Knowledge Identifier: $Rolling_Stone
Launched in 1960.
Countries: United States (62%), United Kingdom (17%), (8%)
Linked to: Slate, Democratic National Committee, Limited liability company, Aerosmith
Lester Bangs - In 1969, Bangs began writing freelance after reading an ad in "Rolling Stone" soliciting readers' reviews
Pete Townshend - In interviews Townshend was more open about his beliefs, penning an article on Baba for "Rolling Stone" in 1970 and stating that following Baba's teachings, he was opposed to the use of all psychedelic drugs, making him one of the first rock stars with counterculture credibility to turn against their use
Charles Manson - When a "Rolling Stone" writer visited the Los Angeles District Attorney's office for a June 1970 cover story, he was shocked by a photograph of the bloody "Healter Skelter" that would bind Manson to popular culture
Pete Townshend - Townshend wrote three sizeable essays for "Rolling Stone" magazine, the first of which appeared in November 1970
Curtis Mayfield - Bob Donat wrote in "Rolling Stone" Magazine in 1972 that while the film's message "was diluted by schizoid cross-purposes" because it "glamorizes machismo-cocaine consciousness
Lester Bangs - In 1973, Jann Wenner fired Bangs from "Rolling Stone", a negative review of Canned Heat being the final event
Linda McCartney - She and McCartney appeared on the cover of "Rolling Stone" on 31 January 1974, making her the only person both to have taken a photo, and to have been photographed, for the front cover of the magazine
Carlos Santana - In 1976, "Rolling Stone" ran a second cover story on Santana entitled "Santana Comes Home"
Hunter S. Thompson - Thompson was to provide "Rolling Stone" similar coverage for the 1976 Presidential Campaign that would appear in a book published by the magazine
Hunter S. Thompson - Beginning with "The Great Shark Hunt" in 1979 and ending with "Better Than Sex" in 1994, the series is largely a collection of rare newspaper and magazine pieces from the pre-gonzo period, along with almost all of his "Rolling Stone" short pieces, excerpts from the "Fear and Loathing
Hunter S. Thompson - Perhaps in response to this, as well as the strained relationship with "Rolling Stone," and the failure of his marriage, Thompson became more reclusive after 1980
Joe Strummer - The Clash's "London Calling" album was voted best album of the 1980s by Rolling Stone magazine
Steve Martin - "Rolling Stone" February 18, 1982
David Bowie - In a 1983 interview with "Rolling Stone", Bowie said his public declaration of bisexuality was "the biggest mistake I ever made" and "I was always a closet heterosexual"
Morrissey - A 1984 Smiths article in "Rolling Stone" stated that Morrissey "admits he's gay," but Morrissey replied that it was news to him; and the article used the term "fourth-gender" in its title
John Mellencamp - During this time he experimented with drugs and alcohol, stating in a 1986 "Rolling Stone" interview, "When I was high on pot, it affected me so drastically that when I was in college there were times when I wouldn't get off the couch
Bono - In a 1986 interview with "Rolling Stone" magazine, Bono explained that he was motivated to become involved in social and political causes by seeing one of the "Secret Policeman's Ball" benefit shows, staged by John Cleese and producer Martin Lewis for the human-rights organisation Amnesty International in 1979
John Mellencamp - During the 1987-88 Lonesome Jubilee Tour, Mellencamp was joined onstage by surprise guest Bruce Springsteen at the end of his May 26, 1988 gig in Irvine, California, for a duet of Bob Dylan's "Like a Rolling Stone", which Mellencamp performed as the penultimate song during each show on that tour
John Mellencamp - In 1988, "Rolling Stone" magazine called this version of Mellencamp's band "one of the most powerful and versatile live bands ever assembled
Axl Rose - By the time he appeared solo on the cover of "Rolling Stone" in August 1989, his celebrity was such that the influential music magazine agreed to his absolute requirement that the interview and accompanying photographs would be provided by two of his friends, writer Del James and photographer Robert John
Hunter S. Thompson - By the early 1990s, Thompson was said to be working on a novel called "Polo Is My Life", which was briefly excerpted in "Rolling Stone" in 1994, and which Thompson himself described in 1996 as "
Madonna (entertainer) - "Rolling Stone" called it an "elaborately choreographed, sexually provocative extravaganza" and proclaimed it "the best tour of 1990"
Bill Hicks - Hicks was voted "Hot Standup Comic" by "Rolling Stone magazine" in 1993
Kurt Cobain - In a 1993 interview with "Rolling Stone", he said that "Smells Like Teen Spirit" was his attempt at "trying to rip off the Pixies
The Notorious B.I.G. - Allmusic wrote that the success of "Ready to Die" is "mostly due to Wallace's skill as a storyteller"; In 1994, "Rolling Stone" described Wallace's ability in this technique as painting "a sonic picture so vibrant that you're transported right to the scene"
Jello Biafra - However, the July 14 or 28th 1994 issue of "Rolling Stone" claims that his injuries included "extensive damage to the ligaments of one knee as well as a superficial head wound"
Fiona Apple - When I have something to say, I'll say it," she said, responding to these criticisms in an article in "Rolling Stone" in January, 1998
Jackie Wilson - In 1999, Wilson's original version of "Higher and Higher" and "Lonely Teardrops" were inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame,and both are on "Rolling Stone" magazine's list of the "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
Jimi Hendrix - In 1999, readers of "Rolling Stone" and "Guitar World" ranked Hendrix among the most important musicians of the 20th century
James Brown - In 1999, when being interviewed by "Rolling Stone", the magazine asked him to name a hero in the 20th century, Brown mentioned Republican Senator Strom Thurmond, stating "when the young whippersnappers get out of line, whether Democrat or Republican, an old man can walk up and say 'Wait a minute, son, it goes this way
Bruce Springsteen - The 2000s ended with Springsteen being named one of eight Artists of the Decade by "Rolling Stone" magazine and with Springsteen's tours ranking him fourth among artists in total concert grosses for the decade
John Lennon - In 2002 a BBC poll on the 100 Greatest Britons voted him eighth, and in 2008, "Rolling Stone" ranked him the fifth-greatest singer of all-time
Ozzy Osbourne - For his work on this album and Blizzard of Ozz, Randy Rhoads was ranked the 85th greatest guitarist of all time by "Rolling Stone" magazine in 2003
Janis Joplin - In 2003, "Pearl" was ranked No. 122 on "Rolling Stone" magazine's list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time
Carlos Santana - In 2003, "Rolling Stone" magazine listed Santana at number 15 on their list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time
David Gilmour - In 2003, "Rolling Stone" placed Gilmour at number 82 in a list of the hundred greatest guitarists of all time
Marvin Gaye - In 2003, he was listed at No. 18 on the "Rolling Stone" list of 100 Greatest Artists of All Time
Tom Waits - In 2003, the album was ranked number 397 on "Rolling Stone" magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time
Cat Stevens - It is ranked at No. 206 in "Rolling Stone Magazine's" 2003 list of the "500 Greatest Albums of All Time"
Carlos Santana - In early August 2003, Santana was named fifteenth on "Rolling Stone" magazine's list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time"
Hank Williams - In 2004 "Rolling Stone" ranked him number 74 on its list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time
Thurston Moore - In 2004, "Rolling Stone" magazine ranked Moore and Ranaldo the 33rd and 34th "Greatest Guitarists of All Time"
Van Morrison - In 2004, "Rolling Stone" magazine ranked Van Morrison forty-second on their list of "Greatest Artists of All Time"
David Bowie - In 2004, "Rolling Stone" magazine ranked him 39th on their list of the 100 Greatest Rock Artists of All Time and the 23rd best singer of all time
Lee Ranaldo - In 2004, "Rolling Stone" ranked Ranaldo at number 33 on its "Greatest Guitarists of All Time" list
David Bowie - In 2004, "Rolling Stone" ranked him 39th on their list of the "100 Greatest Artists of All Time", and 23rd on their list of the best singers of all-time
Bruce Springsteen - In 2004, "Rolling Stone" ranked him as the 23rd Greatest Artist of all time, the 96th Greatest Guitarist of all time on their latest list and the 36th Greatest Singer of all time in 2008
Rod Stewart - In a 2004 "Rolling Stone" interview, Stewart said he went three or four times a week and did play
Thurston Moore - Moore was ranked 34th in "Rolling Stone"s 2004 edition of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time
Ozzy Osbourne - "Rolling Stone" magazine in 2004 ranked this incident number two on its list of "Rock's Wildest Myths"
Janis Joplin - "Rolling Stone" magazine ranked Joplin number 46 on its list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time in 2004, and number 28 on its 2008 list of 100 Greatest Singers of All Time
The Notorious B.I.G. - "Rolling Stone" named Wallace in 2004 as "one of the few young male songwriters in any pop style writing credible love songs"
Al Green - In 2005, "Rolling Stone" named him No. 66 in their list of the '100 Greatest Artists of All Time'
The Notorious B.I.G. - An article published in "Rolling Stone" by Sullivan in December 2005 accused the LAPD of not fully investigating links with Death Row Records based on evidence from Poole
However by 2006, a cover story on Led Zeppelin honored them as "the Heaviest Band of All Time"
Kurt Cobain - He was ranked by "Rolling Stone" as the 73rd greatest guitarist and 45th greatest singer of all time, In 2006, he was placed at number twenty by "Hit Parader" on their list of the "100 Greatest Metal Singers of All Time"
Sacha Baron Cohen - He did an interview with "Rolling Stone", published in November 2006, that the magazine labelled as "his only interview as himself"
Rodney King - Christian Hoard of "Rolling Stone" magazine considered the mixtapes "Da Drought 3" and "The Drought Is Over 2 " "among the best albums of 2007
Rodney King - In 2008 he was named "Best MC" by "Rolling Stone"
Roger Daltrey - In 2008 he was ranked number 61 on "Rolling Stone" magazine's list of the 100 greatest singers of all time
Freddie Mercury - In 2008, "Rolling Stone" editors ranked him number 18 on their list of the 100 greatest singers of all time
Brian Wilson - In 2008, "Rolling Stone" magazine published a list of the "100 Greatest Singers of All Time", and ranked Wilson number 52
Freddie Mercury - In 2008, "Rolling Stone" magazine ranked Mercury No.18 in its list of the "Top 100 Singers Of All Time"
Robert Plant - In 2008, "Rolling Stone" named Plant the 15th greatest singer of all time on their list of "100 Greatest Singers of All Time"
David Letterman - In 2008, a "Rolling Stone" interview stated "he hosted a doctor and nurse who'd helped perform the emergency quintuple-bypass heart surgery that saved his life in 2000
John Mellencamp - In its list of the 50 best albums of 2008, Rolling Stone magazine named "Life, Death, Love and Freedom" No. 5 overall and dubbed "Troubled Land" No. 48 among the 100 best singles of the year
Morrissey - In November 2008, "Rolling Stone" magazine named Morrissey one of "The 100 Greatest Singers of All Time
Brian May - Voyageur Press, 2009 He has featured in various music polls of great rock guitarists, and in 2011 was ranked number 26 on "Rolling Stone" magazine's list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time"
In 2010, Taibbi documented illegal and fraudulent actions by banks in the foreclosure courts after traveling to Jacksonville, Florida and sitting in on hearings in the courtroom
Keith Moon - In 2011, Moon was voted the second greatest drummer in history in "Rolling Stone"s '"The Best Drummers of All Time'" readers' poll
Ringo Starr - In 2011, Starr was picked as the fifth-best drummer of all-time by "Rolling Stone" readers
David Gilmour - In 2011, "Rolling Stone Magazine" ranked him number 14 in their list of the greatest guitarists of all time
Madonna (entertainer) - In 2011, "Rolling Stone" declared her as the all-time Queen of Pop and stated that "Madonna is a musical icon without peer
Jimmy Page - In 2011, "Rolling Stone" magazine named him number three on their list of the "100 greatest guitarists of all time"
Slash (musician) - In 2011, "Rolling Stone" placed Slash at No. 65 on their list of "The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time
Freddie Mercury - In 2011, a "Rolling Stone" readers' pick placed Mercury in second place of the magazine's "Best Lead Singers of All Time"
Pete Townshend - No. 10 in Gibson.com's list of the top 50 guitarists, and No. 10 again in "Rolling Stone" magazine's updated 2011 list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time
John Bonham - Over 30 years after his death, Bonham continues to garner *awards and praise, including a "Rolling Stone" readers' pick in 2011 placing him in first place of the magazine's "best drummers of all time"
On December 5, 2014, the managing editor for "Rolling Ston"e, Will Dana apologized for a story that was run about an alleged gang rape in the University of Virginia's campus
"Rolling Stone" closed down the offices in June 2017, citing the difficulties of working with the remote site from their main New York office; content will still be developed for the site but from the main New York office