In 1969 Michael Lydon, a founding editor of Rolling Stone
and a leading member of rock writing’s first generation, got a dream
assignment: to cover the Rolling Stones’ hopscotch tour across America that
ended at Altamont. His long, intimate piece on the tour, The Rolling Stones Discover America, captures the highs and lows of
the grueling tour and has become a classic of rock ‘n’ roll journalism. Download and start listening now!