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October 17th, 2011
11:37 AM ET

Photographer Bob Gruen discusses his career documenting rock and roll legends

For more than forty years, photographer Bob Gruen has documented the rock and roll music scene. In the process, he has created some of the most well-known images in modern music history, including the iconic photo of John Lennon in a "New York City" t-shirt.

Gruen's work is compiled in his latest book "Rock Seen," in which he shares anecdotes from his career and some of his legendary pictures. The 65 year-old photographer is still in the music scene and is currently working with Green Day.

Today on American Morning, Gruen sits down with Alina Cho to discusses some of his favorite memories from his career and to explain how he was able to capture his most famous photographs.

Filed under: Music
August 2nd, 2011
03:05 PM ET

Original Rolling Stone photographer talks music legends and magazine's start

Baron Wolman was a young photographer in 1967 when he received an offer from Jann Wenner to become the first chief photographer for her startup magazine Rolling Stone.

Wolman worked for Rolling Stone for three years, during which he photographed the musical giants of the era such as Jimi Hendrix, Frank Zappa, Jerry Garcia, Janis Joplin, and Mick Jagger.

Today on American Morning, Wolman joins Ali Velshi and Carol Costello to talk about his experiences working in the early days of the magazine. He offers an insider's perspective into the lives of the rock giants the time, sharing his iconic photographs, which can be found in his new book "The Rolling Stone Years."

Filed under: Music • Photography