Suited, booted, and much smarter than either of the Davies brothers later on the same night, Edward Rogers lit up Islington Assembly Hall in advance of a Kinks almost-reunion.
‘Think of an orgy in a New York artist’s loft including Lou Reed, Tav Falco, Lux Interior, Charles Bukowski and Jim Morrison, and you may be near the mark.’
– Carl Byron Batson, reviewing the show for Trebuchet.
Photos by Carl Byron Batson. Not to be reproduced without express prior permission.
Photographer, published poet, former party animal, body builder, grave robber
to the stars and renowned chainsaw juggler, Carl can often be spotted on his
Harley Davidson pretending to be in Terminator 2. He is also frequently seen in
the press pits of old London town, camera in hand, avoiding being hit by bottles
of wee and crippling his opposition with secret Kung Fu moves.