Remembering Michael Jackson

Revisit a few special moments and places though Michael Jackson photos. Celebrate and remember the King of Pop.

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It all started in Liverpool where John Lennon formed a band called the Quarrymen with Paul McCartney and George Harrison. 960 1280

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After the Quarrymen, the lads formed The Beatles, and from '61 to '63 they played 292 shows at Liverpool's Cavern Club. 960 1280

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Over 40 percent of the US population saw The Beatles' historic appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show on February 9, 1964. 960 1280

Frank Murray  

The Beatles recorded virtually all of their groundbreaking singles and albums at EMI's Abbey Road Studios in London. 960 1280

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In 1967 John and Paul wrote the double-sided single "Penny Lane/Strawberry Fields Forever," inspired by childhood haunts. 960 1280

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Beatles fans pose for photos imitating the iconic "Abbey Road" album cover. 960 1280

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John Lennon and Yoko Ono moved into NYC's Dakota building in 1973. John was murdered outside the Dakota on Dec. 8, 1980. 960 1280

Frank Murray  

Strawberry Fields is a 2.5-acre section in New York City's Central Park dedicated to the memory of John Lennon in 1985. 960 1280

Frank Murray  

The focal point of Strawberry Fields is a mosaic of a single word, the title of Lennon's 1971 song "Imagine." 960 1280

Frank Murray  

Candles, flowers and pictures adorn the "Imagine" memorial at Strawberry Fields on the 29th anniversary of Lennon's death. 960 1280

Reuters  

The Grateful Dead played their first concert on December 10, 1965, at the Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco, CA. This mural was painted on a wall in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood where the Dead pioneered the psychedelic sound with other local artists such as the Jefferson Airplane and Janis Joplin. 960 1280

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This poster for a 1966 concert at the Avalon Ballroom in San Francisco was the first appearance of the iconic "skeleton and roses" imagery used by the Dead throughout their career. 960 1280

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The Grateful Dead lived at this communal home on 710 Ashbury Street from 1966 to 1968. Their neighbors included Janis Joplin, Country Joe McDonald and Charles Manson. 960 1280

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The Dead were renowned for amazing live performances. Strangely, the biggest musical festival of the 1960s ' Woodstock ' was not one of them. The Dead played under harrowing weather conditions and were literally shocked by their own instruments. 960 1280

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The concert hastily organized by the Rolling Stones in December 1969 at Altamont Speedway (pictured here in a recent photo) proved to be another disaster for the Dead. The band was scheduled to perform, but declined to play due to the increasing violence spawned by the Hell's Angels who were hired to provide "security" at the venue. 960 1280

The Grateful Dead made many appearances the famous Fillmore East club in New York in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Several live albums were subsequently released of their performances there. 960 1280

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In 1974, the Dead embarked on a tour that featured a revolutionary sound system made up of hundreds of stacked speakers called the 'Wall of Sound.' The tour kicked off on March 23, 1974, at the Cow Palace in Daly City, CA. 960 1280

The Grateful Dead's show at Cornell University's Barton Hall on May 8, 1977, is considered by many aficionados to be perhaps their greatest performance ever. The show became legendary after an audience member's tape and a high-quality soundboard recording began circulating among fans. 960 1280

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The Grateful Dead performed several times at Colorado's unique Red Rocks open-air amphitheater that appears as if it were carved out of a mountain. This photo of guitarist Jerry Garcia and drummer Mickey Hart was taken in 1987. 960 1280

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Thousands of Grateful Dead fans gather at a memorial erected to the memory of deceased Grateful Dead leader Jerry Garcia at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park on August 13, 1995. 960 1280

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Deadheads dance during an August 3, 2002, concert at Wisconsin's Alpine Valley Music Center featuring the 4 surviving members of the Grateful Dead performing as "The Other Ones." It was the first time they had performed together since the death of guitarist Jerry Garcia in 1995. 960 1280

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Dyess, Arkansas

Dyess, Arkansas

When Cash was young, his family moved to Dyess, Arklansas, where they lived in a five-room house and farmed on over 20 acres of land. Johnny spent the bulk of the next 15 years working in the fields alongside his parents, brothers and sisters. Located at 4791 CR 924, Dyess, AR 72330. 960 1280

  

Landsberg, Germany

Landsberg, Germany

In 1950, after graduating high school and working briefly sweeping floors at an auto plant, Johnny joined the Air Force. For the bulk of his four years of service, he was stationed in Landsberg, Germany. 960 1280

Manfred Angermayr  

Grand Ole Opry House

Grand Ole Opry House

Johnny met his future wife, June Carter, in the 1950s, backstage at the Grand Ole Opry at the Ryman Auditorium while both were part of the Opry cast. After divorcing their respective spouses, Johnny proposed to June during a live performance in London, Ontario, 13 years after first meeting. 960 1280

Joe Shlabotnik, flickr  

Nashville

Nashville

Country singer/songwriter Johnny Cash reclines on a couch while playing acoustic guitar in Nashville, Tennessee, circa 1960. 960 1280

Michael Ochs Archives / Getty Images  

Hendersonville, Tennessee

Hendersonville, Tennessee

Johnny poses for a picture in front of the lake house he purchased with his second wife, June Carter, in Hendersonville, Tennessee. 960 1280

ABC Photo Archives  

Ryman Auditorium

Ryman Auditorium

From June 1969 to March 1971, Johnny filmed 58 episodes of The Johnny Cash Show, a TV variety series featuring contemporary music that was taped at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. 960 1280

Dave Newman  

Montego Bay, Jamaica

Montego Bay, Jamaica

A look at the Cinnamon Hill Great House in Montego Bay, Jamaica, that was purchased by Johnny Cash and June Carter in the 1970s. It was at this very house that Johnny and his guests were robbed and threatened before giving up $50,000 cash and jewelry among other valuables. 960 1280

  

Kansas State Prison

Kansas State Prison

Johnny and his wife, June Carter Cash, are seen leaving the front gate of Kansas State Prison in 1968. Although Johnny had his troubles, he was not here to serve time but to perform for the inmates, something he frequently enjoyed. 960 1280

Hulton Archive  

Country Music Hall of Fame

Country Music Hall of Fame

In 1980, Cash was accepted as the youngest member of the Country Music Association Hall of Fame. Courtesy of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. 960 1280

Tim Hursley  

Johnny's Star

Johnny's Star

Johnny Cash's star located at 6320 Hollywood Boulevard in California. Cash, a winner of 17 Grammy awards and a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, was known as a pioneer of rockabilly and rock 'n' roll. 960 1280

Brian Holsclaw, flickr  

Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame

Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame

Johnny was inducted into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame in 1992. The JC Unit One, Cash's tour bus from 1980 to 2003, was put on display in the Hall in 2007. 960 1280

Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame  

Johnny Cash Museum

Johnny Cash Museum

The Johnny Cash Museum is located at 119 3rd Ave. South in Nashville, Tennessee. The museum’s store, an 850-square-foot retail space, is open daily and offers autographed vinyl albums, books, T-shirts, photographs and more. 960 1280

Mark Logsdon  

Hendersonville Memory Gardens

Hendersonville Memory Gardens

At the Hendersonville Memory Gardens in Tennessee, Johnny Cash, his wife June and the rest of the members of the singing Carter family were laid to rest. Johnny passed away on Sept. 12, 2003, from complications from diabetes. 960 1280

Richard Suter  

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