Monterey International Pop Festival: The Book – Summer of Love 1967

The Monterey International Pop Festival Boxed Set Rhino/MIPF, October 1992 Boxed Set Co-Produced and Book Written by Stephen K. Peeples, Grammy Nominee, and Co-Produced and Designed by Geoff Gans, Grammy nominee Backstory Prologue, Jan. 1, 2009: The Monterey International Pop Festival — June 16, 17 and 18, 1967, in Monterey, Calif. — earned its spot in American pop Read More



Tom Waits Interview with Stephen K. Peeples, 9-4-80

With the appointment made to conduct a Tom Waits interview on the Zoetrope Studios lot in Hollywood on Sept. 4, 1980, I listened to my advance pressing of Waits’ “Heartattack and Vine” a few times at my Elektra/Asylum office on La Cienega, and focused my questions. Ironically, I had left Capitol Records at Hollywood and Vine Read More

Henry Diltz Under the Covers Spotlights Famed Album Photos

Renowned Rock Photographer Reveals Fascinating Stories Behind His Most Famous Album Covers for The Doors, CS&N, Eagles, The Monkees, and Dozens More on 1996 CD-ROM By Stephen K. Peeples [A slightly edited 2014 version of an article written about “Henry Diltz Under the Covers” for Rhino Hot News, 1996, when the author was Rhino Entertainment’s Read More



Legendary Photographer Henry Diltz Unveils ‘Unpainted Faces’ in L.A.

Legendary Photographer Henry Diltz Unveils ‘Unpainted Faces’ in L.A. Painstakingly reproduced from the original B&W negatives A new in-depth interview with Henry Diltz Fully updated index of all photographs with Henry’s commentary Deluxe Hard-Bound Edition printed and bound in the highest standards in the U.S.A. by American artisans Los Angeles, Dec. 21, 2011 — Barnes & Read More