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‘Who Shot Rock & Roll’

Classic shots from the photographers featured in the film and exhibit

Who Shot Rock & Roll

Alfred Wertheimer, The Wertheimer Collection

Who Shot Rock & Roll, the photo exhibition that opened on Saturday at the Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles, shifts the focus from stars such as Tupac and Jim Morrison to the photographers who captured them, spanning over 50 years of rock history. The Annenberg Space has also produced an exclusive documentary highlighting the photographers whose images defined – or changed – rock & roll history. Click to see iconic images by the photographers featured in the film, including Bob Gruen, Danny Clinch and more.

Elvis Whispers Softly, 1956. Photographed by Alfred Wertheimer.

Who Shot Rock & Roll

Lynn Goldsmith. Part of the film accompanying the exhibit Who Shot Rock & Roll.hibit Who Shot Rock & Roll.

Van Halen

Eddie Van Halen of Van Halen. Photographed by Lynn Goldsmith.

Who Shot Rock & Roll

Jill Furmanovsky. Courtesy Rockarchive.com. Part of the film accompanying the exhibit Who

Florence and the Machine

Florence and the Machine, 2007. Photographed by Jill Furmanovsky.

Who Shot Rock & Roll

Henry Diltz. Part of the film accompanying the exhibit Who Shot Rock & Roll.

The Who

The Who at the Monterey Pop Festival, 1967. Photographed by Henry Diltz.

Who Shot Rock & Roll

Courtesy of Michael Randolph, Executor to the Estate of William “PoPsie” Randolph

Jimi Hendrix and Wilson Pickett

Jimi Hendrix and Wilson Pickett, Prelude Club, Atlantic Records release party, Harlem, New York, May 5, 1966. Photographed by Michael Randolph.

Who Shot Rock & Roll

Bob Gruen. Part of the film accompanying the exhibit Who Shot Rock & Roll.

The Ramones

The Ramones at CBGB in New York, 1979. Photographed by Bob Gruen.

Who Shot Rock & Roll

Jill Furmanovsky. Courtesy Rockarchive.com. Part of the film accompanying the exhibit Who Shot Rock & Roll.

Oasis

Oasis (Noel Gallagher) at Maine Road in Manchester, England, 1996. Photographed by Jill Furmanovsky.