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Frank Barsalona: Hold Up a Lighter in his Honor

Posted on 11/29/2012 by |Who's News | Comments

LegacyWhether you’re talking about the Rolling Stones, The Who or Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, there’s nothing quite like hearing a great rock group play their third encore to an arena packed with ecstatic fans. But the next time you clap rhythmically and chant the name of the favorite song you desperately want to hear, thank Frank Barsalona that you have the chance to do it. Barsalona, the talent agent who died on Nov. 22 at age 74 …

Ken Regan: Rock Star Photographer

Posted on 11/29/2012 by |Who's News | Comments

LegacyOne of the essential job qualifications for being a rock-and-roll superstar is the ability to create an illusion — a larger-than-life, hyperbolic, even phantasmagoric persona that even the fan in the cheapest seats of a stadium show can grab onto and plug into his or her inner fantasies. But knowing that makes the photojournalistic skill of Ken Regan all the more amazing, because he was able to get up close, lie in wait and capture images that showed us glimpses …