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We All Shine On

I remember the day Reagan got shot. I was seven years old and unfazed by this assassination attempt. Mostly I was annoyed that I couldn’t watch cartoons after school that day because the news media had taken over every channel. But just a few months before that? I know I was heartbroken and sobbing after hearing that John Lennon had been murdered. Some of my earliest music memories involve listening to my mom’s Beatles on vinyl and my dad’s reel-to-reel recordings while dancing and twirling around the living room with my brother.

Fast forward thirty years to the day. In Minnesota Curtiss A has become our Beatles ambassador. Tonight he will be back at First Avenue for his 31st Annual John Lennon Tribute and Minnesota Beatle Project Volume 2 CD Release Party. Back in October I had the opportunity to capture Curtiss A, taking some photos for these projects. A few shots wound up in the City Pages (though oddly processed) with this interview: Curtiss A prepares for his 31st annual John Lennon tribute show and more were used in this interactive widget:

Explore the Dreamscape of Curtiss A.

We sent Curtiss A. into the studio with a hypnotist. The result was 12 dreamy, sweet, and terrifying versions of the Beatles’, “Good Night”

Some more of the original photos can be seen here.

More Curtiss A shots, from a shoot in October

One Comment

  1. Kyle wrote:

    I’ll say the photos were oddly processed - they detract from your original Flickr photos. I sure hope the illustrious Mr. A paid you for full copyrights of the photos since you were only credited on a single shot included in the City Pages article.

    Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 6:13 am | Permalink

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