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Monday, June 27, 2016

On The Cover of The Rolling Stone




Like all good rock fans in their teens, I subscribed to Rolling Stone starting in 1976 when I was 17.
The Beatles, in various forms, hold the record for being on the cover 30 times, but The Grateful Dead and specifically Jerry Garcia hold a cool 18.

Even this "Cover of the Rolling Stone" by Dr Hook youtube video with 5 million views greets you with the famous issue 148 animated Jerry



This are the covers of the Grateful Dead:

Jerry Garcia – musician, The Grateful Dead (40, 66, 100, 101, 148, 207, 504/505, 566, 616, 664, 717, 724/725, 740, 972, 1000, 1236, Fall Music Preview 2009)
The Grateful Dead (66, 101, 504/505, 1236, Special Edition 2013)


From My Personal Collection  Issues 100 (1-20-72) and 148 (11-22-73)

From My Personal Collection  Issues 53 (3-7-70) and 66 (9-17-70)
Issue 40, August 23, 1969, First Jerry Garcia Cover 

Issue 101 (2-3-72)



Issues 1 and 5 of Rolling Stone both have prominent mentions of the Dead








Issue 207, February 26, 1976


Issue 504/505 July 17, 1987

2013 Special Edition
Issue 1235, June 4, 2015



August 1996, Issue 740 (plus)
Issue 616, October, 1991

Issue 664, September 1993


Issue 566, November 30, 1989

Issue 717, September 21, 1995

Issue 972 April 21, 2005

Issue 1000 May 18, 2006



Issue 724/725, December 28, 1995