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50 Years Ago in Rolling Stone: Woodstock

Rolling Stone issue #42 had a cover date of September 20, 1969. 40 pages. 35 cents. Cover photo of naked Woodstock attendees by Baron Wolman. This issue is back up to 40 pages again after issue #41 was down to 32 pages, and this is where the myth of Woodstock was created. Even scholarly Greil … Continue reading 50 Years Ago in Rolling Stone: Woodstock

50 Years Ago in Rolling Stone: Issue 41

Rolling Stone issue #41 had a cover date of September 6, 1969. 32 pages. 35 cents. Cover photo of Joe Cocker by Steven Shames. This issue is back down to 32 pages after several issues features 40 pages. Wonder what happened? It also contains three separate reviews of Blind Faith’s debut (“the reincarnation of Cream … Continue reading 50 Years Ago in Rolling Stone: Issue 41

50 Years Ago in Rolling Stone: Issue 40

Rolling Stone issue #40 had a cover date of August 23, 1969. 40 pages. 35 cents. Cover photo of Jerry Garcia by Baron Wolman. Features: “The Grateful Dead” by Michael Lydon; “James Taylor on Apple: ‘The Same Old Craperoo’” by Jerry Hopkins; “The Dope Story” by Joe Pilati; “Newport 1969” by Jan Hodenfield; “The Doors … Continue reading 50 Years Ago in Rolling Stone: Issue 40

50 Years Ago in Rolling Stone: Issue 39

Rolling Stone issue #39 had a cover date of August 9, 1969. 40 pages. 35 cents. Cover photo of Brian Jones by Jim Marshall. Features: “Brian Jones: Sympathy for the Devil”; “Brian Jones Obituary” by Greil Marcus; “The Wild: Things” by Eric Ehrmann; “Ronnie Hawkins” by Ritchie Yorke; “Doug Kershaw” by Patrick Thomas; “Fuzz Against … Continue reading 50 Years Ago in Rolling Stone: Issue 39

50 Years Ago in Rolling Stone: Issue 38

Rolling Stone issue #38 had a cover date of July 26, 1969. 40 pages. 35 cents. Cover photo of Jim Morrison. Features: “The Rolling Stone Interview: Jim Morrison” by Jerry Hopkins; “Crashers, Cops, Producers Spoil Newport ’69” by Jerry Hopkins; “Bringing it all Back Home” by Peter Giraudo; “Fuzz Against Junk: The Saga of the … Continue reading 50 Years Ago in Rolling Stone: Issue 38

50 Years Ago in Rolling Stone: Issue 37

Rolling Stone issue #37 had a cover date of July 12, 1969. 40 pages. 35 cents. Cover photo of Elvis Presley. Features: “You Won’t ask Elvis Anything too Deep?” by William Otterburn-Hall; “Pete Townshend on Tommy” by Rick Sanders and David Dalton; “Jefferson Airplane Today” by Ben Fong-Torres; “The Troubadour: Rick Nelson” by Jerry Hopkins; … Continue reading 50 Years Ago in Rolling Stone: Issue 37

50 Years Ago in Rolling Stone: Issue 36

Rolling Stone issue #36 had a cover date of June 28, 1969. 40 page. 35 cents. Cover photo of Nudie Cohn by Baron Wolman. This issue was dedicated primarily to country music and featured no record reviews. Weird! Features: “Boosting Peace: John and Yoko in Canada” by Ritchie Yorke; “California White Man’s Shit Kickin’ Blues” … Continue reading 50 Years Ago in Rolling Stone: Issue 36

50 Years Ago in Rolling Stone: Issue 35

Rolling Stone issue #35 had a cover date of June 14, 1969. 40 page. 35 cents. Cover photo of Chuck Berry by Baron Wolman. Features: “Roll Over, Chuck Berry” by Greil Marcus; “Jean-Luc Godard” by Jonathan Cott; “American Revolution 1969: The Battle of People’s Park” by John Burks and John Grissim, Jr.; “This Time Gas … Continue reading 50 Years Ago in Rolling Stone: Issue 35

50 Years Ago in Rolling Stone: Issue 34

Rolling Stone issue #34 had a cover date of May 31, 1969. 40 page. 35 cents. Cover photo of Jimi Hendrix by Franz Maier. Features: “Cash and Dylan Tape TV Number in Nashville” by Patrick Thomas; “Muddy Waters Week in Chicago” by Don DeMicheal; “Johnny Cash At San Quentin” by Ralph J. Gleason; “Delaney & … Continue reading 50 Years Ago in Rolling Stone: Issue 34

50 Years Ago in Rolling Stone: Issue 33

Rolling Stone issue #33 had a cover date of May 17, 1969. 40 pages (20 pages with a seemingly unnecessary 20 page “insert”). 35 cents. Cover photo of Joni Mitchell by Baron Wolman. Features: “Jackie Gleason is Really a Great Man” by John Burks; “The Band” by Ralph J. Gleason; “The Swan Song of Folk … Continue reading 50 Years Ago in Rolling Stone: Issue 33