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Paul McCartney Reveals New Beatles Photos During Final Candlestick Park Show

by David Chiu

On August 14, Paul McCartney became the last performer to play at the soon-to-be demolished San Francisco’s Candlestick Park – quite fitting given that it was the scene of the Beatles’s final paid announced live performance ever in 1966 (the Fab Four’s last public performance was the famous impromptu Apple rooftop gig three years later). 96 more words

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Chapter 20: Rock and Roll Photo Books

 Taking a break from the great novels I love, it seemed fun to look at some Photo Books that are so pervasive in our culture. When we think of “coffee table books,” it doesn’t usually bring rock and roll to mind. 1,108 more words

Chapters

The Haight: Love, Rock, and Revolution By Joel Selvin (Author), Jim Marshall (Photographer)

I love the immediacy of Jim Marshall‘s photographs. I own several of the late Jim Marshall’s music photography books. I treasure what his camera lens captured for rock music legacy. 260 more words

Music

Steel Nation (2008)

Inspired by the likes of Jim Marshall and Glen E. Friedman, I began photographing my friends’ bands around 1995 when I was 14. For nearly 15 years I took photos at shows on a regular basis until I became pretty cynical about the over-saturation of cameras at shows. 51 more words

Photography

Photographer: Jim Marshall

Jim Marshall is the reason I became a photographer. It seems a bit hyperbolic to say that, but there is truth in the statement. As a child I’d take disposable cameras on school trips or borrow my father’s Nikon AF point and shoot to take photographs of my friends acting out or make them pose in different environments. 92 more words

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