Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Rolling Stone magazine issue # 85 June 24, 1971

Vintage issue # 85 of Rolling Stone magazine dated June 24, 1971 and featuring First Daughter Tricia Nixon on the cover.

Besides the cover article, there are good reads on comedian Lenny Bruce, Jane Fonda's anti-war activism, an article lamenting the rise of LP retail prices to $5.98, Rita Coolidge, the all girl band Fanny, Barbra Streisand, the making of the documentary film "Derby" about the sport of Roller Derby, Jeff Beck, the Jesus Revolution, Van Morrison, the Mouseketeer Club and Disneyland circa 1971.

Album reviews are of Mud Slide Slim and the Blue Horizon by James Taylor, The Best of the Guess Who, Carpenters self-titled album, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Live In Europe by John Mayall, Ring of Hands by Argent, Curtis Live by Curtis Mayfield, Earth, Wind and Fire's debut album and many, many more.

Film reviews are of Johnny Got His Gun starring Timothy Bottoms and Sweet Sweetback's Badass Song directed by Melvin Van Peebles.

Book reviews are of Bob Dylan's Tarantula and The Whole Earth Catalog.

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