Jim Marshall – R.I.P.


Sad to hear that Jim Marshall has passed away.

Jim made a huge impact on the development of Rock music, the extent almost impossible to assess.

It’s hard to even imagine how different rock live rock music would have looked and sounded without that iconic monolith – the Marshall Stack.

Jim Marshall was a major force in transforming the electric guitar from a backing instrument into a towering front-line voice.

He was also universally loved in the music business for his generosity and philanthropism.

As a Companion Water Rat he commanded everyone’s respect, leading many an initiative to encourage young players, and help those in harder times.

Jim will be sorely missed, but leaves a timeless legacy. Our deepest commiserations to his family.


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