|TYPE:||Archival Pigment Print on Perforated Blotter Paper|
|SIZE:||7.5 x 4.5 Inches|
|RELEASE DATE: Apr 19 2019|
On arrival we saw a squad of New Haven's finest sentries posted to prevent their daughters from groping the man in the taut black. Pre-concert Jim was supposedly caught receiving oral sex in his dressing room, the police overreacted and maced Morrison backstage just before he went on. When he came out onstage he was charged with what the Vietnamese would call 'revolutionary zeal.'
The police surged onstage as the power was cut. Morrison had enough power left to parry the mic at Lt. Kelly's face with a 'say your thing man' before the whole hot moment was stunned briefly into ill-lit silence. As the cops dragged the protesting performer off stage, a riot erupted. Five thousand erstwhile peaceful fans went ballistic. I danced about with my camera shooting the punch out. An officer grabbed me and began beating me and told me to move on. I protested to the Lieutenant in charger. Instant arrest. I was shoved into a squad car back seat. An hour of cruising and collecting knife-flicking drunks, we arrived at the New Haven central tank in time to share central holding with the star himself. We presented a motley spectrum for the night's catch. It was only then that they wanted my cameras, shoelaces and all the other good stuff to prevent me from suiciding.
Jim Morrison was recently exonerated from his crime in New Haven. As for me, I am still a wanted man in Connecticut, having skipped the $350 bail Life deducted from my fees. though the magazine ran the story with give pages of black and white photos they promptly lost the negatives." - Tim Page