“If it wasn’t for music, we wouldn’t be sitting here. I wouldn’t have been interested in photographing musicians and their strange look.”

Ed Caraeff is a photographer, illustrator, graphic designer and art director. He has directed, photographed and designed hundreds of album covers for numerous artists including Elton John, Tom Waits and Dolly Parton. His work is included in the permanent collection of The Rock and Roll Hall of fame and has been featured on the covers of numerous magazines. His legendary photo of Jimi Hendrix burning his guitar onstage at the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967 is widely considered to be one of the most iconic rock and roll photographs of all time. It is the only photo to ever appear on the cover of Rolling Stone twice.

Elton John
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Iggy Pop
Iggy Pop2
Hendrix At Monterey