Introducing "The Darkness Collection" by James Shive

Darkness on The Edge of Town

Click image above to view the collection

Additional Limited Edition images are also avaiable at
the ShiveArchive Store, including many other artists.
Click here to browse the Springsteen Collection

Only 4 copies of this classic image are available,
get one before they sell out.


September 23, 2014 was the 65th Anniversary of the
day that Bruce Springsteen was Born to Run.

Happy Birthday Boss.

....and to celebrate, here is a never before seen image
taken 40 years ago on September 22, 2014

Purchase a Limited Edition print of the photograph here:
Bruce Springsteen limited edition photography.


Bruce Springsteens guitar announces that
has acquired more than 500 images of James Shive's photographs.


Download Press Release Here

Bruce Springsteen's actual guitar pick



The ShiveArchive is the sole work of professional photographer James Shive, a lifelong professional photographer, Shive produced thousands of images of rock and roll’s most illustrious concerts taken during the mid 1970s through the mid 80s, providing a dense visual record of its formative years and most enduring live-performances. His contribution is represented by a repertoire of musical artists that includes Billy Idol; Billy Joel; Bob Dylan; Bon Jovi; Boston; Carly Simon; Cheap Trick; Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young; Dire Straits; Elton John; The Eagles; Elvis Costello; Eric Clapton; Fleetwood Mac; Foreigner; Genesis; Heart; Huey Lewis; Jefferson Starship; Jackson Browne; James Taylor; Joni Mitchell; Journey; Meatloaf; Peter Frampton; Peter Gabriel; The Grateful Dead; The Pretenders; REO Speedwagon; The Rolling Stones; Tom Petty; and The Who, among many others. Many of the images also capture legendary rock venues and theaters, such as The Bottom Line and The Palladium in New York City; the Capitol Theatre, Passaic, NJ; and The Spectrum in Philadelphia, PA – all of which no longer exist – in addition to the historic early days of Madison Square Garden, NYC.

All Photographs and content of this website ©2013 James Shive.

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