Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Jim Cummins Rock Photography Unearthed



In New York City at the Baboo Gallery, a trove of forgotten photographs depicting music icons such as Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin is being displayed for the first time. The original negatives had been boxed up for decades in photojournalist Jim Cummins' basement.

During the '60s, '70s and '80s, Cummins' work graced more than 900 album covers.

"Talk about getting your ego stroked," Cummins says. "You know, walk into a record store and you see a wall of like 50 to maybe 100 album covers that you shot. It's kind of mind-blowing." MORE HERE

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