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'Proof': Photos from the Golden Age of Rock Music

NPR's Karen Grigsby Bates speaks with celebrity photographer Jim Marshall about Proof, a new book featuring his iconic pictures of musicians such as Janis Joplin, Johnny Cash and The Beatles.

The book matches those well-known single images with the "proof sheet" of all the other photos on the roll of film that captured the famous image -- allowing readers to compare Marshall's selection with frames that didn't make the cut.

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Karen Grigsby Bates is the Senior Correspondent for Code Switch, a podcast that reports on race and ethnicity. A veteran NPR reporter, Bates covered race for the network for several years before becoming a founding member of the Code Switch team. She is especially interested in stories about the hidden history of race in America—and in the intersection of race and culture. She oversees much of Code Switch's coverage of books by and about people of color, as well as issues of race in the publishing industry. Bates is the co-author of a best-selling etiquette book (Basic Black: Home Training for Modern Times) and two mystery novels; she is also a contributor to several anthologies of essays. She lives in Los Angeles and reports from NPR West.