British photographer, Mick Rock has his own TV show on Ovation, called On the Record with Mick Rock. The show follows the legendary rock-and-roll photographer as he visits the hometowns of musicians Josh Groban, Patti LaBelle, Kings of Leon, and The Flaming Lips. The conversations that ensue are candid, unconventional, and shed light on the unknown stories behind an album cover, record release, or tour. The show airs on Sunday at 8pm EST.
Mick obviously has the longevity in the business to have seen some of the best and brightest of all time. Here he discusses seeing David Bowie during his Ziggy Stardust phase:
But the show’s content isn’t all about legends or necessarily all about big stars. In this clip, he discusses shooting Californian chanteuse, LP:
What seems so great about Mick Rock is his enthusiasm for his subject matter. Listen to him talk about seeing Snoop Dogg perform for the first time: