Vintage Rock Issue 24 Out Now + FREE CD!

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On sale now in store (£5.99) and online: ( £7.40 P&P Incl.) Here’s an interesting fact: Elvis’s cherished collection of 78s contained within it far more rhythm and blues records than anything else, by a long stretch. Elvis clearly adored R&B, and Johnny Ace, Ray Charles, Fats Domino, ‘Big Mama’ Thornton, The Dominoes, Lowell Fulson, [...]

Win! 3 x bear family records 10″ record bundle

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Bear Family Records are renowned as purveyors of the finest reissues in the business for very good reason indeed, and this issue we have an extra-special treat from this venerable house for three lucky competition winners. That’s right, the ever-friendly folk over at BF headquarters have offered up a sumptuous bounty of strictly mail-order only, [...]

Vintage Rock Issue 23 Out Now

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In this special edition of Vintage Rock we focus on the dawn of rock’n’roll in the UK from the arrival of Bill Haley and ‘Rock Around The Clock’ through to the stars of the British scene – Cliff Richard, Tommy Steele, The Shadows, Billy Fury amongst many others. Plus we offer our rundown of 40 [...]

BBC Radio 2 launches 50s pop-up DAB station


BBC Radio 2 is launching a 50s pop-up station as part of its new season of BBC Music called My Generation, which starts this month. The pop-up station will operate from 14th to 17th April and include shows from music legend Sir Tom Jones, Len Goodman, Marty Wilde, Chris Evans and his son Noah, and more. [...]

Vintage Rock presents Buddy Holly Collectors Edition out now!

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Buy a copy here! While many would argue that Buddy Holly is the archetypal ‘unlikely’ rock’n’roll star, we’d argue that this is entirely untrue. The thick black horn-rimmed specs may seem somewhat geeky, but Buddy’s decision to keep them on and defy convention created a lasting trend that still resonates today. Buddy’s quirky image was [...]

Win 1x pair of tickets to se Slim Jim Phantom and Furious live in Liverpool on 22nd April.

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For your chance to catch Slim Jim Phantom and Furious live in Liverpool this April (22nd), all you need to do is answer this simple question below… Survey not working, click here: Create your own user feedback survey

Elvis Presley with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra ‘If I Can Dream’ UK Tour


After the huge success of last years release of ‘If I Can Dream’, the ‘If I Can Dream’ UK Tour has been announced. Made up of six UK arena dates this November. Featuring the voice of the one and only Elvis Presley, backed by the legendary Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, You won’t want to miss [...]

News: Mid Century Market comes to Bristol April 10th


The UK’s leading 1950s vintage fair, the Mid Century Market, is debuting in a new city this Spring. The event takes place in the Trinity Centre, Bristol on April 10th. Showcasing the highest quality vintage clothing, homeware and jewellery as well the UK’s most renowned reproduction vintage companies. Established in London, the Mid Century Market [...]

Issue 22 of Vintage Rock is out now!

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The latest issue of Vintage Rock is out now! This issue we explore the revelation that is Chuck Berry – a heavyweight rock’n’roller that many feel has never been surpassed. The poet laureate of rock’n’roll, as he’s often known, reaches the grand old age of 90 in October, and in our cover feature we raise [...]

Issue 21 Of Vintage Rock Out Now !

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  The new issue of Vintage Rock is out now! This month marks the 30th anniversary of the tragic plane crash that took the lives of Ricky Nelson, his band and tour manager while they were on the way to perform at a New Year’s Eve show in Dallas. In this issue of Vintage Rock Nelson biographer Sheree [...]