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1969 review of the Rolling Stones days after their Madison Square Garden performances...
Item # 680008
December 04, 1969
THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York City, December 4, 1969
* Lengthy review of The Rolling Stones
* Post Madison Square Garden concert - 1969 U.S. Tour
Advertised on the front page (which includes a photo of Mick Jagger), but starting on page 42, is a lengthy, multi-page review of Mick Jagger and The Rolling Stones. Multiple photos of the band are included. Nice to have this review only days after their Madison Square shows.
Wikipedia Notes: The Rolling Stones' 1969 Tour of the United States took place in November 1969. Rock critic Robert Christgau called it "history's first mythic rock and roll tour", while rock critic Dave Marsh would write that the tour was "part of rock and roll legend" and one of the "benchmarks of an era."
Provenance: This issue comes from The Village Voice's own archives, part of their in-house collection used to create their digital archive.
Background: The Village Voice was an American counterculture newspaper known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. It introduced free-form, high-spirited, and passionate journalism into the public discourse - a tradition it maintained throughout its 60+ year history. It is quite common to find great political cartoons, satirical cartoons and articles, thought-provoking editorials, and ads and reviews for both concerts and theater productions - both on and off Broadway. Many iconic writers and musicians credit their appearance in The Village Voice for at least a portion of their success.
Alert: Many issues of The Village Voice contain articles and/or photos which some consider offensive, and are certainly inappropriate for children. If purchasing, please do so with discretion.
Complete in 80 pages, margins are a bit wrinkled, but in overall good condition.
Category: The 20th Century