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Jim Marshall, early 1990s (Photo credit: Jock McDonald)
Fri, 03/26/2010
The Washington Post: Jim Marshall dies …

Jim Marshall, 74, a notoriously abrasive photographer who helped establish rock-and-roll's public image with his intimate and iconic portraits of Janis Joplin, Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash and other performers in the 1960s and '70s, was found dead March 24 at a hotel in New York. The cause of death was not immediately known.

Jimi Hendrix burning his Strat, Monterey Pop Festival, 1967
Thu, 03/25/2010
Boston Globe: Jim Marshall, photographer of rock legends

Music photographer Jim Marshall, who spent more than a half-century capturing rock ’n’ roll royalty ranging from the Beatles to Ben Harper at work and in repose, has died. He was 74.

Jim Marshall signs his iconic Johnny Cash print for Brad Mangin in his San Francisco home on February 11, 2009. (Photo by Grover Sanschagrin)
Thu, 03/25/2010
Mangin Photography Archive: Jim Marshall was a bad ass

The voice on the other end of my cell phone had a sense of urgency. My friend Tim Mantoani was calling yesterday afternoon to tell me that his very good friend, legendary rock and roll photographer Jim Marshall died in his sleep Tuesday night in a hotel room in New York City. How could this be? We both had just seen Marshall at the 65th birthday party for Michael Zagaris (The Z-Man) last month... read more

Jim Marshall; photo credit: Jim Britt
Thu, 03/25/2010
NPR Music: Remembering Jim Marshall, Iconic Rock Photographer

If you're really lucky, what you do for a living is also what you love to do. Jim Marshall, who died Tuesday at age 74, was really, really lucky.

Jimi Hendrix, Monterey Pop Festival, 1967
Thu, 03/25/2010
NPR, the Picture Show: Rock, Roll And A Remembrance For Jim Marshall

Renowned rock and roll photographer Jim Marshall died Wednesday night at age 74. NPR's Felix Contreras has this remembrance.

Jim Marshall, photo: Scott Sommerdorf, The Chronicle
Thu, 03/25/2010
SFGate: Noted S.F. rock photographer Jim Marshall dies

Legendary rock photographer Jim Marshall, who captured some of the most memorable moments in music - Johnny Cash flipping the bird at San Quentin and Jimi Hendrix burning his guitar at Monterey Pop - died in his sleep Tuesday in a New York hotel. He was 74. The cause of death was not immediately known.

Jim Marshall (Photo credit: Scott Sommerdorf, the Chronicle)
Thu, 03/25/2010
LA Times: Jim Marshall dies at 74; iconic photographer shot music greats

Jim Marshall, celebrated in music circles for his iconic, attitude-laced images of Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin, the Rolling Stones and other '60s rock luminaries as well as equally revered portraits of Johnny Cash, Miles Davis, John Coltrane and myriad folk, country, jazz and blues artists, died Wednesday in New York City. He was 74.

Jim Marshall (Photo credit: Jim Britt)
Thu, 03/25/2010

One of my favorite possessions is Not Fade Away, the book by photographer Jim Marshall. I received it for mybirthday from my brother in 1997 and since then, the hardbound collection of black and white stills has been taken down from the bookshelf once or twice a year. I spend a week or so leafing through Marshall’s candid, intimate photos, rereading his recollections and marveling at the... read more

Johnny Cash and June Carter, 1969
Thu, 03/25/2010
Flavorwire: Tribute to Jim Marshall: Rock ’n’ Roll Royalty

Rock-and-roll photographer Jim Marshall died on Tuesday at the age of 74. If you’re not familiar with the man himself, you’ve certainly seen his work: he was an official photographer of the Woodstock Festival, the only photographer allowed backstage at the Beatles’ final concert in 1966,  and he shot more than 500 album covers. Marshall was known to gain intimate access to the musicians,... read more

Jimi Hendrix, Monterey Pop Festival, 1967
Thu, 03/25/2010
San Jose Mercury News: Jim Marshall, famed music photographer

Bring up 1967’s Monterey International Pop Festival and the first image most of us see in our heads is that of Jimi Hendrix torching his guitar. Mention Johnny Cash performing for inmates at San Quentin State Prison in 1969 and the corresponding visual is always Cash waving a middle-finger salute at the camera. Recall Janis Joplin’s brilliant career, cut short by drugs and alcohol, and you... read more