Copyright © 2008 by Barbara A. Lynch-Johnt and Michelle Perkins. All rights reserved.Unless otherwise noted, all photographs by Michelle Perkins.Front cover photographs by Jeff and Kathleen Hawkins (top left); Michelle Perkins (top right, bottom left); and Jeffrey andJulia Woods (bottom right).Back cover photographs by Michelle Perkins.Published by: Amherst Media, Inc.P.O. Box 586Buffalo, N.Y. 14226Fax: 716-874-4508 www.AmherstMedia.comPublisher: Craig AlesseEditorial Assistance: Carey Maines, John S. LoderISBN-13: 978-1-58428-222-8Library of Congress Control Number: 2007926857Printed in Korea.10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical,photocopied, recorded or otherwise, without prior written consent from the publisher.Notice of Disclaimer: The information contained in this book is based on the authors’ experiences and opinions. The authorsand publisher will not be held liable for the use or misuse of the information in this book.
The authors wish to thank the photographers who contributed images to this project: Bill Hurter, Jeff Smith, Jeff and KathleenHawkins, Tim Schooler, and Jeffrey and Julia Woods. Without them, this book would not have been possible. We would also like to thank WDVX (www.wdvx.com) for the countless hours of great entertainment we enjoyed while writing thisbook. We appreciate their commitment to Americana music and public radio.
FROM BARBARA LYNCH-JOHNT
To Madeleine, who has been fascinated by cameras for as long as I can remember, and whose vision always inspires me.
FROM MICHELLE PERKINS
Thank you to Ron, whose fearlessness and creativity are both (happily) quite contagious.