Roots of Rock N’ Roll Exhibit Debuts at The Sunset Marquis

Amidst the busied streets of West Hollywood is the oasis known as the Sunset Marquis, and starting Friday, September 12 you can roll up to this tucked away hotel and check out The Roots of Rock and Roll – The Rise and Beginning of Rock and Roll.

Free to the public and located inside the hotel lobby, the Morrison Hotel Gallery will feature photos of such music icons as Elvis, Roy Orbison, James Brown, Jerry Lee Lewis, The Supremes, Muddy Waters and Duke Ellington. The photographers featured in this show include Morrison Hotel Gallery co-owner Timothy White, Al Satterwhite, Art Shay, Catherine McGann, Charles Trainer, and Curt Gunther.

Morrison Hotel Gallery

The exhibit covers the late 1950s through the early 1960s, when many of rock, blues, and jazz icons changed the hearts and minds of a generation. The Roots of Rock and Roll – The Rise and Beginning of Rock and Roll ends Sunday, September 21. For more info on the Morrison Hotel Gallery, please check out their official site.

John Coltrane - Credit: Joe Alper, 1965
John Coltrane – Credit: Joe Alper, 1965
Roy Orbison-The Odeon Theatre, Stockton on Tees, England 1964 by Ian Wright
Roy Orbison-The Odeon Theatre, Stockton on Tees, England 1964
by Ian Wright

 

 

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