Bob Gruen is one of the most well-known and respected photographers in rock and roll. From John Lennon to Johnny Rotten; Muddy Waters to the Rolling Stones; Elvisto Madonna; Bob Dylan to Bob Marley; Tina Turner to Debbie Harry, Gruen has captured the music scene for over forty years in photographs that are recognized aroundthe world. As the chief photographer for Rock Scene Magazine in the 1970s, Gruen specialized in candid, behind-the-scenes photo features. He toured extensively with theemerging Punk and New Wave bands including the New York Dolls, Sex Pistols, Clash, Ramones, Patti SmithGroup, and Blondie. Gruen has also worked with majorrock acts such as Led Zeppelin, The Who, David Bowie, Tina Turner, Elton John, Aerosmith, Kiss, and Alice Cooper. Shortly after John Lennon moved to New York in 1971, Bob became John and Yoko’s personal photographer and friend, capturing photos of their work life as well astheir more private moments. In 1974, Gruen created the two iconic images of John Lennon holding up a peace sign while wearing a New York City shirt in front of the Statue of Liberty. In November 2010, he was inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame.