From the Basement

Reid Miles was a photographer and graphic designer who did a bunch of album covers for Blue Note Records. However, I’m specifically interested in the cover he shot for Bob Dylan and The Band’s “The Basement Tapes.” If there’s anybody out there who knows a bit about how this shoot came about and went down or can put me in touch with friends or family of Miles, I’d sure appreciate it (Miles passed away in 1993). My interest stems from a play idea knock-knock-knocking around in my head.

Many thanks,

Steve

About Steve Patterson

Steve Patterson has written over 50 plays, with works staged in Portland, Los Angeles, Chicago, Detroit, Austin, Tampa, and other U.S. cities as well as in Canada and New Zealand. His works include: Waiting on Sean Flynn, Next of Kin, Farmhouse, Malaria, Shelter, Altered States of America, The Continuing Adventures of Mr. Grandamnus, Bluer Than Midnight, Bombardment, Dead of Winter, and Delusion of Darkness. In 2006, his bittersweet Lost Wavelengths was a mainstage selection at Portland Center Stage's JAW/West festival, and, in 2008, won the Oregon Book Award (he also was an OBA finalist in 1992 and 2002). In 1997, he won the inaugural Portland Civic Theatre Guild Fellowship for his play Turquoise and Obsidian. View all posts by Steve Patterson

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