Jagger, The Killer and The Prettiest Man In Rock and Roll

Before founding Big Bear Music in 1968, Jim Simpson worked as a photographer for Melody Maker and Midland Beat. In this interview on BBC WM’s The Sunny and Shay Show, he talks about his experiences of capturing such legendary figures as The Rolling Stones, Black Sabbath, Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry and Nina Simone on film.


To view the photos featured in the exhibition at Lee Longlands, click here. All of them are available to purchase as prints from Havill & Travis gallery, Harborne, Birmingham