Jonathan Becker, a renowned photographer whose distinctive portraits became a Vanity Fair staple over his 30 years at the magazine, sits down with Andrew for an “edutaining” conversation spanning a variety of fascinating topics. Jonathan chats about the best ways to take photos of famous people, getting drunk with Sinatra, painting John Phillips’ house, and the instructive economy of vintage plate photography.

Andrew Loog Oldham is the original manager/producer of the Rolling Stones, founder of Immediate Records, writer of STONED, 2STONED, and ROLLING STONED, and the longtime lead DJ on the Underground Garage channel on SiriusXM. Sounds and Vision is the next chapter.

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Show Notes

• Jonathan Becker
• Jonathan Becker Reflects on His Decades of Photographing A-Listers for ‘Vanity Fair’

Jonathan Becker and Brassai in 1979
Jonathan Becker and Brassai in 1979

• The piercing eye of Brassaï: the stunning work of a master French photographer
• A Brief History of Photography and the Camera
• Voigtländer Cameras
• The Rolling Stones – “Play WIth Fire”

• Hollywood Flashback: In the 1930s, Darryl F. Zanuck Had a Killer Instinct

Darryl F. Zanuck Presents

• Frank Sinatra’s Manager Eliot Weisman Opens Up About The Icon In His New Book
• Frank Sinatra’s Infamous Westchester Mob Photo
• Ann Hearst
• Frank Sinatra at the Monaco Red Cross Gala Ball
• Sinatra pal Keely Smith defined desert cool
• Jimmy Bowen
• Dino, Desi & Billy – “I’m A Fool” on The Ed Sullivan Show

• John Phillips: King of the Wild Frontier
• Geneviève Waïte
• Man on the Moon: Exclusive Footage of John Phillips Musical Produced by Andy Warhol (1975)
• Lou Adler: California Dreamin’
• The Mamas & The Papas “California Dreamin'” (September 24, 1967) On The Ed Sullivan Show)

• The Mamas & the Papas perform “California Dreamin'” at the 1998 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

• Joe Jagger and his son Michael “Mick” Jagger on Seeing Sport (1959)

• Mick Jagger Diet and Exercise Program
• Lionel Bart
• Marianne Faithfull – “As Tears Go By” (1965)

• Grace Kelly and Bing Crosby singing in High Society

Johnny Marr, guitar player for The Smiths and ‘executive collaborator’ with The TheElectronicModest Mouse, and The Cribs joins Andrew for part two of their ‘erudite’ conversation. They discuss long drives without music, the rewards of having older friends, the struggle of writing (and being edited), what it meant in the ’60s when artists gained more control in the studio, and Johnny’s autobiography Set the Boy Free.

Andrew Loog Oldham is the original manager/producer of the Rolling Stones, founder of Immediate Records, writer of STONED, 2STONED, and ROLLING STONED, and the longtime lead DJ on the Underground Garage channel on SiriusXM. Sounds and Vision is the next chapter.

Listen and subscribe to Sounds and Vision on Apple PodcastsSpotify, or your podcast app of choice. You can also share Sounds and Vision with a friend or write a review for this podcast and Andrew will give you a shout-out in a future episode. And be sure to tweet at Andrew and let him know what you think of this episode.

Show Notes:

• Johnny Hallyday
• Albert Grossman
• Without Joe Moss There Would Be No Smiths
• Shirley Ann Field – “It’s Legal”

• All under one roof: the rise and rise of multigenerational life
• John Savage (Twitter
• Peter Noone
 Herman’s Hermits – “There’s a Kind of Hush”

• Johnny Marr – Set the Boy Free (autobiography)
• Apocalypse Now (opening scene)

Martin Sheen in Apocalypse Now

• Tom Misch
• Bob Crewe
• Who Needs a Fourth Track? — Dave Hassinger
• Ron Malo
• Dusty Springfield – “You Don’t Own Me” (take 3 + studio chatter)

• Dion
• Super Furry Animals
• Brilliant Guitarist Bert Jansch: An Appreciation
• The Stones in Drag
• Meet Jerry Schatzberg

• Lou Adler

Johnny Marr, guitar player for The Smiths and ‘executive collaborator’ with The The, Electronic, Modest Mouse, and The Cribs joins Andrew this week to talk about the early days of The Smiths, the original recordings of The Rolling Stones, Andrew’s drive across America, and Johnny’s autobiography Set the Boy Free.

Andrew Loog Oldham is the original manager/producer of the Rolling Stones, founder of Immediate Records, writer of STONED, 2STONED, and ROLLING STONED, and the longtime lead DJ on the Underground Garage channel on SiriusXM. Sounds and Vision is the next chapter.

Listen and subscribe to Sounds and Vision on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or your podcast app of choice. You can also share Sounds and Vision with a friend or write a review for this podcast and Andrew will give you a shout-out in a future episode. And be sure to tweet at Andrew and let him know what you think of this episode.

Show Notes:

Sounds & Vision is a brand new podcast from Andrew Loog Oldham, the original manager and producer of the Rolling Stones and founder of Immediate Records, and lead DJ on the Little Steven’s Underground Garage channel on Sirius XM.

Each episode, Andrew will be chatting with someone who has been part of his life’s journey. The conversations will be masterclasses with filmmakers, advertising gurus, photographers, and of course, rock n’ rollers. Episodes will be shared the first and third Wednesdays of each month.

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