ROLLING STONE

[#18885]
Unbroken run from Number 1 through Number 1235 (1967-2015). Condition is generally excellent, with mailing labels and minor wear to some, but the earliest issues are particularly clean and have been stored flat.

EUR 10,000.00

An unusually large collection of original issues from the start of this legendary counterculture journal which became the leading magazine of pop-music. Covers the early period of the Underground movement including film, politics, protest, current events and popular culture. Edited by Jann Wenner, with contribs. including Ralph Gleason, Joe Eszterhas, Charles Perry, Hunter S. Thompson. The journal is famous for it's interviews, such as with Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr, Donovan, John Lennon, Keith Richard, Ravi Shankar, Jimi Hendrix, Woody Allen, William Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, etc. etc. At the same time this publication was the first attempt of a magazine to write on a professional level about the rock music scene, it includes coverage of the Monterey Pop, Woodstock, Altamont, Charles Manson, Vietnam, The Pentagon Papers, The Chicago Conspiracy Trial, Jackson State, Kent State, People's Park, Yippies, Diggers, Black Panthers, Hells Angels, and much more. It was also famous for its
innovative lay-out and served as an example soon to be followed by similar magazines in the USA and in Europe. Covers by Ralph Steadman, Gerry Gersten. The legendary First number(#1),is present here in the original first edition; it only has a coupon clipped from the back cover and misses page 5/6; these have been substituted by the corresponding pages of the(1986) reprint. Light wear over de middle fold, and a small closed tear to the right margin. The remainder of the collection is in the original issues as published, generally in remarkably well preserved and clean condition. Included are possibly all of the West Coast inserts which lasted for a dozen or so issues in the 1970’s.

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