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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 »
"The soul is dyed the color of its thoughts. Think only on those things that are in line with your principles and can bear the light of day. The content of your character is your choice. Day by day, what you do is who you become. Your integrity is your destiny--it is the light that guides your way." - Heraclitus