henry diltz is a musician & photographer who captured some of the most famous musicians of the 60s and 70s on film, and was the official photographer for woodstock 1969. he is still active today.
…an Emmy-nominated performance on Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever, in which Jackson premiered “the moonwalk.”
” We had come to count on the privilege of this view into Jackson’s clearly pained existence. Yet we continued to dance to his songs at parties, exalt the talents of his youth and younger years, and give him credit for changing the landscape of music. It was as if there were two different Michael Jacksons, the one who was here and the one who was already gone.And now that Michael Jackson is gone, not just the part of him we loved and worshiped, but also those parts of him that we questioned and mocked, we are left with a confounding and massive emptiness. ”