From Lucy Davies’ article for The Telegraph:

“Go south from Boston till you hit the ocean, and that’s New Bedford,” says Henry Horenstein. Now 75 and renowned for his photographs of country music stars, Horenstein grew up in the Massachusetts town, a former whaling capital that, in its 19th-century heyday, supplied the oil for most of London’s street lamps. After Thomas Edison invented the light bulb, however, New Bedford slumped into being the “blue-­collar factory town, without a lot of wealth” that young Horenstein called home….

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