Cover of the Rolling Stone

TEXT: historical moment – the cover of the Rolling Stone magazine changes to a smaller format

MUSIC: Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show – Cover of the Rolling Stone (1973)

RUNNING TIME: 08’25”

Download today’s episode:

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The Rolling Stone magazine was contraband merchandise during communist years in Romania. I am happy to witness a historic event for RS (changing size – most visible for the cover) on this side of the Atlantic Sea!

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CREDITS AND REFERENCES:

The Rolling Stone issue with Dr. Hook on the cover here – RS 131 (March 29, 1973)

Rolling Stone magazine – the internet version.

Dr. Hook on Wikipedia.

The Scarborough Dude – respected Canadian podcaster.

I found about the Rolling Stone change-of-cover on this excellent Romanian language blog.

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