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Near Misses: Rick Springfield

At the end of the concert, Rick Springfield took a drink. I knew what was coming next. He was SO going to spit that water out. I just didn’t know in which direction, or how far it would go, or … Continue reading

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Rick Springfield: Topless

Did I mention that Rick Springfield is 62 years old? And you know he’s best known as a teen hearththrob from his time on “General Hospital,” his short-lived Saturday morning cartoon, and his early MTV successes in the late 1970s/early … Continue reading

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Rick Springfield and Thomas

During “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” Rick Springfield went into full-on “showman” mode and did a lot of crowd participation. He waded into the crowd and thrust his microphone into people’s faces to sing the chorus from the song. (Spoiler: “Don’t … Continue reading

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Rick Springfield’s Roses

Just before Rick Springfield took the stage at his show at the Bergen PAC a week and a half ago, a stage hand stepped out in the dark and placed two bouquets of roses on the stage, just behind Springfield’s … Continue reading

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Rick Springfield: At the Bergen PAC

Once again, the concert was at the Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood, NJ. That means I get to shoot the first three songs from the front corner of the floor in front of the stage, standing amongst gigantic stacks … Continue reading

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Rick Springfield, Part 1

The five year old me is amazed at what the 35 year old me did last Friday night: Photographed a Rick Springfield concert. There’s a little bit of background to this you need to understand: When I was growing up, … Continue reading

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Huey Lewis: Of Straps and Monopods

I recently picked up a Black Rapid R Strap for my camera. It’s very handy. In case you don’t know what it is, it’s a strap that screws into the tripod mount at the bottom of your camera. When not … Continue reading

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Huey Lewis: The Photo Pass

I picked up my photo pass at the Will Call window. I then flashed it to the four or five ushers I needed to so I could get that far down the theater and next to the stage. The photo … Continue reading

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Huey Lewis: The Man Who Would Lead Them

11 people filled the stage for the Huey Lewis and the News show, including a horn section four men strong, a lead guitarist, a bassist, a drummer, a keyboard guy, and two backup singers.  From my vantage point, the second … Continue reading

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Huey Lewis: First, An Opening Act to Practice On

Unexpectedly (to me), there was an opening act for Huey Lewis, who went on for a half hour at 8:00.  Huey, an usher told me, wasn’t scheduled to start until closer to 8:45 or 9:00.  The good news for that … Continue reading

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