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7 March 2014 #453

Cover Story: Stones

They’re old. They’re rich. They’re huge. And they’re coming. Together for more than 50 years, it’s no surprise The Rolling Stones have had a few incarnations. On the eve of their next Australian tour, music editor Doug Wallen charts the band’s evolution and asks: will the real Rolling Stones please stand up?

Matt Shea meets actor and musician Tom E Lewis, a man who has bridged conflicting cultures; Doug Wallen explores the legacy of master animator Hayao Miyazaki; Luke Horton investigates the phenomenon of Stonera book that has busted into bestseller lists almost 50 years after publication; Anthony Carew gives the thumbs down to the new Beck album; and, in ‘Roving Eye’, we present images from the World Press Photo Contest.


The star of this edition’s ‘Vendor Profile’ is Trevor, who sells in Katoomba and Leura in New South Wales. And we have ‘Streetsheet’ contributions from Jessica and Frank in Perth, Steve B, Owen and Dianne in Melbourne, and Bob S, Andrew W and Adam in Sydney.

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