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153. Rolling Stone Magazine First Issue Authentic original first printing of the first ever copy of Rolling Stone Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 1. November 9, 1967. With John Lennon on the cover & articles about The Grateful Dead, Pink Floyd, Jimi Hendrix & everyone else.

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LA Times: Dirk Dirksen, 69, a punk music impresario who ran San Francisco's Mabuhay Gardens "Fab Mab" nightclub during its heyday in the 1970s, died Monday November 20,2006 in his sleep. Considered the godfather of the city's punk rock scene, Dirksen presented a who's who of punk acts in his more than 10 years of running the club. Acts included the Dead Kennedys, the Mutants, Flipper, the Contractions, Vktms, Nunns, Crime, Avengers, Devo, Blondie, the Ramones, Peal Harbor, Black Flag and the Go-Go's. After leaving the club business in the early 1980s, Dirksen operated a video production firm Dirksen Molloy Productions with partner Damon
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