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'Rolling Stone' Hits Newsstands in India

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'Rolling Stone' Hits Newsstands in India

'Rolling Stone' Hits Newsstands in India

'Rolling Stone' Hits Newsstands in India

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A new edition of the music magazine Rolling Stone hit the newsstands in India this week. The magazine will focus on international stars like Radiohead, but also Bollywood soundtracks, which make up 70 percent of music sales in the country.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

And our last word in business today, Rolling Stone India. It hit newsstands this week in Mumbai, Calcutta and other cities. The new edition of the U.S. music magazine will focus on international stars like Radiohead and Led Zeppelin, and also Bollywood soundtracks; they make up 70 percent of music sales in the country. The new magazine will also be priced at a competitive 100 rupees, or about two and a half dollars. Fans once had to pay five times that much for the imported U.S. edition of Rolling Stone.

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