Daria Halprin and Rod Taylor (who died yesterday at age 84) in Zabriskie Point. Antonioni. 1970.
I realize that this is a pretty crummy photo of Taylor but the stills photographer on Zabriskie Point seems to have favored Daria.
Sight and Sound. Spring 1968.
The Ramones, whose lone surviving founding member, Tommy, died yesterday at age 65. All of the original Ramones are dead, yet all of the Eagles are still alive. What a world.
The job of Best Actor Alive is currently unfilled. What a Shame. Obit.
The Everly Brothers, whose Phil died earlier this month.
Police and Thieves. Junior Murvin, who died yesterday at age 64. 1976.
If for some reason you’re only familiar with the title track to the above LP via The Clash’s way inferior cover, take a few minutes and marvel at the original.
Rock and Roll game-changer and legendary grouch Lou Reed (pictured above with some old collaborators of his) died today at age 71. Here’s an obit from Reed’s hometown newspaper.