Author Topic: Jim Marshall, maker of Marshall Amplifiers, has died  (Read 240 times)

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Offline biro

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Jim Marshall, maker of Marshall Amplifiers, has died
« on: April 05, 2012, 12:26:17 PM »
Musician and inventor Jim Marshall, who brought us the Marshall Amplifier, has died. He was 88.

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When, at (Pete) Townshend's request, a Marshall 1959 amplifier head was teamed with a cabinet, the "Marshall stack" was born, becoming the defining feature in rock bands' backlines for generations to come.

Virtually every major guitarist has used Marshall amps at one time or another, and giant arrays of Marshall cabs – often suggested to be empty boxes, with no actual amplification purposes – have become key stage props for generations of metal bands, especially.

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Re: Jim Marshall, maker of Marshall Amplifiers, has died
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2012, 02:57:51 PM »
RIP...

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Re: Jim Marshall, maker of Marshall Amplifiers, has died
« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2012, 05:40:20 PM »