Press Pass, is a collection of up-close and personal Rock & Roll and Country Music superstar photographs and concert reviews from the pages of The Tampa Times during the Golden Age of the Tampa Music Scene between October of 1969 and September of 1974. Career Musician Rick Norcross was the music writer and reviewer for The Tampa Times. Over his five years with the newspaper, Norcross interviewed and photographed many of the most famous artists of the century – Elvis, Janis Joplin, Led Zeppelin, Johnny Cash, Elton John, The Grateful Dead, The Rolling Stones, Leon Russell, The Byrds, Merle Haggard, Chuck Berry, Eric Clapton and hundreds of others. The Press Pass Collection features over 100 of his favorite Superstar Photographs and reviews culled from the pages of The Tampa Times.
Just released – Press Pass Elvis – a collection of 25 rare Elvis Presley Photographs by music writer and musician Rick Norcross.