Donovan Leitch, Afterword: Donovan Leitch was born in Glasgow, Scotland. An internationally acclaimed solo performer, his music reached a whole generation during the sixties with songs such as Catch the Wind, Mellow Yellow, and Season of the Witch. He was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Letters by the University of Hertfordshire and continues to influence the poetry and lyrics of our time.
Paul Saltzman, Author: Paul Saltzman is an international award-winning director, writer, and producer of over three hundred films. He is the founder and CEO of the nonprofit organization Moving Beyond Justice.
Pattie Boyd, Foreword Contributor: Pattie Boyd is a British photographer and author who achieved world fame during the 1960s as one of the greatest rock and roll muses of all time. Born in England in 1944, she pursued a successful modeling career before meeting the Beatles band member George Harrison on the set of the 1964 film A Hard Day’s Night. The two married, and Boyd became a source of inspiration for George’s songwriting, sparking his interest in meditation and Eastern philosophy. Later in life, she became involved with and married Eric Clapton, inspiring legendary songs such as “Layla” and “Wonderful Tonight.” As part of the rock and roll elite of the ’60s and ’70s, Boyd took countless stunning portraits of some of the most well-known artists of the 20th century. Her photographs of Harrison, Clapton, and other rock icons have been featured in various exhibitions throughout the world. Her memoir, Wonderful Tonight, debuted at the top of the New York Times bestseller list in 2007.
Tim B Wride, Preface: Tim B. Wride is the founding Director of the No Strings Foundation, a nonprofit organization providing direct assistance to photographers. Prior to this, Wride was Curator of Photography at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).