, who also did Bowie's videos for "Space Oddity
" and "John I'm Only Dancing
," shot the "Jean Genie" video in San Francisco, mostly in a studio but also outside of the Mars Hotel, where Bowie stands by as Cyrinda Foxe poses. This an appropriate location for Bowie considering his song "Life On Mars?
" (Rock directed the video for that one, too. In 1974, the Grateful Dead released an album called From The Mars Hotel
with a rendering of the edifice on the cover.
Rock went on to greater renown as a still photographer, snapping the shots for several iconic album covers, including Transformer
(Lou Reed), Queen II
(Queen) and I Love Rock n' Roll
(Joan Jett & the Blackhearts).