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The new issue of Vintage Rock is on sale now!

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It’s a bumper issue of Vintage Rock magazine this autumn, as the packed issue comes with a totally free 23-track CD of some of the hottest rockabilly acts around. Buy your copy here. Digital copies are available here. If you thought real rockabilly died back in the 50s, think again – these guys and gals [...]

Demon Records to release T.Rex 40th Anniversary Picture Disc Collection this Friday

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Demon Records are releasing T.Rex 40th Anniversary Picture Disc Collection this Friday. This special limited numbered edition box set will contain 5×7” picture discs and will be available exclusively from HMV in the UK. Each picture disc features photography from Barry Plummer, representing the era of each single. Only 1000 of these numbered sets are [...]

Live Review: Hemsby #58 Rock’n’Roll Weekender

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VINTAGE 50s rock’n’roll stars made a welcome return to the Hemsby Rock’n’Roll weekender in spring 2017, resulting in a near-record turnout at the longest running continuous 50s event in the UK. NARVEL FELTS and HUELYN DUVALL were returnees, and despite long careers in 50s rock’n’roll and country music proved they were able to hold their [...]

Vintage Rock Presents Roy Orbison is on sale now!

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In this special edition 132-page magazine we pay tribute to Roy Orbison, fondly known as ‘the Big O’. Buy your copy here. Digital copies available via Pocketmags. We chart Orbison’s exceptional career from his rise up the ranks as a young rockabilly signed to Sun Records, via his commercial breakthroughs at Monument and his tenure [...]

THE MUSIC OF JOHN LEE HOOKER TO BE CELEBRATED WITH CAREER-SPANNING BOX SET

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Craft Recordings, the Catalog division of Concord Bicycle Music, is proud to announce the release of King Of The Boogie, a career-spanning retrospective, honoring blues icon John Lee Hooker. Due out September 29th, the five-CD set delves deep into the catalog of the influential artist, featuring not only his iconic hits, but also rarities, live [...]

Elvis Presley’s Beloved Knabe Baby Grand Piano Available Exclusively On Ebay

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Forty years after the death of the King of Rock & Roll, the famed Baby Grand piano, regularly played and loved by Elvis Presley, will be available for auction – exclusively on eBay. The iconic Wm Knabe & Co. piano – widely known as the Elvis White Piano – was built in 1912 and installed [...]

The new issue of Vintage Rock is on sale now!

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The latest issue of Vintage Rock is available now from WH Smith, independent newsagents and Easons. Get your copy here. Digital copies are available here. We make no apologies this issue for marking the 40th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s passing. While Elvis will always be best remembered for his pioneering early records, we’ve this time [...]

The July/August issue of Vintage Rock is out now!

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The latest issue of Vintage Rock is available now from WH Smith, independent newsagents and Easons. Get your copy here. Digital copies are available here. This issue finds us slap bang in the middle of a couple of hugely important musical events of the 1950s. In the first, writer Johnny Black transports us back to [...]

Vintage Rock Presents Elvis is on sale now!

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With the 40th anniversary of Elvis’ passing fast approaching, we felt it was time to take stock. Buy online here. Digital copies are available here. Here’s a legend of rock’n’roll past who’s now likely worth well over $400 million, and there’s no signs that his flourishing afterlife is set to diminish one iota. Presidents may [...]

The May/June issue of Vintage Rock is out now!

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Available now from WH Smith, independent newsagents and Easons, the latest issue includes our cover story on the late great Chuck Berry. Get your copy here. He was, after all, the complete package – a unique songwriter and groundbreaking lyricist, innovative guitarist and hugely entertaining performer. We look back on his unparalleled life as a [...]