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I first started photographing and capturing to film, Tommy Lee's career when he was just 17 and performing at the Starwood in a band called Suite 19. From there Tommy and I toured together in his next band, Dealer. In 1981 he invited me to record on film his journey in Motley Crue.

Review of Dealer Demo with Tommy Lee

Review of Dealer Demo featuring Tommy Lee on drums In 1980, Tommy Lee recorded six songs with his band Dealer. These were the only songs Tommy ever recorded before Motley Crue. When Tommy went to meet Nikki at the Denny’s, he took a cassette tape of these six songs which he gave to Nikki as […]

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DEALER – 1980’s Tickets

DEALER – 1980’s Tickets On page 51 of Motley Crue’s autobiography, The Dirt, Tommy claims “he briefly played with another band before it broke up”. That band he claims was “brief”, was the band Dealer. Below I present three tickets. The first is a show in May of 1980 at the Starwood. On page 52 […]

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