The Rolling Stone Interview

The Rolling Stone Interview is a feature article in the American magazine Rolling Stone that sheds light on notable figures from the worlds of music, popular culture, or politics. Editor Jann Wenner has said that the interview is "part[ly] based on The Paris Review, which featured definitive interviews with writers like Ernest Hemingway and John Steinbeck, exploring their lives, their philosophy and their technique".[citation needed]

Subjects of the interviews have ranged from former presidential candidate John Kerry to the landmark December 1970 interview with John Lennon. The Rolling Stone Interviews: 1967–1980: Talking With the Legends of Rock and Roll (1989, ISBN 0312034865) is a collection of significant interviews from the magazine's first 15 years.

Selected interviews