomography Magazine

    Lomography Magazine

    Here's a 'Behind The Lens' interview I've just done with Lomography magazine - the people behind the Lomo, Sardina, Diana, Holga and other unusual film cameras:

    http://www.lomography.com/magazine/lifestyle/2012/07/09/behind-the-lens-int… read more

  88. Who Shot Rock & Roll

    Who Shot Rock & Roll

    Opening on June 23 2012 at the Annenburg Space for Photography in LA. Here's the LA Times review featuring my Grace Jones photo from Drury Lane, London in 1981.

    http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/music_blog/2012/03/classic-rock-images-to-s… read more

  89. Photo exhibition in Lucca, Italy

    Photo exhibition in Lucca, Italy

    I have a selection of my punk images in a show in the beautiful city of Lucca, Italy until August 4 2012. See the link below for more details:

    http://www.artapartofculture.net/2012/07/01/immagine-del-suono-2012-three-times-they-are-a-ch… read more

  90. Bruce Springsteen group show in Milan

    Bruce Springsteen group show in Milan

    I have photos of Bruce Springsteen in a group show at Photographia Gallery in Milan, Italy until July 14. This is the gallery web-site:

    http://www.photo-graphia.it/eventiextraruborn.htm

    Here is a news item in Repubblica:

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  91. Chuck Brown RIP

    Chuck Brown RIP

    The Godfather of Go Go has passed away. The Washington DC dance music scene had a distinct style with heavy percussion led funk created by Chuck Brown and made popular by the likes of Little Benny & The Masters and Troublefunk. Here's a short… read more

  92. The Wainwright Family

    The Wainwright Family

    I just shot Loudon, Rufus, Martha, Lucy Wainwright and Suzzy Roche on the Lower East Side, NYC for a New York Times article:

    http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/13/arts/music/the-wainwrights-play-town-hall.html?_r=1

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  93. Maurice Sendak RIP

    Maurice Sendak RIP

    Famed children's book illustrator and author Maurice Sendak passed away on May 8. Here's a photo of him in his Connecticut home from 2003 and an obituary from People magazine:

    http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20593789,00.html

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  94. Lloyd Brevett RIP

    Lloyd Brevett RIP

    Another great reggae musician is no longer with us. Lloyd Brevett was the bassist for the Skatalites, The Soul Brothers and Soul Vendors and played many of the bass lines on Studio One's greatest rhythms. Here is an obit from the BBC:
    http://w… read more

  95. Adrienne Rich

    Adrienne Rich

    Poet, essayist and feminist Adrienne Rich has passed away. When I met her she said she didn't like to be photographed but she agreed to go outside - leaning on a mailbox the New York street and traffic made her more relaxed. Here is the NY Times … read more

  96. James Corden

    James Corden

    Here's an article on James Corden opening on Broadway from the New York Times featuring my portrait backstage at the Aldwych Theatre in London:

    http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/26/theater/james-cordens-one-man-two-guvnors-on-broadway.htm… read more

  97. Whitney Houston RIP

    Whitney Houston RIP

    Sad news to hear of Whitney Houston passing away. A great voice and dynamic live performer in the earlier part of her career. More photos can be seen here:

    http://davidcorio.com/photos/genre/soul-r-b?page=3

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  98. Sinead O'Connor photo shoot

    Sinead O'Connor photo shoot

    I was just at Sinead O'Connor's house in County Wicklow shooting her portrait for the New York Times. Here is the article by Ravi Somaiya:

    http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/12/arts/music/sinead-oconnors-how-about-i-be-me-and-you-be-you.htm… read more

  99. My Bob Marley photo used in legal opinion

    My Bob Marley photo used in legal opinion

    Here's an article on Reuters by Terry Baynes regarding one of my photographs being used in a legal opinion by a judge in NYC:

    http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/01/20/us-judge-photos-idUSTRE80J1XY20120120

    abajournal.com is al… read more

  100. Winston Riley RIP

    Winston Riley RIP

    News that another reggae legend, Winston Riley has passed away after numerous assassination attempts on his life last year. He sang in the one of the greatest harmony groups The Techniques in the 60's and went on to produce some classic reggae so… read more

  101. Sam Rivers RIP

    Sam Rivers RIP

    Another jazz great has passed away. Sam Rivers was one of the first great jazz men I got to photograph. Going back over my negs I found this one that had some weird chemical damage on it but frames him quite nicely. Accidental mistakes can someti… read more

  102. Philip 'Fattis' Burrell

    Philip 'Fattis' Burrell

    Sad to see that reggae producer Philip 'Fattis' Burrell just passed away. Here is Rob Kenner's obituary in the New York Times:

    http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/11/arts/music/philip-burrell-influential-jamaican-record-producer-dies-at-57.h… read more

  103. Who Shot Rock & Roll: Photographers of Rock & Roll

    Who Shot Rock & Roll: Photographers of Rock & Roll

    I have some photos in the touring show 'Who Shot Rock & Roll: A Photographic History, 1955 to the Present' that started off at Brooklyn Museum. It is currently on at Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, USA until January 15 2012.

    http://ww… read more

  104. Sun Ra v Peter Tosh blog

    Sun Ra v Peter Tosh blog

    Here's a recent blog from EJS discussing a couple of my photos:

    http://www.intellectualrefuge.com/vol1/sun-ra-vs-peter-tosh

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  105. Backstage Pass: Rock & Roll Photography

    Backstage Pass: Rock & Roll Photography

    A few of my photos are in this exhibition at Currier Museum of Art in Manchester, New Hampshire until January 15 2012

    http://www.currier.org/nowonview.aspx

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  106. L'Ultima Rivoluzione

    L'Ultima Rivoluzione

    I've got some punk photos in an exhibition at ONO Arte Contemporanea, Via Santa Margherita 10, Bologna, Italy until December. It features photos and punk artifacts including original art work from Jamie Reid.

    http://www.onoarte.com/

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  107. TV interview

    TV interview

    Here's a skype/tv interview I did in November 2010 for Akron Art Museum to coincide with their exhibition of 'Who Shot Rock & Roll'

    http://vimeo.com/16448039

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  108. WHRW Radio Interview

    WHRW Radio Interview

    Here's a link to radio interview I did with Ras Charles on his reggae show on WHRW in 2006:

    http://www.radio4all.net/index.php/program/16280

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  109. WKCR Radio Interview

    WKCR Radio Interview

    Here's a link to a radio interview I did with Carter Van Pelt in NYC in 2008:

    http://www.archive.org/details/DavidCarioWithCarterVanPeltOnWkcr89.9FmNewYork

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  110. Interview in Juice Magazine

    Interview in Juice Magazine

    Here's a link to an interview I did in Juice Magazine in 2010 for my Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia exhibition at Zinc Gallery:

    http://www.juiceonline.com/features/interview-david-corio/

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  111. Hong Kong interview

    Hong Kong interview

    Here's a short interview I did with Friday Magazine in Hong Kong for an exhibition - for anyone who can read Chinese.

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  112. Evening Standard review of 'Memoirs From The Moshpit'

    Evening Standard review of 'Memoirs From The Moshpit'

    Sue Steward's review of my exhibition from May 2007

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  113. David Corio's Best Shot

    David Corio's Best Shot

    An article in The Guardian from 17 May 2007

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  114. Blog from my Kuala Lumpur exhibition

    Blog from my Kuala Lumpur exhibition

    Here's a link to a blog about the exhibition and show I had in Kuala Lumpur in 2010:

    http://smalltimetraveller.wordpress.com/tag/david-corio/

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  115. AC/DC Interview

    AC/DC Interview

    Here's a link to an interview I did with a French AC/DC fans web-site:

    http://www.highwaytoacdc.com/index.php?articleid=905

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  116. Interview in The Source

    Interview in The Source

    Here's a link to a short piece on me in The Source:

    http://www.thesource.com/articles/4672

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