Gary, David, Michael, Dan
General Editor/Chief Writer
Michael Collins Morton was born in Warrington, Cheshire, England and grew up in the Bay Area. He now lives in the state of Oregon. He is a writer of fiction and nonfiction, and has spent countless hours of his life listening to different styles of music, from Bach to Basie to Bernstein to The Beatles. One of his essays, celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Rolling Stones, is featured in That Devil Music: Best Rock Writing 2014, published by Excitable Press. Other examples of his writing, including many articles on musicians of the 1960s and 1970s, are available here.
Assistant Editor/Photo Editor
David Miller has lived in the Bay Area since 1964. He is accomplished as both a cartoonist and a photographer. During the 1970s he photographed performances by many of the most famous musicians from the United Kingdom, at venues in Berkeley, Oakland, and San Francisco, using a Nikkormat 35 mm, SLR (single lens reflex) camera. Items from David Miller's extensive collection of photographs and memorabilia can be seen at David's Rock Scrapbook. An interview with David Miller appears in this article from Albany Patch.
Gary Hodges spent part of his childhood in France, and is a longtime resident of the Bay Area. He studied music at the University of California, Berkeley, and has experience as both a musician and a composer, using guitars and keyboards to create musical structures that combine elements of rock, jazz, and classical.
Dan Cuny was born in Chicago and has lived in the Bay Area since 1967. Throughout the 1970s, he photographed many performances by British musicians at venues in the Bay Area, using a Hanimex Practica camera with a Sears 200mm lens. His photographs appeared in BAM, Musician, and Guitar Player, and he served as a staff photographer at Fantasy Records. He has maintained a lifelong interest in cameras and photography, and currently collects and sells photographic items as a hobby.