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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Marvin Rainwater - The Session at 33 1/3

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Rockabilly legend Marvin Rainwater died a few days ago at 88. Best know for his hits "Gonna Find Me A Bluebird" and the UK No. 1 "Whole Lotta Woman" he appeared on American Bandstand, The Ed Sullivan Show and my Atlanta apartment/studio to create this publicity photo 33 1/3 years ago.

Friday, September 20, 2013

Rolling Stone Taps Bill Adler for Vintage RuPaul Pix

(C) 1982 Bill Adler All Rights Reserved

The current issue of Rolling Stone has published a story on RuPaul featuring never before seen early images. These were taken in my Atlanta studio at Third and Peachtree. Below is another photograph from the session.

Here is a shot prior to the shoot with everyone getting ready. I am seated far left.

Note the Plasmatics poster with Wendy O. Williams.