Songs About Photography, Marty Perez & RIP David Crosby


Jim and Greg talk with longtime music photographer Marty Perez about his new career-spanning book, "Kill A Punk For Rock & Roll." They also share their favorite songs about photography and pay tribute to David Crosby.

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Obituary: David Crosby


David Crosby was a zelig-like figure in the 1960s rock world. A founding member of The Byrds and Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, he was involved in many major hit songs. He also worked with Joni Mitchell and The Grateful Dead at pivotal times in their careers. He was also known for being cantankerous and sometimes difficult to work with, though in his later years he is said to have softened. Crosby died January 18 at age 81.

Songs About Photography


Jim and Greg share their favorite songs about photographs and cameras, ranging from Yes to Ice Cube.


  • Spoon, "I Turn My Camera On"
  • P!nk, "Family Portrait"
  • Kinks, "Picture Book"
  • Ice Cube, "Who Got The Camera?"
  • Mission of Burma, "This Is Not A Photograph"


  • Yes, "Into the Lens (I Am a Camera)"
  • Ringo Starr, "Photograph"
  • Duran Duran, "Girls on Film"
  • The Who, "Pictures of Lily"
  • The Cure, "Pictures of You"

Photographer Marty Perez


Marty Perez is a music photographer who has captured transition times in the Seattle and Chicago music scenes in his more than 40 year long career. His first book of photography was just released: “Kill A Punk For Rock And Roll” by Hozac Publishing. He talks with hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot about how the photography industry has changed over the years and what made him fall in love with rock photography in the first place.

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