Topic: Rock and Roll

©Alfred Wertheimer
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Elvis in the Beginning: Photographs by Alfred Wertheimer

No photographer would ever get as close to Elvis as Alfred Wertheimer. His intimate photographs of the young, rising star reveal a carefree and innocent time before he became a cultural icon. On the publication of Taschen’s new book, Elvis and the Birth of Rock and Roll, TIME met with Wertheimer to reminisce about the days and nights he spent with the rocker on the cusp of unfathomable fame.

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Image: Winterland, February 1968
Photo Essay

Happy 70th Birthday, Jimi Hendrix: Photos of an Incendiary Talent

On what would have been his 70th birthday, LightBox pays tribute to the guitar wizard through photos made by another iconoclastic creative force, the rock and roll photographer Jim Marshall.

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(c) Jim Marshall Photography LLC, Courtesy Steven Kasher Gallery, New York
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Rock ‘n’ Roll Legend: Jim Marshall’s Musician Portraits

Jim Marshall photographed legends and his pictures have become iconic in American cultural history, but the vast majority of the music photographer’s work has never been seen. This month, a new book and two gallery shows will debut many never-before-published images from Marshall’s coverage of the Rolling Stones 1972 tour, as well as singular portraits of musicians including Johnny Cash, BB King and Joni Mitchell.

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