Don Hunstein worked as chief staff photographer for Columbia Records for over thirty years. During his time there Hunstein had access to a broad range of musicians from a wide variety of genres. At the time, Columbia Records felt it was important to document the cultural history of the music of their time, giving him the opportunity to do more than album covers and publicity shots. Hunstein photographed hundreds of album covers and documented the recording of many of the great albums in music history. His photograph of Bob Dylan and Suze Rotolo, which was used as the iconic cover for Dylan's album "The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan".
Johnny Cash at Columbia Records studios in 1959.