David Bowie: Rock ‘n’ Roll with Me is Geoff MacCormack’s remarkable photographic memoir, charting his lifelong friendship with David Bowie. Images bring MacCormack’s stories to life, showing the places he and Bowie inhabited, the people they met and the adventures they shared. Beginning at Burnt Ash Primary school in the mid-1950s, the years go by in a whirlwind of discovering and making music. The book contains nearly 150 photos taken by MacCormack throughout the years, some never seen before: from touring the Ziggy Stardust and Aladdin Sane shows and sailing to New York on a world tour, to Bowie’s first major film The Man Who Fell to Earth and the recording of Station to Station and his Thin White Duke persona.
David Bowie: Rock ‘n’ Roll with Me is an incredible story, told with wit and candour. A must for all Bowie fans, it sheds a rare insight into a friendship where two men shared their love for music from the moment they met to their final goodbyes.
“Very close to David Bowie from the end of the 1960s, photographer and musician Geoff MacCormack immortalized the rocker’s first hours of glory.” – Vanity Fair France
“David Bowie remains a household name all over the world; in this interview, his childhood friend Geoff MacCormack dives into their friendship and beyond.” – Reader’s Digest UK
“[MacCormack’s] new book is about what the rock star was really like behind closed doors in an intimate memoir, which contains 150 images of their adventures, some of which are published for the very first time.” – WGN9 TV Chicago
“MacCormack was snapping photos the entire time, and those images form the centerpiece of his new book.” – Rolling Stone
“A photographic memoir like no other, David Bowie: Rock ‘n’ Roll with Me published by ACC Art Books chronicles MacCormack’s sixty years of friendship with Bowie, told with wit, humor, and candor.” – Eye of Photography
“Photography was purely a hobby for me for about five minutes – it just happened to be the right five minutes.” – Kathimerini.gr
“Geoff MacCormack’s candid photographs seen for the first time in a new book.” – The Times
“An amazing story told with humor and candor…” – Viva Moda
“And now David Bowie: Rock ‘n’ Roll With Me is out in the world ― perhaps the closest you’ll get to being on tour with Bowie in that era without a time machine and a backstage pass.” – InsideHook “Alongside his memories, MacCormack opens up his archive of photography, sharing never before seen images of his adventures with the music legend.” – Independent
“David Bowie’s photographic memoir like no other.” – US Times Post
“…an incredible story, told with wit and candour.” – Antique & Collectors Trader
“Geoff MacCormack’s remarkable photographic memoir charts his lifelong friendship with David Bowie.” – Arts & Collections
“Bowie fans will enjoy the graphic display and especially to see the Londoner in his day-to-day life, sometimes posing with a Kansai Yamamoto model and other times looking scared in the Soviet Union, when MacCormack, Bowie and a few other friends meet.” – El Pais