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    Beatles - Rolling Stone First Issue in a Framed Display (1967). Founded in San Francisco in 1967 by Jann Wenner and music critic Ralph J. Gleason with money borrowed from Wenner's family, Rolling Stone reported on the music and counterculture of the era, but did so by embracing more traditional journalistic standards rather than the radical politics of the underground press. In the process it become a cultural icon and boosted the careers of such writers as Hunter S. Thompson, Lester Bangs, Ben Fong-Torres, Cameron Crowe, Joe Klein, and even MTV's Kurt Loder. Included here is the landmark first issue, its front page featuring John Lennon in character as Private Gripeweed from Richard Lester's How I Won the War. Matted and framed under glass with a descriptive placard to an overall 16" x 27". Fine condition, with the paper exhibiting some toning and handling wear. From the Connie and Dennis Dailey Monumental Beatles Collection.

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