Bringing It All Back Home – Champion Jack Dupree

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Champion Jack Dupree’s startling life story took in everything from early tragedy to transatlantic success. John Howard remembers a chance encounter with the blues icon when he returned home for a show in New Orleans… Twenty four years after I first caught blues piano player Champion Jack Dupree’s highly entertaining act, I was sitting in [...]

Competition! Tickets to see Million Dollar Quartet!

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Have a Rock ‘n’ Roll Christmas with the Million Dollar Quartet! This Christmas, see the worldwide smash-hit musical at London’s Royal Festival Hall, inspired by the famous recording session that brought together rock ‘n’ roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time. On December 4, [...]

The New Issue of Vintage Rock is out NOW!

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The new issue of Vintage Rock magazine is on sale now! First up, we celebrate the maverick genius of Bo Diddley in our in-depth cover story. We look at Bo’s eight-year hot streak when he created some of the most compelling and innovative music around. It’s all there in VR writer Randy Fox’s superb feature from [...]

Subscribe to Vintage Rock magazine and get a free CD!

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When you subscribe to Vintage Rock this Christmas, you can choose a FREE CD – either Jerry Lee Lewis Rocks or Gene Vincent Rocks What a great Christmas present to treat yourself or someone else to! And subscriptions make the perfect Christmas gift, lasting all year round. Your Christmas gift subscription! FREE choice of CD Save 25% on the shop price (UK) Pay just £26.95 [...]

A Life in Rock ‘n’ Roll: Vince Eager

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Vince Eager lifts the lid on tales of touring with the legendary Eddie Cochran and Gene Vincent, including the perils of letting an American Rock ‘n’ Roller take over the driving wheel in rural Somerset… It was always a dream of mine to own either an S-Type Jaguar or a Jaguar XK120, but when the [...]

The latest Elvis special collectors edition of Vintage Rock magazine is on sale now!

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Available at WH Smith, Tesco and independent newsagents, our lavishly illustrated 132-page tribute to the King of rock’n’roll picks up the story from his legendary ’68 Comeback TV Special onwards and looks in-depth at his Las Vegas live show residencies, classic albums and latter-years songs, fashion and much more besides. We speak to Elvis’ right-hand [...]

Legends of Rock: Paul Barrett

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Paul Barrett has been a mainstay of the UK rock’n’roll scene for more than 50 years, not only managing and promoting homegrown talent butalso bringing over many top-drawer American rockers. He mulls over his busy career with Jack Watkins… From Shakin’ Stevens to Matchbox, Crazy Cavan and the Rhythm Rockers to Bill Haley’s original Comets line-up [...]

Introducing our new magazine – COUNTRY MUSIC!

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  The first issue of Country Music is jam-packed with exclusive interviews, great photographs and news and reviews of all your country, americana, bluegrass and country rock favourites. We feature exclusive interviews with country legend Dolly Parton, Brit country superstars The Shires and Ward Thomas, as well as Eric Church, Lewis & Leigh and Lucie Silvas. We also count down our favourite 50 classic country songs, [...]

Album of the week! The Supremes – Meet The Supremes

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Unlike The Miracles, Diana Ross and her winsome young group were just starting out when Motown pressed up their debut LP Meet The Supremes in that same year, 1962. The 10-song album is also newly available on Not Now vinyl and contains their first two minor hits, Let Me Go The Right Way and Your [...]

WIN AN ARTHUR ‘BIG BOY’ CRUDUP BOXSET FROM BEAR FAMILY RECORDS WORTH £100

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Fancy getting your hands on the first-ever boxset devoted to the work of blues legend Arthur ‘Big Boy’ Crudup? Well, we’ve got one of these 5CD 124-track beauties worth £100 to give away this issue to a lucky reader. Bear Family Records have just released A Music Man Like Nobody Ever Saw, which features Crudup’s [...]