Jim Marshall OBE
In memory of: Jim Marshall OBE
$14,938.74 raised so far
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It is with profound sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved founder and leader for the past 50 years, Jim Marshall OBE. While mourning the Guv’nor though, we also salute a legendary man who led a full and truly remarkable life.
Jim’s ascent into the history books as ‘the Father of Loud’ and the man responsible for ‘the Sound of Rock’ is a true rags-to-riches tale. Cruelly robbed of his youth by tubercular bones, Jim rose to become one of the four forefathers responsible for creating the tools that allowed rock guitar as we know and love it today to be born. The ground breaking quartet also includes the late, great trio of Leo Fender, Les Paul and Seth Lover – together with Jim, they truly are the cornerstones of all things rock.
In addition to the creation of the amps chosen by countless guitar heroes and game changing bands, Jim was also an incredibly humble and generous man who, over the past several decades, has quietly donated many millions of pounds to worthy causes.
While the entire Marshall Amplification family mourns Jim’s passing and will miss him tremendously, we all feel richer for having known him and are happy in the knowledge that he is now in a much better place which has just got a whole lot louder!
Rest in Peace & thank you Jim.
Your memory; the music and joy your amps have brought to countless millions for the past five decades; and that world-famous, omnipresent script logo that proudly bears your name will always live on.
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Donation by Elisabeth Meyer on 16/05/12
To The Marshall Family, We are so sorry for your loss.
Donation by US Music Corp. on 10/05/12
Donation by ISABELLE BITON on 10/05/12
Dear Jim, thank you for all you did for us. We will never forget you! With love, Stelvio Lorenzetti – Umberto Tonnarelli & all the Eko Italy staff
Donation by Stelvio Lorenzetti on 08/05/12
Thank you Jim for your fantastic contribution to the music industry. You will be missed by everyone. From your friends at Celestion and GPE
Donation by Celestion & GPE on 24/04/12
Thank you Jim, it has been a pleasure to work for you, we feel priviledged to have been able to spend quality time with you. Gary & Emma XxxX
Donation by Gary & Emma Lovelock on 19/04/12
+ £12.50 Gift Aid
Jim.Thank you for being a good friend and supporter of Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors LLP.Together we have rocked the world.
Donation by Geoffrey Leaver Partners. on 18/04/12
In loving memory of The Guv'nor from everyone at Marshall Amps
Donation by Marshall Amplification Plc on 17/04/12
Thank you for everything Jim. You will be missed!
Donation by Ryan Rhodes on 13/04/12
To all the Marshall family with my deepest sympathies. And to Jim - thanks for all you did for our industry & for music - you left an amazing legacy.
Donation by Lee Anderton on 13/04/12
+ £25.00 Gift Aid
To Dear Jim It has been an honour and priviledge to have served under you sir! Heaven has indeed gone to eleven!
Donation by Jon and Ellie Ellery XXX on 13/04/12
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- Offline donations$0.00
- Text donations$0.00
- Total raised$14,938.74
- Gift Aid$75.41
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