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Country Music

Country music is a genre of United States popular music that originated in the Southern United States in the 1920s. It takes its roots from the southeastern genre of United States, such as folk music (especially Appalachian folk music), and blues music. Blues modes have been used extensively throughout its recorded history. Country music often consists of ballads and dance tunes with generally simple forms and harmonies accompanied by mostly string instruments such as banjos, electric and acoustic guitars, dobros and fiddles as well as harmonicas.

The term country music gained popularity in the 1940s in preference to the earlier term hillbilly music; it came to encompass Western music, which evolved parallel to hillbilly music from similar roots, in the mid-20th century. The term country music is used today to describe many styles and subgenres. The origins of country music are the folk music of mostly white, working-class Americans, who blended popular songs, Irish and Celtic fiddle tunes, traditional ballads, and cowboy songs, and various musical traditions from European immigrant communities.

In 2009 country music was the most listened to rush hour radio genre during the evening commute, and second most popular in the morning commute in the United States.

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter, artist & writer. He has been influential in popular music & culture for more than five decades.

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Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley was one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century & the best-selling solo artist in the history of recorded music.

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Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash was known for his deep, calm bass-baritone voice and a trademark look, which earned him the nickname "The Man in Black"

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K.D Lang

K.D Lang

K.D Lang is that rare performer who, over 25 years has matured with a blend of country-rock stylings and playfully punk-like attitude.

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Tom Jones

Tom Jones

National treasure Tom Jones has been entertaining audiences for over six decades with his powerful voice and sex appeal

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Van Morrison

Van Morrison

Van Morrison is a Northern Irish singer, songwriter and musician who is usually known by the name "Van the Man" to his fans.

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Featured Prints

David Bowie (DB009DUFFY)

David Bowie

Official contact sheet print from the acclaimed Duffy archive of David Bowie in his Scary Monsters Pierrot costume in 1980.

Prices from £245.83
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Oasis (OA037JF)

Oasis

Noel and Liam take a break from recording in a pub near Abbey Road. The atmosphere between them had been tense in the preceding weeks

Prices from £291.67
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Pink Floyd (PF001JF)

Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd in Abbey Road making a new album that became 'Wish You Were Here'. Jill Furmanovsky was asked to drop in and shoot some stills

Prices from £375.00
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Queen (QN002MR)

Queen

Cover artwork for the iconic Queen 2 album released in 1974

Prices from £975.00
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Bob Marley (BM002RF)

Bob Marley

Bob Marley relaxing with friends and family after a show in Houston, Texas in 1976

Prices from £291.67
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Fats Domino (FD001RF)

Fats Domino

Fats Domino performing at the Texas Opry House, Houston in November 1975

Prices from £208.33
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Featured Artists

Jam, The

The Jam

The Jam were an English punk rock/mod revival band active during the late 1970s and early 1980s. They were formed in Woking, Surrey.

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Clash, The

The Clash

The Clash were an English punk rock band that formed in 1976 as part of the original wave of British punk.

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David Gilmour

David Gilmour

David Gilmour is a guitarist, vocalist and writer with the progressive rock band Pink Floyd, but is also renowned for his solo work.

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Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix was an American rock guitarist, singer, songwriter & arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music.

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Rolling Stones, The

The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones are an English rock band who were in the vanguard of the British music Invasion that became popular in the US in 1964–65.

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Marilyn Manson

Marilyn Manson

Marilyn Manson is an American musician, songwriter, actor, painter, singer, rapper, author, composer and former music journalist.

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Featured Collections

*Inside Abbey Road Studios Exhibition*

*Inside Abbey Road Studios Exhibition*

This new exhibition showcases the candid photos of Jill Furmanovsky taken from behind the scenes at London's legendary Abbey Road Studios

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The Rolling Stones Collection

The Rolling Stones Collection

The Rolling Stones have been entertaining audiences for more than 50 years. Our collections share the best images spanning their career

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Rockarchive Edition 100

Rockarchive Edition 100

Edition 100 was created to give fans & collectors a chance to own classic, historical pictures of their favorite bands.

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Folk & Country Collection

Folk & Country Collection

Welcome to our Folk & Country Print Collection - iconic images of the world's greatest artists from the past 50 years

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*'The Main Stage' Exhibition: Royal Albert Hall*

*'The Main Stage' Exhibition: Royal Albert Hall*

Our latest exhibition 'The Main Stage' is now on at the Royal Albert Hall. Don't miss our iconic photographs of rock's greatest performers

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Arthur Rosato Bob Dylan Collection

Arthur Rosato Bob Dylan Collection

We are delighted to share our brand new collection of Bob Dylan prints by photographer Arthur Rosato taken in 1980 during the 'Gospel Years'

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