Magazine Covers The Best Rolling Stone Covers  

Maggie Coen
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List of the best Rolling Stone covers, featuring the coolest photographs, sexiest celebrity shots, and most innovative designs ever to hit newsstands. These famous Rolling Stone covers span the entire history of the publication, and provide a good overview of the stories and issues Rolling Stone magazine has covered over the years. Iconic Rolling Stone covers capture images of historic and cultural landmarks that persist in the collective consciousness. This list includes rare Rolling Stone covers and hard-to-find classic Rolling Stone covers as well as the most popular and famous Rolling Stone magazine covers.

The stars, politicians, athletes, and other famous and influential figures on magazine covers document major world events and news stories that have held public attention over the years. Ever evolving fashion, technology, and societal trends influence the art and design of magazine covers, but Rolling Stone also has a signature font, layout, and style that has come to represent the magazine as an institution. You won't a more comprehensive collection of Rolling Stone magazine covers. Vote for the vintage Rolling Stone magazine covers with the most attractive design, most memorable or important news stories, or that you best remember and recognize. Missing your favorite? Add it to the list!
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Rosario Dawson


Rosario Dawson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rolling Stone Covers
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Rolling Stone - April 2007

Also Ranked

#12 on The Greatest Black Actresses of All Time

#18 on If Buffy The Vampire Slayer Got A Reboot, Who Could Play Buffy?

#61 on The Best American Actresses Working Today

#13 on The Greatest Non-White Actresses

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Johnny Cash


Johnny Cash is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rolling Stone Covers
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Rolling Stone - Oct. 16, 2003

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#19 on The Best Singers of All Time

#33 on The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

#13 on The Best Rock Vocalists

#96 on The Coolest Actors Ever

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Miranda Kerr


Miranda Kerr is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rolling Stone Covers
Photo: via Wikimedia
Rolling Stone - July 2009

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#78 on The Hottest Celebrities of All Time

#10 on The Most Beautiful Women in the World

#11 on Natural Beauties Who Don't Need No Make-Up

#52 on The Most Beautiful Women In Hollywood

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Gossip Girl


Gossip Girl is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rolling Stone Covers
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Rolling Stone - April 2, 2009

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#16 on The Greatest TV Shows for Women

#98 on Shows with the Best Freakin' Series Finales of All Time

#73 on Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies

#56 on The Best Female-Led TV Shows

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