During the late 1970s and early 1980s I was a regular contributor to the popular music paper, Roadrunner. I photographed most of the international stars who performed in Adelaide at that time, along with many interstate and local artists. Things have changed a lot since then. These days, if you can get a camera in at all, it’s “three songs and you’re out”. I’m fortunate I was able to photograph concerts during a stellar period of rock and roll, when you didn’t have to compete against hundreds of people with their smart phones. These days, it seems, everyone’s a rock photographer.
An anthology of Roadrunner Magazine, The Big Beat, published in 2019, contains many of these images