Johnny Cash, from "Pocket Cash"

JOHNNY CASH EXHIBIT in Edinburgh in 2012.

"A Hero of the True West, Photographs of Johnny Cash by Jim Marshall" made its first appearance in Scotland, at Summerhall, from October 6 through November 24, and included a selection of never-before-seen images of Johnny Cash from the final book developed with Jim Marshall, "Pocket Cash."

, John Coltrane

I was reading the New York Times Sunday magazine recently and came across a lovely little piece on Ravi Coltrane, the son of the brilliant musicians, jazz saxophonist John Coltrane and composer/pianist Alice Coltrane; the piece touted Ravi’s new album: “Spirit Fiction,” and right at the beginning of the story by Zachary Woolfe, I was thrilled to read the following: “ ‘Ambition sometimes gets a little out ahead of

Keith Richards and Mick Jagger in the recording studio, 1972

Summer 2012 GALLERY EXHIBIT in San Francisco.

The San Francisco Art Exchange (SFAE) hosted an exciting exhibit of Jim Marshall's Rolling Stones images, focusing on shots taken while Jim was on assignment for LIFE in 1972.

Demonstrating his trademark "All Access" style, Jim captured the group both in the studio, while they put the finishing touches on their landmark double album "Exile on Main Street," and onstage, with incredible performance shots during the West Coast leg of their blockbuster U.S. Tour that summer.

, Bright Moments, Bright moments pendant

This year marks only the third time since 1984 that my phone didn’t ring on August 5 to hear a certain unmistakeable voice rasp out “Happy Birthday, Michie!” And then Jim would remind me that he had never missed a year, remind me what a horrible curse it was that he had this affinity for Leos (his ex-wives were both August-born), recount how many years we had known each other and state emphatically that I was stuck with him, no matter what.

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As this long, hot summer continues to rock much of the country, the super-cool visual treats from JMPLLC continue to roll as well with the recent launch of the uniquely satisfying “The Rolling Stones 1972, Photographs by Jim Marshall” exhibition at Seattle’s dynamic Experience Music Project Museum.

Mick Jagger, cover Life magazine, 1972

Time Warner News (NY1): New music photography show in Chelsea.

Music lovers may want to head to a new music photography show in Chelsea in a "jumpin' jack flash," because it covers a musical milestone for rock and roll's original bad boys, The Rolling Stones. NY1's Arts reporter Stephanie Simon filed the following report.

GuitarTown—a public arts project on LA's Sunset Boulevard featured more than 25 Gibson Les Paul-mode guitar sculpture—including a ginormous fiberglass guitar celebrating Jim Marshall, in recognition of his artistry and contribution to music history.

Mick Jagger on an airplane, 1972

THE FINANCIAL TIMES: In 50 years, the Rolling Stones have travelled from the counter-culture to become a multimillion dollar global brand.

Rolling Stones onstage, 1972

ELLE: See new photos of Mick Jagger by Jim Marshall.

A quick shout out to all you Jim Marshall and Rolling Stones devotees out there, especially in the NY-NJ Metro area.  Tonight in New York City at the Steven Kasher Gallery in Chelsea, Jim Marshall’s much-anticipated Rolling Stones and Beyond exhibition opens with a reception from 6 p.m to 8 p.m.

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