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November 9, 1967: Rolling Stone First Published

Rolling Stone First IssueOn this day in 1967, Rolling Stone published its first issue. It has remained one of the most popular magazines in the world today.

Named after the Muddy Waters song, “Rollin’ Stone,” the magazine that covers politics and entertainment helped launch the careers of Hunter S. Thompson, Cameron Crowe, Joe Klein and countless other writers. Thompson’s “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” was first published in Rolling Stone.

The magazine has always been left leaning and has never made any apology for its articles. While you may not agree with the writings, you’ll never be bored.

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