“Keith; he tends to be a musician and communicates mainly with them. He’s not that fussed about photographers. He said hello every now and then. But as for The Stones – they’re as good as it gets in terms of giving you the access you need to get what you need. They’re incredibly generous, and, also, they just happen to be the Rolling Stones. The cliched thing about them being the greatest rock n roll band in the world just happens to be true really”.
The intimacy of Mott’s profession also reveals some interesting insights into the nature of the iconography business. As far as icons go they don’t loom larger than Dylan.”I met Bob Dylan on two occasions. I’m not quite sure if the persona he presents is real… I think he’s very bored of being treated like a God”.