The Stories Behind Ethan Russell's Unforgettable Music Photos Of John And Yoko, The Who, Rolling Stones, Jim Morrison

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Photographer Ethan Russell's shot of Rolling Stone (Photo by Simon Russell/Getty Images) | Ethan Russell Analogue Gallery

Ethan Russell is the only photographer to shoot album covers for The Who, The Beatles, and The Rolling Stones; his iconic photographers have captured some of the most unforgettable and intimate moments in music history. Toronto's own rock photography ground zero, Analogue Gallery, is currently celebrating Ethan Russell's work -- and its inclusion in the gallery -- with a special exhibit.

In honour of Russell's legendary music photography work, we've compiled a slideshow featuring some of his most prominent photographs, from John & Yoko and Jim Morrison to The Rolling Stones and The Who. These indelible images are accompanied by Russell's riveting stories of how they came to be -- although these photographs really do speak for themselves (at least a thousand words, anyway).

In fact, they inspired us to dig into our archive and so we've added afterward even more amazing music photos from throughout the past half-century or so.

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