Cover to Cover

Look back at 39 years of Rolling Stone covers

Posted May 04, 2006 3:31 PM

When Dr. Hook sang about "The Cover of Rolling Stone" in his 1973 Top 10 hit, the magazine had been featuring top musicians and pop stars on its cover for six years. Now the tradition has continued for 1000 issues. To see highlights, click a cover below.

Rolling Stone's 1000th Issue: Photos, Interviews, More

John Lennon and Yoko Ono Photo

Issue 335 (Jan. 22, 1981): Best cover since 1965

Photographed by Annie Leibovitz