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50 Years Ago in Rolling Stone: Issue 46

Rolling Stone issue #45 had a cover date of November 15, 1969. 48 pages. 35 cents. Cover photo of the Beatles by Camera Press-Pix. Features: “The Beatles: You Never give me your Money” by Our Staff; “The Stones Tour: Is That A Lot?” by Jerry Hopkins; “Keith Richards” by Ritchie Yorke; “San Quentin” by Jon … Continue reading 50 Years Ago in Rolling Stone: Issue 46

50 Years Ago in Rolling Stone: Issue 45

Rolling Stone issue #45 had a cover date of November 1, 1969. 48 pages. 35 cents. Cover photo of Tina Turner by Robert Altman. Features: “The Rolling Stone Interview: Phil Spector” by Jann Wenner; “Johnny Cash” by John Grissim; “A2 Blues” by Jerry Heist; “The First Tycoon of Teen” by Tom Wolfe (originally published in … Continue reading 50 Years Ago in Rolling Stone: Issue 45

50 Years Ago in Rolling Stone: Issue 44

Rolling Stone issue #44 had a cover date of October 18, 1969. 48 pages. 35 cents. Cover photo of David Crosby by Robert Altman. 48 pages this time, with tons of reviews to make up for the previous issue that had none. The funniest review is a spoof written by Greil Marcus under the pseudonym … Continue reading 50 Years Ago in Rolling Stone: Issue 44

50 Years Ago in Rolling Stone: Issue 43

Rolling Stone issue #43 had a cover date of October 4, 1969. 40 pages. 35 cents. Cover photo by Steven Shames. Weird issue. No reviews, no regular columns, no silly poetry. The whole issue is basically devoted to John Burks’ giant 30,000-word feature on the underground press. Features: “The Underground Press” by John Burks; “The … Continue reading 50 Years Ago in Rolling Stone: Issue 43

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