Behind-The-Scenes Jim Marshall Photos of Johnny Cash's Folsom Prison Concert on View @ SF Arts Exchange
Johnny Cash, Folsom Prison 1968. © Jim Marshall Photography LLC
Last year, Chronicle Books published Pocket Cash, a stunning book of Johnny Cash images by world-renowned rock photographer and San Francisco native Jim Marshall. The local legend passed away last year, but he continues to live on through his incredible body of work. Now, you have the chance to see some of the shots from the book come to life in a special exhibit at the San Francisco Arts Exchange.
With the death of San Francisco–based Jim Marshall in March of this year, so ended the career of one of the most influential music photojournalists of the 21st century. His final book, Pocket Cash (Chronicle Books), completed shortly before his death, is an arresting visual history of musical legends Johnny and June Carter Cash, with both rarely seen and iconic images taken between the mid- ’60s and mid-’70s. Marshall photographed the Cash family for more than 30 years, cultivating an intimacy that is reflected in these personal images.
Renowned photographer Jim Marshall is unveiling a new series of rock legend photos in the new book, Trust: Photographs of Jim Marshall, and the San Francisco native is appearing at Corte Madera's Book Passage tomorrow for an exclusive signing. Trust includes many rare images and showcases some of the world's greatest musicians since the late Fifties. Marshall has had the pleasure of photographing stars like Miles Davis, Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, Janis Joplin, The Who, and Velvet Revolver. A chief photographer at Woodstock, Marshall was also the only photographer allowed backstage at the Beatles' final concert, and has shot dozens of magazine features and over 500 album covers.