Roberta Bayley, the queen of punk, on New York’s raw years
After living in London in the early ’70s, California native Roberta Bayley arrived in New York in 1974 because it was the only return ticket she could afford back to the States. Serendipity served Bayley well. She soon met a young musician by the name of
In the ’70s, Roberta Bayley moved to the city and bought a camera. Within a year, she was capturing icons like Iggy Pop, Blondie, the Sex Pistols and X-Ray Spex.