What did David Fricke study at college and how did he become senior editor of Rolling stone magazine?

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David Fricke studied English and Journalism at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA. He was writing for Circus magazine in Philadelphia and occasionally freelancing for Melody Maker in England before joining Rolling Stone in 1979.
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