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Turning the Stone: The Adventures of Jann Wenner and Cameron Crowe in the sick, slick '70s

Paul Gorman, In Their Own Write, 1 November 2001

In our second excerpt from In Their Own Write: Adventures in the Music Press (published this week by Sanctuary), Paul Gorman goes back to the '70s and turns his attention to the entrenchment of Jann Wenner's Rolling Stone as the bi-weekly bible of rock and roll. Cameron Crowe, Richard Meltzer, Jann Uhelszki and others recall the era when rock writers became... almost famous.

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