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14 items by Jonathan Cott

  • Maurice Sendak, King of All Wild Things

    Maurice Sendak, King of All Wild Things | ARTICLE

    This story is from the December 30th, 1976 issue of Rolling Stone. This is the way the fairy tale begins: "Brother took his little sister by the hand and said, 'Since our mother died we have not...

    May 8, 2012 1:55 PM ET
  • Elizabeth Taylor: The Lost Interview

    Elizabeth Taylor: The Lost Interview | ARTICLE

    In 1987, Rolling Stone Contributing Editor Jonathan Cott sat down with Elizabeth Taylor in her suite at New York's Hôtel Plaza Athénée, when the actress was 55. "There was no standing on ceremony, no pretense,...

    March 29, 2011 5:25 PM ET
  • John Lennon: The Last Interview

    John Lennon: The Last Interview | ARTICLE

    On the evening of Friday, December 5th, 1980, John Lennon spoke to Rolling Stone editor Jonathan Cott for more than nine hours at...

    December 23, 2010 4:15 PM ET
  • The Last Days of Buddy Holly

    The Last Days of Buddy Holly | ARTICLE

    It would go down in history as rock & roll's Tour From Hell: the Winter Dance Party of 1959 that took place exactly 50 winters ago in February. As their heat-deprived yellow converted Baptist-school...

    February 5, 2009 12:00 AM ET
  • Van Morrison, the Poet

    Van Morrison, the Poet | ARTICLE

    In a 1971 review of the album 'His Band and the Street Choir,' Jon Landau called Van Morrison "one of the few originals left in rock." From the days of his classic recordings with Them...

    November 30, 1978 12:55 PM ET
  • Bob Dylan: The Rolling Stone Interview, Part II

    Bob Dylan: The Rolling Stone Interview, Part II | ARTICLE

    On the evening of September 15th, the Boston Red Sox were in New York City trying to get back into first place. In New...

    November 16, 1978 12:00 PM ET
  • Mick Jagger: Jumpin' Jack Flash at 34

    Mick Jagger: Jumpin' Jack Flash at 34 | ARTICLE

    "A certain prudent man,when he felt himself to be in love,hung a little bell round his neckto caution women that he was dangerous.Unfortunately for themselvesthey took too much notice of...

    June 29, 1978 1:10 PM ET
  • Bob Dylan as Filmmaker: 'I'm Sure of My Dream Self. I Live in My Dreams'

    Bob Dylan as Filmmaker: 'I'm Sure of My Dream Self. I Live in My Dreams' | ARTICLE

    We were driving down Sunset Boulevard — Christmastime in L.A. — looking for a place to eat, when Bob Dylan noticed Santa Claus,...

    January 26, 1978 1:30 PM ET
  • The Rolling Stones, Live in 1975: Back to a Shadow of a Night

    The Rolling Stones, Live in 1975: Back to a Shadow of a Night | ARTICLE

    When the Rolling Stones first appeared on Hollywood Palace in 1964, it was none other than Dean Martin who, as the traditional bibulous...

    September 11, 1975 12:00 PM ET
  • I Dreamed I Saw Bob Dylan

    I Dreamed I Saw Bob Dylan | ARTICLE

    You might see me on your roadsWhen I'm a-passin throughRemember me how you wished, too,As I'm a-driftin from your view.—"Long Time Gone," David Crosby

    September 2, 1971 1:20 PM ET
  • Yoko Ono and Her Sixteen-Track Voice

    Yoko Ono and Her Sixteen-Track Voice | ARTICLE

    In December, 1970, John Lennon and Yoko Ono came to New York City – their first time as a couple – where...

    March 18, 1971 11:05 AM ET
  • Tea with Townshend: A Post-'Tommy' Chat on Rock 'N Roll, Recording

    Tea with Townshend: A Post-'Tommy' Chat on Rock 'N Roll, Recording | ARTICLE

    Pete Townshend's quiet and unassuming 18th Century house stands on the Thames Embankment in Twickenham facing Eel Pie Island where, eight years ago,...

    May 14, 1970 12:00 PM ET
  • Rolling Stones Ready New Concert Film, Look For New Label

    Rolling Stones Ready New Concert Film, Look For New Label | ARTICLE

    London — Just past the midnight hour, Saturday morning, February 7th, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards arrive at Trident Studios to remix...

    March 19, 1970 4:05 PM ET
  • John Lennon: The Rolling Stone Interview

    John Lennon: The Rolling Stone Interview | ARTICLE

    The interview took place at John Lennon's and Yoko Ono's temporary basement flat in London – a flat where Jimi Hendrix, Ringo Starr, and William Burroughs, among others, have stayed. But the flat...

    November 23, 1968 11:30 AM ET
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