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Life Magazine, "Faces of the American Dead in Vietnam," mugshots of the 242 guys killed in Vietnam this week in 1969, published in the mag's Aug. 22, 1969 edition.

Life’s ‘Faces of the American Dead in Vietnam’

Life Magazine's "Faces of the American Dead in Vietnam: One Week's Toll" photo feature gathered portaits of the 242 guys killed in Vietnam during...
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Mick Jagger Moves Like Mick Jagger, Even After Heart Surgery

Early to rise: Rolling Stones lead singer Mick Jagger posted a little clip of his post-heart surgery workout early the morning of May 15,...
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Artlaw Boyd Elder ‘No AMF Tour’ Rocks Justine’s in Austin

Austin, Texas resident Shaula Elder, on behalf of older sister Flaunn Elder-Jamieson of Kona, Hawai'i, honored their departed father, Texas artlaw Boyd Elder, aka "El...
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Joni Mitchell 75th Birthday Concert to Screen in Theaters Feb. 7

DENVER - Honoring one of the world’s most revered artists, Joni Mitchell, on her 75th birthday, "The Music Center Presents Joni 75: A Birthday...

Boyd Elder ‘No AMF’ Marfa Bash a Feast of Family, Friends, Art

Nearly 100 family members, friends and admirers of Texas artlaw Boyd Elder gathered at The Capri in Marfa, Texas, on Saturday, Nov. 3, to...
Boyd Elder and "American Fetish - RIP" painted and adorned skull, late 1970s.

(No) AMF, Boyd Elder: Texas ‘Artlaw’ Dead at 74

Legendary Texas multi-media fine artist and rock ’n’ roll “artlaw” Boyd Elder, who spent a lifetime expressing his artistic vision with often flagrant disregard for...
Eagles: Their Greatest Hits, with cover art by Boyd Elder.

Boyd Elder Skull Art Featured on Eagles’ Best-Selling Album in US History

Texas artlaw Boyd Elder's eagle skull art for Eagles' best-selling 'Their Greatest Hits' album is owned by 38 million US music fans who don't know his name.
Neal Preston with photo he took of Freddie Mercury in London in 1986. Photo: Stephen K. Peeples.

Rock Photography Career Leaves Neal Preston ‘Exhilarated and Exhausted’

Renowned rock photographer Neal Preston (Led Zeppelin, Queen, The Who, Bruce Springsteen) talks about his career-spanning book, "Exhilarated and Exhausted," with Stephen K. Peeples. It's...
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Nokie Edwards Memorial a Fond Farewell to Ventures Guitar Hero

Pastor Andre Veluzat and his son Pastor Paul Veluzat hosted a memorial for Nokie Edwards, legendary lead guitarist with The Ventures, Rock 'n' Roll...
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‘Supernatural’ Fate for Texas Artist Boyd Elder’s ‘Y6 Sunrise’ Bull Skull

Actor Jensen Ackles Adds Storied Bull Skull Art Piece to his Texas Art Collection By Stephen K. Peeples The saga of "Y6 Sunrise" reads like a...
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