Michael Ochs began his career managing his brother's career, well-known folk singer Phil Ochs. He went on to head the public relations departments at Columbia Records, Shelter Records and ABC Records. He wrote for Rock Magazine, the L.A. Free Press, Crawdaddy, Melody Maker, Cashbox and Variety. He has appeared on shows such as the Today Show and the David Letterman Show. He has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal and USA Today, Rolling Stone, N.Y. Times.
Michael Ochs has enjoyed worldwide recognition for his iconic collection of photographs capturing world-famous rock musicians and celebrities across the decades. His photographic archive includes images of Chuck Berry, Clint Eastwood, Salvador Dali, Hunter S Thompson, the Sex Pistols and more celebrities from the 1950s-1990's. These archives are now one of the leading collections and suppliers of images of 20th century musicians.