The magazine “Rolling Stone”, founded by Jann Wenner 50 years ago was a revolutionary publication, the first of its kind to take Rock and Roll seriously. Wenner, a Berkeley dropout at the height of the baby boom had the passion, dream, and connections to found one of the greatest and most popular magazines in the United States simply by writing about the thing he loved, Rock and Roll. It is truly an inspiring story that spans generations and has documented so many dramatic events within a music genre that redefined American culture.
- Rolling Stone has been the foundation of music news for over five decades.
- A small investment of $7,500 started Rolling Stones and its success.
- Rolling Stones magazine allowed Rock n Roll to gain more mainstream attention and recognition.
“Rolling Stone magazine turns 50 this year, and co-founder Jann Wenner has written the foreword to a new book celebrating the anniversary.”