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August 2nd, 2011
03:05 PM ET

Original Rolling Stone photographer talks music legends and magazine's start

Baron Wolman was a young photographer in 1967 when he received an offer from Jann Wenner to become the first chief photographer for her startup magazine Rolling Stone.

Wolman worked for Rolling Stone for three years, during which he photographed the musical giants of the era such as Jimi Hendrix, Frank Zappa, Jerry Garcia, Janis Joplin, and Mick Jagger.

Today on American Morning, Wolman joins Ali Velshi and Carol Costello to talk about his experiences working in the early days of the magazine. He offers an insider's perspective into the lives of the rock giants the time, sharing his iconic photographs, which can be found in his new book "The Rolling Stone Years."

Filed under: Music • Photography
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